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Sr. Team lead Hands on technical Manager (50% hands on technical and 50% managerial)

Company: Mitchell Martin
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Job Description:

Sr. Team lead Hands on technical Manager (50% hands on technical and 50% managerial) Our client, a worldwide Insurance Group that offers global insurance and risk management solutions, is seeking a Sr. Team lead Hands on technical Manager (50% hands on technical and 50% managerial) Location: Jersey City, NJ Position Type: Full Time Job Summary: The Software Development Manager - APM 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: -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. -Works closely with customers, other IT managers, and management to identify and maximize opportunities to use technology to improve business processes. -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. -Contributes to the development of information technology development standards, policies, processes and procedures to ensure consistent compatibility and integration throughout the company. -Continuously reviews the technology needs of supported business functions/processes relative to new technological developments and trends. Keeps abreast of the industry and emerging technology -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 -Leads and manages team to accomplish objectives through effective recruitment & selection, training & development, performance management and rewards & recognition. -CODE - Write 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. -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 performance tuning, testing, refactoring, usability, and automation -Support, maintain, and help document software functionality -Maintain coding, compliance, & security standards -Work with other departments, stakeholders, and customers on software development, improvements, internal tools, and implementation issues -Maintenance and on-going support of past and future technical solutions Proactively learn product frameworks and code base -Work to build a Continuous Integration environment and Continuous deployment environment. -Lead an Agile team of Developers, QA analysts, Business Systems analysts and Data Integrators. Desired Skills/Experience: -Proven experience managing vendor products where the vendor is responsible for all system framework changes as well as configuration changes that can be done by internal resources -Strong data management skills with proven experience in ETL tools (Informatica), data mapping, cross referencing background for source to target mapping. -Proven experience simplifying complex data movement processes to deliver scalable, maintainable, and configurable solutions driving business value and speed to market. -Proven experience implementing and maintain systems that handle financial transactions for Claims. -Strong business relationship skill with ability to explain complex technical enhancements in easy to understand terminology. -Proven experience delivering business valued functionality within tight delivery time schedules -Ability to handle both project, enhancement, and maintenance activities in agile sprint cycles. -Experience in digital transformation concentrating on bring valued functionality to business partners through an agile delivery model -Proven experience leading multiple product teams consisting of business system analysts, software engineers, data integrators, data analyst and quality assurance engineers. Knowledge & Skills: -Broad knowledge of software development techniques, processes, methods and best practices. Proficiency with various programming languages used. -Knowledge of application test automation products, processes, and best practices -Strong knowledge of P&C insurance products, applications, technologies. -Strong understanding of Agile development methods and its application to company technology needs. -High level knowledge/expertise in Legacy and Java 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. -Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively lead and motivate team. -Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation & consultative skills for effective collaboration with senior management. -Good general business acumen -Experienced in scalable, high-availability back end technologies Oracle, SQL Server and PostgreSQL -Front end development experience including ReactJS, Webpack, HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap, jQuery, Accessibility and Responsive Layouts UI/UX development experience. -Experience with Insurance / Reinsurance Systems and Data -Strong understanding of server-side software, scalability, performance, and reliability Skills -Strong understanding of the OSI model, Networking, OS Layer and Services -Understanding of continuous delivery tools like Chef, Puppet, Salt -Understanding of continuous integration and deployment tools like Octopus deploy, Jenkins -Proficient in: .Net C#, TypeScript, HTML5 & CSS, Windows, IIS, Linux, Tomcat, Visio, TSQL, SSIS, PL/SQL, shell scripting -Some experience with Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, OpenStack, Swift, is a nice to have even if it is lab experience. -Ability clearly speak and understand the English language. -Excellent command of the English language, i.e. -Ability to write and understand the written documents, email, and other forms of electronic communications.-- -Ability to discuss, articulate and simplify technology to non-technical people Education: -Required knowledge & skills would typically be acquired through a 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. -Prior experience in insurance with a focus on Actuary systems. Familiarity with a broad line of business included but not limited to Property, General Liability, Workers Comp, Auto, etc.-- -Experience with policy admin and claims admins systems as well as underwriting workstations used to track premium and claims details and corresponding deductible offsets of the claims.-- -Understanding of insurance programs cover high deductibles, self-insured retentions and captive arrangements is an advantage.

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