Mgr, Application Development
Highmark - Wilmington, DE

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This position is responsible for:
  • Planning and managing all activities within an assigned business unit/area. This includes multiple application development, maintenance, and enhancement projects utilizing various new computing architectures. e.g., Pega, client/server, intranet, Web or mainframe platforms.
  • Assessing project viability and recommending strategies and tactics to satisfy customer needs.
  • Foreseeing organizational impacts and understanding the procedures associated with introducing new information technologies, while seeking ways to collaborate with other IT members to facilitate transitions.
  • Ensuring product delivery, which requires a clear understanding (and management) of expectations and capabilities from the outset, as well as managing the activities of those not under direct managerial control.
  • This position is required to comply with all Highmark Corporate Policies and ISG Procedures and Standards.

Education/ Work Experience :
  • High School Diploma / GED.
  • Five (5) years of Project Management.
  • Five (5) years of experience in a leadership / mentoring role.
  • Five (5) years experience in the software development life cycle.
  • Five (5) years experience in planning, development, implementation and maintenance of applications across multiple hardware and software platforms.
  • Three (3) years experience working with information technology.
  • Three (3) years experience in developing, communicating and presenting technical concepts to varying audience.

  • Bachelors Degree OR Masters Degree
  • Five (5) years work experience in IT or Healthcare Industry
Licenses or Certifications:
  • PMP Certification
  • ITIL Certification
Work Experience:
  • Management experience in:
  • employee development plans
  • performance evaluations
  • goals development
  • Prior experience and knowledge about the membership application and its architecture at Highmark
  • Experience in budget administration and process improvement.
  • Knowledge of company's business practices and direction as well as familiarity with the company's products and resources.
  • Experience supporting Customer Service applications in mainframe and end tier client technologies and web technologies is a plus
  • Experience working in production support environment in highly preferred
  • Knowledge of the assigned business unit/area's direction and practices.
  • Knowledge and experience in developing strategic technology roadmap.
  • Demonstrated competency in the execution of multiple projects, including managing resources across multiple projects to meet goals.

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