Manager, Application Developer
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Job ID: 53687 Manager, Application Developer
This full-timeposition delivers deployment engineering with
infrastructure capabilities that emphasize the collaboration
between the commercial software engineering and infrastructure
operations to deliver high quality, reliable commercial software
solutions both for on premise and cloud. This is done by providing
technology capabilities that are performance oriented, agile,
timely, cost-effective, and risk appropriate that enable a
continuous integration and delivery pipeline for software delivery
You will be responsible for the delivery of deployment pipelines
including design and support of tools and infrastructure to enable
the engineering teams to delivering commercial solutions to the
market both on premise and public cloud. Work hand in hand with the
engineering and other key stake holders to ensure that business
requirements and priorities are fully aligned and agreed. Spearhead
the adoption of Agile System Team principles and practices across
the commercial engineering organization.
Manager, Application Developer Responsibilities
Assume responsibility for delivery of commercial software
deployment, systems automation tooling, CI/CD, and engineering
infrastructure and consistently demonstrate mastery of a wide range
of IT environment capabilities (i.e. security, cloud, compute,
storage networking, middleware, databases, risk, etc.) and building
an organization capable of delivering these solutions.
Manage 1-2 teams of highly skilled technical individuals.
Break down technical roadmaps into specific projects/ sprints based
on priorities and define an integrated data management platform
that aligns with those specific needs, including data mapping,
onboarding, standardization, management, provisioning, exploration
Collaborate with Product Owners and Product Managers to develop the
Work closely with architecture, user experience, product and
engineering to ensure delivered products are in alignment with
corporate strategy and engineering best practices.
Collaborate on key decisions on technologies and tools required for
systems and CI/CD automation.
Lead Research and evaluation efforts of emerging technologies and
trends to ensure that the best techniques and tools are used to
automate infrastructure and platform operations.
Communicate technical issues to a non-tech audience and be an
effective bridge from business to technology.
Participate in other projects or duties.
Occasional travel required.
Manage and coach team on all personnel related processes including
selection, performance management, employee relations, compensation
and rewards, employee development, etc.
Own attainment of high employee satisfaction and retention; leads
development of programs and initiatives within group to attain high
Prepare and manage budget as assigned; analyzes variances and
initiates corrective actions to maximize operational
Define annual Key Performance Indicators aligned with corporate
Determine appropriate resourcing of staff in order to achieve goals
Manager, Application Developer Qualifications
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or similar technical degree;
or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ten (10) years of related experience, or equivalent combination of
education and experience required.
Two (2) years of leadership responsibility experience.
Four (4) years of experience in a DevOps culture or production SaaS
Excellent written / verbal communication skills and presentation
and project management skills.
Experience designing and deploying AWS and other cloud services
with an Infrastructure as Code (IAC) mindset.
Experience with at least one automation/scripting/deployment
language such as Python, Ruby, Go, PowerShell, Cloud Formation,
Experience with Kubernetes deployment, high availability
operations, and security.
Ability to coordinate needs assessments across the commercial
organization, and an ability to deliver a comprehensive solution to
Analytical and problem-solving skills and solid business acumen
with the ability to manage and provision large amounts of data to
enable business analysis with high level of performance and
Experience in Agile (SAFe) development methodology.
Broad automation experience in build, test, configuration, and
deployment in complex environments.
Must be able to identify operational weakness and implement
corrective action / plans.
Ability to network with key contacts outside own area of
Knowledge of systems administration in a variety of environments -
Linux, Windows, virtualized, and cloud (AWS, Azure, Oracle Cloud,
Automated build experience with tools like Jenkins, Ant,
QuickBuild, GitHub Actions, CodeFresh, etc.
Experience with one or more software development languages
Experience with Software as a Service (SaaS) environments including
architecture and management.
Understanding of security best practices when architecting
environments, applications, and CI/CD processes.
Proficiency in Microsoft office packages.
Sufficient knowledge of business communications, including
telephone, voicemail, and e-mail and operations of office machines,
such as photocopier, scanner, and fax.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified
professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been
successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the
Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly
specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting
and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building
meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well
as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and
workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in
E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any
other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or
federal civil rights laws.
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