Work with a team of subject matter experts, business analysts, architects and software developers to deliver projects and change requests. Provide solutions, cost estimates, functional and design specifications
Manage business stakeholders expectation and establish best or alternative solutions that are feasible within the technology and timeline constraints
Review solution design and effort estimates from the team and prioritize projects and change requests assigned to the team
Ensure 100% compliance with Quality and Release Processes.
Select, train, develop and manage technical team members in a conducive team environment
Work with Test manager to formulate comprehensive system test plan aligned with project scope/Change request, quality requirements, and targets
Resolve issues ensuring escalation and communication to stakeholders as necessary
Lead or contribute to cross-team improvement initiatives relating to methods, tools, people, architecture, project management, and governance
Conduct weekly & monthly meetings with all relevant stakeholders
Anticipate and resolve any development issues or risks either independently or together with the relevant stakeholders and propose alternative solutions as necessary
Ability to learn new technology and keep abreast of the latest technological advances
Good knowledge of AS400 Database Administration experience including IBM, SQL, Oracle would be added advantage
Estimating, Scope Management, Budget Management, Time Management, Risk Management, Issue/Conflict Resolution, Communication Management, Quality Management, Testing Plans, Training Plans, Team Management
Strong leadership, communications, and analytical skills
Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with people at all levels
Minimum 8+ years of working experience in AS/400 technology preferably in the Insurance domain.
Minimum 1 year of experience in an Application Development Manager role for large/complex projects involving AS/400 Technology.