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Director, IT Application Development

Posted on Jul 13, 2022 by Request Technology

Florida, FL
Immediate Start
$175k - $180k Annual

*We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent full time role*

A prestigious company is on the search for a Director, IT Application Development. This Director must have experience with insurance background and preferably in P&C insurance. They will have a budget and will drive technology mature architecture. They need to have experience with Java, Linux/Windows, DevOps, Agile, etc.


  • Lead the production support team to properly identify severity and urgency of incidents in a way that minimizes business interruptions and maximizes company's ability to serve our policy holders.
  • Review scope/requirement documents for system changes/issues/enhancements and provide guidance to team when needed.
  • Ensure the organization achieves, and maintains exceptional levels of software quality.
  • Mature the architecture for future technical growth as well as focus on automation capabilities for improved speed to market
  • Develop and manage a yearly personnel and IT Budget including periodic forecasting and communications.
  • Develop excellent understanding of business stakeholder's needs and specific requirements around Claims, Underwriting, Billing, Finance and other support organizations such as Agency Management, Product and Risk Management.
  • Maintain regular interactions with business stakeholders to ensure a unified technology roadmap that considers new product implementations as well as production support, System Maintenance, and Technology Initiatives
  • Serve as the main contact for managing core system vendor relationship in regards to system functionality and data.
  • Develop and manage talent
  • Oversee critical projects and provide leadership oversight to Direct Reports and team members to ensure successful execution.
  • Develop and manage a yearly personnel and IT Budget including periodic forecasting and communications.
  • Participate in budget process and create and maintain budget for department and team.
  • Focus on Continuous Improvement


  • Education: Bachelor's Degree Required.
  • Experience: At least 5-7 Years of technology and/or BA experience, preferably with a P&C insurance carrier.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Working experience in Insurance policy administration platforms desirable.
  • At least 10 years of experience in IT related management positions, with a demonstrated record of career advancement as indicated by increasing levels of responsibility.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a project/program management position.
  • Experience in hosting services and Servers; local and wide-area networks, and Web-based computing platforms.
  • Experience with Agile Software Delivery - Experience in Product Management desirable.
  • Experience automated testing tools highly desirable.

Reference: 1666854061

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