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Vertafore Hiring Development Manager expert in leading .Net scrum teams - Conyers, GA

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Vertafore is a leader in bringing a cohesive end-to- end software solutions to the insurance distribution channel. We employ a range of cutting edge technologies from .NET to Java to Ruby on Rails and have a strong emphasis on SaaS/online solutions. We have been adopting Scrum throughout the company in our effort to deliver business value to our customer base in an Agile, responsive fashion without needless bureaucracy or overhead. Our mantra is "Better Software, Faster." As an established but forward-looking product development organization, Vertafore is always transforming. Driven by innovation, collaboration and agility, we are investing in enhancing the user experience, integrating product solutions and expanding our SaaS delivery.


We are hiring a Development Manager in our Conyers, GA office who will lead product development teams for our AIM software solution. Directs the activities of a team of Software Engineers practicing Scrum methologies. Setting strategic technical direction for that function in line with corporate and departmental objectives, policies and procedures. Apply directly via our website:

Key activities in the scope of this role include:

Manage a team of Software Engineers working on multiple teams practicing Scrum methodology.
Provides direction to and review of staff in various areas, and/or groups. Approves Product Team goals to achieve corporate and/or product objectives. Provides mentorship to engineers for professional growth in managing product teams.
Will strategize with senior management and peers on technology direction and product solutions and have the ability to oversee development/technology plans to bring strategic plan to fruition.
Assesses the right amount of information necessary to make good decisions and get the appropriate people involved in making those decisions.
Works as a sponsor of the Software Development Lifecycle, within organization, peers and management. Identifies and evaluates fundamental problems for functional areas.
Delegates to senior manager or discerns solutions for determined problems and implements.
Use software engineering skills and principles together with techniques of information engineering methodology to build application features, controls, objects and database procedures to implement the required functionality.
Manages utilization of corporate resources to ensure, as able, compliance with corporate and departmental policies and procedures.
Support other product development functions as needed including Quality Assurance, Technical Writing, Training and Release Control
Participate in the development of organizational policies and procedures related to software development. Accountable in overseeing implementation of policy in the product group.

Behavioral Competencies

Customer Focus
Drive for Results
Integrity
Big Picture Thinking
Leadership, Creativity, Innovation
Teamwork and Collaboration
Adaptability/Open to Change
Accountability
Good Judgment

Experience

Prior experience managing a team operating under Scrum or similar agile methodology.
Experience managing development of a hosted or SaaS product.
Extensive software development and design experience in is required.
Solid communication skills (oral, written, and presentation) and strong interpersonal skills required.
Must have a very high ability to learn new things, especially about new technology developments.
5-7 years of experience in a commercial software development environment.
3+ years as manager or lead developer with a demonstrated ability to provide technical leadership and mentoring. Experience must include software project management and experience managing/mentoring staff at a manager level or higher.

Education Requirements

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States to be eligible for consideration, visa sponsorship not available.

If you want to work for a company that is recognized as the industry leader in software and services to the insurance space, provides career opportunities at all levels, rewards success and provides work/life balance, come see what Vertafore has to offer! Vertafore is an equal opportunity employer.
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