Manager Information Technology and Development

  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Aug 31, 2017

Job Description

Job Description Summary
The Manager of Information Technology & Development will oversee teams of developers and/or supervisors within Transamerica. As a Manager of Information Technology & Development, you will drive development and implementation efforts of our middleware solutions and ensure alignment with company goals. The Manager of Information Technology & Development will be partnering with executive leadership throughout Transamerica's Information Technology, Retirement Planning and other Business Divisions to provide strategic development solutions.
Job Description

  • Accountable for the performance and results of a team of programmers, developers and systems analysts.
  • Manage the technical direction and solution for assigned projects; ensure completion within time and budget constraints.
  • Set goals and performance expectations for individuals and work groups; provide coaching, training and mentoring.
  • Provide technical guidance to employees, colleagues and other stakeholders.
  • Assist in annual budget planning.
  • Bachelors degree in computer science, MIS, CIS or related field, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Eight years of hands-on development experience with Core Java.
  • Strong understanding of development tools and processes.
  • Able to perform code reviews, ensure code quality, and assist in architecture solutions and development if necessary.
  • Minimum five years of managing other technical leaders and development teams.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 10+ years of experience managing geographically dispersed development teams.
  • Masters degree or technical certifications highly desired.
  • Experience in the insurance/financial services industry.
  • Experience modernizing systems with continuous integration with Jenkins and integrating onto AWS.
  • Background in Big Data, Big Memory or Computer Learning.
Behavioral & Leadership Competencies
  • Experience leading and implementing strategic development initiatives to meet organizational needs.
  • Leading executive presentations for IT and Retirement divisions.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Management experience required.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
Our Culture

At Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?
  • Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaboration.
  • Accountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solution.
  • Agility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quo.
  • Customer Centricity encourages an above and beyond approach to our customer.
Working Conditions
  • Office environment.
  • Travel up to 20%.

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