Full Time Posted 26 days ago
The Director Application Development is responsible for the overall management of highly complex enterprise-wide technology solutions consisting of multiple work streams and/or projects that support the achievement of HF’s financial business objectives. He/she is accountable for delivering end-to-end technology solutions, in line with strategic business objectives and priorities and provides technical insight, oversight, strategic context, direction and leadership to the teams involved. The incumbent will oversee project execution, resource deployment and overall coordination efforts to ensure projects are completed on schedule and to budget with quality outcomes. Partnering closely with the business, corporate project management office and technology teams, he/she ensures business needs are clearly understood and the technology implemented meets the needs and expectations of the business.

Responsible for overall management of highly complex enterprise-wide technology solutions consisting of multiple work streams and/or projects that support the achievement of HF’s financial business objectives.

•Accountable for delivering end-to-end technology solutions, in line with strategic business objectives and priorities.
•Provide technical insight, oversight, strategic context, direction and leadership to the teams involved.
•Oversee project execution, resource deployment and overall coordination efforts to ensure projects are completed on schedule and to budget with quality outcomes.
•Work with business, corporate project management office and technology teams to ensure business needs are clearly understood and the technology implemented meets the needs and expectations of the business.
•Applies technical thought leadership in service of delivering enterprise-wide technology solutions.
•Ensure applications are supportable, achieve business objectives and anticipated benefits, are in line with reference architecture and meet security/availability/disaster recovery standards.
•Responsible for all staff-related functions (administrative, training, career planning, etc)for team members
•Work with business to understand the overarching business strategy and objectives in order to develop technology solutions
•Identify the implications to application(s) under responsibility and plan appropriate responses
•Accountable to the business and IT leadership for successful service delivery
•Establish and maintain IT leadership and business partnerships
•Determine the scope of enhancements and/or change requests from the business
•Prioritize and manage development and implementation of enhancements and/or change requests by fostering collaboration with the business
•Work with business partners to adhere to and meet the requirements of the governance process.
•Position team to communicate with business in business terms rather than technical terms; Increase teams business acumen
• Expected Behaviors include Accountability, Adaptability, Relationship Building, Highly Communicative, Decisiveness, Empowering & Influencing Others 


 

This specific role has a focus on the delivery of operational reporting in support of our Clinical Program objectives.  As such, the candidate must be able to prioritize efforts which align with improving operational efficiency.  This prioritization will be based on a strong partnership with the Product Owner for Operational Reporting as well as key stakeholders on the Operations team.  Additionally, the candidate will be providing direct guidance to the development team on best practices in terms of data visualization techniques as well as assistance to Data Analysts for data acquisition.  The candidate will be an active participant in daily stand-up sessions with the development team to resolve blocking issues and assist the Product Owner and Scrum Master in keeping the team on target for delivery in each Sprint.  The candidate will also attend regular meetings with their peers and Program leadership to collaborate towards cross-team objectives. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 years’ experience in a managerial role within a software development organization
  • Strong breadth of knowledge in modern software technologies, including, but not limited to Informatica, Tableau and Alteryx
  • Typically requires extensive relevant experience in systems and applications management including systems / application design
  • Strong project management and team management skills e.g., planning, budgetary control, people management etc.
  • Experience in implementing quality guidelines, standards, and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of professional services vendors, and outsourcing business models and tools  
  • Passion to lead successful team efforts and projects exceeding expectations  

Preferred requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Management of medium (10+) to large teams and significant ($1M+) budgets

  • Healthcare Insurance Background
  • Management of medium (10+) to large teams and significant ($1M+) budgets

Please note: Since we care so greatly about our employees' and members' wellbeing, Healthfirst is moving to an environment where our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As a prospective new team member, you must be fully vaccinated with a CDC/FDA approved COVID-19 shot(s) to work in our offices. If you are selected to interview for this role, we will explain our vaccination policy in further detail and ensure you are comfortable moving forward with this company policy.

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