Software Development Manager

in Jersey City, NJ

Job #:281038

Practice Area: IT

Date Posted: 03/25/2020

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Job Title:  Software Development Manager
Location:  Raleigh, NC (downtown)
Industry:  Commercial Insurance


  • Agile team leadership (team of 20+)?
  • Task master / super human organizational skills?
  • Coding / software engineering background?
  • PMP cert / Lean Six Sigma Cert?


Job Summary:

The Software Development Manager provides leadership in aligning information systems development with business objectives for assigned business applications and/or technologies. The incumbent provides overall direction and guidance to engineering managers/leads, engineers/developers and contract labor teams. She/he drives software development across multiple teams and phases to ensure execution of project work plans. Determines department priorities and ensures software development objectives are met.

Job Responsibilities: 


  • Lead an Agile team of onshore & offshore Developers, Data Integrators, Business Systems Analysts, and QA Testerson full-stack software modernization project
  • Perform code reviews and help with writing code across the full stack – front end Web UI, middle tier service layer, and back-end database within the insurance and/or financial services industry.
  • Work to build a Continuous Integration environment and Continuous deployment
  • Leads and manages team to accomplish objectives through effective recruitment & selection, training & development, performance management and rewards & recognition.
  • Collaborate with team of full stack developers to design, develop, unit test, and support new features in a dynamic analytics and data driven development environment
  • Develop scalable, fast, robust web-based scalable solutions Utilize agile software development best practices and work with team members to understand business needs and user stories
  • Responsible for effective and timely development of new and/or enhanced systems/technologies.
  • Monitors all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle and Production Support service levels. Ensures high level technical support is provided.
  • Prepares business cases, including financial analyses of potential new technologies/systems/applications. Evaluates based on company strategic needs and resource availability.
  • Oversees business analysis, development work and quality assurance of projects for assigned systems/technologies.
  • Collaborates effectively at all levels to prepare strategic plans. Ensures system requests tie into objectives of the company strategy map and budgets.
  • Participates in vendor/strategic partner evaluations and monitors the relationship on an ongoing basis.
  • Prepares/manages department budget: P&L forecasting, operational/capital expenditures, contract negotiations and invoice processing


Job Qualifications:


  • Agile team leadership (team of 20+)?
  • Task master / super human organizational skills?
  • Coding / software engineering background?
  • PMP cert / Lean Six Sigma Cert?
  • Broad knowledge of software development techniques, processes, methods and best practices. Proficiency with various programming languages used.
  • Strong understanding of Agile development methods and its application to company technology needs.
  • High level knowledge/expertise in Legacy and modern development, implementation, and maintenance of large-scale business applications.
  • Strong strategic decision making & long term planning abilities to manage resources and develop efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of related experience in software development & architecture design, including project management and business analysis. Significant management experience would typically be required.



Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by the client
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible
  • Visa Sponsorship?  Yes, sponsorship is being considered
  • Corp-to-Corp?  Not eligible

How to Apply: 

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message to Dalton Cash at 704-734-7847 with your full name, job title, and location. 

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General Comments

This role is less technical, more of a task master, ultra organized, coding not required

A PMP cert and/or Lean Six Sigma cert would be helpful here.

This person will need a juggle A LOT, big team of 20 ppl, product integrates with all other systems, tons of dependencies to keep track of. TASK MASTER needed.

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