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Application Development Manager

HAI Group Cheshire, CT

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description: Company Overview HAI Group® is the nation’s leading property-casualty insurance company founded by and dedicated to affordable housing. While we are recognized as a pioneer of affordable housing insurance programs, insurance is not our only strength. We protect, preserve, and promote the sustainability of affordable housing with an array of products and services that support the challenges housing organizations face. Besides insurance, we offer research, advocacy, and online training that is relied on by more than 1,500 housing organizations nationwide. Headquartered in Cheshire, Connecticut, HAI Group® was recognized as a Top Workplace in 2020. Cultural Objective HAI Group contributes to a culture that creates a safe and healthy working environment and a space of inclusiveness and belonging for all by: exceeding our customers’ expectations, working collaboratively across the organization, embracing diversity, and demonstrating mutual respect. Department Overview The Information Technology Department works closely with internal and external business partners using their subject matter expertise to strategically invest in information systems and infrastructure across the enterprise. Flexible and adaptive to customer needs, the Information Technology Team takes a broad view of the HAI Group enterprise; contributing research and development to strengthen and add value to business operations. Information Technology develops its team in both the technical and leadership career paths to support customers while meeting the development needs of the team. Highly responsive, the team continually explores best practices and their application to growing the HAI Group enterprise. Position Overview The Application Development Manager will oversee the application development team and support the design and delivery of solutions to meet HAI Group business needs. The Application Development Manager will be responsible for all phases of the application development lifecycle. This individual should have a solid understanding of the agile process. They will need to establish and refine application development and delivery standards and practices for the delivery of high-quality application solutions. The Application Development Manager is able to identify and institute “best practices” at a strategic level – providing leadership and guidance to coach, motivate, and lead team members to their optimum performance levels and career development. They will need to properly balance efforts across multiple projects within an Agile environment. The Application Development Manager will also provide direction for the day to day support of HAI Group’s enterprise production applications. The individual in this position will be a key driver in HAI Group’s transition to a new set of platforms and solutions. These solutions will include a mix of internally developed software and third-party solutions. The successful individual will be able to delve deep into existing applications to help with application support and be a guide and collaborator for our transformation. This individual will need to evaluate third party software, propose integration solutions and work with vendors. They will need the ability to effectively collaborate with business teams and analysts help guide the team to design appropriate solutions for the future. HAI Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Benefits Health Insurance Life Insurance Paid Holidays Bonus Opportunities Paid Time Off (PTO) Supplemental Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Weekends Off Holidays Off 401K Plan Healthcare Spending Account Career Development & Growth Tuition Reimbursement Paid Volunteer Days Team Building Activities Hands On Training The purpose of this Notice of Collection of Personal Information (“Notice”) is to inform you about HAI Group’s collection of your personal information and the specific categories of personal information collected, as well as the purpose for which these categories of personal information will be used. TYPES OF CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED Specifically, we may collect the following types and categories of personal information from you: Category Examples A. Identifiers. A real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, Social Security number, driver's license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers. B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)). A name, signature, Social Security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver's license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information. Some personal information included in this category may overlap with other categories. C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law. Age (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, genetic information (including familial genetic information). D. Professional or employment-related information. Current or past job history or performance evaluations. E. Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)). Education records directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf, such as grades, transcripts, class lists, student schedules, student identification codes, student financial information, or student disciplinary records. F. Internet or other similar network activity. Browsing and search history while connected to the HAI Group network. G. Inferences drawn from other personal information. Profile reflecting a person's preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes. We will not collect any other types or categories of personal information other than as set forth in this Notice. If we intend to collect additional types or categories of personal information, we will provide you with a new notice at the time of collection. HOW YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL BE USED We will use the personal information collected from you for purposes of employment decisions, payroll and benefits administration, wellness programs, as well as, provision of health, dental and vision insurance. We do not sell any of your personal information. If we use your information for any other purpose, other than as set forth in this Notice, we will notify you of such changes in our practices, and, obtain express consent to use your information for the new purpose(s). Responsibilities Manages a team of developers within a SAFe Agile environment to iteratively design, develop, test and deliver quality solutions. Provides coaching, mentorship and training to direct reports while supporting the team, when needed, in all areas of the development lifecycle. Participates collaboratively with scrum team and product owners to groom initiatives, epics and stories. Collaborates with business leads and product owners to negotiate priorities and communicate progress; interfaces with customers demonstrating strong interpersonal, customer service, problem solving, and leadership skills as well as effective communication at all staff levels. Provide technical and analytical direction to team members including prioritizing project tasks; managing developer workload; balancing resources with task assignments to insure on-time and high-quality delivery of each project. Drive a Dev/Ops culture. Work closely with developers, infrastructure and operations team to automate workflows for build, test and deployment. Collaborate with QA team to ensure the design of testable systems Ensure that the development team is working within defined processes and where needed, help to develop and improve the software development methodology. Continue personal and team technical growth in new technologies related to application development and system support. Provides direction, coordination and collaboration for the overall solutions architecture Collaborates with multiple stakeholders to drive solutions, platforms and architecture to meet evolving business needs and enable solutions to business needs. Key contributor to the design and execution of technical strategy and vision for HAI systems. Leads and drives design and documentation of system solutions. Produces and/or acts as an advisor on technical designs to the appropriate level of detail. Works closely with business leadership and product owners to analyze business requirements and ensure systems can fulfill these requirements. Collaborates with Infrastructure and Security teams to ensure the appropriate robust, scalable and secure technical solutions to meet the business needs. Collaborates with Infrastructure team on infrastructure equipment life cycles, system performance monitoring, requirements engineering and capacity planning. Understands scalability and performance in terms of application, system and infrastructure architecture. Responsible for effective support of HAI Group production applications Manage root cause analysis for technical issues and drives overall improvement of systems. Collaborates with HAI Group Service Desk to ensure high-quality support Monitor performance delivered per the Service Level

HAI Group


Cheshire, CT
06410 USA



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