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Manager of Applications Development

Job Description

Ref ID: 00720-0010715302

Classification: Database Architect

Compensation: DOE

Our client as an excellent opportunity for a Application and Platform Services Manager in our corporate headquarters in Stamford, CT within the Information Technology Unit. The ideal candidate has prior working experience in application support and has moved on to managing similar resources. This candidate also needs to demonstrate a high aptitude for learning new software and work processes, be focused in execution and comfortable performing tasks with minimal oversight and be a self-starter with excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills. Your Role: - Manage application and architecture personnel, developing their skills and capabilities to meet the needs of the organization, as well as building on existing recruiting capabilities to address new needs and skills gaps. - Ability to dive deeply into operational, technical or architectural issues based on the problem presented. - Ability to support multiple lines of businesses or applications of medium to highly complex technologies at global level with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity and accessibility. - Provide safe environment for staff to explore and promote ideas and validate ideas with proof of concepts, which may require strong justification or ROI analysis and risk analysis. - Define and enhance methodologies and practices for the application life cycle management in line with best practice and practical experience of continuous improvement. - Ensure application life cycle management status reporting, metrics and benchmarks are delivered with efficiency and accuracy. - Manage relationships with major vendors and service providers to ensure they cost-effectively meet the needs of the organization and ensure day-to-day delivery and operations are efficient and timely. - Working with stakeholders to accomplish application work in a way that improves the business and technical fitness of the application portfolio and minimizes its ongoing support costs. - Understand the operations budget, licensing and contracts to identify opportunities for short and long term efficiencies with cost reductions. - Resolve or escalate capacity, prioritization and business escalation issues in a clear, optimized and transparent way. - Demonstrated ability to route work tasks and projects to team members given a very tight capacity environment by re-prioritize work or enhancing team organizational structure when necessary. - Work with Technical Services Manager to develop overall IT strategy and roadmap in the context of the business strategy and facilitate the governance and use of enterprise architecture principles, guidance and reference architectures. - Promote synergies between architecture and support staff and processes, especially ensuring projects always keep support organization in mind. If interested please send your information to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Job Requirements

Construction Applications Software, API - Application Programming Interface, Java, ABAP - Adv Bus Application Programming, SQL - Structured Query Language, SAP PLM - EHS, SAP

Technology doesn't change the world. People do.

As a technology staffing firm, we can't think of a more fitting mantra. We're extreme believers in technology and the incredible things it can do. But we know that behind every smart piece of software, every powerful processor, and every brilliant line of code is an even more brilliant person.

Leader among IT staffing agencies

The intersection of technology and people — it's where we live. Backed by more than 65 years of experience, Robert Half Technology is a leader among IT staffing agencies. Whether you're looking to hire experienced technology talent or find the best technology jobs, we are your IT expert to call.

We understand not only the art of matching people, but also the science of technology. We use a proprietary matching tool that helps our staffing professionals connect just the right person to just the right job. And our network of industry connections and strategic partners remains unmatched.

Apply for this job now or contact our branch office at 888.674.2094 to learn more about this position.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

© 2018 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

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Location US-CT-Stamford
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Engineering, Information Technology, Design
Other Compensation: DOE
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Robert Half Technology

With more than 100 locations worldwide, Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of technology professionals on a project and full-time basis for initiatives ranging from web development and systems integration to network security and technical support. Learn More

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203-356-9500
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Job Description

Ref ID: 00720-0010715302

Classification: Database Architect

Compensation: DOE

Our client as an excellent opportunity for a Application and Platform Services Manager in our corporate headquarters in Stamford, CT within the Information Technology Unit. The ideal candidate has prior working experience in application support and has moved on to managing similar resources. This candidate also needs to demonstrate a high aptitude for learning new software and work processes, be focused in execution and comfortable performing tasks with minimal oversight and be a self-starter with excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills. Your Role: - Manage application and architecture personnel, developing their skills and capabilities to meet the needs of the organization, as well as building on existing recruiting capabilities to address new needs and skills gaps. - Ability to dive deeply into operational, technical or architectural issues based on the problem presented. - Ability to support multiple lines of businesses or applications of medium to highly complex technologies at global level with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity and accessibility. - Provide safe environment for staff to explore and promote ideas and validate ideas with proof of concepts, which may require strong justification or ROI analysis and risk analysis. - Define and enhance methodologies and practices for the application life cycle management in line with best practice and practical experience of continuous improvement. - Ensure application life cycle management status reporting, metrics and benchmarks are delivered with efficiency and accuracy. - Manage relationships with major vendors and service providers to ensure they cost-effectively meet the needs of the organization and ensure day-to-day delivery and operations are efficient and timely. - Working with stakeholders to accomplish application work in a way that improves the business and technical fitness of the application portfolio and minimizes its ongoing support costs. - Understand the operations budget, licensing and contracts to identify opportunities for short and long term efficiencies with cost reductions. - Resolve or escalate capacity, prioritization and business escalation issues in a clear, optimized and transparent way. - Demonstrated ability to route work tasks and projects to team members given a very tight capacity environment by re-prioritize work or enhancing team organizational structure when necessary. - Work with Technical Services Manager to develop overall IT strategy and roadmap in the context of the business strategy and facilitate the governance and use of enterprise architecture principles, guidance and reference architectures. - Promote synergies between architecture and support staff and processes, especially ensuring projects always keep support organization in mind. If interested please send your information to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Job Requirements

Construction Applications Software, API - Application Programming Interface, Java, ABAP - Adv Bus Application Programming, SQL - Structured Query Language, SAP PLM - EHS, SAP

Technology doesn't change the world. People do.

As a technology staffing firm, we can't think of a more fitting mantra. We're extreme believers in technology and the incredible things it can do. But we know that behind every smart piece of software, every powerful processor, and every brilliant line of code is an even more brilliant person.

Leader among IT staffing agencies

The intersection of technology and people — it's where we live. Backed by more than 65 years of experience, Robert Half Technology is a leader among IT staffing agencies. Whether you're looking to hire experienced technology talent or find the best technology jobs, we are your IT expert to call.

We understand not only the art of matching people, but also the science of technology. We use a proprietary matching tool that helps our staffing professionals connect just the right person to just the right job. And our network of industry connections and strategic partners remains unmatched.

Apply for this job now or contact our branch office at 888.674.2094 to learn more about this position.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

© 2018 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.
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