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IT Applications Manager

Date: Nov 10, 2022

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

IT Applications Manager in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

Experience with multiple development platforms and technologies for both Mobile and Web development.

Able to interact daily with highly technical teams of developers and architects while challenging them to innovate and bring new ideas.

Experience with using Agile Methodologies to facilitate leading teams and projects.

Experience leading/managing technical and or application development teams.

Experience working within a complex technical environment and with balancing business needs/priorities against competing technical strategies/needs.

Has a strong desire to meet customer needs and deliver outstanding value to tranform the work lives and capabilites of our customer.

Able to work under pressure to lead teams into delivering world class service with technology.



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or relevant curriculum required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 8 years experience in IT applications to include design, development, test, and maintenance exp in multiple operating environments including mainframe and server based technologies. experience with project management methodologies and techniques.

Position Purpose:

Responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the applications environment and deliverables on multiple concurrent projects for development, enhancements, and defect remediation for assigned applications portfolio. Serves as first line of responsibility to ensure applications meet customer requirements. Ensures that all applications tasks are completed according to project cost, schedule, scope and quality criteria.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Provides technical and work direction to the applications team in support of day-to-day operations.
  2. Assists in defining and implementing applications development processes, tools and methodologies in order to maximize applications efficiency and effectiveness.
  3. Performs resource planning to ensure all active projects are staffed and completed successfully.
  4. Consults with business unit management and reviews IT proposals to determine goals, timeline, budget, procedures, staffing requirements and allotment of resources.
  5. Provides oversight on break-fix initiatives and the resources assigned to support same through successful completion.
  6. Develops comprehensive plans and communication documentation to support IT business goals and key initiatives.
  7. Ensures applications processes are followed consistently and are in compliance with applicable policies, procedures, standards, etc.
  8. Supervises all team members and provides performance feedback for team members and assigned contractors. .
  9. Interacts across various functional areas and departments to ensure clear communications and that bi-directional expectations are understood and documented.
  10. Certifies applications deliverables as meeting requirements prior to transitioning to customer environment. .

Additional Functions:
  1. May be called upon to serve as Project Manager in support of significant projects within their assigned functional area. .
  2. Proactively identifies opportunities to improve existing methodologies, processes or other areas of service delivery performance. .
  3. Builds, fosters and promotes positive relationships among the applications team and key stakeholders. .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. One (1) year in a leadership role within an IT environment or business area function(s).
  2. IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and Project Management (PMP) certifications are desired.
  3. Expert knowledge in current software development methodologies and best practices.
  4. Proficiency with MS Project and Excel.
  5. A Masters degree may be used to offset one year of experience; PhD may offset two years of experience.

A credit history check from a national credit bureau will be conducted for all candidates for this position including new hires and current employees seeking promotion or transfer.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 202921

Category: Information Systems

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 10/31/2022 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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