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Director Of Application Development

Company: Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance of Idaho
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

The Director of Application Development plans, directs and coordinates application development activities. -They are responsible for driving system application decisions that align with the vision of the Information Systems Department and the company.

Responsibilities:
--- Develop and provide technical standards and guidance in all software design and development activities.
--- Support and facilitate maintenance and upgrades of existing software applications.
--- Provide design reviews and give technical recommendations.
--- Support the development life cycle.
--- Assist in analyzing and troubleshooting application issues.
--- Create effective and applicable technical solutions that fit business needs and requirements and adhere to development best practices.
--- Lead vendor negotiations when appropriate.
--- Recommend new technologies to help improve productivity and effectiveness.
--- Work with Project Management Office to plan, prioritize, and complete project assignments.
--- Participate in risk assessments and mitigation activities.
--- Attend meetings to discuss projects, issues, and ideas.
--- Participate in technical audits and ensure the implementation of the recommendations.
--- Perform business presentations to management.
--- Supervise Developer Team Leads and direct the development group.
--- Miscellaneous tasks as directed.

Competency Statement(s)
--- Business Acumen - Ability to grasp and understand business concepts and issues.
--- Change Management - Ability to encourage others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities.
--- Confidentiality - Ability to keep sensitive information private and secure.Conflict Resolution - Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation.
--- Communication - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word and writing in a clear and concise manner.Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
--- Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards. Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.Judgment - Ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.Proactive - Ability to create or control a situation by causing something to happen rather than responding to it after it has happened.
--- Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.Project Management - Ability to organize and direct a project to completion.Professionalism - Avoid business or personal activities that present a conflict of interest. Display conduct favorable to oneself, the department, and the company. Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.

Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering/Science or related field.
Experience:
--- High-level skills in programming languages (Java, JavaScript, etc.)
--- Experienced in different software development methods
--- High understanding of both the backend and frontend side of software development
--- In-depth knowledge of various software development technologies and tools
--- Leadership skills and supervisory experience

**This is an onsite position in Pocatello, Idaho**

About Company:
Employee Benefits

Our employees are rewarded with a competitive salary, a benefit program that recognizes the diverse needs of our employees, and the security of a well-established company. Some of our employee benefits include:

---Health

---Dental

---Life

---Vacation

---Sick Leave

---Holidays

---Major Medical

---Flexible Schedules

---Industry Specific (insurance)

---Employee Profit Sharing Bonus

---Loans/Savings and Investments available through Farm Bureau Finance Company

---Cancer, Accident, and Short-Term Disability insurance plans are also available. - -

Keywords: Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance of Idaho, Pocatello , Director Of Application Development, Executive , Pocatello, Idaho

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