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Applications Development Manager

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Kansas City, MO
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 14, 2018
Job ID

Applications Development Manager
Location: Overland Park, KS (suburb to Kansas City)

Position Description:

Our client  looking for an experienced Application Development Manager to oversee all application development related activities for a large portfolio of custom and COTS applications. This position manages a team of 5-10 developers spanning several technical disciplines.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Develop strategic direction and objectives for the development team. 

• Define standard processes and methodology to support the client’s software development life cycle using both waterfall and agile methodologies

• Establish an effective, strong, and mutually beneficial relationship with the client. 

• Provide ongoing direction and guidance to Development team members. 

• Enforce compliance with established development processes and procedures. 

• Develop and publish team processes and procedures including, but not limited to: 

– Incident tracking 

– Enhancement Request

– Code/Design Reviews

– Code/Design Standards

– Configuration Management Database Maintenance

– Source Control 

• Manage day-to-day project/task commitments against available resources and priorities. 

• Provide regular project and task status reports to users and client management. 

• Create and communicate staffing projections on a quarterly basis. 

• Manage multiple productions issues simultaneously 

• Work to resolve disputes with clients. 

• Takes the initiative to learn more advanced project planning skills and tools. 

• Assist with development of strategic objectives and goals; provide technical and business solutions to accomplish objectives. 

• Work with the Test and Release Managers to provide solutions and to deliver them to production. 

• Demonstrate the ability to stay current with state of the art trends in the field of expertise.


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related area from four-year accredited college required.
  • Advanced degree (MBA, MS, etc) preferred
  • 7+ years of leadership experience supporting an enterprise IT environment
  • Experience with architecture strategy, governance, compliance, development, and execution
  • Expertise in IT best practices, methodologies, and governance
  • Experience with relevant infrastructure and applications:
  • Oracle ERP:  
  • JD Edwards 9.1,   
  • OTM, VCP / ASCP, Demantra, APCC, SAP (Brazil), Oracle EBS (UK)
  • Cloud:  HCM, Agile, Primavera
  • Other Applications:  Salesforce, Hyperion, EDI, DSI, HMIS, JWS, OBIEE/BI, DMSI, Citrix
  • Oracle Engineered Solutions:  Exadata, ExaLogic, Exalytics, Oracle databases
  • Desktop Client:  Windows 7 / 10, MS Office Applications Demonstrated competence in analysis and problem-solving principles with emphasis in user relations, data gathering techniques and management information applications