Manager, Development

| Greater Denver Area
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As a Vertafore Development Manager, you will be instrumental in the ongoing success of the top Connectivity products within the insurance industry. Join our Vertafore team and solve some of the most complex technical challenges in our well-established product by creating a system ready for future growth & advancing technologies. The Software Development Manager will lead the product development team by setting strategic technical direction to achieve the product vision through active mentoring, technical decision-making and facilitating company-wide collaboration.

Core Requirements and Responsibilities:

Essential job functions included but are not limited to the following:

· You will be a leader, helping to establish standards, drive architecture and engineering practices

· Supports the growth and development of employees; coaches and mentors team

· Leads team members to ensure that results are delivered on time and with high quality; negotiates scope, architectural decisions with stakeholders across Vertafore to identify win-win solutions

· Sets clear expectations and goals with employees; ensures they are aligned with department and organizational goals

· You will translate business needs into workable technology solutions; decomposing complex problems into simple, straightforward solutions

· Advocates across functions and groups for solutions that improve long-term product health and sustainability

· Takes personal responsibility for resolving problematic gaps in technical requirements, specifically those with the potential to increase cost and risk

· Promote an environment that brings creativity to the workplace, retaining & growing our talent

· You are an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills and are able to work effectively with team members and clients to deliver software solutions.

· You have a positive attitude, team player with a desire to impact change, accountable for your job responsibilities, dedicated to meeting and exceeding customer expectations, and drives for results.

Qualifications:

· Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

· Five or more years of experience in software development environment developing web applications, you have written code, and delivered systems well

· Three or more years as manager or team lead with a demonstrated ability to provide technical leadership and mentoring.

· Knowledge of the entire technology stack from UI (React, AngularJS, JavaScript, HTML, ASP, etc.), Services (Java, .NET, C#, JSON, API's etc.) and Backend (SQL, etc.)

· Experience with web client-side technologies (i.e., HTML, XML).

· Established background in developing customer-facing products, features and services in a SaaS environment

· Experience with Microservices Architecture a plus

· Experience with Amazon Web Services a plus

· Experience in security best practices for software

· Knowledge in engineering best practices – current & evolving

· Solid communication skills (oral, written, and presentation) and strong interpersonal skills

· Exceptional leadership abilities, with desire to lead by example

· An ability to translate customer insights into technical solutions

· Insurance knowledge a plus

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Languages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

Great location in the heart of downtown Denver just a block away from the RTD lightrail.

What are Vertafore Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Vertafore offers employees 1 paid day to volunteer at the non-profit of their choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vertafore offers opportunities to join several committees, including Women of Vertafore, LGBTQ+, etc.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Vertafore employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary for up to 90 days of disability.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $1500 of expenses per person.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $175 for glasses or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Vertafore offers three different health plans to meet the needs of our employees.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
We offer a Pet Insurance plan through Nationwide.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Vertafore's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga, a partnership with Planet Fitness, and other recreational team sports.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vertafore provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match up to 50% of contributions up to 3% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vertafore provides up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $2,500 for eligible adoption expenses and 6 weeks of paid leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vertafore sponsors family oriented events semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Vertafore hosts company outings annually.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
In various areas of the office, Vertafore provides weekly fresh fruit services, bagels and donuts on specified days, as well as snacks and drinks.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Mondays and Fridays.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Vertafore sponsors recreational clubs that include sports, board games, video games, book clubs, etc.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5,250.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Vertafore's mentorship framework is an independently led experience between a mentee and a mentor. Resources are ongoingly provided to start this relationship and keep it successful & valuable.
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

We felt like the stretch of no three day weekends from Feb - May was too long, so we added our own holiday! We celebrate Vertafore Rest and Recharge day in April, and the whole company has a long weekend.

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