Development Manager

The Development Manager oversees system development projects from initial design through testing while providing strategic management direction.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Exercises independent judgment and discretion in overall systems project management by prioritizing, planning and tracking project progress.

Consults with internal departments to identify customer needs and include into project objectives. Provides support regarding product development to internal departments.

Manages and directs software developers. Evaluates employee performance, sets expectations and goals for department and individual staff members, recruits, disciplines and trains staff.

Report and update the status of projects and work assignments.

Proactively learn and utilize new technologies, concepts and procedures as appropriate to project requirements.

Provide technical input to other areas and gather technical data from outside organizations.

Plan and execute testing and implementation of major systems.

Contribute to project plans and support their implementation.

Performs analysis and makes recommendations in areas that require a high level of technical competency.

Provides technical training, guidance, and resource support for end users and Departmental staff.

Provides application support and enhancements to existing applications. Defines system requirements, priorities, and viable alternatives. Coordinates the efforts of staff to locate, assess, install, test, and maintain computer software systems. Coordinates conversions and upgrades to vendor systems.

Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Experience, Education & Skills

3 – 6 six years of experience developing systems with project management experience.

B.S. in computer science, information systems or equivalent experience.

Must have ability to exercise independent judgment in planning, organizing, and performing systems analyst tasks. Some independent judgment required in setting priorities of tasks among multiple assigned projects.

Must have ability to communicate, motivate, and organize projects among a broad spectrum of personnel throughout the network, frequently under deadline pressure.

Technical Capacity

Leadership

Project Management

Communication Proficiency

Performance Management

Problem Solving/Analysis

3+ years of development on IBM i (iSeries, AS/400) OR High School Diploma / GED plus 5+ years of development on IBM i (iSeries, AS/400) using all of the following: RPG, RPGIV, RPG-ILE, RPG-Free, SQL and CL

3+ years of application design and writing technical design documents

3+ years experience in full Software Development Life Cycle

Benefits

We offer a competitive salary (DOE) and a generous benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free workplace. A background check is required. If you are looking for a chance to work hard, have fun, and make a significant contribution to our dynamic company, submit your salary history and résumé today!

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