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Director, Application Development
Ref No.: 20-00454
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Hudson, Ohio
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 03/23/2020
Genesis10 is seeking a Director, Application Development for a leading manufacturer.  This is a direct hire position in Hudson, OH.
Job Description:
  • The Director, Application Development has overall responsibility for the development, management and maintenance of Enterprise Application. Through the implementation of new initiatives as well as continual improvement to existing processes, this position ensures the quality delivery of applications supporting Client's business processes and goals. As a member of the IT leadership team, the Director, Application Development actively contributes to thought leadership, strategic planning and service delivery. This role fosters partnerships with company leaders and ensures that the IT service portfolio meets the needs of the enterprise. As a trusted advisor to the Client's business, this individual translates company goals into technology solutions, while balancing the appropriate compliance and operational requirements. This position acts as a positive agent of change and demonstrates a strong commitment to team development providing coaching to all levels of the IT organization. The Director, Application Development is engaged in projects and support as required, serving as a primary escalation point. This role manages the supply for development resources and is actively involved in managing application deliveries. This individual drives application strategy and organizational alignment to deliver quality, flexible and timely application services. The Director, Application Development serves as a member of the IT Steering Committee driving strategic project planning that delivers value to the organization
  •  Directs overall planning, execution and management of multiple IT projects across the enterprise. Ensures deliveries are within planned scope, duration and cost throughout the project. Communicates/escalates status of key projects and deliverables. Demonstrates and instills a culture of project accountability among team members. Focuses on continual resource planning and oversees the supply of development resources.
  • Provides support for existing processes. Develops plans to efficiently support existing applications. Supports practices to resolve issues promptly while identifying root cause and quality resolution. Identifies strategies and initiatives to reduce support demands.
  • Maintains customer relationships, provides business expertise and guidance on solutions to business problems. Builds rapport with business units as an advocate for change and innovation. Increases the strategic role of technology in the enterprise.
  • Manages various teams of technology professionals engaged in providing IT services. Supervises direct reports and ensures work deliverables are accomplished. Builds a culture of teamwork and collaboration through active communication with direct reports and staff. Provides mentoring, training, and actively assesses/evaluates on-going performance. Engages in continuous coaching and performance management, attracting talent to the organization.
  • Strategic planning and thought leadership. Drives strategic planning of IT resources for the enterprise. Guides application strategies and standards that support long-term business goals. Aligns staffing models and organizational structures to deliver IT initiatives in support of departmental goals.
  • Other responsibilities: Develops, manages and controls departmental budget. Defines and supports technical standards and processes, including management principles, service methodologies and compliance standards.
  • Minimum: Bachelors' Degree in computer science, business or related field
  • Preferred: Master's degree in computer science or related advanced degree 
  • 8+ years in Application Development
  • 3+ yeas Retail store and E-commerce technology or related business experience including large-scale implementations, application design and IT or project governance
  • Results-oriented manager who can build and lead a business-focused, time-sensitive, innovative and cost-effective technology organization.
  • Demonstrates high degree of personal accountability and sets high standards 
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!
About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at 
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