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Job Summary
  • Company
    Triad Resources
  • Location
    Woodland Hills, CA
  • Job Type
    Full Time
  • Job Category:
    IT/Software Development
  • Occupations:
    Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting
    IT Project Management
    General/Other: IT/Software Development
  • Years of Experience
    10+ to 15 Years
  • Career Level
    Executive (SVP, VP, Department Head, etc)
  • Industries
    Computer/IT Services
  • Education Level
    Master's Degree
  • Job Reference Code
Triad Resources - Careers
VP of Application Development

JOB TITLE: VP of Application Development




Our client is a leading international insurance organization serving more than 88 million customers in more than 130 countries around the globe. In United States, our client is the leading provider of life insurance and retirement services.Our client is ranked among the top 50 largest public companies in the world according to 2014 Forbes Global 2000 list. 

The VP of Application Development works alongside other talented and highly motivated individuals who are committed to reaching a common goal and are a world class team with diverse and unequaled expertise.  


Reporting to the CIO Annuities & Institutional Markets, the VP of Application Development provides high quality Information Technology systems on time, within agreed-to-budget with superior quality using approved architecture and products as well as ensure the availability of existing deployed systems through global project teams.  The VP of Application Development set goals, assigns and directs staff activities, provides guidance and training, reviews and evaluates work of staff and prepares periodic performance appraisals.  This position with also confer with employees in developing career plans and addressing development needs, contribute to salary planning processes and strategic planning processes.


  • Leverages technical planning and analytical capabilities
  • Ensures systems developed are in compliance with standards and guidelines
  • Performs the role of technical oversight for all systems related activity
  • Demonstrates pro-active problem resolution abilities, demonstrates ability to be a problem solver
  • Maintains relationships with key vendors supporting the projects
  • Overall responsibility to the business to maintain service levels and production system availability
  • May staff technical project teams with appropriate skill sets
  • Manages multiple projects/project managers
  • Works with business partners to integrate systems deliveries into business process
  • Implements and understands technical vision and ensures project managers implement projects following corporate guidelines
  • May be responsible for overall project and department budgets
  • Identify project risks and provides appropriate process and procedures to mitigate those risks
  • Delivers approved systems according to plan


  • Bachelors Degree in Information Technology or related field preferred
  • 10+ years application development experience including 3-5 years experience managing projects and staff
  • Must have an Annuities background with exposure to Variable, Index and Fixed products
  • Previous management with both in-house development teams as well as vendor supported applications
  • Financial responsibility of project or area operating budget
  • Managed at least one project of a group of 20-25 staff members
  • Technical management background, ability to match business plans with cost effective technical solutions
  • Knowledge of the system development life cycle and application program
  • Project and people management skills
  • Analytical and technical skills
  • Communications and interpersonal skills
  • Team building and coaching skills
  • Architectural understanding of traditional mainframe, two-tier client/server and multi-tier web development
  • Leadership, management, communication and technical skills
  • The ability to interact with senior business leaders
  • Able to manage team interaction between core application development teams located throughout the world
  • Ability to manage multiple projects or a single large project within a business department
  • Knowledge of business processes
  • Strong background in various technical solutions; has strong development and maintenance experience
  • Strong business acumen and have demonstrated leadership skills


Triad Resources specializes in direct hire staffing, managed contract services and comprehensive training solutions. As a company committed to the highest level of integrity, honesty and quality in service, we are unique in two important ways: First, we always operate with the utmost discretion and never submit your resume without discussing the opportunity and client with you. Second, we are committed to helping you find a position that matches not only your skills and experience, but your personal and professional goals as well. Utilizing our network of premier global and progressive companies, we are able to offer you exciting opportunities that keep your best interests at heart. We look forward to working with you.


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About Triad Resources
About Triad Resources
Since 1999, Triad has earned the reputation as the go-to source for contract staffing, contract to hire staffing, and direct hire staffing.

We create customized IT staffing solutions for global businesses doing exciting work in our hometown of Houston, across the United States, and around the world. Our expertise ensures you’ll have access to the technology talent you need to grow, compete, and succeed in today’s business climate.

Triad’s clients range from the Fortune 500 – including three of the Fortune 10 - to smaller, technically advanced companies that utilize information technology to gain a competitive edge.