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Development Manager

Company: Computer Aid, Inc
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Candidate will direct and actively participate in 4-5+ activity workstreams and associated with daily support of and improvements to a State Unemployment System. Analyzes the business domain, documents its processes and systems, outlines business requirements, and matches a software business model with the software to be implemented. Experienced in workflow and process improvements, will work with team members to document current state processes, and work with stakeholders to identify process improvement, including developing a production run or modernization roadmap and business case.

  • Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Plans, schedules, reviews and evaluates the work of applications support personnel engaged in all phases of system analysis and programming support for users.
  • Assists user in development and design of future information system needs and integration of needs into current system.
  • Reviews all cost/benefit analyses reports including cost estimates and time frames of alternative design proposals, and recommends appropriate action to management/user.
  • Assists managers in development, modification and implementation of departmental policies and procedures for data processing.
  • Provides management with accurate and timely reports to include project status, monthly activity reports and personnel activities.
  • Reviews current technology on software, hardware and related tools for future needs; evaluates new products and makes recommendations for purchases.
  • Provides technical direction and guidance to staff and users; assesses and recommends staff training needs.

    Required Skills and Experience
    • Knowledge of concepts, methods and techniques of systems analysis including information needs analysis, requirement analysis and design alternative analysis.
    • Knowledge of concepts, methods and techniques of system design, program specification preparation, and computer programming.
    • Knowledge of methods, concepts and techniques of supervision and project management.
    • Knowledge of the latest generation of programming languages and job control languages.
    • Knowledge of Data Base Management concepts and System Development Life Cycle methodology concepts.
    • Skill in communicating effectively with users, both orally and written.
    • Ability to think creatively and to develop creative solutions to management information system problems.
    • Ability to plan, schedule, assign, delegate, monitor and evaluate the work of an application support unit.
    • Ability to plan and achieve short and long term goals.
    • Ability to implement agency's rules, regulations and standards.
    • Ability to analyze and define users' data requirements, translating them into design specifications for computer program development.
    • Ability to design a logical flow of program steps and illustrate the sequence by flow charting.
    • Ability to write clear, concise, informative reports.
    • Ability to train lower level application support personnel.
    • Ability to prepare time and cost estimates.
    • Ability to write user, operational and program documentation.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with users and co-workers.
    • Lead the project stakeholders in the execution of business strategies and internal projects to ensure the desired result is achieved quickly and effectively
    • SDLC - Software/application delivery experience
    • Modernization experience
    • Government/State project experience
    • State Unemployment Compensation systems
    • RFP/RFI knowledge

      Skills and Experience
      • B/A degree
      • Contractual experience
      • Experience working with state Unemployment Compensation systems
      • Experience with quality improvement process
      • Knowledge of laws, rules, goals, and objectives of the unemployment compensation program.
        Physical Demands
        • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA and other federal, state and local standards
        • Sedentary work that involves sitting or remaining stationary most of the time with occasional need to move around the office to attend meetings, etc.
        • Ability to conduct repetitive tasks on a computer, utilizing a mouse, keyboard and monitor
          If you are interested in this position, please apply using the "Apply " option. If you have questions, or would like to speak with a Recruiter directly, send an email to the contact person below and note the job identification number in the subject line.

          Meghan Christman

          Technical Recruiter

Keywords: Computer Aid, Inc, Newark , Development Manager, Executive , Newark, Delaware

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