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Applications & Development Unit Manager

Location: Sheetz Corporate - Claysburg, PA


At Sheetz, we have a history of making our customers’ lives easier. We pioneered self-service touch screens for ordering your favorite foods and beverages. We rolled out our industry leading Sheetz mobile app long before curbside pickup was around. Although we’re not a tech company, technology has been at the forefront of our success.   Building, integrating and supporting the cutting-edge applications that power 600+ stores, 22,000 employees and millions of customers isn’t an easy job, but that’s why we do it!  And we do it in an award-winning culture that’s casual and fun. If you’re looking for a Made to Order career, hit that APPLY button and let’s chat!


The Applications and Development Unit Manager will assist the Applications and Development Team Manager in making the technical, operational/physical, and human resource decisions that affect the Applications and Development discipline.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

  1. Maximize the development of internal talent through regular performance coaching, performance reviews and presenting developmental opportunities.
  2. Align area objectives with the strategic goals of the Department. Develop Internal Communications strategy that supports business and brand strategy and manage proactive and reactive Internal Communication efforts, which may include the directing of outside agency
  3. Monitor annual budgets for assigned area of responsibility to maximize profitability.
  4. Provide leadership to direct and indirect reports by adhering to the Sheetz Applications and Development, Sheetz IT, and Sheetz Company Mission and Vision statements.
  5. Ensure compliance with the Sheetz adopted agile and secure coding development methodologies. Refer to the Sheetz Applications and Development Agile Methodology SOP.
  6. Ensure that all development teams are using the tools provided to coordinate the work efforts of all development teams this position is responsible for.
  7. Coach and mentor Applications and Development personnel on the Sheetz agile process.
  8. Collaborate closely with other IT disciplines to remain aligned on current projects. Fill in the gaps when directed for other IT disciplines when resources are not available from those disciplines.
  9. Responsible for time, quality and resource commitments made to the business and other IT disciplines.
  10. Provide evening and weekend “on call/issue” support as needed. Sheetz is open 24/7/365 and as such, our internal and external customers may require support at any time.


(Equivalent combinations of education, licenses, certifications and/or experience may be considered. Two years of experience is equivalent to one year of college/trade school)


Four-year degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering; or a four year degree in another field of study which includes courses in computer programming, systems analysis, system development, or systems engineering is preferred.



10 years of applicable experience in a technology environment, to include:

  • 6 years of multi-person team management experience, including task assignment, performance coaching and reviews, hiring practices, and conflict management / resolution.
  • Demonstrated experience in an advanced leadership role, including cross functional team leadership
  • Experience with programming, logical analysis, and current development methodologies is preferred.
  • Experience with advanced reporting, creating and managing budgets, and project management preferred.



One or more of the following certifications is preferred:

  • Agile Scrum Master certification
  • Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) or similar certification\



We have all the perks you would expect from a leading employer, such as medical, dental & vision, in addition to that we have:

  • Employee Profit Share Bonuses
  • Employee Stock Ownership
  • College Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(K) Retirement Savings Plan – a 4% match!
  • VIP Sheetz Membership (Discounts!)


Sheetz, Inc. is a fast-growing, family-owned, food/convenience company that has been in business since 1952. Sheetz has over 600 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.

Our mission at Sheetz has been to meet the needs of customers on the go. Of course, things have changed over those nearly 70 years. Life is faster and busier, and customers expect us to be there when they need us most. One thing that hasn't changed is our commitment to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we operate. Sheetz donates millions of dollars every year to the charities it holds dear.

Sheetz Award

Nearest Major Market: Altoona
Nearest Secondary Market: Johnstown

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