Manager - Software Engineering (LP Squad)
SumTotal Systems
Hyderabad India (JVP)
1d ago

Manager - Software Engineering

At Skillsoft, we are all about making work matter. We believe every team member has the potential to be AMAZING. We are bold, sharp, driven and most of all, real.

Join us in our quest to democratize learning and help individuals unleash their edge.


Are you an aspiring Software engineering manager looking for an opportunity to work in a fast paced and fun environment?

Then consider joining us here at Skillsoft in Hyderabad. You will be part of the team that develops Percipio Industry leading and our next generation SaaS platform with a goal of being the best in the industry .

Our platform lets our 6000+ customers consume content from a variety of sources with a strong focus on video, from any device, with features that fit the needs of learner.

The software engineering manager is a technical leadership role on the Skillsoft engineering team. Our engineering team is growing, and we’re looking for great leaders who can help us attract, mentor and retain smart engineers.

We believe that exceptional employees are the key to our success and are looking for strong technical leader who can coach these employees and help align their goals with organizational needs while building great software products.

This role will lead squads which will be responsible for developing leaner experience system with great passion towards building best of the breed user experience.


  • Hands-on design and code implementation
  • Coaching, mentoring and recruiting engineers that know what great software looks like, and want to create it
  • Facilitating continuous learning for yourself and your team
  • Driving continuous improvement and technical excellence
  • Helps the team adapt and improve SAFe practices
  • Mentor engineering teams through formal and informal discussions, design reviews, technical presentations, peer code reviews, etc.
  • Establish credibility with brilliant engineers quickly

  • 14+ years of strong software engineering background working with cloud-based enterprise solutions
  • 2+ years of experience as a manager
  • in-depth experience with ReactJS, Redux, GraphQL, CSS, HTML, JavaScript and modern front end frameworks like React
  • Very strong and hands-on experience with open-source tools and technologies such as node.js, react.js, Postgres, Kafka & Cassandra
  • Strong understanding with technical integration technologies such as API operations and XML and JSON concepts, as well as other web and database technologies
  • Have demonstrated experience managing technical teams, setting goals and crafting plans to achieve them
  • Experience leading high performing teams with local and remote members
  • Very strong experience leading team in Agile culture and preferably SAFe
  • Proficient at building engineering teams that ship with predictability and high quality
  • Experience in continuous integration / continuous deployment processes
  • Experience building AWS based public cloud solutions for large-scale enterprises
  • Experience working with DevOps and experience with containerization and AWS to support internal engineering activities is a plus

  • Bachelors / Masters in Computer Science Preferred

    Personally Accountable for Team Success. We unleash our edge together.

    Confident Achievers. We are bold.

    Intellectually Curious. We are sharp.

    Adaptable, Agile & Resilient. We are driven.

    Customer First. We are real.


    Skillsoft delivers online learning, training, and talent solutions to help organizations unleash their edge . Leveraging immersive, engaging content, Skillsoft enables organizations to unlock the potential in their best assets their people and build teams with the skills they need for success.

    Empowering 36 million learners and counting, Skillsoft democratizes learning through an intelligent learning experience and a customized, learner-centric approach to skills development with resources for Leadership Development, Business Skills, Technology & Development, Digital Transformation, and Compliance.

    Skillsoft and SumTotal are partners to thousands of leading global organizations, including many Fortune 500 companies. The company features three award-winning systems that support learning, performance and success : Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform, and the SumTotal suite for Talent Development, which offers measurable impact across the entire employee lifecycle.

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    Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us.

    If this opportunity intrigues you, we would love for you to apply!

    NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES : We value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Skillsoft does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies.

    All resumes submitted by employment agencies directly to any Skillsoft employee or hiring manager in any form without a signed Skillsoft Employment Agency Agreement on file and search engagement for that position will be deemed unsolicited in nature.

    No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is subsequently hired as a result of the referral or through other means.

    Skillsoft is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer : It is the policy of Skillsoft Corporation to provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability (mental or physical), protected veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by law.

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