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Software Development Resource Manager


This Software Development Resource Manager will manage resources within the software development team.  This person will work out of our Anoka, MN office in a hybrid schedule.


As a leader in our IT group, you will play a key role in our business by leading members of the development team with focus on growth priorities and existing systems. You will serve as a technical leader, and should be able to discuss new technologies, and new methods of achieving goals. You will also provide servant leadership to your team, removing roadblocks, coaching and mentoring as needed, facilitating collaboration with internal customers, and helping your team to succeed.


The ideal candidate should have a strong technical background and expertise in Agile software development, combined with effective leadership skills.




  • Manage resources that consist of technical resources within software development teams.
  • Maintain tools and standards used in the software development process.
  • Serve as a resource for software development team members through the software development process.
  • Business travel, as required
  • Extended hours during peak periods/shift work/holiday work, as required
  • Act as a technical expert in specific process or product area, conducting process reviews and initiating change in order to contribute to continuous improvement of services to internal customers
  • Contribute to the delivery of assigned IT projects in own area of expertise, collaborating with IT colleagues from across the wider function to agree to an approach for project/program management.
  • Record and report core metrics, and ensure internal partners and vendors meet defined policies / SLAs on information management
  • Manage and coach a team of employees to set goals and achieve results, provide regular, actionable coaching and feedback to employees to review progress
  • Recruit and select employees to join team


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelors Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Management Information Systems area OR
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Management Information Systems area 


Preferred Qualifications: 


  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • 5 years of hands-on experience working directly within engineering teams
  • 3+ years of experience in managing, mentoring, and leading high performing software engineering teams
  • Excellent software project management skills
  • Experience with automated testing tools
  • A deep understanding of the software development life-cycle, and a track record of shipping quality software on time
  • Creative thinker and problem solver
  • Understanding of the crop insurance industry

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time (


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Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.


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Location(s): AM - Anoka
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No  
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MG1 #LI-ASSOCIATE 



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