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Manager (Application Development)

Manager (Application Development)

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Information Technology - All Positions
US-MO-St. Louis
St. Louis

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans


The Information Technology (I.T.) division of Enterprise Holdings builds and implements powerful solutions that help to drive and support the global operations of our brands and businesses, including Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental. With 9,000 branch locations across the world and more than 97,000 employees, Enterprise Holdings and its affiliates own and operate almost 1.9 million cars and trucks.


Here, you will be part of a team that creates and delivers leading-edge technologies and expansive systems that impact every aspect of our growing businesses. We provide the resources to enable and develop our more than 2,000 innovative I.T. professionals in a variety of career paths. This is where it all starts. All systems GO!


The Vehicle Services team is responsible for building and maintaining the services and vehicle data that comprise the fleet of cars within Enterprise Holdings.  They enforce the full lifecycle of the vehicle from the time our cars are ordered to when they are sold as used vehicles.  The team interacts closely with and supports the suite of Vehicle Management client applications that the business uses to interact with that lifecycle.  The Vehicle Services team also works closely with many different rental client teams to include tablets, kiosks, mobile applications and rental application systems to rent, track and maintain our fleet.  In the next fiscal year, there will be several new initiatives that will focus on simplifying our vehicle solution as well as continuing to expand the mobile solutions needed to maintain our fleet.


As a Manager of the Vehicle Services Team, you will lead the software development team leveraging Agile development techniques.  You will be responsible for leading and facilitating planning sessions, estimation sessions, demos, retrospectives, and project management.  In this role, you will work closely with managers and other development team members to build the product vision, product themes, release plans, and iteration plans.  As a manager within IT you will be responsible for leading projects and IT efforts both within and outside the immediate team.  Also, you will collaborate with and coordinate and communicate development/change efforts with other EHI teams.  


As a Manager, you will need to be able to manage talent effectively and lead others in the same, including career planning/support, training, interviewing, hiring, coaching, rewarding, disciplining, and performance and salary reviews.  You will be responsible for developing and implementing solutions with adherence to IT policies and architectural standards.  You will initiate, build and maintain strong relationships across IT and other Corporate business areas.  Participation in the development of processes and procedures for all enterprise class distributed technology will be expected, while being required to protect proprietary and sensitive information in a confidential manner.  Supporting the health of the solution area is also required from either working through production issues, technology upgrades or assisting in prioritizing technical debt.


Successful candidates will possess the following traits:

  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Energetic team member and natural leader
  • Ability to see the big picture
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable with uncertainty (and the certainty of change)
  • Lead by example
  • Encourage leadership and build leaders within team
  • Empowering team
  • Execution-oriented



  • Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
  • 3+ years of experience in leading technically skilled individuals and teams
  • 2+ years of experience leading an application development team
  • 2+ years of experience leading large IT scale projects
  • 2+ years of experience working within Agile/iterative methodologies and practices such as Kanban and/or Scrumban
  • 2+ years of project management experience
  • 1+ years of proven experience in managing direct reports, to include developing strong performers, conducting performance and salary reviews, and providing career guidance and coaching  
  • Must have excellent analytical, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Must have a professional attitude, a strong desire and ability to take ownership, ability to provide high quality customer service, and a willingness to expend extra effort to achieve optimal results
  • Must have ability to effectively lead teams in executing on and pivoting between multiple simultaneous high-priority efforts
  • Must be able to identify gaps and/or barriers to success, and articulate those findings to leadership
  • Excellent at building and maintaining relationships across and outside of IT
  • Must be able to effectively manage problems and conflicts as they occur
  • Must be detail oriented with strong problem solving and time management skills
  • Must have a flexible schedule to accommodate periodic after-hours and weekend response to incidents when necessary
  • Must have experience managing systems and process in adherence to compliance and audit controls
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field preferred