Director, IT Development Services Questar Assessment, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Job Type:Full-Time Employee
The IT Development Services team is responsible for gathering, defining and documenting project requirements for all internal and external applications and systems development efforts. The team manages these projects, including scheduling and overall coordination of activities across departments when necessary, and has overall ownership of the development life cycle including production applications, online test delivery systems and systems used to deliver paper and pencil tests.
The Development Services Director provides leadership to the team including planning, organizing, resourcing, monitoring, coaching, providing job assignments, evaluating work performance, and setting strategic direction in conjunction with other managerial duties. This candidate works closely with internal key partners in all business areas including Product Development, Operations, Program Management, and external clients.
Partner with team and team leads to produce detailed and accurate plan, schedule and technical specifications used to implement new or evolving existing software applications and system architecture in various areas as needed.
Establish realistic project estimates for timelines while ensuring that projects remain on target to meet deadlines.
Ensure that teams have appropriate product and technical specifications, direction, and resources to deliver comprehensive requirements resulting in on-time and defect-free products and services to clients.
Develop and maintain budgets that support ongoing and new project needs. The development of budgets will include both departmental expense as well as hardware and software capital needs.
Track and report the status of customer projects and act as a gateway to the business.
Coordinate the prioritization, estimation, progress and other status reporting of all IT projects via the IT Steering Committee.
Participate in the preparation of customer proposals.
Four-year degree in business, computer science or a related field
Minimum of 10 years' related experience including:
5+ years leading technology/software project management staff and Business Analysts, with proven track record in successfully managing and implementing software development of system of significant size
2+ years primary budget (i.e., cost center) responsibility
5+ years hands-on software development project management experience
5+ years working with line business organizations
Familiarity with multi-platform and multi-OS environments
Extensive background in managing large software development projects
Process and technology thought leader
Graduate training in psychometrics, business or technology
WHAT WE OFFER YOU
At Questar, we are proud of our company and our team of bright, dedicated and hard-working employees. An attitude of "getting the job done" and our commitment to unparalleled quality and customer service are the cornerstones of our success. Our team-based, collaborative work environment will challenge you to reach your full potential and grow your career, and our rewards program includes a comprehensive benefit package and competitive salaries with merit increases based on outstanding contributions.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED