Manager, Development at Vertafore
Vertafore is a leading technology company whose innovative software solution are advancing the insurance industry. Our suite of products provides solutions to our customers that help them better manage their business, boost their productivity and efficiencies, and lower costs while strengthening relationships.
Our mission is to move InsurTech forward by putting people at the heart of the industry. We are leading the way with product innovation, technology partnerships, and focusing on customer success.
Our fast-paced and collaborative environment inspires us to create, think, and challenge each other in ways that make our solutions and our teams better.
We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices across the U.S., Canada, and India.
We are in search of the world's most creative and experienced engineering leaders. We embrace entrepreneurs as well as those who come from more established organizations. As a key member of the product development leadership team, you will lead the development and technical strategy for our enterprise products. Partnering with product management and sales, you will interact with strategic customers designing innovative solutions that meet their business needs.
You will lead multiple teams of amazing engineers, influence many others and provide leadership on design and architecture, strategy, and technology approaches. We expect you to be an accomplished engineer, have strong hands on technical experience and deep knowledge in one or more areas of distributed systems and enterprise web delivery platforms. Our culture fosters collaboration, innovation, integrity, mentorship, commitment to success and FUN and you will adding your creativity and energy to it. Our managers are dedicated to growing their people and offering an opportunity that allows you to make impact in your career.
· We need development managers that:
o Have an intense passion for technology and solutions design
o Have 3-5 years professional experience as a development manager in an agile environment including working with enterprise customers on large scale projects
o Have proven track record in leading architecture, design, development and operations of enterprise scale web delivery platforms, products and services in a high performance and high-availability SaaS environment
o Can interact with customers to gather insights and translate technical concepts
o Have loads of experience with Java/.NET, as well as common frameworks and infrastructure
o Can work advanced database magic both relational and NoSQL
o Are energetic, effectively managing relationships (up, down, across) and able to roll-up their sleeves to get the job done
o Have an ability to influence across boundaries and at all levels of the organization
o Think strategically to help drive features and services for short and long-term growth
o Can create a fun, fast paced, motivating and rewarding environment for their teams and the organization
o Attract, build and retain a highly engaged and capable development teams that can deliver on our technology and business strategies
o Think End-to-End by connecting all the pieces of the business (development, product management, QA, operations, etc.) to deliver the features to delight the customer while leveraging all available assets
o Provide strong people management: attracting, retaining, inspiring and growing individuals; demonstrate a passion for people development and mobility
o Are creative turning problems and solutions on their heads to come up with better designs, better technical solutions, better products
· We love development managers that:
o Bring an unwavering passion for managing the dynamics of a fast-paced environment
o Closely follow industry trends and the open source community
o Have experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
o Have experience with Test Driven Development
o Hunger to learn new concepts, new technologies, and be exposed to/adopt new ideas
o Have kept their coding skills sharp and care deeply about writing solid code
o Communicate effectively cross-functionally across various teams, organizations and internal and external stakeholders to drive engineering effort
o Are self-motivated and excellent problems-solvers
o Are driven to improve, personally and professionally
o Mentor and inspire others to raise the bar for everyone around them
o Love to collaborate with their peers, designing pragmatic solutions
o Effectively lead and manage change within their area of responsibility as well as across the business
o Have a cooperative, collaborative, open and flexible mindset
Additional Requirements and Details:
· Travel required up to 10% of the time.
· Ability to work remotely with a stable internet connection on an as-needed basis
· Located and working from an office location (when required)*
· Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds.
· Frequent repetitive hand and arm movements required to operate a computer.
· Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (working on a computer, etc.).
· Frequent sitting and/or standing.
*Our offices are currently closed due to COVID-19 and are scheduled to re-open mid 2021.
THE VERTAFORE STORY
Over the past 50 years, Vertafore has advanced the entire insurance distribution channel with the best software solutions in the industry. Today, we're proud to say hundreds of thousands of Vertafore users rely on our solutions to write business faster, reduce costs, and fuel growth by increasing collaboration and streamlining processes. Vertafore leads the industry with secure, cloud-based mobile products that provide superior reporting and analytics, delivering actionable insight- right when customers need it most. We partner with other leading technology companies to deliver comprehensive solutions to improve the way our customers do business and serve their customers.
The Vertafore Way
Insurance is about relationships, and technology should make those relationships stronger. That's why, at Vertafore, it's our mission to transform the way the industry operates by putting people at the heart of insurance technology. By focusing on our customers, becoming better every day, and delivering results you can see, we provide the level of trust and security that insurance is all about.
· Bias to Action: We're united by an innate drive to take action and make a difference in the technology and insurance spaces.
· Win Together: We work together as one team, showing empathy and respect along the way.
· Show Up Curious: We work to challenge one another to push boundaries and think beyond the box.
· Say It, Do It: We honor every one of our commitments because integrity is important to us.
· Customer Success is Our Success: We cultivate authentic relationships and follow up by actively listening to their needs.
· We Love Insurance: We appreciate the impact insurance has on the world.
Is this role not an exact fit for you? Keep an eye on our Careers Page for other positions!
Vertafore is a drug free workplace and conducts preemployment drug and background screenings.
The selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the job responsibilities, duties, skill, or working conditions. In addition, this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.
Vertafore strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.
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