Manager of Development For Manager Products (em1)

Manager of Development For Manager Products (em1)

ASG Worldwide Private Limited
13 - 18 Years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

As Manager of Development you are leading the local team responsible for maintaining and enhancing a proprietary, long-living and mission critical database management system and applications on top of it. You organize, drive and lead technical product analysis, maintenance, enhancement and documentation of a proprietary database management system implemented in HLASM and a product specific procedure language and contribute to requirements engineering and design processes.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee the primary activities of independent contributors to ensure completion of tasks and attainment of departmental goals.
  • Handle personnel activities of staff (i.e., hire, train, reward, motivate, discipline, terminate, and conduct performance/pay reviews).
  • Participate in software design meetings and analyze user needs to determine technical requirements.
  • Develop and maintain systems or applications involving a wide variety of programming and languages.
  • Modify, repair, or expand existing programs to correct errors, increase efficiency, upgrade interfaces, or improve performance.
  • Perform trial runs for testing and analysis on software and systems to identify problems.
  • Contribute to training manuals or instructions for end users.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of implemented software.
  • Research and remain informed of new technology and development tools.
  • Evaluate and assess new software development projects based upon , complexity, and timeframe.
  • Serve as escalation point for issues beyond project team authority; resolve conflicts involving scheduling, resources, or technical issues.
Special Skill Sets Desired:
  • Excellent written and verbal communications, and experience working with developers/QAs/Technical writers in a fast paced development environment
  • Knowledge of  IBM z/OS Assembler Programming (HLASM) - using 24 and 31-bit memory models
  • Advanced system-level z/OS Assembler (HLASM) Programming skills (access methods, subtask programming, SVC, etc.)
  • Advanced z/OS system level diagnostics, problem determination and debugging with experience in the use of XDC (or z/VM and CMS)
  • IBM z/OS Authorized Assembler Services
  • Network programming (TCP/IP, APPC, FTP)
  • Strong skills of independent analytical working
  • Database management system implementation knowledge
  • Experience in Data modelling (object oriented, relational)
  • Proven ability of critically analyzing requirements, designs, and code with an emphasis on long-term maintainability.
  • Proven ability to coordinate complex implementation efforts among multiple team members.
  • Any of the following are plusses
  • Applied knowledge in any of the z/OS domains DB2, USS, CICS, IMS, Communication Server, z/OS internals, ISPF, TSO, Rexx, SMF, PL/I, Cobol
  • Applied product knowledge of ASG-Manager Products or MSP Datamanager
  • Experience in using ALM/DevOps tool stack (maven, ant, git/Bitbucket, Jenkins, JIRA, Confluence)
  • Experience in programming Java, Groovy

Further Prerequisites

  • Openness and willingness to learn and work with
  • o modern build and collaboration environment (JIRA, Confluence, git/Bitbucket, Maven, Jenkins)
  • o proprietary product environment (TSO, batch, REXX, TCP/IP interfaces, command and procedure languages (REXX-like))
  • long-term commitment (>5 years)

Required Candidate profile

Education Level Desired and/or Experience:
BS/Diploma in Computer Science 10+ years of experience in software development

ASG Worldwide Private Limited

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