Sr. Manager, SW - Gigasmart

Engineering - India (Chennai) Chennai, India


Gigamon is looking for a strong Sr. Manager to lead an Embedded Software development team to lead and deliver modular, quality-oriented, and extensible SW infrastructure. It involves managing resources effectively to deliver commitment on schedule. Cultivate a high performing team and constantly raise the bar. The ability to attract, groom and retain top talent is a must.

Closely collaborate with peer development and QA teams, architecture, customer support, and product line management. As a key member of the Engineering management staff, contribute to the vision and strategy of continuous integration, improved development processes, quality, and productivity improvements.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • 15 years (or more) of overall relevant industry experience and a track record of shipping core-networking products for the enterprise and service provider markets.
  • At least 5 years of experience as a first/second-line manager leading the development of embedded IP networking software.
  • Direct experience with architecting, designing and developing complex system/infrastructure software for chassis-based embedded IP networking systems on Linux OS
  • Background in Software and Security SDLC with exceptional focus on continuous integration, delivery, and quality
  • Strong proficiency in one of the programming languages, preferably C or C++
  • Experience in L2/L3 protocols is a desired skill.
  • Deep understanding of full product life cycle, software development methods (both Agile and Waterfall), and development and build environments.
  • Ability to undertake loosely defined goals or complex problems to create order, and drive closure.
  • Ability to organize, delegate, and effectively deliver to large and complex programs.
  • Ability to drive multi-geo projects by working effectively with remote teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment, with a bias towards action and results.
  • Manage major software release deliveries as a release manager.
  • Conflict resolution skills including the ability to bridge style differences.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, listening, and written communication skills, both within the team and across the organization.
  • Ability to mentor/coach/teach/facilitate and lead change in a highly technical/dynamic team.
  • BE in CS or IT or EE, MS strongly preferred.