Founded to enable the coming electrification of everything, Group14 is the largest commercial manufacturer and supplier of silicon battery technology, elevating performance for every type of battery application. With headquarters in Seattle and Woodinville, WA, Group14 enables battery manufacturers and world-leading OEMs in automotive, consumer electronics, and beyond to achieve transformational milestones for a more sustainable future.
Backed by notable strategic investors and customers such as Porsche AG, Amperex Technology Limited (ATL), BASF, Showa Denko, and SK Inc, Group14 recently raised a $614 million Series C round and secured an additional $100 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to scale its technology.
WE'RE ON A QUEST TO ELECTRIFY THE WORLD
The electrification of everything starts with amazing people. We believe that a more sustainably powered world requires solutions for today, not years from now. The passion, collaboration, perseverance, and bravery of our team continually inspires us to push beyond the conventional to deliver the truly incredible with everything we do.
Group14’s dedication to meeting the battery demands of today through lithium-silicon battery innovation and scalable commercial manufacturing processes are what differentiates us and makes us a reliable partner. Recognized by the Department of Energy for its novel, drop-in ready nanomaterials and reliable industrial-scale process, Group14 serves the global transition to an all-electric future.
The Applications/Development & Integrations Manager reports to the Director of IT and Security and is responsible for oversight and management of all applications, integrations, and programs utilized at Group14’s Headquarters, offices, and production facilities. This Manager will provide planning, execution, performance management, and reporting of the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC). This role will work closely with the Information Security and Infrastructure Teams to design, control, and operate highly available systems on-prem and in the cloud. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and technical skills to set technical solutions to maximize the staff’s productivity and operational accuracy.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:
-Design and build a team, process, and technologies to achieve a highly functioning App/Dev/Integration capability.
-Lead, coach, and mentor a team of talented engineers; on and off-site.
-Oversee all applications, development, and integration design and implementations.
-Oversee and contribute towards code development, unit tests and integration tests.
-Provide Supplier and Vendor management.
-Oversee Managed Services.
-Maintain Managed Service processes and access.
-Implement and support all systems integrations.
-Oversee Web design and development.
-Implement and Support All B2B Application Integrations (EDI, APIs).
-Provide best practices via design reviews and code reviews. Ensure delivery of high- quality, value-driven, operationally efficient features that support our technology platform and business initiatives.
-Actively participate, drive as needed, and deliver on the IT roadmap.
-Ensure that software engineers and suppliers comply with architecture standards and best practices that promote performance, scalability, security, and recoverability.
-Lead the day-to-day activities of the team and actively track the release deliverables and metrics for the team.
-Collaborate closely with other teams (and managers) to help with continuous improvement of the architecture, applications, tools and processes.
-Ensure high quality delivery of software projects on time and on budget.
-Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams, including coordination across various time zones.
-Communicate effectively with all levels, keeping leaders apprised of strategies, operational progress, issues, concerns, mitigation, and remediation plans.
-A passionate leader focused on delivering solutions, developing your team, and service excellence.
-A person who is flexible and resourceful and has an ability to lead through ambiguity.
-A master problem solver who takes pride in approaching challenges creatively and methodically with a fail-fast mentality.
-A quick learner, with an ability to assimilate information into solutions.
-A person with esteemed awareness and the ability to stay ahead of industry trends.
-A collaborator and relationship builder – able to work with, lead, and present to various leadership and stakeholders.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
-3+ years of managing teams within a development organization.
-7+ years of experience designing, building, and supporting Application architectures.
Deep Knowledge Of:
-Cloud computing integration –Azure, AWS, Google and/or private cloud.
-Programming with C++, Python, Object oriented design, data structures, and algorithms.
-Software integration and deployment strategies including CI/CD pipelines, containerization, and Kubernetes.
-Operating systems (ex. Windows, OSX).
-Ability to build relationships, balance multiple priorities and communicate across diverse teams within the organization.
-Demonstrated ability to manage resources, work across multiple projects and lead execution of simultaneous projects.
-Effective leadership and building culture of innovation, ownership, and accountability.
-Experience with managing the day-to-day activities of an engineering team in an Agile/Scrum environment.
-Experience managing vendors and managed services providers, including off-shore resources.
-Experience in working as part of a hybrid team that includes on-prem expertise and managed service providers.
OTHER QUALITIES WE’D LOVE FOR YOU TO HAVE:
-Direct Experience supporting a Manufacturing environment.
-Experience with system management languages (e.g. Chef, Ansible).
GROUP14 OFFERS COMPELLING BENEFITS:
-Medical, dental, vision, long-term and short-term disability insurance
-Benefits are 100% paid for by the company for employees (80% for dependents)
-Paid time off
-401(k) with company match
GROUP14 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel Group14 is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work.
Please note: We are not able to accommodate candidates in need of work sponsorship at this time.
The base pay range for this role is $140,000 to $175,000. Actual pay depends on various factors, such as complexity and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills.