Solution Delivery Manager

Waltham, MA

Posted: 09/27/2019 Industry: Manager/Team Lead Job Number: JN -092019-49401

Job Description:
  • Seeking an innovative, adaptable, and results-oriented individual to lead a team within our Solutions Development Engineering Systems area. This leader will be responsible for leading an organization of Business Analysts, Solution Architects, Quality Engineers, and Software & System Engineers to implement application/platform solutions through the Systems Development Life Cycle. This role will report to the Director of Solutions Development within the IT organization




About the role:

Platform Management
  • Define and implement development standards for the platform including code, configuration management, integration, security compliance and user experience
  • Own the Deployment Plan for the platform ensuring all developments and deployments are planned and executed in a controlled way
  • Define & Implement Test Plans, Quality Metrics, and Entrance & Exit Criteria
  • Identifies, compares and recommends technical options provided by the platform
  • Work with Commercial, EA, Security, Infrastructure & Operations and Strategy & Innovation to ensure holistic solution meets IT strategy and standards

Development Management
  • Manages a team of BAs, SAs, QA Engineers, and Software & System Engineers to implement application/platform solutions through the SDLC - requirements, design, testing, deployment, & post go-live support
  • Manages Business Requirements/User Stories, non-functional requirements, Functional Design, System Test Plans, & Deployment Plans
  • Reviews code (for in-house development) to ensure it adheres to best practices & coding policies
  • Responsible for creating and tracking WBS schedule for Solution Development tasks
  • High level conceptual design with internal resources (SA s)
  • Detailed design compliant and Development standards and policies (using both internal and partner resource). Works with the Enterprise Architecture team to ensure architecture aligns with business objectives & IT Strategy
  • Development and configuration management (planning, quality control, issue management and code management)
  • Defect Management (for developed items only) throughout test, deployment and post go live support
  • Accountable for Unit Testing, System Testing, Integration Testing, & Performance Testing
  • Ensure security deliverables are executed (scans and pen testing etc.)
  • Manage any partner resources engaged to carry out development work
  • Provide status updates, risks, issues, costs through to the project manager in the Business Partner team

People Management
  • Responsible for appropriate resourcing strategy and planning for the development teams
  • Hire and manage technical resources aligned with resourcing strategy
  • Performance Management, Objective Setting, Career Development, & coaching for all internal staff
  • Establish and maintain relationship with Application Development Application Maintenance (ADAM) partners where internal skills are not available (aligned with resource strategy)




Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or in related field; Master' s Degree preferred
  • At least 10+ years of experience working in the technology industry with 3+ years in leadership role
  • Experience leading IT teams as part of a large multi-year, business-critical technology program
  • Strong knowledge of IT Engineering systems (i.E. Maximo, ESRI (GIS))
  • Thorough knowledge of Agile software delivery models (Kanban, Scrum, etc.)
  • Ability to promote and role model a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to lead technology teams in different locations in US
  • Highly developed negotiation, facilitation and consensus building skills
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills; strong presentation skills




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