Development Manager

Development Manager

An exciting opportunity to lead the Competency Centre recommending best practices and promote the best tools to measure the performance of projects and team.

You are responsible from the development of critical business applications and drive its projects across the whole life cycle from planning, implementation to production support.

Mandatory Skill(s)

  • Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science;
  • At least 12 years of experience in Application Development & Management within Insurance or Financial Services industry;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Outsourcing, Vendor & Contract Management;
  • Strong knowledge and experience in software development life cycle and project management principles and concepts i.e. both Waterfall and Agile;
  • Strong domain knowledge in Point of Sales (POS), Distribution / Channel Management;
  • Good technical proficiency in the following:
    • Java, J2EE, JavaScript, Spring MVC, HTML5, .Net, IOS, Android, Cordova, Airwatch;
    • JBoss, Weblogic, Websphere, Apache, Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, ESB, API, XML, Web Services (REST OR SOAP);
    • DevOps, Jenkens, Chef, JIRA, Eclipse, Automation, Github, Sonar;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the leadership to lead and change the status quo and people;
  • Strong advocate of standards and not afraid to challenge the norms to stay abreast with emerging and new technologies and overcome business challenges.

Desirable Skill(s)

  • PMP Certified and/or SCRUM Certified.


  • Be the leader and provide guidance to the development team to grow the design and solutions in the area of the designated Business Applications;
  • Manage multiple team be it internal or external outsource technical resources;
  • Explore and evaluate new technologies to see which helps the business and justifying it;
  • Develop and maintain best standards and practices for application development;
  • Work with Technical Solution Managers and various partners to establish the Competencies and Initiatives with new technologies;
  • Ensure designs are in-line with the roadmaps to support the development, execution and operations of services;
  • Managed new enhancements and developments for applications using Service Oriented Architecture approach;
  • Use Agile development to upskill existing application development practices moving towards a more efficient and error-free development;
  • Develop the team by introducing various metrics (by skills & applications) to  achieve higher efficiency and competencies;
  • Ensure production systems are running proper and resolve incidents and issues within managed Service Level Agreement (SLA).
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