Manager, Applications Development

Wayne, Pennsylvania
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Sep 29, 2016
Nov 28, 2016
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The Manager, Applications Development is responsible for leading, mentoring and guiding a high performing team of developers and architects, who collaborate very closely with our external Clients. The clients include well know Cellular Carriers and high profile OEM's who are industry leaders and innovators within the fast-paced technology environment. This specific position supports our Claims Management System which is a combination of custom developed and off-the-shelf solutions.
We are looking for a candidate with solid technical background and excellent interpersonal and communication abilities. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills along with extensive experience in managing the efforts of a product focused technical development team. Our staffing model includes staff located both onshore and off shore. The incumbent must be equally at home in explaining your team's analysis and recommendations to executives, as well as participating in design sessions with the members of the team. The primary focus of this position is managing our Production Support team that support our applications. Close interaction and alignment with our Business Analysis and Client Implementation, QA, other Development, Project Management, Release Management and Corporate Technology teams is a must.

Key Competencies:
  • Managing people/demonstrated leadership experience.
  • Provide hands-on functional and technical expertise and guidance in the design and development of business applications. This includes task planning as well as demonstrated technical abilities
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and problem solving skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Excellent time management, decision-making, presentation, human relations, and organization skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Solid planning and project management skills.
  • Business acumen, knowledge and professionalism. Experience in the Insurance and/or the Cellular phone industry a plus.
  • Plan Execution. Delivery of high quality products on time and within budget
  • Team building/collaboration.
  • Strong influencing, negotiation and partnership skills.

Basic Qualification

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline or equivalent related practical experience
  • 10 years of relevant work experience, including technical management of software developers and architects.

Other Requirements

  • Strong knowledge and expertise in Microsoft .Net, ASP.NET, C#, WCF, TFS, MVC , SQL and RDBMS (preferably SQL Server)
  • Solid experience with Object Oriented Development and design experience.

Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in a technical field, such as Computer Science, MIS, etc.


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