Job Title: B&I Site Lead
Division: Phones Quality, SWIQ
Location: Beijing, China
Microsoft (China), Phones unit is seeking an individual to lead our software build and integration operations in Beijing. Located within the Phones Quality unit, the Software Integration & Quality (SWIQ), Build & Integration (B&I) team develops and operates the engineering systems to deliver integrated product software for the Lumia device portfolio. B&I has operations on four sites, within three time zones. Our Beijing site forms a critical part of our global integration operations, as well as supplying unique technology competences and solutions that support Lumia software creation and delivery.
Successful candidates should have experience of leading development and operational functions within a complex R&D environment. They are comfortable to lead the system development, operational execution and team management aspects of the position. Good communication with global stakeholders is essential to success, as well as the ability to connect the local team with the global strategy.
As part of the global Lumia Build & Integration (B&I) leadership team, the B&I Site Lead plays a major role in defining how the organisation operates. They agree goals with the team members and develops working practices. Operatively, they will ensure smooth execution against integration code lines and take action to resolve any blocking issues impacting the local team’s execution.
Primary responsibilities include:
Act as line manager for the site team and represent B&I within the local site (e.g. software engineering teams, testing functions and the site R&D management)
Ensure local B&I team member can deliver their full potential within their role, through competence development, support and coaching
Support the development of B&I WoW and responsible for adoption of agreed practices within the site
Ensure daily operations and take action to resolve any blocking issue preventing the team from executing
Arrange local system support point of contact and support against agreed technology areas
Ensure clear responsibilities to support integration code lines and support site handovers
Ability to act as product owner, to help guide and set priorities, for tool development work on the site
Qualified candidates should have the following:
• Experienced software leader, with deep knowledge of software integration practices
• At least 10 years of experience within research and development environment
• Excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills
• A minimum of a BA/BS degree in software engineering or related subject
• The ability to understand technical issues across multiple domains
• Ability to facilitate and address issues and be able to drive issues to resolution
• Be able to recognise opportunities and drive for continuous improvement
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