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Application Development Manager

Job Title: Application Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3183532
Contact Name: Reece Richardson
Job Published: October 30, 2020 13:46

Job Description

We're working with a High Profile Financial Services Organisation who are looking for an Application Development Manager! In this role, you will manage a team of Application Developers based in Sydney with an APAC/Global reach. The significant pipeline of project and BAU work, you may be required to take on some hands-on application development tasks. Your team will be responsible for the design, development, test and deployment of all business-critical applications.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead and manage a team of motivated and skilled Application Developers.
  • Proactively manage team members with respect to distributing work, supervising progress, skill development, succession planning, and career objectives.
  • Provide management to the team to ensure all business needs are fulfilled and individuals are engaged.
  • Perform hands-on development tasks following the software development lifecycle.
  • Analyses approve and documents system solutions that support specific business opportunities.
  • Writes and maintains technical system documentation.
  • Analyses feasibility of and resources required for solutions, including analysis of compatibility/overlap with existing systems.
  • Creates and maintains development, testing and deployment plans and timetables.
  • Ability to design and develop solutions from the ground up from a pre-defined business requirements specification.
  • Conducts system testing and corrects any discovered bugs.
  • Supports user acceptance testing.
  • Undertakes installation of completed software, including full documentation of release procedures.
  • Provides technical support for deployed applications.
  • Analyses test and install upgrades of externally developed applications.
  • Monitors performance of programs after implementation.
  • Provides technical consultancy and support to other developers.
  • Ability to facilitate and communicate on new technologies best practises and relevant experiences.
  • Responsible for cross-training others to reduce key person risk.
  • Create strong relationships with the IT teams in other regions globally taking every opportunity to reduce duplication and promote the global software development lifecycle.
  • Responsible for maintaining non-PROD environments.
  • Takes ownership of application changes adhering to the global change process.
Expierence we will require for you to be successful:
  • Strong Informatica ETL functional and development experience, PowerShell scripting experience.
  • Broad knowledge of application development tools, techniques and languages including C#, ASP.NET, T-SQL, IIS, SQL Server, Bootstrap, JQuery, Azure DevOps, GIT, XML, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Skills in Microsoft MVC and Entity Framework.
  • Previous use of Atlassian Toolset (Confluence/JIRA) would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of any of the following would be advantageous – Oracle, PL-SQL
  • Exposure to a variety of project delivery methodologies such as waterfall and Agile is desirable.
  • Experience of continuous integration would be advantageous.
  • Experience in managing teams
  • Ability to inspire and influence while managing changes.
  • Strong initiative and self-motivation
  • People-orientated and customer-focussed
  • Positive, pro-active and flexible 'can do' attitude with a willingness to learn
  • Team player - recognise and respect the needs and contributions of team members
  • Ability to scale processes and work with global stakeholders
  • Escalation – ability to judge and prioritise critical incidents and blockers and escalate quickly to resolution in the face of tight timelines
  • Motivation and focus to work to tight deadlines and manage time effectively
  • Proven prioritisation and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multi-task between multiple projects
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and confidently with users, team members and management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
If you are interested in hearing more about this role, apply now!