IT Applications Manager

Gravity IT Resources

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Job Title: IT Applications Manager
Location: Hybrid (West Chester, OH)
Job Type: Direct Hire

Referral Fee: +-$2,500
Employment Eligibility: Must be eligible to work in the United States

Position Overview: Gravity IT Resources is looking for an IT Applications Manager to join our client’s growing team. The IT Applications Manager will lead a team of software engineers and developers that contribute to the development of part of the client’s product teams. The Applications Manager is responsible for overseeing the quality, accuracy and timeliness of the features developed by the teams. The Applications Manager will work with Business Analysts and Product Managers to understand the needs of what is being requested, as well as work with the Application Architect to understand the way it should be developed. The Application Manager will help their team operate and function through the entirety of the software development life cycle.

Job Responsibilities & Duties

Inspire, lead and develop staff

  • Manage software development team and activities associated with sprint development / completion as assigned
  • Understand and enforce company policies, mission, and values
  • Coach, mentor and develop staff creating a rewarding and challenging environment where employees are pushed to grow and succeed
  • Identify staffing needs, interview, select and onboard new team members
  • Establish individual and team goals, monitor progress to goals and celebrate success of accomplishments
  • Recognize and acknowledge superior performance

Oversee software development activities

  • Assist in the creation and projecting of software requirements across multiple platforms and technologies
  • Provide high level time and cost estimates during management roadmap reviews for company-wide planning
  • Monitor team’s velocity against estimates in sprint planning to ensure accuracy in expectations for timing
  • Prepare and provide activity and progress reports to management regarding the activities of the applications systems and programming section
  • Manage timely deliverables for assigned sprint work to DevOps for publish and appropriate knowledge transfer to TechOps for on-going support
  • Ensure all work follows the client’s software development lifecycle (SDLC) including appropriate use of tools and agile methodologies
  • Monitor and maintain quality of code developed by the team through all facets of software testing by all team members

Other duties as assigned

  • Participate in projects assigned by manager
  • Maintain and follow ISO standards
  • Seek out and complete appropriate training, development and research
  • Knowledge of department processes
  • Support the mission and goals of the company
  • Uphold the client’s leadership values in your words and actions to build a stronger, healthier organization

Educational Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree – Strongly Preferred
Major in Information Systems or Management – Strongly Preferred

Experience Requirements
7+ Years in Software Development – Required
2+ Years in People Management – Required
2+ in Agile Software Development – Strongly Preferred

Other Requirements
Programming in an open-source environment – Preferred
Agile/Scrum Training/Certifications – Preferred

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