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Platform Operations Team Manager

Job Description

General Summary of the Job:

The Platform Operations team leads the budgeting, evaluation, analysis, implementation of the tools and solutions employed by the Siemens Digital Platforms organization. Additionally, the team owns quality assurance, support and consultation of the platforms owned by the team.

The Platform Team Manager is focused on making sure the team members have the skills and equipment to do their jobs, and that the employees are satisfied/happy in their roles. They keep an open line of communication with each team member, do regular checkups on how they are doing as individuals and team members. The team manager leads stakeholder engagement and awareness for the team. Being acutely aware of the escalations, prioritization, planning and anticipation of future needs of our customers and stakeholders.

Essential Functions:
  • Responsible for the hiring, firing, performance appraisals, and pay reviews
  • Define and maintain roadmaps, technical project plans outlining tasks and milestone dates.
  • Creates individual development plans for each employee and conducts regular reviews of their progress
  • Identifies training opportunities for the team and works with other managers in digital platforms to manage the development budget.
  • Manages the purchasing of tools/software required by the organization
  • Works in close collaboration with Product Owner and Stakeholders to ensure employees are fulfilling team goals and delivering value to the business
  • Helps employees remove internal or external roadblocks to achieving their team goals
Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Strong technical aptitude and experience with software implementation from selection to go-live and ongoing support.
  • Exceptional coaching and conflict resolution skills
  • Extensive experience with software selection and implementation
  • Knowledge of web development best practices
  • Desire to deliver and exceed customer expectations
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and ability to effectively communicate with executive leadership
  • Experience working in Agile development teams (Scrum or Kanban)
  • Experience working in or managing a globally dispersed team
Education and Experience Requirement:
  • 10+ years of software implementation experience
  • 5+ years of experience as a people manager
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or Information Systems
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
  • Remote or Office location optional
  • Occasional travel for team meetings

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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