04 Apr
Dev Manager (API team)
Wisconsin, Mequon , 53092 Mequon USA

Black Knight is the premier provider of integrated technology, services, data and analytics that lenders and servicers look to first to help successfully manage the entire loan life cycle. Our deep understanding of regulatory and compliance issues complements the knowledge, technology and solutions we offer to help our clients achieve their business goals. Black Knight offers leading software systems; data and analytics offerings; and information solutions that facilitate and automate many of the business processes across the mortgage life cycle.Responsible for the design, development and implementation of applications following the full systems development lifecycle (SDLC). Defines and manages resource requirements and allocations, monitors and improves quality, and ensures 'best practice' development techniques. Works closely with client departments in development and implementation of application programs having impact on improving the business. Responsible for monthly financial management and administrative activities.

  • Coordinates systems analysis and applications development activities through direct and indirect staff.
  • Partner with business and technology leadership to define, prioritize and achieve strategic objectives related to approval application development projects and platforms.
  • Identify opportunities to deliver business value through business process improvement, organizational change and/or technology integration.
  • Analyze project risks, costs, and benefits and make relevant recommendations to business and technology leadership team.
  • Manage end-to-end application scoping, sizing, estimating, analyzing cross-impacts, planning, development, implementation and post implementation maintenance and support.
  • Directs development teams in the areas of scheduling, technical direction, future planning and standard development practices.
  • Participates in budgeting and capital equipment processes and quality improvement activities for the development organization.
  • Implement best practices to ensure that all core IT functions are fully documented, supportable, and in compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Ensure systems are kept at current software levels and evaluate the costs/benefits of upgrades for applications.
  • Coordinate the formal functional and performance testing processes.
  • Develop processes and tools that encourage continuous performance improvements.
  • Regularly communicate the status of application development to all impacted stakeholders, set expectations and manage team members.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATIONAL GUIDELINES Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies
  • Experience developing highly scalable SaaS offerings
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery of software
  • Experience with Microsoft technologies, .NET, ASP.NET, Web API, SQL Server
  • Experience developing web applications and web services (REST/SOAP)
  • Strong software development experience (full stack)
  • Experience creating and deploying software to cloud based platforms (Azure or AWS)
  • Knowledge of designing, coding, testing and debugging skills (Unit testing, automated testing, MS Tests, NUnit, xUnit etc.)
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering multiple complex projects on time and within budget
  • Extensive knowledge of version and revision control practices and procedures
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to develop partnership-oriented relationships with business executives and functional leaders, especially as it relates to operations and technology
  • Must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment with focus on timeliness, documentation, and communication with peers and business users alike
  • Experience with project management and conflict resolution
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels within Black Knight or outside the organization (executives, regulators, clients, etc.)
  • Results oriented, business focused, and successful at interfacing across multiple organizational units

Applications Development Manager First level management role. Works under general direction of senior level management. Has advanced leadership skills and significant proficiency in development with a preferred focus on applications development. Typically manages and mentors supervisors, project leads and/or technical staff in one or more application development functions. Typically requires seven (7) or more years of application development experience and five (5) or more years of experience in a lead role and/or directly supervising others. Black Knight is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, and protected veteran or military family status. Our employees' diversity is our strength, and when we embrace our differences, it makes us better and brighter. Black Knight's commitment to inclusion is at the core of who we are, and motivates us in how we do business each and every day.

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