12 days old
2018-05-112018-06-08

IT Manager, Information Systems

Derwood, MD 20855
  • Job Code
    620507
  • Payrate
    $120,000 To $130,000

BASIC FUNCTION:



  • Manage Information System team of developers and successfully project-manage internal and external software development function in programming, testing, training, releasing, documenting, and software development, and application maintenance according to business needs.
  • Provide Technical Application and Software development and architectural leadership, develop and enforce best practices and provide administrative support.


SPECIFIC DUTIES[1]:



  • Support the Senior Director of Information Technology in development of an annual application roadmap, departmental budget, and resource planning.
  • Effectively manage project stakeholder expectations and lead the technical analysis and design phases to formally document stakeholder requirements.
  • Coordinate business analysis, application development, database development, and training activities pertaining to application implementation and enhancements.
  • Successfully project-manage software development projects that deliver against project goals and meet stakeholder requirements.
  • Utilize project management techniques including project initiation, project planning prioritization, risk identification and management, tracking and communication.
  • Contribute to roll out and implement roll-out plans for new releases; coordinate with IT operations and communications team as needed.
  • Develop and implement communication strategies to keep supervisor, stakeholders and other constituents informed of progress.
  • Carry out procurement duties according to policy including but not limited to; procurement, contracting, and personnel management.
  • Manage and nurture vendor and contractor relationships that provide IT services to team projects.
  • Supervise and mentor Information Systems team of developers providing technical direction, coordination and motivation. Carry out annual and semi-annual performance appraisals and facilitate professional development opportunities.
  • Develop high quality and secure web-based systems that meet stakeholder's needs.


RELATIONSHIPS:



  • Internal: Frequent contact with staff, daily contact with technical resources, Senior Director Information Technology and occasional contact with Vice President Information Technology.
  • Members: Frequent contact with members to elicit requirements, coordinate validation, and ensure user friendliness or deployed solutions.
  • Outside: Establish and maintain interactive relationships with information technology professionals and associations. Outside vendors and contractors as needed based on requirements and budgets.
  • Government Officials: N/A


SKILLS NEEDED[2]:



  • Extensive personnel management experience is required.
  • Experience leading web-based software development initiatives and supervising software developers.
  • Outstanding project management skills with successful track record leading projects that meet objectives
  • Experience managing daily operations in the areas of Internet technologies, Web platform, CRM, and ERP platforms, including product enhancements and end-user support.
  • Experience managing vendor and contractor teams.
  • Demonstrated Microsoft SharePoint experience
  • Demonstrated Microsoft Dynamics CRM experience
  • Demonstrated Single Sign On experience
  • Demonstrated Experience with C#, .Net, PHP, Python
  • Outstanding ability to communicate orally and in writing. This includes the ability to communicate complicated technical information to non-technical audiences and to implement communication strategies to keep stakeholder informed of progress.
  • Ability to set, manage and meet deadlines under stressful and changing conditions and circumstances.
  • Outstanding customer service skills are required.
  • Strong analytical/design, organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Minimum five years of progressive experience with technical project management.
  • Ability to travel occasionally.
  • Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION:


Bachelor's degree in information technology or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


EXPERIENCE:


Five or more years of information technology experience.


DECISION MAKING:


Reviewing and evaluating technological options to determine their current or potential applications.


SUPERVISION:


Broad - Considerable latitude is given to the position to carry out the work objectives.




PHYSICAL EFFORT:


Sedentary, lifting 10 lbs. maximum (computers) and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as files, ledgers and dockets. Walking and standing are required only occasionally.


EMOTIONAL EFFORT:


Moderate, occasional short deadlines, requiring some overtime. Work environment occasionally hectic with occasional periods of high stress.



It is a part of every MST team member's responsibility to adhere to our culture and our values. These values were designed by us and we have made a commitment to practice them.


Our board establishes our strategic direction. With our board, our management team develops our annual plan. We implement this plan with input and participation from our colleagues across the various functional areas of the organization. Results matter and our success is based upon the following shared beliefs which incorporate our values.



We are passionate about our mission. We are deeply committed to making a lasting impact on the lives of the people we serve. We foster a work environment that empowers and excites our employees to support our mission.



We value people. We commit to build a mutually supportive, caring, accessible work environment. We respect each other, our members and all stakeholders; and we demonstrate this through collaboration, transparent communication and a sincere desire to understand one another.



We are ethical. We are trustworthy people engaged in ethical work, and we willingly adhere to a high standard of behavior. Our actions are consistent with our words and we maintain integrity in all of our relationships.



We are innovative. We constantly strive to anticipate and influence the rapidly changing environment and we develop new opportunities that meet our stakeholders' needs. We challenge ourselves and each other to strive for excellence, to continually learn and to question the status quo.



We are accountable. We set goals and measures that are aligned with the strategic and annual plans, and we are fully accountable for the results. It is our responsibility to seek input, learn from the best and to continuously improve the quality of our products, services and operations.



We value our resources. We are committed to building a sustainable future and to being careful stewards of our resources. We are socially, financially and environmentally responsible.



We celebrate and recognize. We celebrate individual and collective contributions to our success and growth, and we recognize the value of employee engagement. Humor, friendship, compassion and laughter are important parts of our professional environment.



We value inclusion and diversity. We respect, value and celebrate each individual's unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives. We are committed to an inclusive work environment that encourages participation and a diversity of thought and action. We implement corresponding strategies and initiatives that enable our organization to lead, thrive and remain relevant.




[1] All duties are considered to be essential, unless otherwise indicated.


[2] All skills and abilities are considered to be essential, unless otherwise indicated.

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