13 days old
2017-11-102017-12-08

Application Manager

Minneapolis, MN 55402
  • Job Code
    587313
  • Payrate
    $120,000 To $125,000

Permanent


Application Manager


Overview


-Responsible for the development and maintenance of assigned applications.


-Manage and provide leadership to the applications staff and ensure the successful completion of projects and department priorities on time, within budget and meeting quality and regulatory requirements.


-Establish and maintain positive relationships with business partners and other impacted teams.


Responsibilities


-Technical direction and expert level consulting on cross-function strategic projects:


-Acts as a key contributor of technical strategy for applications:


-Identifies Opportunities


-Develops best practices


-Manages day to day allocation of resources


-Planning, Implementation & Support:


-Ensures departmental priorities are completed:


-Develops detailed plans and accurate estimates for all phases of a project


-Manages implementation and coordination


-Controls accuracy and effectiveness of applications, including Access Review Procedures


Relationships & Communication:


-Acts as primary liaison with multiple interfacing applications, IT Executives, and Project Managers:


-Establish and maintain positive relationships with business partners


-Effectively communicate and build rapport with team, stakeholders, and other cross functional groups


-Lead complex meetings for technical design, decision making, problem solving, implementation, and strategic planning


-Resolves conflicts and issues and escalates as appropriate


Development & Coaching:


-Provides direction, expertise, feedback, coaching, and development to build staff capability


-Continually enhance skills and build knowledge in all aspects of the organization, the business, and information systems


3rd Party Vendor:


-Planning and implementation:


-Evaluation of vendors and software


Support:


-Understand, store, maintain and ensure adherence to all support documentation


-Ensure application inventory tool (IIPM) is maintained and current


-Monitor, assess, and distribute scorecards reflecting performance against SLA across the various stakeholders


-System availability


-Service Quality


-Batch Cycle Completion


-Develop strategic roadmap to support business strategy and growth plans, and action plan(s) to address performance concerns


-Complete annual Access Reviews


Relationships & Communication:


-Acts as primary IT liaison and advocate, ensuring decisions/actions are in the best interest


-Establishes and maintains positive relationships, utilizing a variety of communication channels and techniques


-Participates in Internal Response Team (IRT) and Emergency Response Team (ERT)


-Resolves conflicts/issues and escalates as appropriate


Managerial Excellence


-Provide focus and clarity in establishing individual goals, driving performance management, supporting career development and rewarding strong performance.


-Understand and leverage the value in business unit, department, and enterprise wide teams to develop better solutions and achieve a cross enterprise mindset.


-Accept and successfully execute change while supporting employees through the process, and keeping them focused on business priorities.


-Exemplify a servant leadership mindset by placing the interests and needs of the team members ahead of their own self-interests and needs; value the development of direct reports, building a sense of community and acting authentically.


Basic Qualifications


-Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent experience


-5 + years of managerial experience


-Professional experience on large projects/programs with multiple applications and interfaces


-Working knowledge of different design techniques (e.g. OO., Top-down, structured analysis, component-based design) and current market tools that support those techniques


-Applicability of different programming languages (e.g. Cobol, JCL, HTML, C#, .Net)


-Multiple platforms (e.g. MVS, Client/Server)


-Strong IT Standards, Methodologies. Experience with SOX & audit requirements


-Working knowledge of Middleware technologies


-Working knowledge of Database technologies (e.g. SQL Server, DB2)


-Experience working in an Agile - Scrum environment

Categories

  • Information Technology

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