Valorem Reply is seeking a Manager, Modern Application Development with extensive experience building modern applications to lead our development team. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of modern application development techniques and frameworks, and good experience using the Microsoft technology stack and modern web stack for development. He or She will manage a team of Software Engineers through the design, development and enhancement of several high-profile software applications. He or She will mentor, motivate and guide team members in enhancing their technical capabilities and increasing productivity. He or She will collaborate with Architects, Project Managers, Leads and other team Managers to ensure optimized delivery of software applications and solutions. As a technical leader, he or she will have a very strong technical background as well as extensive experience leading large and highly technical projects.
o Manage a team of technical leads and developers who design and develop solutions for our customers across various platforms, including desktop, web, SaaS and mobile platforms.
o Play the role of a Delivery Manager for key projects. Responsibilities include:
o Ensure project delivery and quality
o Take ownership of team performance and work to address issues, unblock team members, or reset expectations with executive stakeholders
o Set realistic goals based on team members, project constraints, and technical solutions
o Ensure and monitor proper process adherence
o Identify pain points and work with leadership in mitigating the issues
o Monitor and ensure health of the project
o Ensure overall team morale/ESAT/CSAT
o Provide direct performance management of team members through 1:1 meetings, regular communication with project teams and formal performance reviews.
o Guide and oversee the professional development of team members through coaching and training. Act as a mentor, lead and coordinator.
o Maintain the applicable Microsoft competency designations for the team as part of individual and group training plans.
o Coordinate with the architect and other technical teams to define and implement the latest software technologies within the team.
o Ensure adherence to engineering methodologies, processes, standards and best practices.
o Work with the leadership to identify the technology road map/vision and bring the team up to speed on these technologies.
o Be responsible for new talent evaluation, acquisition and on-boarding.
o Manage technical assets for multiple projects as a cross functional technical lead.
o Assist in new business development and pre-sales through the development of proposals, estimation, SOW’s and RFP’s.