[ajug-jobs] Director, Applications Development and Integration
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Job ID: 6,245
Job Title: Director, Applications Development and Integration
Business Name: IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group)
Email: greg.pierce at ihg.com
Director, Applications Development and Integration (Job Number: ATL001687)
Do you see yourself as the Director, Applications Development and Integration for the Global Technology team?
What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.
IHG Americas' Regional Corporate Office is centrally located at the beautiful Ravinia Complex just outside Atlanta's Perimeter (I-285), offering a convenient commute from all areas of Metro Atlanta. In addition to being easily accessible from all major highways, the complex provides a free shuttle service between the office, the nearby Perimeter Mall and MARTA train station for alternative commuting options during business hours. Our office complex offers many amenities and personal conveniences, including and on-site dry cleaner, florist, private health club, wellness center and restaurants. Atlanta, situated near the North Georgia Mountains, has something for everyone, world class educational institutions, interactive venues, historical sites, beautiful performing arts facilities, professional sports teams - Braves Falcons, Hawks and Thrashers, and is home to unique venues including CNN, the Georgia Aquarium, The King Center, World of Coca-Cola, The Carter Center, High Museum of Art, and Zoo Atlanta.
Our Americas Corporate office, based in Atlanta, Georgia, has a need for a Director Applications Development and Integration to direct and oversee the technology vision, development, integration and implementation of all applications across IHG's consumer facing website portfolio, including the multi-brand, wireless and branded web products. Lead application development functions and global deployment on complex multi-platform software systems within schedule, cost and quality requirements. Accomplish goals and objectives through subordinate managers who organize and direct a technical and professional staff.
Responsibilities include directly managing a team of 3-5 managers, indirectly manage 15-30 software engineering resources (FTE and contract), direct and oversee the development and deployment of significant and highly complex contract center projects. Establish and maintain relationships with business partner management. Develop a strong working knowledge of the business partner functions and objectives, define ways to use technology to reduce costs and improve productivity to include implementation of new software, new modules, applications upgrades, customizations, enhancements and re-engineering of systems. Direct, monitor and mentor on methodology, tools, templates standards, policies and procedures. Plan, organize, contral and lead subordinate functions within established schedules, budgetary and manpower plans. Establish goals, performance standards and operating procedures for assigned functions. Participate in creation of department staffing and capital budgets. Coach and develop team members; hire, assess, discipline, terminate, document performance, recommend salary and classification changes. Act as an advisor to subordinate managers or staff to help meet established schedules and/or resolve technical or operational problems. Utilize a mix of off-shore and on-shore development organizations to deliver efficient and quality software applications. Responsible for the overall ownership and delivery of the following: detailed and accurate software development estimates, unit and integration testing, code coverage techniques and thresholds, continuous integration best practices, code review process, detailed software design documents, coding and technology standards, high performing and performance tested software.
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a relevant field of work or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. 10+ years progressive IT experience with demonstrated proficiency in multiple disciplines, technologies and processes. Demonstrated experience with constructing and delivering high-transaction consumer facing E-commerce applications (B2C). Demonstrated project management experience in organizing, planning and executing large-scale projects from inception through implementation. Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills for the purpose of providing and explaining complex technical information to business partners, vendors, senior management and staff. Demonstrated experience in leading and developing people. Demonstrated experience and knowledge in applications and architectures. Strong technical knowledge of computer languages (including database management systems), applications, operating systems, terminology, communications, networks and hardware capabilities. Demonstrated knowledge of system integration issues between diverse platforms. Demonstrated Off-Shore development experience a plus.
Specialized Technical Skills:
Databases: Oracle, MySQL
Application Servers/Servlet Containers: Resin, WebSphere, JBoss, WebLogic
Java Technologies/Frameworks: Spring loC/MVC, Struts, JSF, J2EE/JEE, JSP, Hibernate
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which can include healthcare and dental coverage, disability and life insurance, and a matched 401(k) program. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.
IHG is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V
This job was posted on: 2/8/10 2:37 PM
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