Monday, April 16, 2018

IT Application Manager

Employer:Ahram Security Group
Job Title: IT Application Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Languages: English
Location: 10th Of Ramadan City, Sharqia
Category: Engineering - Telecom/Technology , IT/Software Development
Description:

The Applications Manager’s role is to supervise and maintain the organization’s repository of software applications through best practices and the appropriate staffing and management of a technical team. The Applications Manager is also responsible for planning and coordinating the processes required for the provision of user applications and systems necessary for business operations. This individual will apply proven communication and problem-solving skills to guide and assist the user group on issues related to the design, development, and deployment of mission-critical information and software systems.

  • Evaluate, install, configure, and deploy new applications, systems software, products, and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout the enterprise.
  • Ensure that applications meet business requirements and systems goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and identify and resolve systems issues.
  • Collaborate with analysts, designers, and system owners in the testing of new software programs and applications.
  • Analyze documentation and technical specifications of any new application under deployment or consideration to determine its intended functionality.
  • Ensure that any new software integration into company systems meets functional requirements, system compliance, and interface specifications.
  • Design, develop, and install application enhancements and upgrades.
  • Negotiate contracts with software and service providers.
  • Liaise with company’s software suppliers for prompt rectification of any problems or emergencies.
  • Manage and provide direction for the application team in support of business operations.
  • Coordinate feasibility studies for software and system products under consideration for purchase, and give advice based on findings.
  • Contribute to pre-testing phase of development by evaluating proposals in order to identify potential problem areas, and make the appropriate recommendations.
  • Compile and maintain inventory of company software and systems assets and their corresponding contracts/agreements.
  • Review and analyze existing applications’ effectiveness and efficiency, and then develop strategies for improving or leveraging these systems.
  • Develop and communicate training and documentation for end users, hold CRPs as necessary, and other user-related activities.
  • Develop, distribute, and coordinate in-depth end-user reviews for modified and new systems or applications.
  • Research and make recommendations on software products and services in support of procurement and development efforts.
  • Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of application-usage best practices.
  • Participate, guide and support all department employees to contribute in performing the quality, environmental and occupational health& safety systems effectively.

Support the role of the department to highlight its leadership on its responsibility areas for quality, environmental and occupational health& safety systems.

Qualifications:
  • University degree in computer systems design or computer science, and 5 years equivalent work experience.
  • 3 years direct experience managing applications and/or systems management.
  • Certifications in Oracle E-Business suite implementation/development is an advantage.
  • Proven experience in overseeing the direction, development, and implementation of software solutions.
  • Direct, hands-on experience with automated software management tools and database administration tools.
  • Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies.
  • Extensive experience with core software applications, including Oracle E-Business suite.
  • Strong customer-service orientation.
  • Good project management skills and/or substantial exposure to project-based work structures.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Ability to conduct research into application issues and products.

Highly self-motivated and directed

Experience:3 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable, Profit Sharing, Transportation Allowance, Mobile Allowance
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