Vice President Application Development

NY, United States Lead
  • The role will include database administration, writing technical specifications, providing technical guidance, and code review while managing the activities and software deliveries of a web and application development team of six. Activity will be closely aligned with the strategies and designs of VP Application Development/Chief Software Architect to achieve a holistic view of the company’s applications and services.
  • Experience working with business owners to understand business objectives, recommend process changes and architect user requirements into technical solutions which are efficient and maintainable.
  • Experience managing technical teams and projects.
  • Experience designing web services and API’s in XML, JSON, SOAP and RESTful formats for use with business partners, internal systems and data warehouse platforms.
  • Ability to design thoughtful user interfaces which meet functional requirements and are easy to learn and use.
  • Ability to successfully work under tight project deadlines.
  • Ability to understand existing business processes from a technical perspective as well as investigate and troubleshoot operational issues in a time critical environment.
  • Ability to link vision and strategy with overall business objectives and communicate rationale in a compelling, concise manner.
  • Ability and willingness to be hands on in software development and technical issues.
  • Knowledge of HTML, HTML5, CSS, CGI concepts, SQL, JSON, XML, Bootstrap, Scripting Languages such as JavaScript and Visual Basic, Web Design/Graphics Tools, IBM specific software development tools, Cross Browser Compatibility and Database concepts is also required.
  • Demonstrate a repertoire of skills such as scheduling, prioritizing, organizing, planning, problem solving, decision-making, financial savvy, and attention to detail, and follow through.
  • Maintain a big picture, strategic outlook with the ability to iterate from company strategy to product development and planning.
  • A validated progression of successful delivery of software applications as an individual, team leader and development manager.
  • Self-motivated, standout colleague, action-and-results oriented.
  • Well organized, exceptional communication and presentation skills- effective communicator/presenter to groups of all sizes and levels of management.
  • Extraordinary project management, planning and organizational skills.
  • Extraordinary leadership capability.
  • 15+ years’ experience, including at least 4 years developing software and/or web applications in RPGLE on the AS400, iSeries and/or PowerX platforms.


  • College degree in the field of computer science, information science, management information systems, or closely related curriculums.

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