Mgr, Application Development
Highmark Inc - 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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