Application Development Manager in Windsor, CT at Voya

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    1 Orange Way
    Windsor, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/8/2018

Job Description

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Position Summary:

Supervises a team or team(s) of IT professionals and sometimes, nonexempt employees who support them.  Directly responsible for results produced by the teams/groups/sub-units managed.  Will contribute as a consultant level (i4) technical resource.  Guide reporting staff in completing their tasks, coordinate group work flow and provide skill training based on personal proficiency in the technical processes, techniques, and tools they use. 

Position Description:

  • Manages projects, programs, or processes; applies work methods to adapt to changing conditions consistent with Voya-prescribed methodologies and standards.
  • Be a technology evangelist and thought leader.
  • Drives clear vision for technology mission and strategy, aligned with business and enterprise objectives and values.
  • Perform as a consultant level (i4) IT sub-discipline individual contributor.
  • Provide Technical leadership and exposure across a broad scale of tools, technologies and architectural models.
  • Accountable for architecting and designing comprehensive solutions that meet business requirements
  • Accountable for partnering with key roles like BA’s, Tech Leads, architects and possible external vendors
  • Maintain proficient understanding of current and evolving technology trends, relevant to firm’s vision and strategies.
  • Understands interactions/dependencies among systems for multiple domains.
  • Approves design, technical, or operational specifications developed by subordinates.  Ensures that the final work product of subordinates meets all quality standards.
  • Coordinates work across multiple work teams; develops, updates, and implements contingencies for multiple teams to meet changing project or service needs.  Anticipates changing resource needs and takes action to meet expectations on time and within budget.
  • Proactively identifies and recommends ways to improve technology systems, practices and policies.
  • Responsible for creating and delivering technical collateral including case studies, best practices guides, whitepapers and reference architectures needed in adoption.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, interact with stakeholders.
  • Defines work group goals and establishes priorities and staff performance expectations.
  • Identifies and initiates work process and tool improvements that lead to increased workplace productivity and employee satisfaction.
  • Responsible for conducting periodic performance reviews for staff, including professional development plans and goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a directly related field and/or equivalent work experience.
  • 7 to 10 (or More) years of progressively responsible experience in IT.
  • Demonstrated success in project execution with involvement in multiple major projects or a sustained record of success as an IT services provider. 
  • Experience with .net technologies, C++, C#, C+,  SQL Server development and Grid technologies

Critical Skills
At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture: 

  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals. 
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions. 
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

Learn more about Critical Skills.

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