Added Aug 11, 2021 Software Development Manager (22716) Fort Worth, TX | Full-time Apply

Job Description

LRS has prospered for over 30 years because our corporate philosophy embraces honest, ethical and hard-working people. If that describes your approach to IT consulting, we need to talk! LRS Consulting Services is seeking an Software Development Manager for a direct hire opportunity with our client in Fort Worth, Tx.

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

Your Opportunity: We are looking for a Software Development Manager responsible for overseeing a software development team that supports our Mortgage Services vertical. The technology team supporting this business is about 65 staff, a director, and several other development managers. The Manager also has a client support role and supports project planning during the business development stage. Additionally, this position is responsible for ensuring proper handling and processing of sensitive data and print products.

Your Responsibilities:
• Lead a professional services team of application programmers in development of applications for a high-volume print environment including hiring, developing, and managing a team of 10+ IT professionals
• Communicate clearly and effectively with Client service, Sales & Operations for the purpose of meeting client expectations and deadlines
• Drive innovation and change in processes and technologies to improve quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the organization
• Estimate labor effort required to complete customer fee for service tasks
• Plan, balance, and coordinate the resources to ensure the team sets and meets customer expectations/SLAs, project budgets, and project schedules
• Manage support activities for the legacy applications and serve as a primary escalation point for the team, account management, and company management regarding applications support related issues
• Develop and track metrics that address quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the team
• Build and maintain solid internal and external relationships, consulting as necessary with Sales, Client Services and Client teams regarding new and existing Client projects. Build trust by demonstrating technical competency, knowledge of the customer’s needs and the industry, a sense of urgency, and a successful track record of meeting client expectations
• Manage and communicate job prioritization working with various stakeholders and IT team - acts as a gate keeper
• Ensure that all prioritized projects are delivered on-time
• Manages resource availability and forecast allocation to meet project deadlines
• Manage all internal and external staff to maximize productivity and efficiency in carrying out IT projects
• Working with IT Director, manage project personnel responsible for implementation of the project tasks [holds and chairs regular meetings, prioritization of work, motivate staff, manage conflicts and crises]
• Oversee the daily activities of the IT development team
• Assist in development of efficient workflows and processes
• Mentor, lead, train employees in technical complexities of assigned work
• Responsible to confer with technical contacts regarding how to resolve system issues
• Mastery of data security and information security compliance

You Must Have:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Project Management, or relevant work experience
• 7 years IT management and/or technical project management experience. Experience should include leading projects from start to end and managing client changes daily
• 5+ year’s software applications development, data processing, or page composition experience
• Hands-on expertise in writing code and/or technical lead
• Experience and or working knowledge of mortgage statements and correspondence
• Experience and or working knowledge of manipulating and processing data supplied by mortgage service providers (Black Knight, Fiserv, etc.)
• Experience and or working knowledge of composition tools like OpenText Exstream or Quadient Inspire
• Experience and or working knowledge of document and content technologies like Solimar SPDE & Rubica, Compart Mill Plus, and Quadient Interactive
• Experience and or working knowledge of prepress and variable data printing is preferred
• Experience and or working knowledge of workflow management tools like Jira
• Basic knowledge in Marketing/Advertising, Print Industry and USPS Mailing requirements
• Experience required in project task prioritization, resource scheduling and delivering work in established timeframe
• Experience with multi-tasking, multi-processing in a fast-paced IT environment
• Experience in negotiating and communicating deadlines with internal/external stakeholders
• Detail oriented and able to effectively manage multiple priorities in a busy production environment
• Possesses and applies a moderately broad knowledge of business principles, practices, and procedures
• Can read and understand complex standard requirements artifacts requirements matrices and process maps
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Knowledge of resource capacity planning & forecasting
• Strong leadership skills
• Analytical thinking and problem-solving capability
• Great attention to detail and time-management skills
• Excellent knowledge and understanding of best practices in software design and programming principles

Candidates must be located near one of the following locations:
Sacramento, CA

Arden Hills, MN

Fort Worth, TX

Grove City, OH

Monroe, NC

Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.

We would also prefer experience and or working knowledge:
• IBM VSE COBOL mainframe technology
• Transitioning development from a mainframe environment to a Microsoft Windows ETL based environment
• Microsoft SQL Server
• Any ETL tool (MapForce, Talend, Pentaho etc) is a plus
• Oracle Cloud ERP
• Certification that supports your Technical, Leadership and Management credentials
• Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity,
domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status