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Jan 6th, 2023 – Eleven Recruiting and Consulting Services, LLC has placed a candidate as Director, Application Development at an LA-based Investment Group.

The recruitment assignment was completed by Sarah Wilson, Senior Search Executive. This candidate was selected because they have extensive experience managing diverse teams in Fintech ecosystems, including mortgage, finance, banking, fixed income, retail, and RFID solutions.

Candidate Background and Placement

The candidate fit for this position has over six years of experience having architected, designed, and written code for proprietary systems. They excel in managing in-person, remote, and geographically diverse off-shore teams to design, develop, and deliver custom architecture and code solutions within time and budget constraints.

They are willing to go the extra mile, proven by consistent awards, recognitions, and promotions. And when they coached a team of 12 on agile principles and software development practices to increase committed work from 60% to 96%.

They turned the previously siloed team into a cross-functional team which helped improve team reliability by 60% without additional resources. They joined the company after making significant contributions to LoanDepot since 2016.

Investment Group Organizational Needs

The LA-based investment group is a community-focused real estate and infrastructure owner, operator, lender, and developer. The company is recognized as a pioneer in dynamic equity management. It utilizes proprietary technology to engineer equity portfolios that adapt to today’s equity market.

Organizationally, the company was looking for a candidate who would be responsible for the development and delivery of business-enabled system integrations and business intelligence initiatives. They would also spearhead the firm’s custom solutions and establish the DevOps framework for the application development team. 

Skills sought out by the investment group for the role: advanced knowledge in SQL, data warehouse, reporting solutions, project management process and systems, and data integration technologies—ETL, API, JSON, XML, SOAP, etc. 

The LA-based investment group has been enhancing communities since 1994. Its in-house experts work together to identify and create value in real assets—benefiting the communities they invest in. The firm is 100% employee-owned with a diverse team of more than 1,000 across the Americas and in Western Europe. 

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