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  • Manager, Application Development

    Job Location US-SC-Spartanburg
    Posted Date 5 months ago(12/21/2018 8:39 AM)
    ID
    2018-2402
  • Overview

    As the Manager of Application Development, you will be responsible for leading, directing and managing the day to day development and support activities related to ACA’s proprietary application suite. You will manage all the operational aspects of the development and support teams to ensure the production applications meet ACA business service level agreements and project tasks are delivered on time and on budget. In this role, you will provide administrative, technical, and people leadership for multiple, diverse, and geographically distributed teams. You are responsible for providing feedback to your team and individuals on their performances. You will also coach and guide them to enable future success.

    Responsibilities

    Reasonable accommodations may be provided to  individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions:

    • Manage a team of software engineers; including goal setting, performance feedback/reviews and work assignments.
    • Manage development activities utilizing an agile methodology.
    • Work with Product Owners to ensure that design, coding and unit testing tasks are planned and completed on time.
    • Define and implement standard operating procedures, templates and set standards for the development of all ACA custom development activities with a focus on creating value through automation.
    • Handle multiple projects simultaneously and engage in problem solving based on organization priorities.
    • Collaborate with Application Architects, Technical Leads and Management and Scrum Masters to design, develop and document technical solutions that are applicable to ACA applications.
    • Ensure that the development staff are following the best practices of coding standards and producing high quality code.
    • Must be able to provide design options, alternatives and recommendations based on experience and best practices.
    • Apply your subject matter expertise to a variety of web development tools and technologies, such as .NET, JavaScript frameworks, HTML, CSS, Responsive Design, relational and non-relational databases, or other related technologies within modern web application frameworks.
    • Ensure that all the development projects and applications are fully documented, meet high level design requirements and regulatory industry standards (For Example,Data, Customer Experience, Architecture, Security, Quality & Operations),
    • Work with Product Owners to manage the maintenance and bug fix development cycles.
    • Other tasks as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science strongly preffered, or a related discipline with at least 8 years of experience.
    • 5+ years of applications development management experience.
    • Experience in managing or developing cloud based applications.
    • 3+ years of Scrum/Agile experience.
    • A solid background in maintaining and developing applications from conception to implementation.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft .NET technologies, JavaScript and Web technologies.
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with attention to details and ability to clearly communicate and share the solutions with the team..
    • Proven leadership skills and ability to manage onshore/offshore development staff that ranges from Junior to Senior level.
    • DevOps experience preferred.
    • Excellent verbal,written and communication skills.

     

    Supervisory Responsibility

    This position will supervise a team of Developers.

     

    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

     

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

    This is a full-time position. Days of work are Monday through Friday.  The daily schedule may vary from 8 am to 5 pm or 9 am to 6 pm.  Hours may vary or exceed 40 in any given week depending on the needs of the business.  Depending on system needs and emergencies, the manager may be called in on weekends and overnight hours on occasion.

     

    Travel

    This position will require up to 10% travel.

     

    EEO Statement

    ACA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.  ACA complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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