Application Development Manager

Chicago, Illinois | Freelance | Job ID #54512 |
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We are seeking an Application Development Manager to join our Fortune 500 client located in the Loop. This role is responsible for planning, coordinating, and supervising all activities related to the design, development, and implementation of information systems and software applications. The Application Development Manager is also responsible for maintaining, supporting, and upgrading existing systems and applications.

• Evaluate Proposals for new work in order to identify approach, costs, and make appropriate recommendations.
• Ensure development projects meet business requirements and goals including meeting business requirements and systems efficiency requirements.
• Develop strategies for improving current system efficiencies and effectiveness and propose projects to improve.
• Manage the Development and Deployment of new applications and major enhancements to existing applications.
• Manage and provide direction to the application development team in support of business operations.
• Provide technical leadership to project managers, architects, and software developers.
• Cultivate and enforce functional policies, procedures, and quality assurance best practices.
• Build team capacity and capabilities including personnel development, hiring and firing of employees and contractors.
• Work cross-functionally within IT, across the business, and with 3rd party partners.
• Manages a team of 5-10 people.

• 5 + years of direct experience in software development management.
• Proven experience in overseeing the direction, development, and implementation of software solutions.
• Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies.
• Proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of best practices to guide his/her development team on issues related to the design, development, and deployment of mission-critical information and software systems.
• Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.