DTI Application Development Manager

This position is Exempt from the State of Delaware Merit System.

Recruitment #072718-MUAD46-110400

Summary Statement

Principal responsibilities include overall management of the stated discipline for which his/her team is responsible: software development, project management, and application support.  Position will be responsible for applying creative energies to resolve problems and issues, and to manage and develop staff.  Responsibilities also include applying and encouraging leading-edge thinking, prioritizing value-adding initiatives, and providing close technical management of the process and managing/mentoring software development, project management, and application support team members.

Responsibilities may include managing the entire software development life cycle, assisting client agencies in prioritization of maintenance and enhancement projects, and resource allocation.  Responsibilities will include career development of the team including training plans, performance appraisals and scorecards, and generally overseeing the design, construction, quality, and/or management of applications software development and enhancement projects.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced manager with a minimum of 5 years of management experience, preferably in the I.T. (Information Technology) arena, with particular emphasis on the specific discipline for which he/she is responsible.  The ideal candidate must be a fast learner with excellent communication, documentation, and follow-up skills, and must be comfortable speaking in front of audiences, technical and non-technical alike, at all levels of the organization.  The ideal candidate must be able to resolve conflicts within the team and interface directly with other SDMs, with the Team Leader, and with counterparts in other agencies in order to accomplish stated objectives.  The ideal candidate must be able to work with minimal supervision as part of a multidisciplinary team.  Must be able to work with other members of a world-class Application Delivery Team to deliver software solutions on time and on budget.

Preferred Qualification

Knowledge of .NET or Java applications and development.

Knowledge of Relational Databases Knowledge of Telecom, Network, and Firewall principals.

Knowledge of Architectural Design for Software and Infrastructure, including cloud.

Knowledge of Geospatial principals.

Knowledge of Project Management tools and process methodology.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements for Application Development Manager

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training.

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in an IT discipline or equivalent work experience. 
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the IT industry managing projects, people and process.
  • Experience developing .NET web applications using modern technologies, such as Angular.
  • Possess knowledge of Relational Databases, Telecom, Network and Firewall principals. 
  • Possess knowledge of Architectural Design for Software and Infrastructure, including cloud. 
  • Possess knowledge of Geospatial principals.
  • Experience working on and leading teams in Agile development.

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check: A satisfactory fingerprint based criminal background check administered by the Delaware State Police is required as a Condition of Hire.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DTI participates in E-Verify.  DTI does not provide employment-based sponsorship.


To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at http://ben.omb.delaware.gov/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Selection Plan

Ongoiong Application Review