IT Program Director

Experienced Recruiting Partners - Albany, NY

Remote currently and probably eventually Hybrid 

You’ll join our talented Program Executive Team managing functional areas that provide support to deliver upgrades and customer enhancements. The platform is a large-scale Java web services environment. It is a three-tiered application (web, application, and database server) with multiple levels of security between each tier.

We are looking for strong leader with a wide breadth of technology knowledge aligned to the program technologies. In addition to technology expertise, we are seeking experience in health insurance, a track record of leading large development, testing the operational areas within IT. Experience managing external clients is a must. The role will drive change as requested from the customer for new functionality being a key focal point for client communications. The role will also have a strong focus on continuous improvement working closely with internal and external stakeholders. Experience working within a large highly matrixed organizations is a must.

The Program Director will directly manage development, testing and operational areas reporting into the Account Executive / Sr. Program Director. The Program Director shall represent the Sr. Program Director when they are unavailable and interface directly with leadership and customer as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

Program Management:

  • 20 years of related experience
  • 5+ years experience managing a staff of over fifty (50) in a complex IT environment.
  • 5+ years experience simultaneously managing large scale concurrent projects and effectively responding to unanticipated business priorities.
  • Management of Software development organizations / programs and budgets


  • 7+ years in design, development, implementation, operations, maintenance, and modifications of a large MMIS or insurance application.
  • Experience with the complete architecture and interfaces related to the current Corporate program.
  • Demonstrated comprehensive experience managing the planning, developing, testing, and implementing of software application changes.
  • Demonstrated comprehensive experience using the proposed software development lifecycle methodologies and COTS products.
  • Experience with JAVA, Java script, HTML, DB2, MuleSoft, Angular, IBM Rationale, Splunk, Websphere, Alfresco, Opentxt, Linux

Bonus Points:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Agile Certified Scrum Master (SCM)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Medicaid or Health exchange experience

Here are the Attributes for Success:

  • Track record of managing large software development programs providing strategic and operational direction with a strong sense of urgency to drive issues to closure.
  • Passionate about client success.
  • A natural problem-solver who thrives in a collaborative environment, thinks outside of the box, communicates clearly, and is fascinated by creating solutions to challenges that have yet to be identified.

Posted On: Tuesday, March 29, 2022

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