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Manager, Application Development

Company: VC5 Consulting
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Responsibly receive, transmit, and handle consumer and customer data per applicable policies and procedures.
  • Review and follow data privacy practices, policies, and guidelines.
  • Lead and inspire the application development team to engage with the users to identify needs, develop compelling business cases, prioritize projects, and create plans that maximize business value.
  • Lead a collaborative and Agile software development approach that improves velocity while focusing on quality and scalability.
  • Drive the cultural changes necessary to enable a continuous business value delivery model and foster a strong focus on automation of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Foster a strong customer service mindset while championing thought leadership and partnership with the business.
  • Partner with business and IT leaders to create robust solution roadmaps.
  • Seek out, validate, and bring to the technology organization innovative best practices and ideas from the outside, emphasizing continuous business value delivery and DevOps.
  • Identify emerging technology trends, especially in SaaS and cloud computing, and ensure the company leverages them when appropriate to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and drive value.
  • Ensure that all application development initiatives are well managed and delivered to meet expectations on functionality, timeliness, and cost.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor software development policies and controls to ensure data accuracy, security, and legal and regulatory compliance.
  • Prepare software development status reports and keep management, client, and other stakeholders informed of project status and related issues.
  • Attract, recruit, develop, and retain high-caliber software development talent.
  • Evaluate team members' performance, and provide candid feedback and high-impact coaching that enables (and motivates) them to achieve departmental and enterprise goals.
  • Being collaborative, inclusive, communicating across organizational boundaries, upcoming in sharing information, and seeking help are must qualifications. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Directly supervises one or more employees. Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering; minimum of 10 years in software development & management; or a combination of education and experience
    • Strong knowledge of computer science and software engineering, including data structures, algorithms, development methodologies, testing and automation.
    • Deep knowledge & experience with software architecture, design patterns, integration patterns & messaging.
    • Proven experience with test automation and best practices.
    • Experience with application capacity planning and performance management.
    • Experience with automation across the delivery lifecycle CI/CD, Deployment.
    • Knowledge & experience with emerging trends and developments in PaaS, SaaS, AI, Machine learning, RPA & other digital technologies.
    • Fluent and comfortable working in and enabling a DevOps paradigm.
    • Product development mindset with a laser focus on building technology to create strategic business value.
    • Has successfully led the development and delivery of multiple complex business technology solutions into production that has achieved or surpassed business goals.
    • Deep experience with Microsoft SQL Server, .Net, and C# is essential. Must have hands-on experience with AWS or Azure.
    • Demonstrated project management experience - planning, estimation, execution, issue/risk management, and resource management/allocation.
    • Experience architecting technical solutions for complex problems and delivering them to technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Enthusiastic about coaching and mentoring others, helping them develop their careers.
    • Ability to become a trusted advisor by building and managing relationships with clients, colleagues, vendors, and other industry professionals. _ For more information on this job visit: VC5 Consulting has been named by business journals as one of the best places to work. We offer benefits such as weekly pay, health insurance, 401k and even profit sharing to our consultants. Corporate: _

Keywords: VC5 Consulting, Houston , Manager, Application Development, Executive , Houston, Texas

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