Software Engineering Manager Bloomington, MN

Software Engineering Manager

Full Time • Bloomington, MN

Vanco provides businesses, nonprofits, and education organizations a complete range of payment solutions and administrative software. Our solutions make payment processing simple and ease administrative burdens for faith-based groups, nonprofits, and schools.

We have a spot for a Client Service Representative in our Client Success department who has at least one year of experience in delighting clients. We need someone who emphasizes excellent communication and the ability to efficiently assist new and current clients.

Our company is growing rapidly and this position is essential as it helps us keep our clients happy and using our product. While an affinity for technology is helpful, soft skills are highlighted in this role. In such a busy world, our clients need someone who can connect with them, unearth their needs and offer solutions. 

Our Client Success team is collaborative, dedicated and always looking to serve. Peers are available to connect regularly. You’ll have check-ins with your supervisor to discuss needs and goals. We are looking for someone who will value this culture and fit right in. 

We are willing to consider customer-service oriented people coming from different industries, so go ahead and apply and let’s talk.

We are looking for a talented Software Engineering Manager to oversee the engineering team for our flagship product in the K-12 market. As a manager you will be responsible for leading the team to deliver high quality software efficiently and effectively by driving strong process and a culture of continuous improvement, coaching and mentoring team members, and collaborating with cross-functional teams across the complete software delivery lifecycle.  


  • Drive the execution and value delivery through agile process and cross-team collaboration
  • Manage and develop a team of engineers and technical leads
  • Help with strategic decisions that attribute to the success of the product
  • Partner with product management to align objectives and priorities
  • Provide technical guidance, career development, and coaching
  • Focus team in continuous improvement
  • Build a strong engineering culture that promotes diversity in thinking, innovation, technical excellence, and drive to deliver more value, faster, and with higher quality
  • Participate in architecture discussions and planning
  • Participate in cross-functional coordination, planning, and reviews with leadership across all engineering teams
  • Partner with the CTO to define and lead the strategy and roadmap balancing short- and long-term priorities against business goals
  • Evangelize the product vision internally and externally. Be able to represent the company, product, and team at all levels


  • 10+ years’ overall engineering experience.
  • 3+ years of experience leading engineering teams
  • Proven success leading software development projects in agile environments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational and time management skills
  • Experience in hiring and developing smart, talented engineers
  • Knowledge of modern software engineering best practices
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Experience managing local and remote team members

Our Tech Stack

  • While we use a lot of different technologies, we primarily run on a Microsoft stack (.NET, C#, SQL Server, Azure).

What we offer:

  • 100% Employer Paid Health Insurance Base Plan; employee only
  • Dental, Vision, Life and Accident Insurance
  • Paid Holidays and 4 weeks PTO
  • 401(k) Plan with employer match

Vanco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Once you're hired at Vanco, your success and ours are linked. You're encouraged to take the reins to drive your career, and we offer support to help you get there. Here’s a snapshot of what you can expect as a Vanco Team Member.

Outstanding Culture
We work hard and we play hard. From social events to nerf gun battles to community participation, we love what we do and who we do it with.
4 Weeks of PTO
Take time to recharge and relax . We acknowledge your dedication to the company which is why we give you the space you need to have rewarding work-life balance.
Dynamic Work Evironment
As a company we are always evolving and innovating. Your contribution in your team and in meetings is valuable to our continued growth.
Health and Wellness
We offer a variety of health and wellness plans, including medical, dental and vision insurance and more.
Professional Growth
We know you are passionate about being your professional best and even improving on that. We offer in-house training opportunities as well as external learning options.