Systems Development Manager

This position will be responsible for the overall management of all Allentown office application teams including day-to-day production support and ongoing development and maintenance projects for external and internal clients.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate complex technology projects required for current and future business operations.
  • Directly supervises three (3) application development supervisors.
  • Provide overall management and administration for a 35+ member application team.
  • Align application with long-term interoperability within the system.
  • Enforce development standards to the benefit of the organization and clients.
  • Deliver development projects on-time and within acceptable cost guidelines and priorities.
  • Maintains a client service approach by adhering to company values.
  • Has the authority to hire or fire, or make suggestions or recommendations as to the hiring, firing, advancement, promotion, or any other changes of status given particular weight.

Essential Skills:

  • Seasoned technical management experience across multiple and diverse teams.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain long-term corporate-to-corporate relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead software development and maintenance projects of all sizes.
  • Skilled at working with mission-critical information and system applications.
  • Solid understanding of Project Management practices and methodologies.
  • Ability to lead SDLC practices and methodologies.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in related field or equivalent experience, graduate degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience managing diverse teams of 10 to 35+ IT professionals
  • Ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of business systems analysis, technical project management, or similar work experience within the life insurance industry.

We offer a well-rounded compensation package including:

  • Fully paid health insurance (medical, dental, and vision)
  • 401K with match plus Profit Sharing
  • Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Generous Professional Development Reimbursement
  • Generous paid time-off policy
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