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IT Senior Development Manager Job
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Job Id: 182057
Company: NAPA
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Nearest Major Market: Atlanta, GA, US

Job Description

The Software Development Senior Manager provides technology leadership in the area of custom Java/J2EE development. The Software Development Senior Manager will oversee peer reviews of analysis, technical design, code, and unit test scripts. Additionally, he or she is responsible for managerial and administrative functions of one or more development teams.

The Software Development Senior Manager is expected to lead design and architecture discussions, and to actively participate in estimating, tasking, implementation efforts and status updates.

The Software Development Senior Manager will be leading and mentoring team members to help them develop personal and technical capabilities. This role requires excellent hands-on technical skills in Java/J2EE architecture and development.

The Software Development Senior Manager will also provide mentoring skills with the other development teams, such as: iSeries and E-Commerce. These mentoring skills will include assisting in the implementation of Industry Best Software Development Practices around Integrations and Development Metrics.

He/she is responsible for ensuring that the overall solution design meets business requirements, conforms to industry best practices, is cohesive across disciplines and is a cost effective solution. As a result, this role will work closely with key departmental management and project stakeholders across the organization. Therefore, the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with all levels of management and staff within the organization is a key priority in this role.
  • This role will work closely with key departmental, management and project stakeholders across the organization. Therefore, the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with all levels of management and staff within the organization is a key priority in this role.
  • This role will lead software developers and/or consultant resources and carries supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Corporate and the IT organization policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include: interviewing, training employees, planning, assigning and reviewing work of software developers (onsite/offshore), provide input on the quality and performance of development resources to the management.
  • Work with project and business analyst leads to develop and clarify in-depth technical requirements.
  • Work with senior management to establish technical soundness of the solutions.
  • Use and improve the productivity of the development processes.
  • Lead design and architecture discussions.
  • Work with management to estimate the level of effort, resource needs, and project duration.
  • Establish and enforce coding standards.
  • Evaluate tools and technologies and establish technology standards
  • Provide technical leadership, clarity and direction for on-site and offshore development teams.
  • Implementation of APG Business Strategy
  • Implementation of APG IT approved Software Development Life Cycle policies and procedures
  • Establishes and tracks personnel performance metrics
  • Provide APG a competitive advantage with high performing technology
  • Design and guide the implementation of technology solutions for Point of Sale and Back office applications
  • Participate in technology Roadmap development
  • Accountable for client relationship for external and internal customers and responsible for directing the following work efforts:Internal relationship management related to other team leads, Business & IT directors, and executive level management Vendor Relationship Management (i.e., onshore/ offshore support). May have external relationships related to technical software product vendors, Determine software development solutions meet pre-defined business requirements, functional designs, and architectural design documents
  • Develop flowcharts, diagrams to illustrate sequence of steps and describe logical operations
  • Participate in project team meetings and test plan walk throughs
  • Oversees resources who develop/modify code, develop unit tests, and conduct unit test as per test plans for less complex tasks
  • Provide estimates for completion
  • Track defects from code reviews and testing
  • Manage & prioritize work to meet specified due dates
  • Provides status on assigned tasks
  • Compliance with APG prioritization and governance decisions
  • Work with team of Application, Integration, Systems and Network architects to implement solutions
  • Ensuring streamlined application releases on a predetermined agreed to schedule
  • Providing technical leadership, clarity and direction for on-site, offshore and vendor teams
  • Compliance with the APG Software Development Life Cycle

  • BS or BA degree in a related field required, unless there is significant, relevant work experience.
  • Full understanding of Service Oriented Architecture and Object Oriented Programming
  • Strong background in full lifecycle development using multiple platforms or languages
  • Ability to interact with Management and Software Developers, onsite and offshore.
  • Hands-on skills in Java/J2EE architecture and development.
  • Experience in managing software development teams with multiple systems and integration points
  • Ability to interact at a technical and non-technical level with Infrastructure, Network, Development, BA and QA teams.
  • 7+ Years leading complex software and hardware implementation solutions
  • 5+ years¿ experience supervising (completing performance reviews) and managing work efforts
  • Demonstrates solid planning, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • 2+ years experience in vendor management and remote development teams
  • Network systems and solutions
  • Relational databases (Sybase, Oracle or SQL Server)
  • Web services and other integration concepts
  • Systems capability (x86/64 servers, SAN, backup)
  • Datacenter and infrastructure operations
  • Internet protocols such as TCP/IP, http(s), SOAP , XML over http/https
  • Web Services
  • Certifications related to software development Software Architecture certifications (MCSE (.net), Certified Java Programmer, JBoss, Weblogic, etc) Infrastructure certifications (CCNA, RHDCS, etc)
  • PMP
  • ITIL v3
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), including facilitation and team leadership skills
  • Must be comfortable working in ambiguous and/or stressful situations
  • Must be self-motivated and know when to seek guidance
  • Flexibility, ability to change priorities quickly, and capacity to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to learn new tools and technologies

Closing Statement

In the 1920's, America fell in love with the automobile. More and more vehicles began traveling the roads, creating a need for an auto parts distribution system that could keep pace with the demand to keep our automobiles running. In 1925, NAPA was founded to meet those needs. Since then, we've sped our way to become a powerhouse in the auto parts industry. Fueled by the popularity of the automobile, our name can now be seen on over 5,800 stores, 58 distribution centers, and 13,000 NAPA AutoCare facilities across the country, and we're not stopping there.

Our 80 years of experience has made us an industry leader, but don't let our age lead you to believe we can't keep up with the changing times. We're not your grandfather's NAPA. As our vehicles become more advanced, we've adapted our business in ways that allow us to stay ahead of the curve. We're constantly updating our inventory of over 500,000 parts, opening new stores, reaching out to customers in new ways, and most importantly, we're hiring new talent to join our ranks.

It's an exciting time to join our team and we need people like you to help us accelerate our business into the future. Our growth depends on the dedication and enthusiasm of our employees. At NAPA, we want to continue to expand our presence, but at the heart of our business we just love automobiles. That's probably one of the reasons you're visiting this page. You share our passion to help customers, both retail and wholesale, keep their vehicles running. At NAPA, you'll be part a team that's building on an 80-year legacy of NAPA KNOW HOW, backed by the best employees in the world.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
EmployeeType: Full-Time
Industry Type: Automotive - Motor Vehicles - Parts
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Location: Atlanta, GA (map it!Map it!)
Experience: Not Specified
Manage Others: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Ref ID: 182057
About NAPA
NAPA was founded in 1925 to meet America's growing need for an all-encompassing auto parts distribution system. Since then, NAPA has become the industry leader by combining steady growth with consistent expertise from quality people.

More than anything, it is the last part of that equation – our people – that has propelled us to the top of the industry. NAPA's manpower is unrivaled, with 5800 stores, 58 Distribution Centers, 13,000 affiliated NAPA AutoCare repair facilities, 320,000 parts in inventory, and thousands of ASE-Certified Parts Professionals. All of our employees are well trained to possess both auto parts knowledge and superior service skill. By joining NAPA, you will become part of the team that more people depend on to keep their rides, and their lives, running smoothly.

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