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Frontdoor Software Development Manager in Memphis, Tennessee

Company Overview

Frontdoor is a company that’s obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands: American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard. Frontdoor serves more than two million customers across the U.S. through a network of 15,000 pre-qualified contractor firms that employ over 45,000 technicians. The company’s customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unplanned breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With more than 45 years of experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually (or one request every eight seconds). For more details, visit frontdoorhome.com .

Position Overview

As the Mgr Development, you will be responsible for envisioning product development and providing strategic management direction. You will analyze, design, and develop software enhancements and new modules, as well as manage development project from initial design through testing and completion.

Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the coordination of and planning for the company’s information technology architecture.

  • Consult with internal departments to identify customer needs and include into project objectives. Provide support regarding product development to internal departments.

  • Research product development options and provide analysis for product direction.

  • Manage development project from initial design through testing while providing strategic management direction. Design, develop, modify, adapt and implement short and long term solutions to IT needs through new and existing applications, systems architecture, network systems, and applications infrastructure.

  • Review system requirements and business processes; code, test, debug, and implement software solutions.

  • Prioritize, plan, and track project progress.

  • Involved in direct planning of long and short term infrastructure improvement projects, including design, budgeting, and implementation.

  • Manage teams to achieve diverse objectives in replicable, scalable ways.

  • Collaborate with team members to identify strengths and weaknesses of applications and improves upon them.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field

  • 5+ years of software development experience and 1+ year supervisory experience

  • Maintains knowledge of leading edge technology

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential function to this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Incumbent must be prepared to:

  • Move up to 10 pounds occasionally, by lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise repositioning objects.

  • Sitting for long periods of time while using office equipment such as computers, phones and etc.

  • Fingering and Repetitive motions; such as movement of wrists, hands and fingers while picking, pinching and typing during your normal working environment.

  • Express or exchange ideas with others through the use of spoken word, quickly, accurately, and at an easily audible volume, and receive detailed information through oral communication at usual speaking levels without correction, and/or make fine discriminations in the nature of sounds in the environment.

Incumbent is required to have:

  • Close visual acuity to perform detail oriented activities at distances close to the eyes, as well as visual acuity to perform activities at or within arm’s reach with skill, control, and accuracy, such as preparing and analyzing data, viewing computer screen and expansive reading.

Incumbent will be subject to:

  • Inside working conditions: The change of building environment such as with or without air conditioning and heating.

Frontdoor is a company that’s obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands: American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard, as well as Candu Home Solutions, an on-demand membership service for home repairs and maintenance, and Streem, a technology company that enables businesses to serve customers through an enhanced augmented reality, computer vision and machine learning platform. Frontdoor serves more than two million customers across the U.S. through a network of more than 16,000 pre-qualified contractor firms that employ over 45,000 technicians. The company’s customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unexpected breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With nearly 50 years of experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually (or one request every eight seconds). For more details, visit frontdoorhome.com .

Job Category: Engineering

ID: R0014776

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