Apr 20, 2021

Manager, Software Engineering

  • Benefitfocus
  • Charleston, SC, USA
Full time Management

Job Description


The Benefitfocus Front-End Engineering Group is searching for Engineering Manager to help lead and join our User Interface (UI) Engineers to help build and manage top-notch associates and technology software. We are looking for passionate people to lead associates building the new face of the Benefitfocus platform. Do you know React, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JSON, and AJAX? Do you take pride in building and leading teams to build high performance, high availability and highly interactive interfaces? Join us to help Benefitfocus grow into the world's leading benefits platform. The ideal candidate has significant front-end technical experience and proven management accountability across software engineering teams. This person is driven to align software engineering teams with the technical and business goals of the Benefitfocus platform.


  • Accountable for the timely delivery of software projects and management and allocation of the technical resources
  • Supervise training and development of software engineering staff.
  • Assign work to software engineering personnel and evaluate plus manages their performance.
  • Support to recruit engineering personnel, technical staffing and project teams formation.
  • Manage software projects while working with cross-functional teams (product management, dev ops, hosting delivery) to meet product delivery goals
  • Design and lead the implementation and testing of new features within a fast-paced, Agile environment
  • Provide technical leadership and continuously refine our development strategy
  • Establish team metrics, set goals for team members, perform reviews and ensure accountability within the team
  • Drive your team to innovate and deliver roadmap features with agility and high quality


  • 2+ years of direct people management of technical teams
  • 5+ years programming experience in building web, mobile, or cloud-based applications (java preferred)
  • Ability to hire and motivate a high-performing engineering team
  • Experience managing engineering teams that shipped web/mobile applications
  • Proven track record leading large cross functional engineering initiatives, while collaborating closely with PMs and Designers
  • Bachelor’s required in computer science, mathematics, or similar field Strong communication skills with a passion for enhancing application quality.

What can set you apart
Experience with React.JS or another similar JavaScript library a plus Experience building and shipping workflow-based enterprise applications You desire a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. It is Benefitfocus’ policy to encourage diversity in hiring, recognizing that this enriches the work environment for all Benefitfocus Associates and that a broad variety of perspectives enhances decision-making and creativity. Benefitfocus is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.