Sr. Development Manager Vertafore, Inc.
We are on an amazing journey of transformation at Vertafore. As a Senior Development Manager in Platform & Shared Services (PASS), you will design and deliver enterprise-scale services that will leapfrog our product portfolio past the competition. In this role, you will lead a fast-paced, skilled team of developers and testers across multiple high-profile projects. The ideal candidate will embrace a hybrid technology approach, actively drive continuous improvement, ruthlessly seek small wins while keeping an eye on the long game, and will be passionate about delighting our customers.
The Senior Development Manager in PASS will drive strategy and ongoing operations for a relatively new 15+ person development team. The PASS team is at ground zero of an exciting initiative to unify and innovate Vertafore?s product suite, managing a portfolio of core components and services such as single sign-on, API gateway, content management, and business process management. These services will be consumed and leveraged by the products that comprise an industry-changing software platform. This is a fast-paced position for an individual who has led high-performing onshore and offshore teams in tackling complex technical and architectural challenges, and actively collaborating across functional and team boundaries, while sustaining a predictable, quality release cycle.
Minimum 10 years experience in design and development of enterprise class software, preferable SaaS, including solutions for one or some of the following: content management, single-sign on, API development, identity management, business process orchestration, integration services, and more.
Minimum 3 years management experience, ideally in an Agile software development environment.
Development experience 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, Oracle and open source.
Ability to optimize, sequence and prioritize resources and tasks to serve multiple, concurrent workstreams with complex deliverables.
Natural ability to build, motivate, and transform teams; establishing high standards, a sense of purpose and urgency, and a focus on creating customer value.
Excel at driving outstanding software development practices and processes, including coding standards and governance, continuous quality, and technical documentation.
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.
Function with a high degree of integrity & credibility.
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, an Xbox 360, and plentiful free soda. 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.
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS OR REQUIRED WORK SCHEDULE
Less than 10% travel required, for technology conferences and 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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