• Senior Software Manager - Development

    Job Locations IN-MH-Pune
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    Research and Development
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  • Company Overview

    Germany SAS

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    “Because we eliminate unnecessary distractions and help relieve everyday stress, our employees are happier, healthier and proud of the difference their work makes” – Jim Goodnight, CEO, SAS


    If you have to spend, on average, 54% of your waking hours at work, why not do something meaningful – that you can be proud of?

    SAS is making a difference in people’s lives all around the world. Now, it is your turn to give people “The power to Know”.


    Come join a team of dynamic individuals and contribute to a winning culture!


    About SAS


    SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services, SAS helps customers at more than 80,000 sites make better decisions faster. Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.

    SAS is the first company to call when customers need to solve complex business problems, achieve key objectives and manage their information assets more effectively.

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    Business Results

    • Manages R&D activities of Credit Scoring focus area for SAS Risk and Quantitative Solutions (RQS). This will include -
    • Development of high quality software within planned schedule as per SAS Global Standards and Guidelines
    • Providing technology leadership to the team as well as mentoring, training and managing the daily activities of the team.
    • Providing project management leadership to the team
    • Coordinating project across several teams and skillsets
    • Collaborates regularly with the Matrix manager to ensure progress toward RQS R&D goals.
    • Collaborates regularly with Local Reporting manager to ensure progress toward broader organizational goals.
    • Collaborates with product marketing, management and others to refine product/project direction.
    • Identifies and harvests key delivery artifacts/best practices from the field into R&D product. Encourages creation of SAS Intellectual Property through R&D activities.
    • Manages operational aspects like status reporting, defining and tracking project metrics etc.
    • Active contributor in setting the future direction of and implementing changes to practices and technologies. Recommends modifications or improvements to operating procedures.
    • Sets the strategic direction of Credit Scoring R&D team to achieve long term goals. Provides guidance to direct reports in achieving departmental goals.
    • Independently develops, prioritizes, and assigns project objectives and responsibilities to individual resources or sub-teams.
    • Assumes overall responsibility for projects in designated areas in terms of functionality, quality, efficiency, and timeliness.

    People Management

    • Oversees acquisition and development of technical resources to meet business objectives.
    • Supports team development through clear expectations setting, regular coaching conversations and working on individualized learning and development plans for the team
    • Ensures staff compliance with established organizational policies and practices.

    Leadership Traits

    • Keeps abreast of trends like ML, AI, Blockchain, Social Media data for application in Scoring domain, technology trends like Microservices, Cloud Enablement and development practices like scrum, kanban, continuous delivery.
    • Professionally represents SAS internally and externally. Ensures the team represent SAS professionally and all work activities are conducted in compliance of SAS Values.



    • Object Oriented Java Scripting, Core Java, Spring, Hibernate, Teradata, Hadoop, Oracle
    • SAS Platform and tools for Data Management, Analytics and Business Intelligence



    • 12+ years of experience covering development of enterprise software solutions
    • Experience must include five years of leading or managing concurrent multi-staff projects.
    • Experience of managing work in a globally distributed model is preferred. Experience in multinational software product companies is an advantage.
    • Experience designing/building interactive systems and with at least one vertical market preferred.

    Domain skills

    • Exposure to Financial Risk concepts like PD, LGD, CCF
    • Awareness of Scorecard development process
    • Awareness of emerging trends like AI, ML, Blockchain, Social Media Data

    Management skills

    • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication and presentation skills, organizational skills
    • Ability to lead, manage and communicate goals to employees
    • Ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems
    • Strong decision-making ability
    • Ability to lead projects and adapt to changing priorities and deadlines
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain Global Perspective and conduct Strategic Planning of work


    • Strong experience of web technologies, development practices like scrum, kanban, continuous delivery
    • Sound Exposure to enterprise product architecture design aspects
    • Awareness of technology trends like Microservices, Cloud Enablement



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