Manager IT Software Development-ARMS Business Solutions

Enterprise Holdings   •  

Madison, WI

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation


5 - 7 years

Posted 45 days ago

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As an IT Software Development Manager for ARMS Business Solutions, you will be responsible for ensuring that ABS has the right technical people with the right skills available at the right time to accomplish the work that needs to be done. In this role, you will be responsible for leading and developing the foundation of our success - our people. Applying the skills and talents of our people to provide the most value to the organization requires understanding and setting priorities, looking to the future to develop capabilities and capacity, and proactively working with the individuals and the team to develop skills and cohesion.

  • Effectively recruiting, selecting, orienting employees
  • Communicating job expectations and ensuring employees not only understand their jobs, but also how they will be measured against performing their jobs satisfactorily; plans, monitors, and appraises job results
  • Providing career counseling and development; coaching, mentoring and rewarding employees; proactively promoting growth opportunities through training and stretch assignments
  • Executing company policies and practices; serving as conduit to employees for corporate communications initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures
  • Ensuring the organization is making the best use of talent through effective planning and allocation; understanding the changing needs and priorities of the organization to ensure that the right talent is available, and has the time and skills to complete the work; deploying talent within their control to achieve plans based on the requests from product teams
  • Increasing the awareness of ARMS Business Solutions throughout Wisconsin, to include developing a roadmap that builds relationships at the local colleges and various technical and non-technical focus groups
  • Working closely with IT project and scrum teams on staff planning needs and partnering with Senior Management to ensure employee growth goals and skill sets are properly aligned to the strategic vision
  • Working closely with Senior Management on project and functional IT goals & objectives to better enable the teams to scale systems and skill sets to meet increasing demand
  • Working closely with Scrum Master & Product Owners to overcome barriers within the Product Family to keep the development pipeline strong.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans



  • Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
  • Must have at least 5 years of people management experience, to include managing and developing people
  • Must possess top-notch people skills and the ability to effectively set and articulate job responsibilities, performance goals and standards
  • Must have experience in evaluating individual performance against goals, and provide meaningful and constructive feedback/coaching to the people that they manage
  • Must be experienced in understanding the skills and interests of the team, and make sure that those skills are being developed to meet both current and future needs of the organization
  • Must demonstrate mindfulness of team dynamics (the strengths and weaknesses of the individuals in the team and how they interact with one another), resolving issues/conflicts and supporting team morale
  • Must be adept at managing a limited supply of resources against constantly changing demand, which requires a good view of what is coming up and creating short-, mid- and long-term resource plans
  • Must have experience managing team(s) in an IT application development environment
  • Must have knowledge of software design and development concepts
  • Must have knowledge and experienceworking within an Agile team environment and managing different roles and skill sets
  • Must be a motivated, self-starter that can work independently and recognize the need to escalate when appropriate
  • Must possess exceptional communication skills as demonstrated by the ability to effectively convey complex information in a manner that is easily understood and actionable to all levels of the organization
  • Must demonstrate flexibility and agility related to critical thinking and making decisions with complex considerations as it relates to resource allocations
  • Must be a positive change agent with the ability to constructively challenge prevailing thoughts and processes
  • Must have strong multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Must have experience managing a diverse workforce and helping employees thrive in an inclusive environment
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field preferred
  • Experience in vendor/contract management
  • Experience in budget management at a team or project portfolio level