icrunchdata Network Freehold, NJ 07728, USA
Jan 25, 2020Full-time
Manager, Application Development React Do you have the desire to be part of a growing and innovative team? Is a culture where People Count and We do the Right Thing important to you? If so, Guardian Life Insurance Company is actively seeking a proactive, creative Manager, Application Development React who will be responsible for architectural design and implementation of Guardians next-generation web self-service platforms (based in React/Springboot Java) to replace its existing legacy portals (in J2EE/ WebSphere Portal). Youll take ownership & accountability for actions and results with a sense of urgency working collaboratively with a matrixed team toward common goals. This is a great opportunity and the right time to make a major impact in a large organization with a unique supportive culture thats just entering its inflection point in customer orientation You will: Report to the Director, Self-Service Application Development who, in turn, reports to the 2nd Vice President, Customer Service Technology. Design, develop, and deploy high-volume, high-usage self-service web portals for Guardian, utilizing React and Java/J2EE technologies. Lead team of contractors and/or employees to deliver software projects that drive the business value for Guardian. Collaborate with Technical Teams, Technical Manager, Project Manager and subject matter experts from the businesses and work closely with SMEs to understand, plan and implement. Ensure compliance with security, privacy, legal, infrastructure, and administrative/corporate processes and policies. Ensure project success by reviewing project plans, timelines, estimates, and requirements documents providing feedback. Lead code reviews and administer paired programming. Lead implementation efforts: infrastructure setup and integrations with other applications, and/or front end open or licensed software. Recommends better, faster, or smarter implementations. Take a leadership and mentoring role when working with less experienced staff always raising the bar of technical expertise within the organization. Partner with stakeholders, educating, negotiating and influencing them on implementation options and risks. Provide unique insight in the analysis of customer business requirements that may cross multiple functional areas and/or multiple technical platforms and understand the broad strategic implications. Contribute to creativity idea generation and may initiate and lead strategic projects that will add significant value to the business. Contribute to technical strategic planning for Guardian, proposing new directions and technologies. Act independently and as part of a team to translate business and technical requirements into well-engineered, tested, and deployed applications. Jump in and hit the ground running with a positive attitude.