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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Information Services
Manager Application Development Middleware Integration
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Job Description

Manager Application Development Middleware Integration

*Can be located in Alpharetta, GA or Arden Hills, MN*

The Manager of Application Development and Middleware Integrationposition leads a centralized development team responsible for Middleware technologies and application integrations. As part of the shared services division, you will support several major initiatives by performing integration development and support. This position leads a large team including core staff and contractors, both on and off-shore.

Technologies used include data integration tools (Informatica and IBM's BPM), WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere MQ, Microsoft IIS, Apache Tomcat, Java and Scripting tools such as Jython and JACL. The Middleware department is also responsible for administration support related to Informatica, BPM, WebSphere Application Server and MQ in non-production and production environments, supporting all application development efforts.


  • Collaborates with business and/or ITS partners to provide service.
  • Manages and develops staff.
  • Oversees projects.
  • Demonstrates sound financial management.
  • Creates, maintains, and communicates department plans.
  • Manages the implementation and maintenance of disaster recovery plans and activities in assigned areas. Maintains current contact information for all employees in applicable areas and communicates with non-recovery employees during a disaster.
  • Protects the privacy of our customers' data in the performance of job duties and operational activities.
  • Follows corporate policy and procedures related to the access, use, distribution, protection, and destruction of client and company confidential data.
  • Fosters the highest level of commitment among our people through transparent communication about business challenges, successes and results.
  • Creates an environment which encourages people to think, behave, take action and control work and make decisions autonomously to attain clear goals.
  • Takes personal responsibility for making tough decisions, meeting commitments and ensuring expected results are achieved

Required Qualifications:

  • Skills may be acquired from college-level courses, formal information technology and insurance education, and experience with ITS and insurance company operations.
  • At least 5years of directly-related work experience.
  • Possesses good understanding of insurance, financial services and Company operations.
  • Experience leading or managing application development teams.
  • Strong critical thinking and analysis skills with the ability to define value, drive efficiency, and develop technical roadmap.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in Middleware and integration technologies.
  • Ability to initiate and implement continuous improvement of developm0e NT and support.
  • Previous experience with managing onshore/offshore contractors.

Physical Requirements:

  • May require travel between Southern, Central and Home offices to manage staff or participate in project-related activities.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location