VP of Application Development

New York, NY

We are representing a VP of Application Development position for a Media firm in NYC




  • The role will include database administration, writing technical specifications, providing technical guidance, and code review while managing the activities and software deliveries of a web and application development team of six. Activity will be closely aligned with the strategies and designs of VP Application Development/Chief Software Architect to achieve a holistic view of the company’s applications and services.





  • Experience working with business owners to understand business objectives, recommend process changes and architect user requirements into technical solutions which are efficient and maintainable.
  • Experience managing technical teams and projects.
  • Experience designing web services and API’s in XML, JSON, SOAP and RESTful formats for use with business partners, internal systems and data warehouse platforms.
  • Ability to design thoughtful user interfaces which meet functional requirements and are easy to learn and use.
  • Ability to successfully work under tight project deadlines.
  • Ability to understand existing business processes from a technical perspective as well as investigate and troubleshoot operational issues in a time critical environment.
  • Ability to link vision and strategy with overall business objectives and communicate rationale in a compelling, concise manner.
  • Ability and willingness to be hands on in software development and technical issues.
  • Knowledge of HTML, HTML5, CSS, CGI concepts, SQL, JSON, XML, Bootstrap, Scripting Languages such as JavaScript and Visual Basic, Web Design/Graphics Tools, IBM specific software development tools, Cross Browser Compatibility and Database concepts is also required.
  • Demonstrate a repertoire of skills such as scheduling, prioritizing, organizing, planning, problem solving, decision-making, financial savvy, and attention to detail, and follow through.
  • Maintain a big picture, strategic outlook with the ability to iterate from company strategy to product development and planning.
  • A validated progression of successful delivery of software applications as an individual, team leader and development manager.
  • Self-motivated, standout colleague, action-and-results oriented.
  • Well organized, exceptional communication and presentation skills- effective communicator/presenter to groups of all sizes and levels of management.
  • Extraordinary project management, planning and organizational skills.
  • Extraordinary leadership capability.
  • 15+ years’ experience, including at least 4 years developing software and/or web applications in RPGLE on the AS400, iSeries and/or PowerX platforms.
  • College degree in the field of computer science, information science, management information systems, or closely related curriculums.



Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 7/26/2018
Salary $170,000- $190,000 + Bonus

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