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Manager Application Development
Watertown, MA

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Job Description

Job Description

Make an impact. Influence change. Add value, and be valued.

These are all phrases that could be used to describe what lies ahead for the new Manager, Application Development here at Bright Horizons. It can be easy to be a part of a growing company, but we are looking for someone who will positively affect change and growth here. At Bright Horizons-one of FORTUNE Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For"-we are creating challenging opportunities in our Information Security space for eager professionals just like you.

The Manager, Application Development is a mission critical role that is responsible for providing hands on management and development for applications across emerging Lines of Business (LOB). Are you ready for the challenge? If so, keep reading!

What you will be doing:

* Understanding of the application development life cycle and ability to apply it to existing and future application development
* Hands on development of application set
* Management / leadership of day to day development and support of applications
* Technical expertise to understand applications and develop plans to continuously improve application portfolio
* Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities to cross-functional project team members
* Oversee application development of existing and future application according to Bright Horizons standards
* Ensure that application projects are prepared (including all pre and post-development steps) in a timeframe, quantity and mix to achieve the best possible return from development and project resources to ensure both efficiency and effectiveness of the development process
* Ensure that software development schedule and timeline is in alignment with business and implementation goals and requirements and make adjustments to meet business goals when necessary

Job Requirements

What we hope you will bring to the role:

* Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering, Technology or related field
* Minimum 8 years of application development and application development management
* Strong technical capabilities with knowledge of Microsoft technologies and development practices, including C#, .Net, MVC and coding standards
* Knowledge of the CSLA .Net framework and Sitecore CMS is a plus
* Ability to remain organized at all times and to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources including team members, other internal departments and external parties (such as 3rd party software development partners)
* Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and react to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently on a day to day basis
* Experience managing all phases of the project life cycle, including running project prioritization meetings, post-installation project post-mortem meetings and a proven track record of multi-tasking, meeting deadlines and delivering projects on budget
* Prior experience managing development staff and third party vendors
* Knowledge of different project management software, and be technically competent with various software programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio
* Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Travel as required

Additional Information

Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the recruitment helpdesk at 855-877-6866 or Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Having technical issues with your online application? Contact us at or 855-877-6866.

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