Applications and Systems Manager

Full Time

Madison-Davis Client

Overview:

Our client is currently seeking an Applications and Systems Manager (Manager, Applications & Sys). The Applications and Systems Manager’s role is to plan, coordinate, and supervise all activities related to the design, development, and implementation of organizational information systems and software applications. The Applications and Systems Manager is also responsible for maintaining, supporting, and upgrading existing systems and applications. This individual will apply proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of best practices to guide his/her development team on issues related to the design, development, and deployment of mission-critical information and software systems.

This position is full time and offers a hybrid work schedule requiring you to be in the office Tuesday and Wednesday and an option to work from home the remainder of the week (unless a specific business need arises requiring in office attendance on other days).

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Existing Application Portfolio by providing support and maintenance on in house and third party applications
  • Provide guidance to Development Team for maintenance of existing portfolio
  • Provide guidance on the replacement of Applications and creation of New Applications that support existing business functions and enable long range growth
  • Provide guidance to the development team regarding Software Development Lifecycle and development best practices
  • Ensure that a secure and documented development methodology and environment exist
  • Manage development resources including FTES, and on/off shore contractor resources
  • Perform hands on coding and need to support project goals/deadline
  • Demonstrated ability to work directly with internal and external end users to verify requirements and propose requirements
  • Value added Application development that enables the organization to streamline operations and promote business growth
  • Provide a maintenance plan for existing applications that minimizes impacts to the business
  • Provide a team environment that promotes ideas and learning for all of the developers

Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalent work experience
  • 4 year Degree in Computer Science, related field of Study or College Degree plus IT experience
  • 5+ years in a Lead Development Role or Equivalent Experience in a Technical Project Management Role
  • Understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle and its application in a development environment
  • Excellent Communication Skills, proficiency with presentations
  • Solid understanding of Project Management Methodology
  • Experience building and maintaining business relationships within a large organization
  • Experience with Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment / DevOps a plus
  • Experience with Automated Testing a plus
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