Job Description

The Manager of Software Engineering will play a crucial role in leading cross-functional teams of developers and analysts in the delivery of critical cloud and in-restaurant applications and services. As a pivotal member of the technology leadership team, you will be responsible for the execution of Bloomin' Brands’ technology vision, strategy, and roadmap. You will also play a critical role in the development of team members by leveraging your technical expertise to provide valuable coaching, mentorship, and guidance.

The ideal candidate will have a strong technical foundation, having had extensive development experience over many years, and possess an expert-level understanding of Agile Software Development methodologies. Through an authentic leadership style, you will be able to foster a fun, high-energy environment of high-performing, innovative, and collaborative team members who continuously deliver, improve, and learn.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in the creation and execution of technology strategy and roadmap
  • Work closely with the Scrum Master, Product Owner, and other technology leaders and architects to deliver results on-time within budget
  • Track and manage portfolio spend to ensure compliance with allocated budget
  • Through KPIs and dashboards, accurately and consistently report on project plans, commitments, and status
  • Review code, as necessary, to ensure conformity with industry standard best practices and in line with well-known and established design patterns
  • Guide the team in the selection and application of appropriate design patterns for different scenarios
  • Manage and oversee QA processes, including testing strategies, to ensure the delivery of high-quality, reliable software solutions
  • Collaborate with various departments and stakeholders to ensure that systems designed and implemented are resilient, scalable, reliable, and cost-effective
  • Lead and inspire cross-functional teams of engineers and analysts, providing mentorship, guidance, and support to foster professional growth
  • Cultivate a positive and collaborative team culture, emphasizing agility, innovation, a commitment to excellence, and a passion for mentoring and development

Desired Experience:

  • At least 7 years of experience in a prior development/engineering role
  • At least 3 years of experience in a leadership position possessing demonstrable leadership qualities
  • Recent experience in a collaborative Agile working environment (Scrum preferred)
  • Thorough understanding of well-known design patterns and the importance of using them
  • Knowledge of cloud technologies and platforms with a strong desire to stay current on changing technologies and trends
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing cloud and on-prem solutions
  • Ability to develop and implement policies and procedures
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture (SOA) and microservices architecture
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other teams

Bloomin' Brands offers benefits such as medical, dental, vision, and 401k. Further details around eligibility and additional benefit offerings can be found at

We value diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing all individuals employment consideration regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. 

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