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IT Manager (Application Development)

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Description

At Freedom Mortgage Corporation, we are working with leading technologies that include Progress OpenEdge ABL, Java/Spring, Spring Boot, Micro Services Architecture, CSS, HTML, Java Script, JSP, Angular, and IBM Portal Technology to help transform our business. We are searching for Hands-On Development Manager to join our progressive information technology team. This is an opportunity to develop your skills in leading edge technologies. Freedom Mortgage Corporation is one of America’s largest privately held mortgage companies whose mission is to help enable our customers to realize the American dream of home ownership. If you are a person who enjoys the excitement of the financial services industry where information IS our business and you enjoy developing software solutions, then this position is for you.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage applications/platforms and development resources in order to deliver value to the business partners
  • Utilize your collaborative skills to work with business partners, IT managers and staff, to ensure high reliability, availability, and performance of applications
  • Manage the estimation process, resource allocation and delivery of changes to applications/platforms based on gathered requirements.
  • Enforce coding standards, appropriate logging, build-out of unit test cases and perform code review to ensure application/platform stability

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Manages staff and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  Position Requirements:

  • Hands-on development manager experience is a must
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • 7+ years’ experience with end-to-end design of software applications
  • Possess a positive, can-do attitude and enjoy making a difference in the business through your contributions
  • Extensive technical experience in designing and developing complex applications, and managing the design life cycle in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architectures (SOA)
  • Think creatively, stimulate new ideas and challenge existing thinking. 

Desired Competencies:  

  • 3+ years’ experience with Progress OpenEdge ABL
  • Experience with Waterfall and Agile project methodologies
  • Mortgage/Financial industry experience

Educational Requirements:   

  • Position requires a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Technology, Informatics, Computer Science, Engineering or Business or equivalent experience.

 

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