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Director, Application Development

Company: Automatic Data Processing, Inc.
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

ADP is hiring a Director, Application Development for our Wisely Payments processing platform.

  • Are you empathetic to client needs and inspired by transformation and impacting the lives of millions of people every day?
  • Are you an inspiring leader who people have followed and worked for over and over again?
  • Are you looking to -join a dynamic, inclusive -team environment -with a culture of collaboration and belonging?--- Well, this may be the role for you. Ready to design what's next? In this role you will lead software engineering and quality for Wisely products and will be responsible for technology strategy, software engineering oversight, code quality, release governance, process improvement, risk mitigation, budget management, platform performance, and hiring. -You will be responsible for leading teams of insourced and outsourced talent and interface with product, architects, DevOps, QA, support and other engineering teams to ensure the development of Wisely software that provides strategic value for the organization. As an energetic Technical Leader, you'll take ownership of your platform roadmap and help motivate and focus our organization to deliver strong results. Your technical background will enable you to appreciate the implications of key architectural, investment, and prioritization decisions. No two days are the same as you work with your team, business leaders, and project management to understand our next wave of work. To thrive in this role, you'll need to be a cloud-native with a solid understanding of technologies, including APIs, distributed systems design, operational scaling and availability, and application integrations. Java and enterprise Java with open source tools, Java 8 or later (preferred language), and AWS are critical. You have experience working full stack with front-end, scripting, and back-end experience. Our best developers are enthusiastic creators who stay current on new codes. Like our best developers, you are an enthusiastic creator eager to learn. You strive to learn new technologies and find ways to incorporate what you learn into building your products. You're a passionate leader focused on engagement as well as results, and you're not afraid to roll your sleeves up and dive into the code when necessary. As part of our team, you'll find exciting challenges, get opportunities to grow your career, and develop solid friendships as we design what's next for ADP and the industry. Pace should not scare you. We still find time for a healthy dose of fun. Like what you see? Apply now! Learn more about ADP at tech.adp.com/careers A little about ADP: We are a global leader in HR technology, offering the latest AI and machine learning-enhanced payroll, tax, HR, benefits, and much more. We believe our people -make all the difference in cultivating an inclusive, down-to-earth culture that welcomes ideas, encourages innovation, and values belonging. ADP has a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a global Best Places to Work, DiversityInc - Top 50 Company, Best CEO and company for women, LGBTQ+, multicultural talent, and more. Learn more about ADP's commitment on our YouTube channel: http://adp.careers/DEI_Videos WHAT YOU'LL DO: Here's what you can expect on a typical day:
    • Agile. You'll start each day with a scrum, working in a team to understand responsibilities, identify issues, and communicate coding priorities while choosing user stories to complete. You must know Agile well.
    • Lead. Your seven or more years of team leadership have delivered amazing results, and you pride yourself on developing 3-4 scrum teams (onshore and offshore) who work for you, as well as providing an inclusive team environment where they all can thrive. If asked, they would follow you anywhere and enthusiastically credit you with helping to grow their careers.
    • Development. Working in two-week sprints, you must keep up with timelines and coding standards. You'll be looking ahead to the next coding criteria to build technically sound and functional tools.
    • Continuous Learning. An eagerness to learn will help you keep up with ever-changing technologies and maintain the ability to create the best tools for our clients. You are comfortable and thrive in an autonomous role since that will be essential for your success.
    • Collaborations. You'll work with business leadership and project management to understand priorities and create automation accordingly.
    • Presentations. You will present and defend your team's approach to leadership. There is no typical day as you partner and work with people across the development organization to turn ideas into reality.
    • Experience. You have 12+ years of experience in relevant skills gained and developed in the same or similar role. TO SUCCEED IN THIS ROLE: Key Responsibilities:
      • Responsible for the overall development life cycle of the solution and manage complex projects with significant bottom line impact for the Wisely Platform.
      • Work with product managers in developing a strategy and road map to provide compelling capabilities that helps them succeed in their business goals.
      • Work closely with senior engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development.
      • Instill best practices for software development and documentation, assure designs meet requirements, and deliver high-quality work on tight schedules.
      • Project management: prioritization, planning of projects and features, stakeholder management and tracking of external commitments
      • Operational Excellence: monitoring & operation of production services
      • Career management and development of direct reports Qualifications
        • Proven experience delivering large scale, highly available production software in cloud.
        • Expert level knowledge and experience in Micro-service interactions and troubleshooting, Cloud Technologies, CI/CD, Jenkins, Testing methodologies
        • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
        • Demonstrated strength at leading all phases of the Product Lifecycle - from setting the vision to roadmap planning, requirements capture, project definition, execution, and operational excellence
        • Metrics driven engineering culture and pays attention to tracking KPI's to meet the outcomes
        • DevOps and automated change management through Jenkins, Ansible, or similar technologies Preferred Qualifications -
          • Experience in the Financial Services/Payments domain.
          • Experience in the implementation and operation of Mobile Payments (ApplePay, GooglePay, etc.).
          • Career journey that includes roles specifically within software delivery (development, testing, architecture) where deployment leveraged cloud/container.
          • Act like an owner & doer. Mission-driven and committed to leading change, you will be encouraged to take on any challenge and solve complex problems. No tasks are beneath or too great for us. We are hands-on and willing to master our craft.
          • Give back to others. Always do the right thing for our clients and our community and humbly give back to the community where we live and work. Support our associates in times of need through ADP's Philanthropic Foundation.
          • Join a company committed to equality and equity. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Explore our COVID-19 page https://tech.adp.com/covid19/ to understand how ADP is approaching safety, travel, the hiring interview process, and more. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity at ADP: ADP affirms that inequality is detrimental to our associates, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Together, we unite for equality and equity. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance. Ethics at ADP: ADP has a long, proud history of conducting business with the highest ethical standards and full compliance with all applicable laws. We also expect our people to uphold our values with the highest level of integrity and behave in a manner that fosters an honest and respectful workplace. Click https://jobs.adp.com/life-at-adp/ to learn more about ADP's culture and our full set of values.

Keywords: Automatic Data Processing, Inc., Pasadena , Director, Application Development, Executive , Pasadena, California

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