Mgr, Application Software Engineering

WEX Inc. is a leading and growing global provider of payment processing, information management and fleet card payment solutions.

We hire people who share our passion for continuous innovation and client service that is unparalleled in the industry.

If you are looking for a growing career - come be part of WEX today! Great Place To Work-Certified.


Manages and provides technical support and engineering expertise/direction for EFS's IT software development organization. Anticipates software issues and identifies solutions. Responsible for establishing processes, communicating and setting direction and leading technical change initiatives.


Ensure that the IT department is properly staffed and trained.

Work closely with other departmental managers to ensure all IT needs are met.

Assist in setting employee work schedules and setting project priorities.

Assist in preparing IT tactical and strategic plans.

Identify and resolve issues in platform and technical architecture.

Assist in defining standards, conceive solutions, build consensus and execute solutions.

Provide expertise in the continuous improvement of systems and networks as they relate to business needs.

Write and maintain software for a portion work schedule.

Other duties may be assigned.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Must have 3 years supervisory experience or equivalent experience.


Must have a minimum of 7 years IT experience including C programming experience.

Expert knowledge of SDLC.

Skilled at motivating both reports and non-reports in the collection of data required for the effective design and implementation of IT management processes and technology strategy.

Must have good project management skills

Effective leadership of highly-skilled management and technical personnel in overseeing the development and implementation of technology strategy and planning.

Ability to influence, motivate and provide clear direction.

Ability to operate in a fast paced environment, demonstrating good judgement and creative/original thinking to address the demands of the business.


A BS degree in a Computer Science related field or equivalent experience.

At WEX, we reward innovation, hard work and excellence.

Benefits include:

• 401(k) Plan

• Adoption Assistance

• Bonus Plan

• Dental Insurance

• Dependent Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Program

• Employee Referral Award Program

• Expedition - WEX's Sabbatical Program

• Extended Parental Leave

• Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent)

• Health Insurance

• Life Insurance/AD&D

• On Site Fitness Facility in South Portland location

• Pet Insurance

• Paid Time Off(PTO)

• Short- and Long-Term Disability Programs

• Tuition Reimbursement

• Vision

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disability


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