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IT Development Manager in Olathe, KS at D. H. Pace Company, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/30/2018

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Job Description

DH Pace Company, Inc. in our Olathe office aspires to hire an IT Development Manager who will lead a team of application developers responsible for providing business systems that meet the needs of the organization, aligning applications, information and functionality with evolving business requirements, overseeing the design, development, configuration, testing, implementation, and support of applications and application processes, as well as major system enhancements, module implementations, upgrades or new solution implementations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the development team
  • Influence and establish best software development practices through solid design decisions, processes and tools
  • Develop and publish team processes and procedures including, but not limited to; incident tracking, enhancement requests, code/design reviews and standards, and source control
  • Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate and lead team members to their optimum performance levels and career development
  • Support release planning, meetings, performance reporting, project reviews, risk management, project management, new software evaluations, technology and project roadmap creation, mentoring, and budgeting
  • Accountable for managing and monitoring all activities to achieve project milestones and deliverables across the projects
  • Collaborate with other teams and departments to prioritize software development needs, including architecting, designing, developing, and testing new and existing software
  • Schedule tasks and identify key assumptions, critical paths and dependencies between people, resources and constraints in a project
  • Anticipate, assess and mitigate development issues for the project; escalate when necessary
  • Develop strategic direction and objectives for the development team
  • Other duties as assigned

 Job Requirements:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience
  • 7+ years of technical management leading a development team supporting an enterprise IT environment
  • Strong understanding of software architectures, software systems, and application development
  • Experience building high performance, high availability and scalable applications
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Experience with software development practices and methodologies
  • Awareness of quality factors in software projects, quality assurance and testing processes and associated schedule impacts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to think abstractly and deal with ambiguous / undefined problems
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team to create exceptional value
  • Experience with Tier 1 ERP systems required
  • Friendly, service-oriented approach to working with end-users
  • Ability to stay current with technology trends
  • Ability to juggle multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Provide system support 24x7
  • Some travel required

 Why DH Pace?

DH Pace Company is a distribution, construction and service organization offering a complete range of door and door related products through over 40 offices in the US. The company is privately-held and family operated for over 90 years, with sales in 2017 in excess of $400MM.

We set the tone for success, reward hard work and put employees first:

  • Exposure to tenured DH Pace leaders will invest time in associate growth and development.
  • Access to online training material to enhance professional skills and product knowledge
  • Advancement and transfer opportunities
  • Competitive base salary
  • Comprehensive total benefits package and corporate wellness program
  • Paid time off plan



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