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Manager of IT Applications: iSeries

Posted on May 15, 2020 by Responsive Search, Inc.

Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Immediate Start
$105k - $125k Annual

Manager of IT Applications: iSeries (AS400)

Responsible for planning, organizing, monitoring and controlling all aspects of application development, related to the iSeries (AS400) based ERP system, and the implementation of 3 rd party package software and Web/Windows based applications. This position will proactively interface, with internal and external customers, vendors, project managers, and technical/programming staff to ensure effective definition and the delivery of business applications. This position reports to the Director of IT.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing IT Development staff and any contract staff members
  • Design, development and delivery of quality business applications
  • Using technical and functional expertise to be a lead in designing solutions
  • Lead design and review sessions with development team, business partners and management
  • Manage multiple, parallel projects using formal project management methodologies
  • Maintain controls that accurately reflect completed work against project plans, schedules and budgets, and ensure user/management involvement at appropriate milestones
  • Manage application design through the various life cycle stages from business need through design and delivery
  • Manage project priorities, scope, budgets, timelines and expectations
  • Review and assess vendor solutions and proposals
  • Lead the development of project documentation and training materials where applicable
  • Provide technical support and assistance as necessary
  • Establish and enforce best practices and implement policies and procedures for compliance to ensure company wide standards are followed and meet SOX compliance
  • Provide management with regular communication on the progress of projects and other initiatives
  • Coordinate intra-departmental projects and resources
  • Responsible for the management of staffing
  • Facilitate a departmental culture that encourages ownership of departmental goals and a positive service culture

Experience/Qualifications Include;

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years demonstrated application development management experience in an ERP environment iSeries (AS400) and Windows/Web Based solutions
  • Strong technical knowledge of IBM i (AS400), RPG, CLP, SQL and DB2/400
  • Results-oriented professional who is a self starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to use MS Office tools: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Visio, Project
  • Demonstrated success of establishing, managing and maintaining effective working relationships at the management level, internal and external to an organization
  • Strong leadership, teaching and mentoring skills
  • Critical thinking, strong analytical skills and problem solving ability
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects, requests and support tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Must be a team player
  • Knowledge of iSeries based ERP Solutions, .NET, TFS, Web and Windows based architecture, Mobile, Barcoding, Aldon, Robot, XML, HTML, and CGI
  • Experience integrating websites to an IBM i in a B2B and B2C environment a plus

Reference: 889439493

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