Libertarian Job

6 Aug

Application Development Manager 

EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
CATEGORY Mercatus IT  
The Mercatus Center at George Mason University and its sister non-profit organization, the Institute for Humane Studies, seek an application development manager to manage custom-developed and cloud-based application software, including development methodologies, technologies (language, databases, support tools), development and testing of hardware/software environments, and the application development staff and project workload. This role works closely with members of our information technology team and reports to the senior director of information technology. 
Responsibilities include:
•    Supervising and prioritizing the projects of the web and software developers;
•    Developing the lifecycle of software systems; including gathering requirements, database management, software development, testing, implementation, user follow-up, support, and project management;
•    Managing the integrity, maintenance and changes to the application development servers and databases;
•    Developing and implementing change control processes;
•    Providing ad-hoc reporting and decision support required for management decision processes;
•    Making technology decisions that affect software development;
•    And working on special I.T. projects as needed. 
Minimum requirements:
•    8-10 years of application development experience;
•    5+ years of database design and analysis;
•    Experience managing software development teams;
•    Ability to present information to a wide variety of audiences, including senior management, peer technology specialists, and internal clients;  
•    Ability to understand and analyze complex business problems in order to define and develop technology-based solutions;
•    And working experience with various technology stacks.


LOCATION Mercatus Center  

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