Credit Acceptance is continuously expanding with a variety of dynamic opportunities in Information Technology. Our IT department provides the opportunity to work with progressive tools, and technology including the latest database, development, storage, and computer technologies available.
About this Position: The Manager, Application Development provides development team leadership and drives architecture to improve reliability and performance of Collections Applications. This role will:
Lead a team to support and enhance Collections applications
Develop architecture and migration plans to move away from legacy technology towards a services based architecture
Act as a consultant, coach, mentor in the design of new technology solutions
Build consensus toward best practices; offer and accept insight from others
Collect, filter and prioritize work from the various stakeholders
Deliver projects and enhancements on schedule and specifications
Minimize production support incidents
Recognize upstream and downstream impacts; communicate effectively (verbally & in writing)
Decrease incidents and increase up-time of your application
Outcomes & Activities:
Build an application team with the right people and the right number of people under a strong organization design
Give each team member a clear expectation of what he/she must do to succeed
Train team members to use tools and processes efficiently. Encourage formal training where appropriate. Develop an effective training plan for team members
Provide support, tools and training to help team members improve performance. Address substandard performance appropriately
Create a work atmosphere that encourages open discussion, where employees are engaged, motivated and have trust in their leader's vision, ability and integrity
Improve your application and team processes to provide excellent customer service
All other duties as assigned
Attendance as required by department
Remain compliant with our policies, processes and legal guidelines
Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems or a closely-related field of study
5+ years' development experience to include Java Application Development experience
Experience in Java, Spring, source control, web services, Maven, JSON
Strong supervisory experience leading developers and guiding team members regarding best practices
Experience decomposing requirements into services-based architectures
7+ years' IT professional experience
Communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally) with all levels
Experience leading 2+ projects of medium complexity
Strong organizational skills
Work onsite at the assigned Credit Acceptance work location
Experience with an integration framework or ESB platform, such as Camel
Experience with annotations and JPA
Experience managing people, process and technology
Financial Services Industry experience
Experience with using Jira to manage and report development progress
Experience with Intersystems Cache' database and/or Ontario Systems Artiva Collections platform
Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to inspire and motivate others to perform at higher levels
Be able to research and resolve a wide range of issues
Demonstrate a motivation and capability to teach others
Ability to gain trust of others; build solid relationships; and relate well to all business users
Be self-motivated and focused
Effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Validate and challenge estimates and designs where appropriate
Be analytical with proven problem-solving abilities
Provide exceptional customer service
Company Values: To be successful in this role, Team Members need to demonstrate the characteristics of PRIDE (our Company core values) in their work:
Positive: Maintain a positive attitude by focusing on solutions and promoting a collaborative and enjoyable environment.
Respectful: Value teamwork, share successes, appreciates others and communicates in a way that promotes trust.
Insightful: Make timely well considered decisions, create innovative solutions and continuously learn.
Direct: Communicate clearly and objectively; don't be afraid of difficult conversations. Raise concerns through the proper channels.
Earnest: Be honest, sincere and consistent. Work hard and pursue our goals together relentlessly.
Target Compensation: $125,507 - $146,425
Required degrees must have been earned at institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.
Credit Acceptance is an equal opportunity employer.
Credit Acceptance Corporation