Manager, Application Development - Digital Transformation

Transamerica Life Insurance Company Denver , CO 80208

Posted 2 months ago

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Info Tech & Development

Job Description Summary

Transamerica has been helping people feel better about the future for more than 100 years, and we're proud of the trust we've earned. But we believe our responsibility goes beyond insurance, investments, and retirement accounts. We're also in the business of helping people improve their financial and personal well-being, so they can add more years to their lives, and more life to their years.

At Transamerica, we are innovating the next generation of digital solutions and capabilities to help our customers achieve a lifetime of financial security. As a Manager of Application Development within our Digital Transformation team, this role will be focused on ensuring the implementation of a modern administration system and the development of a modern architecture to enable our digital business. You will help define our operating model, integration strategies, grow our capabilities, and continue to develop our enterprise digital platform team by providing technology leadership, career development and mentoring to team members, and implementation of strategic digital and architecture solutions.

Department Summary:

Manages professional employees and/or strategic vendor partner resources within an assigned area of Technology Services. Provides oversight and supports development and implementation of IT applications/solutions in alignment with company goals. Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges.

Job Description


  • Accountable for the performance and results of cross teams of business analysts, scrum masters, programmers, developers and/or systems analysts.

  • Ensures the implementation of the technical direction/solution for assigned projects; ensure completion within time and budget constraints.

  • Set goals and performance expectations for individuals and work groups; provide coaching, training and mentoring.

  • Provide technical and business guidance to employees, colleagues and other stakeholders.

  • Assist in annual budget and resource planning.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, MIS, CIS or related field, or equivalent professional experience.

  • Eight years of relevant technical experience.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of programming languages or relational databases.

  • Strong understanding of development tools, processes, cloud computing, microservices and CI/CD environments.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Communication and interpersonal skills to interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

  • Proficiency in MS Office.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Management experience.

  • Advanced technical degree or certifications.

  • Experience in the insurance/financial services industry.

Working Environment:

  • Office environment.

  • Occasional travel.

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It's more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Technical Assistance:

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Manager, Application Development - Digital Transformation

Transamerica Life Insurance Company