Application Developer Manager

  • Location: Horsham , Pennsylvania
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #157477

firstPRO is seeking a qualified Application Development Manager for our client, a large medical organization located out of Pennsylvania. They’re looking for someone with strong experience in estimating levels of development effort and planning.


Application Development Manager


Job Details

  • Compensation: $80 – $100/hour based on experience, benefits included (Health, Dental, Vision)
  • 100% Remote
  • Type: Contract to Hire
  • Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM


Job Responsibilities

  • Develops business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for technology and systems initiatives.
  • Develops project estimates and plans.
  • Develops solutions on technical platforms to support business processes and initiatives.
  • Establish trust with IT team and business partners
  • Provide clear mentorship and direction, delegate appropriately, understand what it takes to develop and deploy software changes into an enterprise landscape, and be willing to be a hands-on leader as needed
  • Works with operations teams and IT resources to understand enterprise architecture requirements and to align application and infrastructure specific goals.
  • Provides technical leadership, from strategic decision making down to the project planning level and estimation of levels of effort needed to deliver
  • Ensures that information solutions are flexible, support incremental development, ongoing maintenance, future enhancements, and maximize availability
  • Ensures best practices are applied in change and release management
  • Provides architectural expertise, direction, and assistance to other team members and software development teams
  • Confers with business analysts to refine business requirements for complex systems and infrastructure development
  • Leads and directs work of software developers, both internal and external
  • Works with Director to assist in hiring, training, and performance reviews
  • Designs long-term strategic goals and short-term tactical plans for technical architecture elements that support the business objectives
  • Makes recommendations for the improvement and growth of the technology infrastructure
  • A continuous improvement mindset to drive improvements to the process and team performance
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance




  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Strong technical skills, exceptional interpersonal skills, and solid written and oral communication.
  • Strong understanding of the software development life cycle management, and various development methodologies including Agile, Kanban, and Waterfall
  • Presentation, analytical, and organizational skills are highly important, as well as the ability to prepare and deliver informative presentations to varied audiences. NMS LABS – JOB
  • End-to-end management of an entire development cycle from concept to deployment and monitoring of applications, procurement engagement and vendor management
  • Proficient with Agile development management tools (JIRA preferred)
  • Experience working with and managing outsourced and offshore teams
  • Experience working with healthcare application environments including data structures and hosting environments, and ability to use this knowledge to integrate and map fields to published HL7 standards
  • Expert in systems design
  • Ability to understand complex systems
  • Ability to manage projects
  • Working knowledge of database administration
  • Expert working knowledge of an object-oriented language such as VB or C++, C#, .NET or Java
  • Experience with .NET, ASP, Java, T-SQL
  • Experience with Actuate and Telerik
  • Expert working knowledge of SQL (T-SQL or PL/SQL – ad hoc queries, stored procedures/functions)
  • Working knowledge of key technical concepts such as cloud-based systems, web services, Kubernetes, and container frameworks, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Oracle and PL/SQL
  • Working knowledge of SQL Server and Transact SQL
  • Working knowledge of Visual Basic for Applications (Excel, Word, Access)
  • HL7 Experience and skills
  • Experience with MS SharePoint
  • Experience with Power BI and Power Automate
  • Ability to manage daily performance of the software development team
  • Strong decision-making, consensus building and conflict resolution skills

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