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Engineering Manager (Hybrid)

Company: Securian Financial Group
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

*At Securian Financial the internal position title is Engineering Mgr*

Position Summary

Securian Financial is looking for an Engineering Manager passionate about technology solutions and developing associates to deliver outcomes as part of our Employee Benefit Solutions Technology (EBST) team. A part of Enterprise Technology, this leader will focus on the people, process and technology surrounding two agile software development teams* powering our work to deliver employee benefit solutions (aka Group Insurance) for our large employer customers and their employees. In supporting Securian's largest revenue generating market, you and your teams will be a part of key initiatives important to the success of the enterprise.

*This Engineering Manager's initial assignment will likely include engineering leadership for two of the following three teams: Enterprise Integration Services, Employer Data, and/or Life Underwriting. Exact role to be determined based on best fit and need. Note that team leadership and structure can change over time as the organization continues to evolve.

What you would do in this job:

  • Lead, recruit, motivate, champion, and develop engineering associates, maximizing their individual contributions, professional growth, and ability to build/sustain a team culture of efficiency and quality across an agile software development team
  • Partner with a matrixed leadership team (including Product Owners, Scrum Masters, other Engineering Leaders, etc.) in an agile development environment to promote engineering best practices with overall accountability for the solution design & engineering to operate safely, securely, and effectively in the delivery of business outcomes
  • Create excitement among stakeholders and team members by setting the bar high, and then inspiring action, communicating values, and serving as a mentor/coach to team members

    What you will bring:
    • Experience in coaching, mentoring, and enabling agile teams, while supporting engineering skill development and continuous improvement aligned with the software development life cycle and agile delivery model
    • Technical aptitude to understand platform solutions and how those solutions interrelate with other internal/external systems or solutions
    • Demonstrate a solution-oriented approach and willingness to resolve or elevate issues quickly
    • Communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills to connect and engage delivery teams as well as negotiate with business and technology leaders.
    • Willingness to challenge the status quo and push for innovative solutions

      Preferred qualifications
      • 1+ years of experience as a leader of people, or indirect people leadership equivalent
      • Experience with insurance products or employee benefits programs.

        Securian Financial believes in hybrid work as an integral part of our culture. Associates get the benefit of working both virtually and in our offices. If you're in a commutable distance (90 minutes) you'll join us 2-3 days each week in our offices to collaborate and build relationships. Our policy allows flexibility for the reality of business and personal schedules. When working in our offices at least two days per week isn't feasible (vacations, illness, travel, etc.), an eight day per month standard is an option.

        #LI-hybrid **This position will be in a hybrid working arrangement.**

        Physical Job Requirements:
        • Ability to utilize the keyboard, computer and/or mouse for up to 8 hours per day
        • Ability to work at least 40 hours per week
        • Ability to utilize the phone and/or virtual meeting platform for 1-4 hours per day

          The physical job requirements described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of jobs.

          Securian Financial has been around for 140 years. We're committed to giving back to our community, donating 15,000 employee volunteer hours this past year. We also provide extensive resources to our employees for professional development and growth and a number of diverse professional and social opportunities throughout the company. There's a reason our employees have voted us as a best place to work year after year! In addition:
          • Generous paid time off. We want you to take time off for whatever matters most to you!
          • Tuition reimbursement program. We value continuous learning at Securian!
          • Company-funded pension plan as well as 401K retirement plan - great resources to secure your financial future.
          • Continuous opportunities for new challenges.
          • Variety of health plan options as well as dental and vision plans.
          • Paid maternity/paternity leaves.
            Securian Financial Group, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, veteran status, status in regard to public assistance or any other protected status. If you are a job seeker with a disability and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please contact us by email at Employment@Securian.com, by telephone 651-655-5522 (voice), or 711 (Relay/TTY).

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