Software Development Manager - Enterprise Software Solutions

Argonne National Laboratory
Lemont, Illinois 60439
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Argonne National Laboratory is looking for a highly skilled Software Development Manager, Enterprise Software Solutions who is comfortable adapting to a dynamic environment with a need for both short-term and long-term results. 

The Software Development Manager, Enterprise Software Solutions manages an enterprise software development team, portfolio of enterprise applications, and related integrations. They own and drive application strategy and execution, including the use of in-house developed software, commercial software, and cloud-based software solutions. This role oversees projects through completion; analyzes, designs and develops software enhancements and new modules; manages development projects from initial design through testing, deployment, and operations.  The Software Development Manager, Enterprise Software Solutions works in close collaboration with other information technology disciplines within the division and across the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a change agent and passionate advocate for driving business transformation through technology and operational excellence.
  • Research application development options and provide analysis for strategic direction, both functional and technical.
  • Consult with internal departments to identify customer and strategic needs, building them into application roadmaps and project objectives.
  • Provide user support for enterprise applications to overall organization, closely collaborating with centralized service desk. 
  • Manage and direct a team of software developers and associated contract staff, including evaluating employee performance; setting department and individual expectations and goals; creating an inclusive environment; and focusing on development and teamwork.
  • Continuous learning on the most up-to-date thinking/practices/research in technology management and solutions.


Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Experience leading, developing, and supporting a team of software development professionals.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead high-level projects and deliver measurable results within given deadlines. 
  • Ability to provide strategic direction, both functional and technical.
  • Drive to understand and reduce technical complexity, increase platform standardization, and streamline the portfolio
  • Experience with organizational change management methods and practices.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in overall project management by prioritizing, planning and tracking project progress. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage customer and stakeholder expectations.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare effective presentations for specific audiences.
  • Ability to keep current of emerging technologies, best practices and lessons learned and communicate to management, staff, and users.
  • Leading, creating or working in a DevOps environment.
  • Ability to design, develop, modify and maintain applications, including prototypes. 
  • Experience consulting with internal departments to identify customer and strategic needs and include into application roadmaps and project objectives.
  • Skill in problem solving and decision making, with the ability to work effectively independently or as a team member within collaborative workspaces.
  • Knowledge of business architecture concepts and practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in a matrixed environment.
  • Professional presence and proven track record of building and maintaining relationships with all levels of an organization.
  • Conscientious budget manager and steward of Lab resources.
  • Ability to model the following divisional competencies: Leadership, Business Acumen, Strategic Thinking, Organizational Awareness, and Innovation.
  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.
  • Passion for the mission of the Lab.


Required Education/Other:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a government clearance.
  • 5 years of experience leading software development team of at least 10 fulltime staff.
  • Advanced degree in computer science, info


As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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