Application Development Manager


Industry: Software / SAAS / PAAS | Chicago, IL, USA

4 month's ago

Primary Skills Required
Java Development

Resource Type
Direct Hire

135,000.00 to 145,000.00 Salary - Total Comp


Job Description

 Are you someone who . . .

  • Is excited about managing developers and then building the team further?
  • Has the desire to grow in leadership skills?
  • Would love to help define the future of the company?
  • Actually, make an impact?
  • Would bring continuous improvement, efficiencies, and processes to the team?

In this role you will:

  • Work with emerging technologies: Cloud, Java, SQL, Spring, SDLC, Microservices, UML,  Docker, Agile
  • This role is a key player in the software development lifecycle (SDLC), working hands-on in the design and implementation of robust, scalable, and optimally performing mobile applications and systems using Java-related technologies.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coaches, mentors, and manages a team of 4 software developers with the goal of growing to 12.
  • Provides technical leadership to the team of developers
  • Responsible for planning and executing ongoing developer training including annual security refresher
  • Responsible for identifying and executing continuous improvement in development methodology
  • Responsible for maintaining and enforcing software quality standards
  • Contribute to platform standards
  • Responsible for enforcing coding standards and processes - ensuring consistency, well written, documented, and commented code
  • Provide technical thought leadership to the organization
  • Responsible for defining and maintaining tier 3 platform support process for escalated production issues•Responsible for capacity planning for the development team
  • Ensures clean technical solutions in the relevant languages and frameworks (Java, SQL, Spring)
  • Contributes to maintaining and enhancing deployment pipeline process•Responsible for leading root cause analysis for critical defects
  • Responsible for maintaining updated project progress and reference documentation, consulting with business analysts and architects on technical issues encounteredEducation/Experience/Skills:•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years experience in source code development


  • Minimum 1-year experience leading development teams
  • Experience designing and enhancing overall corporate IT architecture
  • Knowledge of key processes including SDLC, Agile, unit testing, database structure design, and technical change control
  • Experienced with Java development platforms
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Object-Oriented design/development•Structured and analytical problem solving

Nice to Have:

  • Any experience with Kafka, JavaScript, XML, TopLink/Hibernate, Spring, EJB
  • Any experience with Micros Services, Web Services technologies
  • Experience with Oracle, SQL RDMS, WebLogic, etc.
  • Experience with Cloud Computing technologies such as AWS, Azure, Google, etc.
  • An in-depth understanding of data modeling would be helpful Other:
  • The ability to plan, organize and prioritize tasks
  • The ability to self-manage multiple concurrent projects with competing deadlines
  • Must have effective communication skills both written and verbal •The ability to interface and interact with key internal stakeholders as well as external clients, vendor partner relationships.

About the Company:

Tech Company Focused on Wellness.  The company’s core purpose is to make people healthier. By blending smart tech, data, incentives, and behavioral science, they inspire healthy changes. Clients, employees, and partners are some of the most forward-thinking, smart, innovative individuals around the globe. Financially stable, growing through Covid-19.