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Assistant Vice President of Application Development
Ref No.: 18-03964
Location: Austin, Texas
Type: Permanent, Direct-Hire | Pay: Base Salary + Bonus & Benefits | Location: Austin, TX 78759
We are currently looking for a talented AVP of Application Development, with an Insurance and/or Financial Services industry background, to join our client’s team in the north part of Austin, Texas!
This is a Permanent, Direct-Hire position which offers a competitive Base Salary with Bonus & Benefits. Interview process will include a phone and a F2F interview.
Note: Not open to 3rd party/C2C consultants. This position is only available to those who can work on W2 basis without a sponsored work visa. Visa Sponsorship is not available.
The AVP of IT Application Development will be responsible for the oversight and management of all information management and software development activities for our client.  This position requires a high-degree of IT and Product/Project acumen in an Insurance setting.  This position is responsible for the health, scalability and usability of all business facing applications, and calls for the ownership of applications and platforms through their full life cycle.  The position requires relationships to be established and maintained vertically and horizontally across the enterprise and with corporate partners.
What you can bring to the table (must-have, required):
  • 10+ years of progressive management experience in IT application development/product management and information management within the Insurance / Financial Services Industries
  • 5+ years of experience in a software development environment, primarily on the .NET platform (C#, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Web API, WCF).
  • Experience with Web Development Tools (SharePoint, HTML, etc.)
  • Experience with a major version control systems (such as Git, Perforce, TFS, or SVN).
  • Experience with Database development and management
  • Experience with ETL, reporting and BI Tools (SSIS, SSRS, Cognos SAS, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Mainframe Technologies and Insurance Applications
  • Ability to develop short and long range IT Strategies
  • Understanding of financial and operational reporting with analytical skills to promote process improvement
  • Problem solving capabilities resulting in significant business impact and customer satisfaction. Detail-oriented and ability to identify potential risk or problems and find resolution
  • Ability to interact and consult effectively with all levels of business partners including executive management. Must be able to interpret data and formulate into presentations to make executive level recommendations
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications to include Project, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent teaming and people leadership skills
  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Information Systems, Business Administration, or a related field required. (8 additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree)
Bonus Points (pluses, preferred):
  • 5 or more years of Life Insurance or Insurance Home Office experience
  • Experience with Insurance Administration System Enhancements and Conversions
  • Experience with the Development and Management of Customer Web Portals
  • Experience with process mapping methodology and creating process maps