Manager, IT ENG Applications

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Oakland, CA, USA
  • Nov 15, 2018
Manager of Other IT/IS Department

Job Description

Description: This managing level position is responsible for the collaboration between team members, architects, and/or software consultants to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable solution designs. This role manages the review and implementation of recommendations for technical solutions and ensures appropriate resources to address incident support and troubleshooting. In addition, this role manages a technical team throughout the release schedule of business and enterprise software solutions to ensure successful deployment.This position ensures appropriate guidance and mentoring is provided to other technical resources in the application development process and manages efforts to ensure new and existing software solutions are developed with insight into industry best practices, strategies, and architectures.

Essential Responsibilities:

Manages individuals and/or teams in designated work unit by translating business plans into tactical action items; ensuring all policies and procedures are followed; delegating tasks to meet goals and objectives; overseeing the completion of work assignments; aligning team efforts; building accountability for and measuring progress in achieving results; identifying and addressing improvement opportunities; removing obstacles that impact performance; and guiding performance and developing contingency plans accordingly.
Pursues professional growth and provides developmental opportunities for others by soliciting and acting on performance feedback; building collaborative, cross-functional relationships; training and developing talent for growth opportunities; delegating tasks and decisions; fostering open dialogue amongst team members; supporting execution of performance management guidelines and expectations; and working closely with employees to set goals and provide open feedback and coaching to drive performance improvement.
As part of the IT Engineering job family, this position is responsible for leveraging DEVOPS, and both Waterfall and Agile practices, to design, develop, and deliver resilient, secure, multi-channel, high-volume, high-transaction, on/off-premise, cloud-based solutions.
Fosters collaboration between team members, architects, and/or software consultants to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable solution designs.
Manages technical team in the translation of business requirements and functional specifications into physical program designs, code modules, stable application systems, and software solutions by leveraging partnerships with Business Analysts and other team members to ensure business needs and functional specifications are understood.
Manages the review and implementation of recommendations for technical solutions that meet design and functional needs.
Ensures the provision of appropriate resources to address systems' incident support and troubleshooting.
Provides insight into recommendations for technical solutions that meet design and functional needs.
Manages technical team throughout the release schedule of business and enterprise software solutions to ensure successful deployment.
Manages processes to ensure the proper documentation and review of technical specifications.
Manages technical teams in the identification of specific interfaces, methods, parameters, procedures, and functions to support technical solutions while incorporating architectural designs.
Manages team through all software development lifecycle phases by ensuring that teams understand and adhere to company methodology, policies, standards, and controls.
Manages application portfolio(s) and/or provides resources in support of those portfolio(s) by leveraging partnerships with IT teams (for example, Operations, Infrastructure, Architecture, Quality Assurance, Business Analysts), vendors, and business leaders to ensure adherence of written code to company standards.
Ensures appropriate technical management of vendors (e.g., offshore, application, service).
Manages efforts to ensure new and existing software solutions are developed with insight into industry best practices, strategies, and architectures.
Ensures appropriate guidance and mentoring is provided to other technical resources in the application development process.
Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum five (5) years experience working on project(s) involving the implementation of solutions applying development life cycles (e.g., SDLC). Minimum two (2) years in a technical leadership role with or without direct reports. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field and Minimum six (6) years experience in software development or a related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:
Two (2) years supervisory experience.Two (2) years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above)Two (2) years IT consulting experience.Three (3) years of IT experience developing and implementing business systems within an organization.

Primary Location: California,Oakland,1800 Harrison 1800 Harrison Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports Job Category: Information Technology Specialty: IT ENG Applications Department: TPMG Human Resources Travel: No