Position:  Manager I - DIS Delivery
Location:  Evanston, IL
Job Id:  506
# of Openings:  1

Job Title:           Manager I - DIS Delivery
Area:                  IT Delivery
Reports to:        Director, IT Delivery
Classification:   Exempt
 
Organization Overview
Rotary is 1.2 million inspired business and professional leaders, in 35,000 Rotary clubs and more than 200 geographical areas united daily across cultures and occupations addressing illiteracy, disease, hunger, poverty, and lack of clean water. The fervent idea exchange celebrates diverse perspectives and facilitates positive change. Passion and engagement abound at Rotary International. In exchange for hard work and dedication, our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, flexible schedules, comprehensive benefits, and job enrichment. We offer all this and more. Come join us. Visit www.rotary.org to learn more.
 
Rotary’s Commitment to Diversity
One of Rotary’s values is diversity, which we define as embracing diversity in thought, culture, and perspective. As such, we welcome and encourage highly-qualified candidates with diverse experiences and backgrounds to apply.
 
General Overview
Rotary International is seeking a Manager – DIS Delivery, working within the Information Technology department to work on developing and testing data integration services which are used by a wide variety of application that impact how Rotary International staff, Rotarians, and 3rd Party Vendors manage members and clubs.
 
The Manager - DIS Delivery will play a central role in the successful operations of Rotary applications by managing data flow internally and externally amongst different applications based on business requirements at the same time ensuring data security and governance policies are being adhered to. DIS Delivery manager represents the interests of the IT and Business Applications teams and is therefore responsible for prioritizing work for the scrum team and driving delivery of work on a daily basis. He/She will work closely with the Business System Analysts to remove obstacles, provide transparency to the team’s work and determine whether that work was delivered meets applications team requirement and expectations. Additionally, the manager will ensure that there is a strategic vision for the service and plans to implement those.
 
Profile for Success 
  • Manage the development and QA resources both onshore and offshore to deliver, build and update Rotary Data Integration Services (DIS).   
  • Understand the business’ needs and strategic roadmap to develop a technology roadmap for services. 
  • Work with the Business Analysts and Architects for DIS to realize the Product Roadmap.  
  • Ensures that the technology is utilized in the most optimal fashion within the organization and integrates well within the enterprise landscape.
  • Participate in development of the data security and policies and ensure its compliance.
  • Work with different product teams to identify and develop plans to improve and enhance current data management processes. 
  • Have an outside in perspective of what the technology trends are emerging and road map development to ensure Rotary DIS continues to evolve. 
 
Relevance to Mission
This position exists to ensure that the CIO’s direction is achieved, and that the technology department delivers maximum value to Rotary International staff and the global Rotary community.  Additionally, with Rotary International being custodians of member data, ensuring data is protected by implementing relevant procedures and along with moving the required data securely to different applications fulfills the role of this position.
 
Efficacy and Autonomy
The candidate in this position must work independently, setting goals and deadlines to achieve the necessary goals of the position. With minimal direction the DIS Delivery - Manager must deliver IT strategic initiatives on time and ensure that all technology business operations are managed effectively.
 
Required Competencies
Communication (written and verbal)
Decision Making
Interpersonal Effectiveness
Productivity
Self-Management
Service Orientation
Professional Development
Technically curious
 
Knowledge, Skills, Attitudes, and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience programming the following required:  C#.NET
  • Experience with the .NET framework, including MVC, required.
  • Experience with developing (SOAP, RESTful), unit testing (MSTest) and QA/UAT (Postman) required.
  • Must possess a sound knowledge of Architectural Principles and Design methodologies
  • Must understand the concepts of Object-Oriented Design, CMS Integration, Web Application Security.
  • Highly productive self-starter with a focus on continuous process improvement.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated collaboration and relationship skills
  • Ability to motivate a team and diffuse conflict when necessary
  • Tackles problems with creativity and a positive attitude.
  • Possesses strong analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable to change.
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and perform multiple concurrent and diversified tasks effectively
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong team player, self-motivated and detailed oriented individual.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
 
Specific Tasks and Duties 
  • Identify and own architectural and other technology based risk, escalating to the Delivery Director, as appropriate 
  • Ensure that the project’s non-functional requirements are achievable and are subsequently met 
  • Resolve technical differences between technical team members 
  • Make presentations to IT Leadership teams on technology options and recommendations.
  • Provide technical expertise to the offshore development team as they work through product releases.
  • Provides technical expertise to project teams, as needed.
  • Establish or provide best practices for coding standards and for development like code reviews on projects and operations.
 
Work Environment
This position works from Rotary International World Headquarters in Evanston, IL, and involves minor travel to international offices as needed. 
 
 

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