Director, Application Development
Company: Automatic Data Processing, Inc.
Posted on: January 16, 2022
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
- 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
- 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
- Collaborations. You'll work with business leadership and
project management to understand priorities and create automation
- 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
- 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
- Operational Excellence: monitoring & operation of production
- Career management and development of direct reports
- 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
- Demonstrated strength at leading all phases of the Product
Lifecycle - from setting the vision to roadmap planning,
requirements capture, project definition, execution, and
- 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
- 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.
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