Software Delivery Manager

Wabtec Corporation

West Melbourne, FL


Position summary

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at:

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


We are looking for a Software Delivery Manager on Wabtec's Flagship Dispatch Product called Precision Dispatch System (PDS). This position is responsible for the overall delivery of software updates to Wabtec customers for a team of 8-10 development teams located in the USA and India. The Software Delivery Mangar will use Agile principles to perform project-level planning and risk mitigation across the 8-10 Dev teams to ensure on-time delivery of committed scope. They will work closely with Dev team product owners, Dev team scrum masters, system test leads, project manager, and engineering leaders on day to day basis. The Software Delivery Manager is an Individual contributor role and is not expected to manage people. The PDS is destined for services to be deployed in a cloud-based architecture using the latest software development techniques.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, communicate, and maintain a detailed engineering schedule

  • Use Agile ceremonies and best practices to lead project-level processes to plan work, status work, identify and mitigate risks, and coordinate amongst teams

  • Proactively lead cross-project efforts to ensure  engineering development efforts are coordinated and completed per schedule

  • Assist the program manager and engineering leaders to develop and monitor project execution

  • Define and manage mitigation strategies for technical issues and risks

  • Maintain, communicate, and update the status of action items for a given development effort, and ensure that action items are closed out appropriately

  •  Prepare status reports and report project status to stakeholders and upper management, as necessary

  • Work with the program manager and engineering teams to ensure adherence to established engineering, security, and quality processes

  • Interact with customers and product managers to understand customer needs and timelines

  • Demonstrate practical experience in Agile Methodology to run scrums, scrum of scrums,  and stand-ups to collaborate with engineering teams and support them with scope considerations, product requirements

  • Demonstrate an increasing understanding of product and project management

  • Demonstrate superior knowledge of software development life cycles to collaborate with Quality Engineering and Build and Release teams

  • Show an increasing understanding of the technology stack and its impact on the final product

  • Demonstrate ability to influence customers and product managers through persuasion and influencing

Minimum Qualifications_:_

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Technology, or Engineering.

  • 7+ years of Software Industry experience

  • 5+ years leading software development teams and 3+ in Agile Process

  • 2+ years leading large-scale software projects

  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-starter and able to set the direction for self and others when uncertainty exists

  • Minimal supervision to perform Software Delivery Manager duties

  • Proactive work ethic to energetically identify risks and mitigate them

  • Attention to detail to create plans and track status

  • Ability to flex leadership style to persuade and motivate teams

  • Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed

Physical Demands:

  • Employee is regularly required to talk and hear.

  • Employee able to travel if needed less than 10%

  • Employee able to use a computer for programming and interacting with his team.

Work Environment:

  • The employee will typically work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment

  • Wabtec works in a hybrid model giving employees the flexibility to work remotely on Monday/Friday and in-office Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday

Relocation assistance not provided

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.