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Cummins Inc. SOFTWARE ENGINEERING MANAGER in Jamestown, New York



We are looking for a talented Software Engineering Manager to join our team specializing in Systems/Information Technology for our Engine Business Segment in Jamestown, NY / your remote home office.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

Manages teams of Software Engineers in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. Directs the work to ensure the best practices around software development including the use of modern software engineering practices. Ensures both the product and organization milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.

  • Develops and maintains a technology roadmap with full-stack software development deliverables, role models, and technical excellence in at least one area of expertise related to Software Engineering.

  • Manages people including work plan development, performance management, and individual development.

  • Leads team building and development including organization structure, recruiting, global team management.

  • Compiles and presents Management Reports on team performance including metrics, deliverable status, etc.

  • Communicates status to Senior Management.

  • Supervises team adherence to all internal IT processes, policies, and procedures including IT Security and Compliance.

  • Engages with customers in their respective function or business area.

  • Leads governance for all software engineering program/projects executed or supported by their teams.

  • Manages financial aspects of their respective teams and software expenses including AOP (Annual Operating Plan), budget management, and forecasting


To be successful in this role you will need the following:


  • Building High Performance Teams - Identifies and applies critical skills and Lean-Agile principles and practices in the creation of high-performing Agile teams to construct high-quality, well designed technical solutions.

  • Business insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.

  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • DevOps and Release on Demand - Implements DevOps and a continuous delivery pipeline by providing the enterprise with the capability to release value, in whole or in part, at any time necessary to meet market and customer demand.

  • Financial acumen - Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions.

  • IT Supplier Relationships - Leverages a vendor management framework to manage strategic supplier relationships and supplier performance based on business need throughout the contract life using the required processes and tools to control costs, drive service excellence, mitigate risks, and gain increased value from the suppliers.

  • Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

  • Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

  • Regulatory Risk Compliance Management - Evaluates the design and effectiveness of controls against established industry frameworks and regulations to assess adherence with legal/regulatory requirements.

  • Release Planning - Plans and manages the release of capabilities, features or products using inputs from the prioritized roadmap, planning, available resources and skills to communicate expected availability and releases of capability.

  • Tech savvy - Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology applications.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, University, or equivalent degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Business or relevant equivalent experience required.

  • This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


Significant level of relevant work experience in the Software Engineering Industry, including supervisory experience, where knowledge and experiences of the following is preferred:

  • Working in Agile and DevSecOps Environments;

  • Fundamental Software Engineering technical skill sets;

  • Professional Software Engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and operations.

  • Broad business knowledge required.

  • Prioritize well, communicate clearly, have a consistent track record of delivery, and have excellent Software Engineering Skills.

  • Strong analytic capability and the ability to create innovative solutions.

Additional Information:

  • Capable of managing a mixed team of internal developers, managed services, technicians, and corporate resources in support of current software development efforts. Accomplished at recruiting and over time able to continue to bring high quality talent to the Jamestown Engine Plant.

  • Proven skill at setting design directions resulting in high levels of software quality and reliability thereby insuring minimal down-time for MES and integrations. Drive continuous advancement of the current and future MES products based on customer’s demands.

  • Manage I4.0 efforts for JEP production-related processes and ensuring relevant software engineering principles and industrial standards (ISA95, OPC UA, etc.) are correctly applied.

  • Oversight of database and server infrastructure architecture including near term move of MES Oracle RDBMS from Solaris server to VMWare Linux servers and alignment with CMI cloud first direction where appropriate.

  • Utilize CMI current toolsets (JIRA, Confluence, …) to increase the effectiveness and visibility of the agile work management efforts across the teams supporting JEP.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Primary Location United States-New York-Jamestown-US, NY, Jamestown, Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 30, 2023, 4:00:00 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Engine Business

Role Category Onsite

Req ID: 230002NN