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Elko, Minnesota Moneygram

Job Summary

The Manager
of Software Development is responsible for one or more development teams made
up of Software Engineers, Quality Assurance Engineers and Business Analysts. The Manager is responsible for a set of
applications and allocating resources across multiple Scrum and/or Kanban teams
to deliver new business requirements and fulfill regular maintenance demands
for those applications.

Primary
Responsibilities

  • auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Creates and maintains resource level and staffing plans to meet
    business project requirements.
  • auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Provides high-level oversight to Scrum and Kanban teams, helping to
    ensure priority items are delivered in a timely manner with a focus on
    business value and quality. This
    includes providing regular updates to senior leadership on key milestones
    and deliverables.
  • auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Participates in regular checkpoints with business product owners,
    enterprise architecture team and other application development managers to
    determine the priority of projects that have been requested.
  • auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Directs support activities to keep system applications running in a
    24 x 7 x 365 environment, utilizing sound judgment and critical thinking
    skills, and demonstrating leadership and a sense of urgency.
  • auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Establishes and maintains a strong business partnership with
    internal users and external customers to fully understand and meet their
    technological needs.
  • auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Drives and contributes to the development, modification and
    attainment of strategic and tactical goals.
  • auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Performs budget management duties, including budget forecasting,
    adhering to departmental budget, and budget variance reporting.
  • auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Analyzes current and new processes to identify the most efficient
    and inexpensive way to complete the objectives.
  • auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Evaluates and recommends new and future technology to improve
    organizational effectiveness and customer service, reduce costs and
    provide a competitive advantage.
  • auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Performs other duties as assigned.

Education

BA degree in
computer science or business, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Experience

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7+ years of increasingly responsible
experience in the field of software development and/or technical project
management.

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3+ years management experience following a
structured development methodology.

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Essential Skills

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Proven track record of hiring, developing,
coaching and motivating staff.

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Proven expertise in effectively managing
activities on small to medium sized projects.

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Knowledge of system development and
development tools associated with specific areas of responsibility.

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Strong communication skills, including the
ability to speak and write clearly and concisely.

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Demonstrated ability to drive change.

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Extensive financial business systems
knowledge, preferred.

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Experience with vendor software solutions,
preferred.

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Experience managing global teams in an
on-shore/off-shore/virtual model, preferred.

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