Program Director

Program Director

by Brian Borsa|June 27, 2011



Cycle3 IT Staffing is seeking a Program Director.


Basic Purpose: Responsible for development and support of administrative systems for use in all aspects of COMPANY Operations.  Manage teams and projects ensuring sufficient planning and communication.  Work closely with internal partners, providing technology support and innovation to insurance product rollouts.  Oversee systems analysis and design, database architecture, programming and production support with knowledge of best practices and relevant technologies.  Work with members of the business community, other technical team members and corporate IT staff to identify opportunities to apply technology.  Manage expectations and interact with external customers to support COMPANY’s long-term objective of being easy to do business with and a customer service leader in our industry.


Responsibilities: (Use active verbs, describe in order of importance, estimate percentage of time spent on each)                                                                                                                                                    Percent

1.     Builds, leads, manages and directs COMPANY’s TRAX administration system development teams, which is responsible for assigning work, tracking progress and delivering technology according to plan and budget.  Ensure applications are amply documented and supported.  Promote consistent methodology and adherence to development processes within teams.



2.     Leads, manages and directs the activities of the development teams in all aspects of supervisory duties, including, not limited to hiring, training, evaluating, coaching and disciplining direct reports.  Fosters a positive and engaged work environment.  Mentors employees and give guidance on employment development.



3.     Lead architectural design and produce requirement documents and packages of work for the TRAX team.  Produce and promote a long-term admin system strategy that brings optimal productivity and speed to market to COMPANY.


4.     Build and maintain relationships with peers in IT, the business and the industry.               


5.     Serves as a member of the COMPANY IT leadership team, including setting strategic and tactical direction, goals and objectives and development of joint plans to achieve goals and objectives.


6.     Perform other job related duties as assigned including managing oversight and completion of special projects as they arise.                                                                 




·         5 years management experience in an IT development environment with responsibility for multiple teams

·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline. 

·         Masters degree a plus

·         Advanced knowledge of general business and IT related practices with working knowledge of IT project/initiative valuation

·         Experience programming in SQL, C# and .NET with a broad understanding of relevant technologies

·         Certification in Microsoft development tools a plus

·         3-5 years experience in a project management role with PMI certification a plus.

·         Business knowledge of finance and/or insurance industry a plus



·         Understand business and see big picture

·         Innovation in identifying key applications for new technology

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills

·         Works well with business partners in identifying business requirements

·         Ability to design and develop solutions to meet customer requirements, using database and PC and web development tools

·         Analytical, detail-oriented

·         Ability to meet projected deadlines


To apply for this job email your details to brian@cycle3it.com

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