Application Programmer/Analyst, Lead

Alliance Data Card Services Columbus, OH 43219 2017-03-26

Apps Programmer/Analyst, Lead Summary: We’re looking for a dynamic, engaging leader with extensive Digital expertise to drive the Application Development discipline of the groundbreaking MyLoyalty mobile application suite. Mobile continues to advance at an unprecedented pace and Alliance Data is looking for the right individual to evolve our Mobile technology practices, ensuring we continue to exceed customer expectations as the channel grows. The Application Development Discipline Lead is responsible for leading development efforts across agile projects that impact strategic Mobile applications utilized by our brand partners and customers. Essential Job Functions
Supervise three or more development resources, providing coaching and feedback, performance management, career development, and administrative support
Act in a leadership role to provide guidance to the development team and act as a liaison for multiple areas of the business and external clients. As necessary, work across the organization and function as Project Development Lead for enterprise-scale efforts.
Use recognized industry models (e.g. Scrum) and other agile methodologies to develop, execute, and continuously improve Mobile development practices in collaboration with all major stakeholder and functional roles
Actively participate in the development of Mobile technology and application roadmaps
Coaching and mentoring the development staff to enable them to reach their peak potential and cultivate high-performing teams
Provide development methodology and process guidance to project teams based upon Agile methodologies and related processes
Lead and drive problem solving of business and technology challenges to define optimal solutions Required Skills
Proven experience delivering large-scale, enterprise-class software solutions
Demonstrable ability with SOLID object-oriented design principles
Competency and application of Test-Driven Development processes
Experience developing Digital applications using Agile methodologies
Ability to communicate, facilitate, and present technical topics to diverse audiences
Ability to effectively manage up, down, and across organizational structures
Willingness and ability to coach others
Strong leadership, interpersonal, and influence skills are a must
Ability to learn quickly and take action Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or related field
5+ years of Information Technology experience
3+ years Digital Development experience (i.e. web/mobile)
2+ years supervisory/management role experience
Native Mobile development experience strongly desired, but not required Qualifications

Alliance Data card services
Alliance Data is a leading global provider of tailored marketing and loyalty solutions, delivered through branded credit programs that drive more profitable relationships between our brand partners and their cardmembers. We offer private label, co-brand, and commercial products to many of the world's most recognizable brands. We uphold our Know more. Sell more.® promise by leveraging unmatched customer insights, advanced analytics, and broad-reaching innovative capabilities. It's how we deliver increased sales to our partners, build enduring loyalty to their brands, and provide more value to our cardmembers.
Alliance Data offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive selection of benefit options including 401(k).
Alliance Data will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal and credit histories in a manner consistent with all applicable laws.
Alliance Data is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Alliance Data participates in E-Verify.
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