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Manager of Application Development

Company: Drury Hotels Headquarters
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Property Location:
13075 Manchester Rd - St. Louis, Missouri 63131


Getting a job is just the beginning. Finding a place where you belong is what truly matters. Who you are and what you do makes a difference at Drury Hotels. There's a place for you here today and tomorrow.


So. Much. More.

Just as our guests deserve more, so do you deserve more. Be valued for what you do and who you are ... and well compensated for all you accomplish.

- Incentives - Quarterly bonuses up to $1600/year (we succeed together!) based on hotel results
- Work-life-balance - Flexible scheduling, paid time off, hotel discounts and free room nights
- Career growth - Mentorship, cross-training, development plans, management training, and more-over 200 internal promotions this year
- Health and well-being - Medical, dental, vision, prescription, life, disability and Team Member Assistance Program
- Retirement - Company-matched 401(k)
- Award-winning - Ranked among Forbes' Best Midsize Employers (2022) and highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Upper Midscale Hotel Chains by J.D. Power 17 years in a row (that's a record!)


The Manager of Application Development will lead the Company's application development team. This role works to deliver project results and value to the business through delivering quality applications and functionality. This position is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the application development teams and recommending application technology architectures and solutions.

Responsibilities and Duties:

-Establishes and implements standards and best practices to ensure the highest degree of software quality.
-Oversees the support, development, and testing activities related to the development of internal application systems, interfaces to third parties, and externally facing websites and Apps.
-Partners with Technical Services, end user departments, and other teams on all development activities.
-Manages relationships with consultants assisting in application development projects.
-Oversees and sets the direction for the organization, ensuring the delivery of reliable software that meets or exceeds all user requirements with minimal bugs.
-Establishes procedures and systems to ensure that development projects are implemented on time and on budget.
-Establishes and tracks metrics related to key performance objectives and service levels.
-Stays current with technology and industry best practices to ensure that skill set/knowledge base remains broad and current.
-Delivers outstanding customer service to internal customers by understanding their needs, evaluating and presenting viable alternatives, prioritizing work, establishing reliable estimates, and delivering systems as promised.
-Coaches, counsels, and motivates development team members to obtain their maximum potential performance.
-Oversees the implementation of process and procedural improvements.
-Identifies and escalates potential concerns related to project initiatives and recommend viable solutions.
-Ensures compliance with established industry rules, regulations, Company policies/procedures and best practices.
-Ensures that all applications are developed using best practices for data security.
-Forecasts resourcing & staffing needs and effectively utilize all available resources.
-Oversees the execution of multiple projects in a simultaneous environment ensuring deadlines are being met.
-Completes other duties as assigned

Basic Required Qualifications:

-Four (4) year degree in Computer Science or related experience
-Work Experience: 5-10 years
-Strong communication skills
-Ability to mediate and resolve conflicts among team members
-Ability to influence others
-Demonstrated track record of successful systems development projects

Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience with agile development methodologies
-Working knowledge of Search Engine Optimization
-Prior experience as a software developer, systems/business analyst, project manager or product manager
-Application development management experience leading IT organizations in a fast-paced application development environment
-Experience managing multiple teams with 5+ team members

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Keywords: Drury Hotels Headquarters, St. Louis , Manager of Application Development, Executive , Saint Louis, Missouri

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