Bimbo Bakeries USA INC Senior Manager of Development and Technical Design in Horsham, Pennsylvania

Senior Manager of Development and Technical Design - Horsham PA req3523 Employment Type: Regular Location: HORSHAM,PA Have you ever enjoyed Arnold , Brownberry or Oroweat bread* A Thomas English muffin or bagel* Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee , Entenmann s or Marinela cake or donut* If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA! Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world s largest baking company with operations in 22 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA employs 21,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day. Description: Job Purpose Manage the overall application development life cycle to support business initiatives. Candidate should be forward thinking and self-motivated to manage the workload effectively. Monitor progress of work items from development through move to production. Lead design discussions to support BBU projects. Key Duties and Responsibilities * Provides technical direction for the development, design, and systems integration across multiple business applications from definition phase through implementation. * Manage the designated development team by reviewing, approving and allocating tasks as per the development roadmap. * Suggests alternative technical solutions to meet business requirements more efficiently * Support new application implementation and existing application upgrades. Collaborate with the team members and application user groups during implementations and upgrades. * Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiencies of new implementations and new procedures in existing applications by observing implementations and releases. Make recommendations for enhancements as needed. * Applies significant knowledge of industry trends and developments to improve business applications. * Easily recognizes system deficiencies and implements effective solutions. * Provide leadership and coordination of the Enterprise Architecture initiative to integrate application systems and leverage business opportunities which surface as a result of proper integration of applications and centralization of data. * Guide and work with Outsourced infrastructure offshore resources for software patching activities, problems resolution and disaster recovery planning/testing. * Manage/monitor adherences to company policies and standards. * Must be able to work as part of a team. * Perform other duties as assigned. Position Requirements: Education/Qualifications * Bachelor s Degree (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science or Informations Systems Working Experience * 10+ years IT business experience * Knowledge of database technologies * 3+ years IT Management * Experience developing business applications