Director of Web & Distributed Applications
Company: United Consumer Financial Services
Posted on: April 17, 2018
Job DescriptionDirector is responsible for managing and driving the full SDLC life cycle. Manages team to define, develop, test, analyze, and maintain new software applications and reporting, as well as maintaining and updating existing applications and reports in support of the achievement of business requirements. This includes writing, coding, testing, and analyzing applications and reports. The individual will also research, design, document, and modify software specifications through self and others.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESManage application development, system design, debugging, interface points between various systems and code review. Prepares test data and tests coded programs for accuracy.Study and analyze complex Company-wide procedures as assigned; strives toward process improvements via concrete measurements and metrics.Problem analysis in regard to technical system and application programs; documents findings and proposes problem resolution.Implement and maintain department-stated Software Development Life Cycle and leads large scale projects to their completion using appropriate methodologies. Effectively manage Stakeholder communications and expectations at an executive level.Responsible for system upgrades. Manages and oversees research, planning, implementation and testing of new systems and processes. Prepares descriptions of existing and proposed new systems.Supervise others in formulating logical statements of business requirements and devising procedures for solutions of the requirements through the use of automated systems; adhering to prescribed standards.Codes programs in authorized language(s); documents code changes and requirements.SKILLS & ABILITIESKnowledge of all layers of Web Technology; UX/UI, Front end, Middleware, Back end, Server Database, O/S and networking. Specific exposure to the Microsoft stack is desired. Additional exposure or willingness to learn SharePoint, Microsoft Business Intelligence, advanced Excel, InfoPath, electronic signature, Hyland Onbase and Azure.Ability to write program specification and coding from program specifications is required.Ability to solve difficult problems and deal with a variety of variables without a defined "right-answer". Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.Ability to deal effectively with ambiguity and changing priorities.Ability to recruit and manage an effective high performing team.Proficiency with a computer, standard office equipment and computer programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Internet/search engine savvy.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field. Master's Degree a plus.Certifications in ITIL, ITSM, Project Management, or System Architecture (Togaf, etc.) a plus.5+ years' management experience.Company DescriptionFor over 35 years, United Consumer Financial Service (UCFS) has offered financing solutions to thousands of merchants and distributors and has services almost four million satisfied consumers. UCFS provides a multitude of financing services to distributors, merchants and professional service organizations, as well as consumers throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.We believe that business success is best achieved by building long-lasting and mutually beneficial relationships. We have built our business upon a foundation of ethical values that closely parallels our parent company, The Scott Fetzer Company. These values are guided by three simple, yet powerful words:Integrity – being honest and always considering the moral implications of each and every business decision we make.Responsibility – taking accountability for the decisions we make, as well as recognizing when corrective action is necessary.Respect – treating others fairly and with dignity at all times.Our business is conducted with an integrity unrivaled in our industry. Our commitment to treating each and every customer we encounter justly and with respect has been the key to our success. Making responsible business decisions helps us to ensure each of our business relationships remain mutually beneficial, fostering sustainable growth for both UCFS and its customers.We have built our success on a foundation of teamwork and perseverance. A holistic understanding of the financial industry enables us to view our customers as extended members of our team. We realize that we can only be as successful as the people and businesses we serve.We provide short-term consumer financing through merchants and distributors for many different types of goods and services. Our four decades of experience uniquely position us to provide extremely competitive contracts that can be customized to your exact requirements.Today, UCFS is a team of over 200 professionals working in the United States and abroad.
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