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Applications Manager

Company: Ciber Global LLC
Location: Southfield
Posted on: October 12, 2019

Job Description:

Make a difference Ciber Global wants you. Come build new things with us and advance your career. At Ciber Global you ll collaborate with experts. You ll join successful teams contributing to our clients success. You ll work side by side with our clients and have long-term opportunities to advance their top priorities.Work Summary:The Applications Manager is responsible for leading and developing a team of analysts and developers that support business critical applications. Setting goals, assigning staff, following up and improving performance both at the team and individual level are critical to be successful. This position reports to PMO and works with other IT teams, business leaders, consultants and end users to set direction and priorities for application initiatives from concept through implementation and operational support. This role manages internal personnel and external consultants, provides leadership and expertise in operational support of large ERP solutions and strategic vision for future application investments.This position is both Supervisory and Technical. The ideal candidate will demonstrate mastery of managing staff and in applications operational support best practices, concepts and efficiency. The Applications Manager will have primary responsibility for setting the strategy and vision for the team. Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day activities of the business applications development staff. Holds team accountable for results and develops the skills and capabilities of staff to meet growing demand.
  • Provide broad leadership, functional and technical expertise in the support and operations of business applications both large and small, supporting and coordinating the team, providing daily supervision and technical direction, resolving issues, and fostering an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Develop an applications strategy and roadmap for the business applications portfolio.
  • Assesses legacy applications for replacement and sets the strategic direction for tools and technologies for applications development.
  • Be knowledgeable in aspects of applications development processes, technologies and architectures such as, but not limited to:
    • Application development methodologies for software development such as Waterfall and Agile.
    • Data Warehouse and business intelligence solutions such as SAP BD,WM, PP
    • Business Analysis techniques for requirements definition including use case modeling.
    • Security considerations for applications development in a regulated environment (ITAR,HIPAA)
    • Relevant related areas such as data quality, master data management, metadata management, collaboration and business process management.
    • Design of data validation and software quality assurance methodologies for business applications.
    • Mastery of operational support of applications and ERP solutions.
    • Serve as a highest escalation point for any day to day operational issues
    • Responsible for maintenance and update of applications repository.
    • Provide Global Leadership to ensure local consistency of SAP implementation.Requirements:
      • Minimum 7 years of experience in leading a team of 10 or more in support of software application and ERP solutions in a large enterprise. Must demonstrate the ability to improve performance of the team and develop staff to their fullest potential.
      • Mastery in implementation and operational support of large ERP solutions.
      • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
      • Strong leadership skills with a proactive participative style.
      • Ability to work with senior leadership to create actionable plans to develop team members.
      • Superior written and oral communication skills are essential. The ability to communicate complex subjects in concise, clear and non-technical way.
      • An ability to work collaboratively with other teams, always projecting a positive outlook in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment.
      • Strong understanding of human resource management principles, best practices, and procedures.
      • Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail.
      • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Required Experience:
        • Minimum of 7 years of experience leading/managing a team of at least 10 or more, supporting Enterprise Resource Planning applications.
        • Must demonstrate the ability to improve performance of the team and develop staff to their fullest potential.
        • Bachelors or higher Degree (Computer Science or Management Information Systems).
        • ITIL Certification
        • Minimum of 10 years overall IT experience.
        • Proven experience delivering business applications of increasing complexity from the departmental level to enterprise wide.
        • Proven experience managing a team of programmers, business analysts and administrators of varying skill levels, including experience mentoring junior team member.At Ciber Global our consultants have access to a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits can include Paid-Time-Off, Paid Holidays, 401K matching, Life and Accidental Death Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability Insurance, and a variety of other perks.Ciber Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Find a purpose Help clients embrace emerging technologies. Create inventive solutions and meet intriguing client challenges. Solve, fix, design and innovate. Be a part of something bigger by helping clients go digital, create engaging customer experiences and transform their business. Move ahead Ciber is helping clients bring their innovation initiatives to life - come join us and make a difference! No matter where you are in your career, you can work to move to the next level. You ll work hand in hand with top-tier talent and be part of a team focused on the technologies that help clients compete and win. - provided by Dice

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