Title:  DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Job ID:  93612
Country:  Romania
City:  Bucharest
Professional area:  Information Technology
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced
Location: 

Bucharest, RO, 00000

 

We are JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we are present in 130 countries. We have spent years innovating, creating new and better products for the consumers to choose from. This is our business. But not only. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they are free to be themselves, and they are given the opportunity to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen.

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 80% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, ten years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

Learn more: jti.com

 

 

 

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

 

What this position is about - Purpose:

 

The position exists to manage the development service delivery for IT MMDC WEB DEVELOPMENT applications. The scope includes new projects delivery, maintenance activities and continuous delivery process improvement.     

The incumbent collaborates closely with his/her peers, IT & business stakeholders to ensure that the development team focuses on business outcomes & customer satisfaction instead of focusing on tasks.

He/she will work on the Agile ways of working currently implemented in JTI and will take ownership on specific workstream that contains web applications specific for a business area.

 

What will you do - Responsibilities: 

 

Manage outsourced development teams activities, including below functions

 

  • Analyse the request and detect key areas to be completed
  • Communicate the requirements to external team leads
  • Verify technical analysis and estimations given by service providers
  • Establish the smooth communication channels between external development teams and BTS/business

 

Manage the relationship and service delivery with MMDC service providers

 

  • Execute monthly review of SLA and KPIs. In case of failed KPIs, implement the corrective actions
  • Organize and run the quarterly governance meetings with service providers and JTI management
  • Review regularly the service delivery processes and aim to improve them on the continuous basis
  • Communicate to service providers any changes in MMDC technology portfolio and development strategy

 

Plan and coordinate the implementation of approved technical projects in his/her area

 

  • Define the project scope, objectives and resources; monitor and report the project execution
  • Ensure system integrity and performance
  • Coordinate the test (unit test, integration test) in collaboration with the key stakeholders
  • Validate the project delivery

 

Facilitate and promote effective use of new service delivery practices, work closely with service providers management to ensure that the external development resources will be properly trained on new technologies and will be able to provide the support in the future for JTI applications

 

  • Collaborate with Vendor Management team to optimize the MMDC sourcing strategy for MMDC Web outsourced support

 

Who are we looking for - Requirements:

 

  • University/college degree or equivalent work experience on computer sciences
  • 5+ years experience in Information Technology, preferably in international corporations.
  • 2+ years of project management experience, including large scale global projects.
  • 3+ years development management experience with MS Web & SQL  technologies, both on-premises and Azure PaaS
  • 2+ years on Microsoft Azure, Agile practices and DevOps practices and tools (Azure DevOps and GIT Hub)
  • MS Dynamics working experience or knowledge
  • Deep understanding on the Microsoft Technology Stack. Ability to envision, architect and compose technical solutions using modern paradigms
  • Extensive experience on Azure DevOps usage & configuration (Azure Boards & Azure Pipelines in particular)
  • Experience with Azure PaaS solutions and services (LogicApps, Azure Functions...)
  • Fluent English

 

What are the next steps – Recruitment Process:

 

Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply. 

 

 

 


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