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Vertex is considered a premier partner to Oracle, SAP, and works closely with the Big 4 and other leading software providers, as well as tax and accounting firms to provide the most integrated enterprise tax technology solutions available today to the most recognized brands of the world!  We have enjoyed workplace and business recognitions including Philly.com’s Top Places to Work for three years in a row, Working Mother 100 Best Companies, and SmartCEO's Philadelphia Corporate Culture Award.

Manager - Application Development

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Commercial Software and Technology
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200411 Requisition #
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

 

  • Excellent leadership and people management skills including solid technical, communication and analytical skills with thorough understanding of product development and successful problem definition, decomposition, estimation and resolution.
  • Proficient with various software methodologies (Agile, Lean, SAFe etc.) for both on premise and SaaS based architectures.
  • Hands-on experience with modern DevOps, SRE techniques, automation frameworks and operational principles of a large-scale distributed SaaS application across multiple clouds
  • Experience with technical design of scalable, robust systems using cloud native architecture principles
  • Knowledge and expertise in providing common solutions by identifying and addressing patterns in infrastructure and applications
  • Deep understanding of real-world solutions and solutions in availability, performance, security, compliance, and cost management
  • Experience with Leadership of complex software development projects and teams through all phases of the software development life cycle
  • Proven ability to scale applications horizontally with an engineering team.
  • Proven ability to provide leadership, technology guidance and mentorship to others throughout their domain.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to apply broad expertise or unique knowledge and professional concepts to develop resolutions to critical issues. 
  • Ability to manage multiple complex, high visibility or high impact projects simultaneously.
  • Must be results oriented, customer focused, and exhibit good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive customer and internal information 
  • Ability to meet deadlines, multitask, and manage time objectively 
  • Must possess and exhibit emotional stability and maturity in the face of highly emotional and stressful situations. 
  • Must be results oriented, customer focused and able to manage multiple high-visibility or high-impact projects simultaneously.     
  • Sufficient knowledge of business communications, including telephone, voicemail, and e-mail, and operations of office machines, such as photocopier, scanner, and fax. 

                        

                      EDUCATION AND TRAINING: 

                      • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience.
                      • 10 years of experience in the software domain
                      • Have a wide range of skills, including some of the following:
                        •  Health – Metrics, analytics, and observability in cloud systems.
                        • Application Hosting – Common patterns to host applications (ex, Kubernetes, Docker, FaaS).
                        • Networking – Security and connectivity between, into, and out of cloud services.
                        • Databases – Selection and leverage of database types and libraries
                      • Have a software engineering background with a passion for DevOps.
                      • Enjoy pushing scalability to the limit with high-throughput services.
                      • Enjoy working with a large variety of services and technologies.
                      • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
                      • Experience with container technologies like Kubernetes, Docker preferred
                      • Experience with both Windows and Linux as scaled-out cloud Operating Systems preferred

                       

                      REQUIRED FOUNDATIONAL COMPETENCIES: 

                       

                      • Builds Relationships:  Fosters open dialogue and obtains shared commitment to proposals; shared ideas and information to promote mutual understanding, respect, and effective decision-making. 
                      • Drives for Results:  Acts to create opportunities for Vertex or to avoid future problems; has the courage to act with incomplete information rather than simply thinking about it; maintains a focused commitment to achieving enterprise objectives. 
                      • Knows the Business:  Understands and applies knowledge of Vertex’s business and processes to accomplish goals. 
                      • Anticipates Customer Needs (internal and external):  Establishes and maintains productive relationships with customers and partners, anticipating their needs. 
                      • Learns Continuously:  Expands own knowledge base to enhance performance; seeks development to increase strengths for current and future needs. 

                       

                       

                      REQUIRED LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES: 

                       

                      • Fosters Innovation:  Provides an environment that supports alternative approaches and leads to new processes, products, and services. 
                      • Promotes Customer Intimacy:  Creates an enterprise in which customers are proud to do business with Vertex; collaborates with customers and partners to develop strategies to meet mutual objectives. 
                      • Aligns and Engages:  Aligns people, processes, information systems, and structure with the strategic direction: ensures that expectations are clear, priorities established, focus maintained, and tough decisions addressed; works to gain commitment and buy-in. 
                      • Develops Talent:  Works with others in a helpful way to increase their competence and confidence; eliminates barriers and provides needed resources and support for personal and professional growth. 

                        

                      COMMENTS: 

                       

                      The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this position.  Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.  

                       

                       

                       

                       

                      Vertex is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


                      While performing the duties of this job, the work environment may require an individual to be able to sit or be stationary at a computer and use computers for extended periods of time and move freely around the building. Travel may be required. 

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