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Friday, June 2, 2017

Application Development Manager, Insurance (Island Park, NY 11558)

Well established B2B Commercial Insurance Firm is seeking an Applications Development Manager to provide leadership and direction to the Application Development Team and architect innovative technical solutions in support of business goals. The ideal candidate will demonstrate skills in critical thinking, effective communication, project management, and resource management. This individual will be expected to learn and understand the insurance business and the systems that support it. The right candidate will also be a self-starter who exhibits creativity, innovation and is results oriented.

Duties and Responsibilities:
·       Drive strategic and technical direction for the group
·       Architect sound, cost-effective solutions
·       Influence the team by challenging them with continuous improvement
·       Provide highly-technical leadership in identifying and implementing new uses of information technologies which support the functional business units in meeting their strategic objectives
·       Implement process improvements and standards to enhance quality and service
·       Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies
·       Accurately estimate the time and effort required to complete a deliverable
·       Ability to make thoughtful, fact-based decisions, while juggle multiple competing priorities
·       Review and manage Application Development staff performance
·       Communicate with IT management to update project/task status and to coordinate implementation efforts

Skills & Experience:
·       A Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) in a technical program is preferred
·       Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities at any given time
·       Detail-oriented and ability to work collaboratively in a deadline-driven environment
·       Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with colleagues at all levels
·       The ability to drive change
·       Working experience as an IT Manager
·       Experience in following technologies (Java, JavaScript, Perl, Python, JSON, SOAP, REST, HTML/CSS, MySQL)
·       UniVerse systems experience a plus
·       Insurance experience ideal

This is a permanent, full time position (NOT a contract). Please do not apply unless authorized to work in the US. All candidates must be either US Citizens or US Permanent Residents

All candidates MUST be local to Island Park, L.I., NY. Please do not apply if you are not local, even if you would pay your own relocation. Relocation is NOT an option.


About Me

Merrick, NY, United States
Executive Recruiter with over 30 year's of experience. Currently I'm the Managing Director of BryceNet, Inc., a boutique Executive Search Firm based in Long Island, NY. The firm specializes in Information Technology, primarily in the New York Metropolitan area. I had previously been with CompuSearch/Management Recruiters (Aug 1984 - Mar 2010). While at MRI,I had been the number one Account Executive in the nation numerous times, and I wasconsistently among the top 5 Account Executives nationwide. I was the first and only Account Executive to reach 6 million dollars of production; I had also been named the #2 Account Manager for the Decade of the '90's. I had consistently lead the Woodbury office to its position as the #1 Office in the nation. Prior to that, I served 9 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. While in the Military, I received a full scholarship to college through the Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program. Philosophy: I will always do what is in the best interest of everyone involved. I will never try to force a situation if it not a win-win for both the employer and candidate.