Manager, Application Development

Greater Boston Area, Massachusetts

Posted: 08/19/19 Job Number: 7523

Position: Manager, Application Development
Location: Greater Boston Area
Type: Direct Hire
Interview Expectations: Phone and In Person preferred
Required: Staff management, programming background, bachelors, Java/Oracle, digital/web apps


In this position, you will manage an established and growing team of developers, analysts and support engineers to deliver and sustain web and mobile solutions. You will bring your technology expertise, we will supplement with domain knowledge and together we will build the next generation digital solutions. You will partner very closely with Product Management, PMO, Production Operations, and QA teams to prioritize and build new features and enhance and maintain existing applications.

  • Supervise team of developers and analysts
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to direct reports (hands-on, when needed)
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the team and systems
  • Assist with talent recruitment, interviewing, onboarding and performance evaluation
  • Actively participate and supervise creation of Architecture and Design artifacts
  • Actively participate and supervise code quality, design and code reviews
  • Responsible for managing break/fix process & incident management for portfolio of Digital Solutions
  • Assist with planning of development activities and provide inputs for project plan, where appropriate
  • Assist with scrums, backlog grooming, sprint planning, estimation, as required
  • Manage projects and assume ownership of solution delivery
  • Manage routine maintenance & system administration activities including version upgrades, availability monitoring, metrics reporting
  • Other duties, responsibilities assigned as necessary


Bachelor’ s Degree required; Advanced Degree desirable

  • Overall 10 years’ experience in web application development
  • 3+ years’ experience managing a software development team, experience managing globally distributed team would be a plus
  • Experience with Agile Development Methodology, Scrum Master Experience preferred
  • Prior hands-on experience with Full-Stack Development (Database, Web Development, Web Services, API Development). Technologies: Java, J2EE, Spring, Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS, Angular, jQuery
  • Prior experience with Portlet Servers and Portlet specifications would be greatly beneficial
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Knowledge and experience developing Mobile Applications.
  • Knowledge of Networking concepts including load balancing, DNS
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices: Continuous Integration, Test Automation
  • Understanding of Incident & Change Management Processes
  • Strong verbal / written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills including business process modeling, system requirements analysis
  • Strong customer service aptitude and ability to interact & service advanced as well as inexperienced users

Matthew Poplawski
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