Manager IT Development

Frontier Communications

At Frontier, seeing what’s beyond the horizon is in our fiber. And we’ve been doing just that for over 80 years – connecting communities with emerging communications technology across the country. At Frontier, we’re transforming our business to break new ground and taking the digital revolution across the nation. We’ve invested over $1.6B to roll out fiber-fast internet to 10m+ homes by 2025. We’re growing our team so you can join us in exploring and opening new frontiers. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build a powerful foundation for America’s future and yours.

What we’re seeking:

This development manager will be responsible for providing technical direction and leadership to a blended team of employees, SOW resources, and contractors both onshore and offshore. The manager will utilize exceptional leadership skills along with strong technical and business acumen to enhance all aspects of solution development and delivery at Frontier. The manager will be expected to be capable of working across multiple technologies within the Network activation development space to develop/enhance existing applications. In this in-person role, you will be preferred to report to 1919 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX to complete your work responsibilities.

What we need in you:

What you’ll do:

  • Works with the various functional domain partners to develop, prioritize, and refine the technology and business roadmap. Responsible for the on-time and on-budget delivery of the roadmaps as well as disruption-free and responsive technology and production operations
  • Responsible for both ongoing sustainment/enhancements and capital and expense project delivery for a portfolio of applications
  • Responsible for technology delivery functions of the portfolio including, but not limited to, solution design and development, cost estimation, financial planning, security, testing, and application operations
  • Collaborate with and influence executive business leadership to deliver technology solutions that meet the business strategy and add value
  • Continuously ensure appropriate processes, personnel, and required technology capabilities are in place to meet business availability and performance service level agreements
  • Anticipates and manages the risks associated with day-to-day technology operations. Ensures ongoing operational stability of the current applications and systems
  • Actively works to build and mentor a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and skilled team, communicating career paths, training, and development
  • ‘Connects the dots’ between and keeping pace with technology developments, business/financial forecasts, competitive landscape, evolving customer needs, and initiative goals/deadlines
  • Partner with other internal Technology executives to leverage in-house tools and capabilities along with assessing industry tools and best practices

What we offer:

Nothing is more important to our success than the team that built it. That’s why we provide benefits to keep you and your family well. Some of which we’re most proud to offer includes:

  • Salary Range: $135,000 to $168,000
  • 20 PTO (Paid Time Off) days + 10 paid holidays per year
  • Day one medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug plan
  • 401k match of 50% on 6% of eligible compensation
  • Same-sex spouse and domestic partner benefits coverage
  • 10 weeks of paid parental leave, 3 weeks of paid caregiver leave, and up to $10k in adoption program assistance

What background you should have:

  • 5+ years of hands-on application development experience – Implementation to production release (preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in managing teams
  • Strong problem-solving ability with a desire to always be learning
  • Demonstrated experience in Agile development methodologies, specifically with large-scale initiatives and geographically distributed teams
  • Demonstrated experience with Network facing applications
  • Modern experience with a variety of network equipment platforms (Ciena, Nokia, RAD,etc)
  • Architectural domain knowledge including DevOps automation, cloud application architecture, specifically Azure IaaS/PaaS
  • Hands-on leadership and end-to-end ownership of leading and delivering platforms and products by leveraging modern technology stack (Microservices, Cloud, DevOps)
  • Experience in Application development and implementation in a complex corporate environment along with an understanding of network and communications technologies and architectures
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering innovative, high-quality solutions on time and budget including annual operating & long-term financial plan detail
  • Ability to establish relationships across various business and technology and digital leaders and the ability to operate in matrixed and complex environments
  • Strong leadership, influence, and negotiation skills with both business and dev groups
  • A proven leader with the ability to motivate teams to produce quality results within challenging timeframes and ongoing change
  • Confident and effective communicator who demonstrates deep personal character and optimism
  • Recognizes and celebrates diverse backgrounds, points of view, and cultural histories that directly impact the organization’s ability to innovate

Preferred Qualifications

  • Telecommunications background
  • Use of standards such as TMForum and MEF API
  • ReactJS or AngularJS, Java, API Gateways (such as Apigee), Microservices, REST API, RDBMS (such as Oracle)

Required Education

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or another degree in a related discipline required

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