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Available position as IT Development Manager

Available position as IT Development Manager

Höegh Autoliners in Oslo is seeking an IT Development Manager who will be responsible for software development. This is a new position, which will be responsible for recruiting a new team of approximately 8-9 IT Developers. This team will be responsible for building and maintaining critical IT based services, day-to-day operations as well as active participation in projects where applications are being developed for the private and public clouds. This is a key role in the digitalization of business critical processes at Höegh Autoliners.

Main responsibilities

  • - Build up and manage the team and its interaction with stakeholders and colleagues. Manage budgets and costs, recruitment and other administrative related activities
  • - The role needs to actively contribute, build and follow through business cases for potential projects and change initiatives
  • - Project management of key strategic projects in the coming 3-5 years
  • - Create strategic IT roadmaps and implement the portfolio of systems assigned to the team
  • - Choice of technology and technical platform. Assessing current technologies together with the team and following development of new technologies
  • - Process improvement and benchmarking against industry standards and best practices
  • - Implementation of improvement projects to achieve higher efficiencies and levels of quality
  • - Application management of software in the team’s portfolio. Introduction of DevOps in system and service management
  • - Quality management through process improvement and establishment of key metrics
  • - Vendor management and stakeholder management

 

Qualifications

  • - Bachelor or Master Degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical qualification
  • - 5-10 years’ experience managing development teams
  • - Prince 2 certification
  • - Certification/education in agile project management techniques is an advantage.
  • - Experience in implementing Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment in development teams
  • - Experience implementing and using the Atlassian stack of tools or equivalent
  • - Experience in data center management and operations is a plus.

Personal qualities

  • - Strong team player, with project leader capabilities
  • - Excellent communication skills in an international environment
  • - Analytical, structured and solutions oriented
  • - Good understanding of the benefits of automation and good coding practices
  • - Experience in implementing Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment in development teams
  • - Experience implementing and using the Atlassian stack of tools or equivalent.

We Offer

  • - Exiting IT product roadmap that will enhance and develop our business
  • - Demanding and rewarding tasks in an international work environment
  • - Career opportunities within a strong and well-respected shipping company

Work Location: Oslo

Deadline for application: 21 September 2018

Apply to:  globalHR@hoegh.com

Contact info: Vegar Bøthun, Head of IT, +4740039910

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