Cross Functional S/W Development Manager/Chicago Bank/180K

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A large financial firm in the Chicago Loop is in need of a Software Development Manager to direct multiple projects and support activities for several Application Development teams that each work on different client facing websites. The manager will have to be a proactive and innovative problem solver, and have strong leadership and prioritizing skills.
Responsibilities include:

- Planning long-term technology strategies

- Managing and maintaining business and vendor relationships

- Budget planning for all necessary expenses and capital

- Estimating time and cost for projects

- Delegating tasks and overseeing employees, contract projects, and support teams

- Supervising daily workloads

- Successfully carrying out of application enhancements.

- Lead 20+ application development employees

- Ensuring compliance with all audit, security, and risk management requirements

- Collaborate with Website architects to identify, build, and implement shared solutions

- Carry out performance management and career development processes

- Implementing disciplinary actions and providing hands-on training to staff

Qualifications include:

- * Prior experience managing a Shared Services Team *

- Strong background in Java/J2EE

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

- Understanding Waterfall and Agile development methodologies

- Ability to implement website security and risk agendas

- Previous managerial experience of a medium to large development (At least 5 years)

- Experience leading teams involved with

- Extremely strong leadership, listening, and communication skills

- Strong understanding of the following:
  • Web application development/Web Frameworks
  • Service Oriented Architectures
  • Distributed environments
  • Oracle database technologies
  • Various website application designs and programming techniques
  • Business knowledge of Financial Services

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