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Acosta Mgr, IT Applications in Remote, United States

Overview

The IT Applications Manager is an information technology (IT) professional who leads a team that identifies, implements, and supports software solutions to optimize business operations. You will collaborate with the business to ensure that the software solutions you manage align with the company’s operational goals, help drive desirable business outcomes and improve operational efficiency. As an application manager, you and your team are responsible for the procurement, installation, configuration, and maintenance of software applications. Your duties include creating processes and protocols for software systems, managing server and computer upgrades, and troubleshooting problems. You will be looked upon to be a thought leader driving and influencing technology designs that align with IT enterprise architecture.

Responsibilities

The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values:

People Minded – Must show dignity and respect to all people

Integrity – Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior

Results Oriented – Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed

Trust – Must be honest, sincere and confident

Teamwork – Must build trusting relationships

Innovation – Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision

Balance – Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.

Essential Functions:

  • Understand Business processes and identifies improvement opportunities in Application, Process, and Service. Recommends products and services that will ensure business objectives are met.Primary point of contact for business partners for the areas responsible

  • Supervise support and development team members through hiring, performance appraisals, pay rate reviews, delegating, promoting, coaching, counseling, and terminating as needed.

  • Manages production support activities and daily operations for major systems and related subsystems to ensure their integrity.

  • Respond to incidents, problems and events in the application production environment and drive resolution of the root cause of problems.

  • Implement and follow the IT infrastructure library process framework

  • Manage and provide direction for the Support Services Team in support of business operations.

  • Supports the development of the appropriate service culture within the internal and external delivery teams.

  • Provides governance of Application Support Services in a Managed Services model with SLA, if needed.

  • Documents each application and produces a maintenance plan to ensure high availability and planned change control

  • Partner with leaders of other disciplines to ensure proposed solutions align with information, technology, infrastructure, business and security architectures

  • Develop, implement, and adhere to a code promotion process that will ensure that applications meet business requirements and systems goals, and fulfil end-user requirements.

  • Collaborate with cross functional IT team members and leaders to deliver business objectives.

  • Overall responsibility of application and integration design for the application and business areas

  • Ensures applications have agreed disaster recovery, data backup, and archiving plans.

  • Review and analyze existing applications effectiveness and efficiency, and then develop strategies for improving or leveraging these systems and processes

  • Develop, distribute, and coordinate the appropriate reporting mechanisms, procedures, or disciplines required to create and maintain and environment of continuous improvement.

  • Partner with Project Management team, as needed, in delivering projects successfully. Deliver small to medium sized projects

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science required

  • ITIL Certification preferred

Work Experience Requirements:

  • 5 – 8 years relevant work experience

  • 3 – 5 years supervisory experience

  • Proven experience in an enterprise application support and project implementation in the HCM

  • Working experience in the HCM suite of applications such as JDE Enterprise One, ORACLE Fusion, SAP, Workday or similar, managing either within a supplier or client environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

  • Leadership and technical skills required to drive the delivery of service excellence with internal and external delivery teams.

  • Proven decision making and problem-solving skill

  • Expert knowledge of application support technologies and related documentation required.

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and translate technical and/or or complex concepts into information meaningful to project team members and/or business personnel.

  • Demonstrated presentation and team facilitation skills

  • Proven leadership abilities that promote growth and development of employees

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities

  • Good project management skills and/or substantial exposure to project-based work structures.

  • Experience in preparing project proposals and budgets

  • Experience in analyzing new technologies and system enhancements.

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Work State US

Job ID 2021-199479

Work City Remote

PCN Sourcing

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Work Zip 00000

Starting average hours per week 37.5 +

Category Corporate Jobs

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