Applications And Development Manager


  • Financially strong organisation with a strong pipeline of projects
  • Manage a team of 5 reporting to the General Manager IT
  • Inclusive and high energy culture in a sector enabled by innovative technology

The Company

Our client is a diverse global company with over 3,000 employees across Australia. The company has a dynamic and friendly culture based on collaboration, inclusion and diversity. They are currently undergoing an exciting period of growth and transformation within their business, both locally and globally. As a result of this growth, a permanent opportunity exists for an Applications and Development Manager to join their team. The company is progressive and flexible and are just about to embark on an exciting system modernisation and digital transformation journey.

The Role

Reporting to the General Manager IT, this role is accountable for the analysis, design, application development, implementation and integration of new business systems that are modern and in line with business needs. The position will also support and enhance existing applications and integrations. These existing applications may be in-house developed and hosted on-premise or third-party provided and hosted on-premise or in cloud services.

Further responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Lead, mentor and develop the Applications & Development team (5 direct reports), ensuring good engineering practices and discipline;
  • Work closely with key business stakeholders to gather requirements, capture user stories and transform requirements into application solutions;
  • Manage end to end project delivery;
  • Provide thought leadership around contemporary DevOps practice and principles, design patterns, integration practice and principles as the company migrates to cloud delivered infrastructure and software architecture; and
  • Work closely with suppliers and vendors to deliver a high level of service.

Successful Candidate

Within the context of the role described above, the ideal applicant will be someone who has the following key experience/capabilities:

  • Demonstrated experience as a Technical Lead or Development Manager with strong knowledge in C#, .NET, T-SQL and SQL Server development/deployment;
  • Strong experience in deployment of third-party enterprise applications and in-house developed applications;
  • Strong leadership skills and past track record managing small technical teams;
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement, listening and communication skills with proven experience mapping requirements to fit for purpose application solutions;
  • Strong experience with DevOps, automation and Agile/Scrum project delivery methodology; and
  • Experience with cloud development and deployment will be highly regarded.

Sounds good? Apply now! For more information or a confidential discussion about this opportunity please call Steven Fulop at u&u Greater Western Sydney on 0418 994 446, quoting reference number 20226 or alternatively, apply online below. We look forward to receiving your application and assisting you with your job search.
Please note – I will be on annual leave from Tuesday 6th October, returning to the office Monday 12th October.