Development Manager, Custom & Conversion Vertafore, Inc.
Vertafore Professional Services (PS) is seeking a hands-on Development Manager with subject matter expertise in Vertafore?s suite of products including experience in software conversions and customizations and that can manage/mentor a growing team of cross functional technical resources.
You will become a collaborative member of the Professional Services Custom and Conversion management team and report to the Director of PS Custom and Conversion Services. If you?re interested in a dynamic/growth-oriented position, love delivering successful client deployments of Vertafore software/cloud products, have a passion in leading & mentoring a team of world-class Developers, Conversion Engineers and Business Analysts and building/executing key strategic initiatives of the Vertafore Professional Services team, then this position is for you!
The Development Manager will drive strategy and ongoing operations for an established 10+ person, high performance development team. This person will mentor individuals, both technically and professionally, and develop long lasting collaborative relationships reinforcing our commitment to our culture and work community.
This individual must have a hands-on development background as well as demonstrate a background of customer focus and successful agile management.
Your work will be directed towards leading the team redeveloping conversion tool sets, supporting existing data conversions and customizing new product platforms with the latest Microsoft technologies. You will be working directly with peer groups and customers to create custom solutions to complex problems. The solutions will need to be scalable with an eye toward the ability to reuse and share components that can be applied to future projects.
? Minimum 8-10 year?s experience in design and development includes SaaS web applications, n-tier architecture, web services (REST, SOAP), object-oriented design and languages (prefer C#, Java). Ideal candidate has experience with a mixed technology stack, including Microsoft (SQL), Oracle and open source.
? Experience managing 1 or more teams (10 +/- 2 total direct reports), ideally in an Agile software development environment.
? Natural ability to build, motivate, and transform teams; establishing high standards, a sense of purpose and urgency, and a focus on creating customer value.
? Excellent interpersonal & communication skills. Comfortable interacting with all levels, including executive, peer group, technical and customers. Capable of, and comfortable, dealing with conflict while driving for concrete resolution to challenges.
? Ability to derive technical requirements from business requirements
? A self-starter, willing and able to pick up any technology in need quickly
? Experience with managing offshore teams a plus
The work culture in Bothell is relaxed and yet driven. We believe it?s important to work hard and still find a balance between work and the rest of life. For those times when you need a break, we provide ping pong, foosball, and an Xbox 360. Bothell is located half an hour from downtown Seattle and has nearby access to trails, lakes, mountains, and the Puget Sound.
We have a smart, driven, collaborative group working in Bothell and managers are dedicated to growing their people and offering opportunities allowing you to positively impact in your career, get the recognition you deserve, and maintain a life/work balance. Bothell (Greater Seattle) is a great place for young professionals as well as being a family friendly community.
Less than 15% travel required, for technology conferences, customer engagements and potential site visits to offshore vendors
WHY VERTAFORE: Be part of the transformation, unleash your potential and make an impact!
Over the past 40 years, Vertafore has advanced the business of insurance by bringing together the best software in the industry to help agencies, carriers, and MGAs run their organizations. Today, we?re proud to say hundreds of thousands of Vertafore users rely on our solutions to write business faster, cut costs, and fuel growth by increasing collaboration and streamlining processes. Vertafore helps our customers deliver exceptional value to their clients with innovative, intuitive, and comprehensive products and services. Vertafore leads the industry with secure, cloud-based mobile products that provide superior reporting and analytics, delivering actionable insight? right when customers need it most.
Vertafore strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law equal employment. Visit http://www.vertafore.com/careers today!
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