Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Manager, Applications and ERP Software Engineering in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Software Engineering Manager manages and oversees the design, development, and maintenance of software applications. Directs the work of engineers to ensure the best practices around software development. Assigns work to software engineering personnel, evaluates and manages their performance. Recruits engineering personnel and supports technical staffing and project teams formation. Supervises the continuing support of and provides system metrics for client facing products. Presents practical input for strategic technology decisions. Supports the Technology Roadmap and Complies with all professional departmental as well as company best practices. May supervise reporting responsibility for independent software contractors, software engineers and outsourcing partners. Ensures software engineering personnel is suitably trained to perform all job function and suitably use project and software related tools.
Accountable for complying with all laws and regulations associated with duties and responsibilities.
NATURE AND SCOPE
This role directly manages 5 - 20 workers
This role reports to: Departmental Leadership
Necessary Contacts: To do this job effectively the incumbent has to be in contact with all levels of BCBSLA personnel.
Bachelors in Computer Science or related field
Masters Degree in Business Administration is preferred
Four years of related experience can be used in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
5 years of business systems analysis and design experience with at least two years of leadership experience required
Experience in solutions selection, vendor selection and management, contract management preferred.
Experience with ERP systems (Workday, PeopleSoft, other preferred).
Experience with system and data integration (Workday integrations, SSIS, Informatica, Azure Data Factory, APIM) and systems modernization preferred.
Experience sourcing technical solutions elements from multiple and diverse organizational disciplines and overseeing implementations to deliver results preferred.
Skills and Abilities
- Requires broad knowledge in the field of Information Technology.Requires a broad knowledge of development management and control concepts and application knowledge of business practices.Technical knowledge covers current development methodology, languages, and operational capabilities.
Licenses and Certifications
- None Required
ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Manages staff, promotes career development opportunities, provides mentoring to the staff to encourage personal growth and advancement, and promotes delivery of high quality customer service and team productivity
Actively pursues personal leadership development to ensure growth and the ability to demonstrate a high level of quality and productivity
Ownership of systems, applications and technologies in their area of responsibility
Actively supports initiatives related to the strategic and complementary tactical plans in a responsive manner that conforms to the organization’s mission, goals, and objectives
Develops, manages, and builds positive relationships / partnerships with clients, vendors, peers/other teams, and staff to ensure a high level of personal and team understanding of the client’s business operations, IT support needs, and service expectations
Ensures quality and timeliness of business oriented solutions aimed at providing positive effects on operational results while optimizing the overall impact on the organization’s performance
Responsible for actively monitoring and supporting financial resources by approaching work with a focus on cost efficiencies that provide tangible cost savings and improved productivity through fundamentally sound implementation of systems solutions
Understands Departmental Goals and Objectives and delivers work products to contribute to those goals
Additional Accountabilities and Essential Functions
The Physical Demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Accountabilities and Essential Functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Job duties are performed in a normal and clean office environment with normal noise levels.
Work is predominately done while standing or sitting.
The ability to comprehend, document, calculate, visualize, and analyze are required.
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