Director, Application Development, DentaQuest

at Sun Life Financial (U.S.) Services Company, Inc. in South Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you'll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.

DentaQuest manages dental and vision benefits for more than 33 million Americans. Our outcomes-based, cost-effective solutions are designed for Medicaid and CHIP, Medicare Advantage, small and large businesses, and individuals. With a focus on prevention and value, we aim to make quality care accessible to improve the oral health of all.

Job Description:
Location: We support US virtual working arrangements in the contiguous 48 states.

At Sun Life, we look for optimistic people who want to make life brighter for ourClients.We understand the value of diverse cultures, perspectives, and identities, and want you to bring your full and authentic self to work.Every day,you'll be empowered and challengedbyworking withdynamic colleaguesto find new and innovative ways to make Sun Life the best benefits company in America.

The opportunity:
The Director, Application Development leads the activities of the development and support team involved in the design, development, deployment, and support of core IT software applications. Provides management oversight of project activities and selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Ensures that production and development efforts are performed according to corporate standards and best practices, in alignment with business objectives, and are delivered on-time and within budget. Works with the IT Leadership team to set the directions, priorities, and dates for delivery of work. Ability to work with various levels of the business to deliver solutions that improve the business processes and deliver value.

How you will contribute:

Managing software engineering teams to design and delivery of high-quality software for critical business features, built on modern cloud technologies and work with product owners to influence technical roadmap and prioritizing key features

Understanding of and prior management of payments, billing and financial systems and built a strategy to modernize the systems.

Enforces compliance with application development best practices and processes.

Works closely with PMO and business to prioritize application development/support projects.

Recommends new IT policies and procedures as needed and continuously Improve existing delivery and development standards

Select, develop, approve, and implement standard application development tools, system integration guidelines, and associated IT processes.

Manages vendor relationships as needed to support IT Application Systems activities.

Leads Application Roadmap development.

Defines release management/environment standards and schedules.

Work in conjunction with the Infrastructure, Architecture and Security teams to achieve Information Technology goals and objectives.

Ensure adherence to Healthcare HIPAA regulations and guidelines.

Proactively learn/acquire modern technologies that will continuously improve IT service delivery

Lead, manage and grow high performant engineering teams

Solid understand of agile and emphasis on planning, estimation, and backlog refinement.

Other duties as assigned.

What you will bring with you:

Bachelor's degree with major emphasis in computer science engineering and technologies or related field

Minimum of 10 years of industry experience in advanced principles and techniques of systems analysis and design and computer programming and documentation. Business applications:... For full info follow application link.

Sun Life Financial is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by law. Sun Life Financial is committed to building a diverse and inclusive company culture.

Sun Life Financial is a leading provider of group insurance benefits in the U.S., helping people protect what they love about their lives. More than just a name, Sun Life symbolizes our brand promise of making life brighter – for our customers, partners, and communities. Join our talented, diverse workforce and launch a rewarding career. Visit us at to learn more.

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Job Posting: 938489

Posted On: Jun 03, 2023

Updated On: Aug 20, 2023

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