• Software Development Manager

    Job Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/11/2018 10:39 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Employee Type
    R- Regular
    Full Time / Part Time
    Full Time
    Product Development
  • Overview

    Trend Micro: Securing Your Connected World

    Trend Micro, the world’s largest independent security software company, strives to make the world a safer place by protecting digital information. Our solutions for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered security to protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with innovative technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and security that fits an evolving ecosystem. Our solutions are supported by over 5000 employees in over 50 countries and powered by the world’s most advanced cloud-based global threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™.


    Trend Micro TippingPoint has a long history of providing in-line, real time vulnerability threat protection featuring high-inspected throughput and low latency.  Our Threat Management team develops software that maximize network security protection by effective deployment of security intelligence and policy, enabling threat discovery, protection and providing prioritized threat visibility. Our software is a Java Enterprise application, distributed as an appliance, based on JBoss, MariaDB, Vertica, CentOS.  The client, currently a Swing application, is planned to migrate to browser-based technologies.


    TrendMicro TippingPoint is looking for an experienced Software Engineering Manager to supervise a team of senior Java developers and oversee the delivery of new releases of the product.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Manage team up to 20 developers and QA engineers broken into multiple agile teams. Manage training and continuous development of staff.
    • Collaborate with Product Manager to staff and deliver products that help solve customer problems
    • Work with large development teams located in multiple global regions
    • Facilitate excellent user experience, working with User Interface designers, User Experience experts, and subject matter experts to ensure product consistency and intuitive design
    • Ensure timely and responsive support of issues reported by customers in the field and escalated from the Sustaining Engineering team
    • Ensure process is followed and good software engineering practices are in place
    • Collaborate with QA team to ensure good feature test coverage, system and interoperability test are adequate, performance and scalability goals are met, and defect fixes are verified
    • Facilitate product documentation deliverables are met through collaboration between developers and Product Documentation group


    • First level university degree or equivalent experience required. May have advanced university degree.
    • 8-10 years of related work experience, including 3 years of people management experience

    Experience Required

    • Strong leadership skills, including coaching, team-building, and conflict resolution.
    • Able to effectively motivate team members to set and achieve the corporate and individual goals
    • Ability to effectively communicate goals, schedule, status, issues and risks to multiple levels both internal and external to the organization
    • Advanced business acumen, technical knowledge, and extensive knowledge in applications and technologies
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including negotiation, presentation, and influence skills
    • Experience working with customers during product design and development
    • Strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills
    • SCRUM/Agile leadership experience, preferably certified Scrum Master
    • Managing Java Enterprise projects

    About Trend Micro Austin

    The Trend Micro Tipping Point R&D team in Austin is comprised of highly effective small teams that take ownership for various areas of our product and services. The teams work hard innovating to make the best darn security products imaginable. The atmosphere is relaxed, spacious, and we strongly value work/life balance and continued learning. A few specifics:

    • Collaborative workspaces with unique and spacious lounge areas
    • Flexible hours
    • Opportunities to pursue training, industry events and conferences
    • Global company, global opportunities
    • Frequent team activities, project celebrations, and knowledge sharing
    • Regular office lunches
    • Free coffee and tea and snacks

    Trend Micro provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Trend Micro does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy and childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care leave status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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