DXC Technology Manager: System Development in Any City, Tennessee

Job Description:

Summary

Manages the development, installation, and maintenance of computer programs for business clients and/or scientific applications. Participates in quality control discussions of all custom developed applications and databases.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manages company programming groups on routine or larger scope application systems to ensure that applications meet specifications.

  • Prepares reports to communicate project progress and status. Identifies problems and recommends solution to higher level management.

  • Plans, directs and controls the development and maintenance of both routine computer business and scientific applications and routine computer applications software programs to ensure that efficient operation of client and company systems.

  • Assigns and oversees the work of analysts and programming staff, providing technical support and direction to ensure that application development is completed in a time manner and meets customer specifications and requirements.

  • Evaluates current and projected software and hardware systems to ensure that development in these areas is in accordance with changing needs of clients.

  • Conducts feasibility studies, time and cost estimates and is responsible for the establishment and implementation of new and revised applications and programs to ensure that projects adhere to budgetary and company guidelines.

  • Confers with and advises subordinates of administrative policies and procedures, technical problems, priorities and methods to ensure that goals and procedures are accurately communicated to appropriate personnel.

  • Consults with clients and other personnel to coordinate activities on routine or smaller scope application accounts to increase cost effectiveness and product efficiency.

  • Selects and hires employees. Trains and evaluates employees to enhance their performance, development, and work product. Addresses performance issues and makes recommendations for personnel actions. Motivates and rewards employees including providing salary increases, bonuses and promotions within allocated budgets and company guidelines.

  • Prepares and recommends operating and personnel budgets for approval. Monitors spending for adherence to budget, recommends variances as necessary.

  • Production support

  • Client interaction

  • Manages onshore and offshore team members

  • Ability to prioritize and support multiple team initatives

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business, computer science or related field preferred

  • Nine or more years of system development or systems analysis experience

  • Five or more years of leadership or supervisory experience

  • Experience working with business processes, environment, demand for products and market competition

  • Experience working with development tools, processes, approaches and techniques

  • Experience working with product configurations

  • Experience working with software, systems, applications, and network markets

  • Experience working with mainframes, scheduling software and other related technologies

  • Experience working with administrative practices and procedures

  • Experience working with data warehousing standards, strategies and rules

  • Understand life insurance and annuity products

Other Qualifications

  • Good organization leadership and decision making skills

  • Good communication skills to communicate with customers, department personnel and management

  • Good skills at managing risks during installation of new software applications

  • Good human relations skills to select, develop, mentor, discipline and reward employees

  • Good interpersonal and interviewing skills to gather information from personnel

  • Good creative problem solving skills

  • Ability to lead and work in a team environment

  • Ability to communicate and convert technical knowledge into easily understood terms for clients

  • Willingness to travel

  • Agile/Scrum experience preferred

Work Environment : Office environment

DXC Technology is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities