Director of Application Development 8/25/2016

PRI Technology Bedminster, NJ

Company
PRI Technology
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29281087
AJE Ref #
575981064
Location
Bedminster, NJ
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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I have a permanent Director of Application Development in Bedminster NJ that needs a hands-on, tech savvy, energetic individual to join the team. This candidate must have Salesforce experience. It can't be a similar CRM, and it can't just be someone with "exposure" to Salesforce.

Job specifications are below:

BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP AND PLANNING

* Work with key business leaders, understand their end to end business processes, and provide thought leadership with how technology will enable new or enhanced business capabilities
* Work with business leadership to develop and follow industry best practices
* Set and manage expectations of the business through continuous communications and relationship building to establish a true partnership
* Participate in the development/maintenance of application portfolio roadmaps
* Assist in the generation of viable business cases that include staffing information, sourcing information, and risk mitigation plans
* Work with the business leaders to develop and manage the IT Plan of Record / Backlog
* Develop and personally understand the business requirements that are required and work closely with the business to obtain agreement on the "intended outcome" of projects
* Prepare recommendations for the IT operating and capital budgets

APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT

* Select, develop and manage development team(s) comprised of staff and/or outsourced vendors to develop and implement project requirements conforming to established standards
* Monitor and coach team in their effectiveness in meeting the business needs
* Provide leadership by establishing department and individuals goals
* Continuously improve and supervise the software development process, setting short-term objectives and assessing progress as defined by the selected software development methodology
* Lead the project execution and quality assurance for all applications within the IT portfolio
* Manage vendor relationships with third-party software companies
* Work with the project managers to objectively evaluate team and vendor delivery performance versus schedule, cost, and quality and provide feedback on a periodic basis to staff and vendor
* Develop and execute post development support plan and process to ensure that the product has the necessary resources to support during the life of the application
* Analyze operations data and institute procedural changes where warranted to effect cost reduction through more efficient systems, operations, and schedules
* Drive alignment with Enterprise Architecture, Development and Security standards

_QUALIFICATIONS_

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Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer technology, business administration, engineering or related field required
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10years' IT Management experience across all aspects of application development required
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8years' experience leading customer application development required. Strong Microsoft technologiesexperience
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Strong and proven experience implementing and managing Salesforce.com/.org CRM cloud and marketing cloud applications
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More than 8years' experience developing and leading an internal and third party vendor development and support team with full SDLC lifecycle for software maintenance/development/implementation projects with in both Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
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Well versed with SDLC and associated toolsets from Requirements to Operations
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Strong team player with excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
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Proven strategic thinker - Capable of acting as a thought partner to the business, IT team and vendors
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Creative, original thinker, not constrained by status quo, and able to show initiative with conceptual intelligence
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Open to giving and receiving direct feedback in an environment where people are encouraged to challenge management
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Ability to identify gaps between where we are and where we need to be
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Understands hardware and systemsoftware functions, particularly those used by the business, aspires to understand the end to end business process enabled by the technology
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Programming language familiarity such as: JQuery, JSP, HTML, VB.NET, CSS, XMLXSLT, JavaScript, MS-SQL Server, web and Windows service development and techniques such as responsive design and familiarity with web standards
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Agile/Scrum and a PM disciplined approach
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Experience managing technologies such as CRM/Marking MS Dynamics and Salesforce.com
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Current experience with Cloud computing such as Azure and AWS
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Experience with B2C and B2B Applications
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Experience with Corporate Systems (HR, Finance, Procurement and Legal)
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Experience leading design and development projects within a service-oriented architecture (SOA)
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Experience with resource planning, forecasting, and project delivery methodologies.