Manager, Applications Development

Date: Feb 3, 2021

Location: East Providence, Rhode Island, US, 02861

Company: Hasbro

At Hasbro we’re changing the face of play and entertainment.  We’re looking for people who want to explore, experiment and innovate to come up with the best ideas.  Our culture of community, passion, integrity, creativity and inclusion has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.


Are you a leader who turns challenges into opportunities, who seeks to encourage, and empower, who enjoys teamwork, values diversity, and loves to partner with business and IT? We are seeking an experienced and creative application manager with outstanding interpersonal skills to lead small to midsize projects across multiple application platforms as well as being experienced working with end user business teams supporting their processes. The candidate will run multiple applications including FLEX PLM and Product Approvals. The Manager Applications Development will be the main interface to the client community and therefore should exhibit effective communication, organizational, and leadership skills. We expect from the candidate the following capabilities:


  • Communicate technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Capture and assess business requirements
  • Drive system design, development, and implementation
  • Lead software implementation and upgrades
  • Encourage and motivate a large team of developers onsite and offshore


If this describes you, please apply now. We would love to hear from you!


A day in the life as a Manager Applications Development:

  • Coordinate small to midsize projects as primary solution lead and application owner
  • Lead internal and external team members through day to day support as well as project related work
  • Lead project efforts to ensure appropriate tasks, timelines and achievements are met
  • Communicating and coordinating with other IT teams such as infrastructure, project management, and organizational change
  • Manage application support through internal or external teams
  • Handle and execute off-shift system support as needed
  • Participate in corporate initiatives representing their application area evaluating development / support and security impacts of current and future projects


What you'll bring:

We expect our candidate to bring several years of experience in the following:

  • Leading development / process teams through functional / technical requirements of custom development application as well as off the shelf packages (Such as SAP, PTC, Mulesoft)
  • Relationship databases, web applications, and object-oriented languages
  • PTC FLEX system implementation and in-depth functional knowledge
  • WRICEF development components as well as development operation processes for the above-mentioned technologies
  • Small/midsize projects and Team management
  • Coordinating activities of all project team members as project lead and application owner
  • Partnering with 3rd party providers on delivering all aspects of project and support execution
  • Cloud hosting or SaaS based solution implementation

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Hasbro’s world-class brands and talented people are our greatest assets. One of the ways we invest in you is through a competitive and contemporary benefits package. Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, local legal requirements and years with the company. Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Half-day Fridays year round, Paid Vacation Time & Holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Team Hasbro Volunteer Program, Employee Giving & Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Toy Discounts and more!


Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

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