Vice President, Application Development (New York, NY) Job Listing at Teach For America in New York, NY (Job ID a0xd0000001Uyg7AAC)
Teach For America is a cutting edge organization that strategically leverages technology to enable its work of ending education inequality. The organization has experienced significant growth over the past few years and with this growth, the Board and Senior Management have acknowledged the value of an investment in technology and the impact it can have on its results.
The VP of Application Development reporting to the Chief Information Officer will lead a high-performing team of 35+ technology professionals to implement the technical strategy and create business value by delivering superior solutions. The role will lead the design and implementation of the existing application and platforms that include Java based custom applications as well as the integration/customization of SaaS products.
This position provides leadership and overall direction to analysis, design, development and delivery of solutions and leading the overall roadmap and architecture specification for technology projects across various platforms. This includes communicating and providing technical design, driving innovation and architectural leadership with the responsibility to ensure that applications are integrated and adhere to stated principles and standards. This position will also play a key leadership role in the RD of new technologies and push for innovation that drives productivity and creative solutions.
We are seeking a seasoned leader who has had hands-on experience with all aspects of application development and software architecture. In this position you will also play a role in managing several vendor relationships including off-shore partners.
Above all the VP will be instrumental in the development and mentorship of his or her team and build strong partnerships within the IT organization and its partners to enable success for Teach for America.
Our team loves to collaborate. We partner with every other team in the organization to create world-class technology solutions that staff and corps members use to more effectively and efficiently get all kids access to educational opportunity. To do so, we work with some of the largest names in technology, and leverage the latest software, equipment, and expertise. Our team works very hard, but we also have a lot of fun.
To be considered for this role, you must submit an online application. Please scroll down to the bottom of this page to find the link to the online application.
Benefits and Salary
Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.
Anti-Discrimination Policy and Commitment to Diversity
Teach For America seeks individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply for this position. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort.
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