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SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Data-Mail, Inc Newington, CT

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

SUMMARY

 The Software Development Manager contributes to the definition and design of Data-Mail’s Software Products, while overseeing all software development and testing aspects of the company. These include a mix of proprietary solutions, third-party tools and business intelligence solutions. The manager must demonstrate a proven ability to work with other leaders across multiple functional areas and understand the appropriate balance between technology strategies and organizational priorities. This role will use their expertise to help design innovative solutions to create significant value while owning the end-to-end platform from concept to delivery and post-launch support. Developing our team members is a top priority for this role and is responsible for the career development and growth of the software development team. Likewise, an important focus of this role will be to determine suitable development process improvements and work with cross-functional partners on any associated infrastructure updates. This position requires an engaging, innovative, and collaborative leadership approach. The ideal candidate comes from a software development and agile background, with experience building and implementing full lifecycle projects.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and manage groups within the software development team to deliver software, infrastructure and architecture that meets the needs of both internal and external users
  • Oversee technical deliverables, coaching, and mentoring of developers and provide technical leadership for same; enforcing development guidelines and best practices. Work closely with stakeholders to design and document solutions that align with the business needs and are consistent with the architectural vision.
  • Work effectively with internal partners to ensure delivery against agreed priorities and meeting current and future user needs
  • Accountable for on time and quality delivery of software development projects
  • Create, implement and maintain a continuous improvement plan for software development infrastructure, in coordination with other IT partners
  • Hands on technical oversight including architecture approach to effectively provide the most optimal solution to meet business requirements.
  • Monitors all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle and Production Support service levels.
  • Manage the technical landscape of applications, architecture, components and interfaces.
  • Produce technical/architectural specification and design/technical documents as required.
  • Lead strategic technical direction and system architecture for individual projects\initiatives.
  • Manage the relationship with business to understand requirements and set expectation.
  • Management of third party product vendors, including: Taking business requirement and translating to deliverables for the vendor.
  • Maintain a seamless mixed environment of custom and third party technology solutions.da     
  • Employ in-depth knowledge of technological alternatives to recommend innovations that enhance and/or provide a competitive advantage to the organization.
  • Immerse the team in Agile Scrum methodologies and toolsets, adhere to the Agile process, including monitoring team velocity for issues and course correct where appropriate to help the teams succeed
  • Help with production support and other development tasks when required.
  • Establish and implement software development standards and processes along with best practices for delivery of scalable and high-quality software.
  • Work with the business on all BI initiatives and support Data-Mail in the scaling up business analytics, both from a process and technology perspective.
  • Serve as a key liaison between the architecture and technical delivery teams to influence the technical strategy for the organization, keeping in mind its cross-functional impacts, integration across the organization, and architecture rationalization.
  • Ability to understand technology trade-off risks and rewards for the best customer value delivery.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

·         Four-year college degree or college level courses in related field.

·         10+ years of experience in application software solution development in a Microsoft environment

·         3+ years of experience managing software engineering teams.

·         Proven experience integrating third-party tools into custom environment.

·         Strategic planning, process analysis, and execution skills for introducing evolving architecture-based solutions like Cloud and new UI frameworks.

·         Passion to stay current with relevant technology trends, experiment and learn new technologies, participate in internal technology communities.

·         Experience working with cross-functional project teams using agile or scrum methodology.

·         Superior organization skills with the ability to simultaneously handle multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.

·         Self-motivation with the ability to work independently and in a team setting.

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to present confidently before a large audience.

·         Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.

·         Knowledge of project management methodologies and best practices

·         Background in data warehouse design

·         Familiarity with BI technologies; Microsoft Power BI preferred)

·         Proven knowledge of ETL development

Company Description
Data-Mail was established in 1971 in Newington, CT as a leading local print and lettershop helping Hartford, CT area businesses with their personalization and direct mail services. Since then Data-Mail has grown to become one of the country’s leading full service direct marketing enterprises.

We are now one of the largest employers in the Hartford, CT metropolitan region with over 800 employees working across three shifts and we support some of the largest companies and advertising agencies in the country including Blue Chip companies in Financial Services, Retail, Publishing, Healthcare, Insurance, Telecom, and High-Tech – many companies and brands you would recognize immediately.

Our Windsor facility is itself the largest Post Office between New York and Boston.

Nevertheless we remain family owned and operated and true to our roots, which means we provide an exceptional level of customer service and quality for every customer. We are financially stable and continue to grow and invest in our company. In 2012 we completed an addition of 40,000 sq feet to our Windsor facility to accommodate the growth of our business. We also added additional offset equipment and a second Océ Jetstream digital inkjet printer in addition to numerous insertion and bindery equipment upgrades.

Data-Mail, Inc

Why Work Here?
Family owned and operated company since 1971 offering room for growth!

Data-Mail was established in 1971 in Newington, CT as a leading local print and lettershop helping Hartford, CT area businesses with their personalization and direct mail services. Since then Data-Mail has grown to become one of the country’s leading full service direct marketing enterprises. We are now one of the largest employers in the Hartford, CT metropolitan region with over 800 employees working across three shifts and we support some of the largest companies and advertising agencies in the country including Blue Chip companies in Financial Services, Retail, Publishing, Healthcare, Insurance, Telecom, and High-Tech – many companies and brands you would recognize immediately. Our Windsor facility is itself the largest Post Office between New York and Boston. Nevertheless we remain family owned and operated and true to our roots, which means we provide an exceptional level of customer service and quality for every customer. We are financially stable and continue to grow and invest in our company. In 2012 we completed an addition of 40,000 sq feet to our Windsor facility to accommodate the growth of our business. We also added additional offset equipment and a second Océ Jetstream digital inkjet printer in addition to numerous insertion and bindery equipment upgrades.

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