DTI Senior Application Development Manager

This position is Exempt from the State of Delaware Merit System

Recruitment #121219-MUAD78-110400


Looking for a rewarding career in the fast-paced technology industry? Look no further!

The Department of Technology & Information (DTI) is Delaware’s central IT organization committed to providing technology services and collaborative solutions for Delaware while working to improve the lives of Delawareans through advanced technologies that innovate government services. 

In addition to recruiting and retaining the best and brightest, DTI acknowledges and values the diversity of our employees. DTI recognizes that fostering a diverse workforce provides remarkable benefits in terms of innovative thinking, increased collection of skills and experiences, greater teamwork, and higher morale.

To learn more visit DTI’s Website at https://dti.delaware.gov/ 

Summary Statement

Principal responsibilities include overall management of the stated discipline for which his/her team is responsible: software development, project management, and quality assurance.  Inspires and motivates staff by being a catalyst for creative problem solving, solution generation, implementation and teamwork. 


This senior level manager is responsible for assisting in managing the entire software development life cycle, assisting client agencies in prioritization of maintenance and enhancement projects, resource allocation as well as enterprise-wide software solutions and support.  Responsibilities will include career development of the team including training plans, performance appraisals, 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 5 years of management experience, and at least 3 years in management in an IT environment. 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 managers and senior managers and with their 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. 

Preferred Qualification

Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.

  • Possess experience coordinating support plans for new applications and enterprise services with application development teams.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Senior 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.

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in an IT discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years management experience, with a minimum of 3 years in Information Technology management.
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years’ experience leading a software development team.
  • Possess a minimum of 2 years’ experience working on technology related projects.

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 https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

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.