Schools Systems Development Manager

Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland
Jun 28, 2014
Aug 02, 2014
Full Time
School Systems Development Manager
Post location: Bethesda, MD, USA

The International Baccalaureate is seeking a School Systems Development Manager (SSDM) who has reached a specific time in their professional and personal life. Are you seeking an opportunity to utilize your professional skills to help make a difference in the world? Do you want your motivation to wake up in the morning to be mission focused instead of profits focused? If so, then we may have the ideal opportunity for you.

The IB has a unique opportunity for you to combine your significant experience with a passionate, mission focused environment filled with other professionals who have the same goals as you. Please carefully review the requirements for this position, if you meet all of them and you are seeking an opportunity such as this with a mission focused organization, please apply! We recognize that we are seeking a unique individual who meets the technical requirements, but also has a dynamic personality to work with diverse, global, academic based stakeholders. In our recruitment process skills, education and personality characteristics all weigh of equal importance.

The Schools Systems Development Manager (SSDM) is accountable for providing system development plans and solutions that meet the current and future needs IB Schools Systems based on state-of-the-art technologies. The SSDM will manage and perform application development for Schools Systems-notably SalesForce--and leads multiple application development projects from conceptualization to launch. The role performs IT Leadership functions within the development projects, including defining the objectives, liaising with the relevant stakeholders/end users to identify scope of work, oversee quality control throughout the software development life cycle, acquiring resources and coordinating efforts of developers (both internally or externally through 3rd party vendors), in order to deliver applications or changes to applications t hat support the function of the Schools Systems division.

Job Duties:

*Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to define the development objectives
*Exercise best in class process control
*Devise and implement quality assurance strategy
*Coordinate development planning
*Execute system deployment
*Drive flawless project execution
*Provide thought leadership and subject matter expertise on Schools Systems development methodologies, deliverables
*Manage development budgets efficiently and effectively

*The International Baccalaureate is an equal opportunity employer.