Reporting directly to the Director of Customer Success and IT Services, this position manages a team of seven comprised of software engineers and senior software engineers. The position oversees the design, technical implementation, and support of the full portfolio of software products, automation processes, web systems, and integration efforts supporting all of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR). The IT Senior Manager provides direction and technical leadership for direct reports and contractors throughout the software development lifecycle (SDLC). They approve application architecture, validation of code, user interface design, system documentation, user experience, and workflow for custom applications. DAR applications include, but are not limited to, Salesforce CRM, SQL databases, e-commerce platforms, marketing applications, and data warehouse solutions. Finally, the ability to effectively communicate with colleagues across DAR and Central IT is critical.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The IT Senior Manager must have a full understanding of data-driven applications and environments with the ability to analyze, design, implement, and test applications.
The IT Senior Manager must have an in-depth knowledge of database and/or CRM applications and have experience with building or maintaining data warehouses or other data repositories.
The IT Senior Manager must have an in-depth understanding of website and web application development methodologies including Drupal, PHP, and front-end scripting. They must also have user interface and user experience design expertise for web and software systems.
The IT Senior Manager must demonstrate the ability to analyze and solve business problems and assess business needs to recommend appropriate information technology solutions. The position requires the ability to evaluate the impact of modifications to existing systems in order to assign responsibility and monitor progress.
The IT Senior Manager is responsible for managing multiple, concurrent operations, project queues, and product backlogs. They will review all requests and requirements, assign tasks to resources, and monitor progress. The IT Senior Manager will reconcile project resourcing with an operational support on an ongoing basis.
This position is responsible for negotiating customers' priorities within a multi-tasked, deadline-driven environment.
This position requires a working knowledge of writing functional specifications and documentation for technical as well as non-technical audiences. The incumbent should also have prior experience with establishing and documenting processes used in all phases of the software development life cycle and with mentoring developers in following established processes and procedures.
The IT Senior Manager is responsible for effectively managing a team of seven staff, including assigning and prioritizing work, setting and managing to individual and team goals, and developing individual staff members to ensure the organization maintains needed skill sets/expertise to meet business objectives.
The IT Senior Manager interacts with staff at all levels within Development and Alumni Relations. The incumbent should demonstrate project planning and organizational skills as well as the ability to assess others' skills and strengths in order to assign resources and estimate the period for completion. The IT Senior Manager must have the ability to work on a team, set priorities, work under pressure, adapt to demanding situations, and maintain schedules.
The IT Senior Manager participates and makes key contributions to the design and implementation of the DAR Technology Roadmap.
Seven years related experience, with some management/supervisory experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Knowledge in the assigned IT environments.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities (KSA's):
Must demonstrate strong critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills.
Ability to work on multiple priorities effectively.
Ability to prioritize conflicting demands.
Ability to execute assigned project tasks within an established schedule.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Ability to communicate effectively in the service of users and colleagues.
Writes and communicates clearly and concisely.
Possesses sound documentation skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Must demonstrate exemplary customer service skills.
Classified Title: IT Sr. Manager Working Title: IT Sr. Manager Role/Level/Range: L/04/LF Starting Salary Range: Min: $95,370 - Midpoint: $131,100 - Maximum: $166,850 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: JH at Keswick Department name: 10001637-Application Development & Management Personnel area: University Administration
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