IT Manager, Application Development (SAP)

  • Shure Brothers
  • Skokie, IL, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

OverviewBring your SAP expertise and help lead Shure's transformative global implementation of S/4HANA!This role is a hands-on management role responsible for architecture, design and development in Shure's business software applications including SAP S/4HANA and ECC. Shure is currently on ECC but is in the process of implementing S/4HANA. In this role, you will work directly with functional analysts, users and other IT team members to assess needs, understand requirements and recommend solutions in a cross-functional manner to fulfill the business needs.You will manage team members to deliver quality, innovative solutions in a timely, cost effective manner against all three streams of work-Projects, enhancements and production support. You will provide the necessary technical oversight, design and development review to deliver against the IT and business roadmap. Additionally, you will collaborate and support the Integration team to enable smooth integration between ERP-SAP with new business applications and emerging technologies.Responsibilities* Manages architecture, design and development in SAP S/4HANA and ECC. (Shure is currently going through the implementation of S/4HANA)* Provides technical leadership and is responsible for reviewing and further evolving the development standards, framework, guidelines and approach* Provides oversight and is responsible for the design, development, performance validation and testing methodologies to ensure technical solutions meet quality requirements.* Collaborates with the Integration team to support the integration of SAP with the new and emerging technologies.* Builds proactive, responsive relationships with the IT team members and business users to understand upcoming business needs and provides visibility into the development capacity planning and utilization* Develops high-level framework to ensure proposed IT solutions are aligned with improved business processes/data accuracy to enhance the efficiency and productivity of business operations* Designs, develops, and implements quality solutions across the application landscape that are maintainable, leveraging reuse as is appropriate. Primary advocate for the appropriate use of development, customization and related best practices.* Provides consistent level of service and problem resolution.* Oversees quality of deliverables (including design, code and development reviews) and follows the stipulated change control processes and release/transport management schedules.* Works closely with the management team to enhance application capabilities, improve processes and procedures, and institutionalize good application life cycle practices.* Prepares system development cost estimates, budgets, and schedules.* Manages resource allocation, capacity utilization and delivery of the development teams* Manages work efforts of team members (onsite and offshore) and provides mentorship and guidance to encourage success and growth.* Develops or contributes to cost benefit analysis to determine financial, operational and technical feasibility of adopting newer platforms where necessary* Leads or contributes to the creation, evaluation, and implementation of plans and design proposals for high impact IT solutions that fit Shure's growth and roadmap plans considering key factors such as their long-term effectiveness (service delivery, maintainability and cost), practicality, technical limitations and criticality.* Contributes to the project toll gate reviews and provides the necessary application governance* Additional responsibilities would include coordination of BASIS support services with an outside service provider.Qualifications* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.* Minimum of 7 years of wide-ranging experience with a minimum of 2+ years of management experience in application architecture, design and development with responsibility for results, including costs and methods.* Experience in application development in technologies such as SAP applications and other SaaS based application. SAP S/4HANA experience is a plus.* Expertise in services and API design and build using SOAP and REST specifications* Experience in web applications integrations and web development (HTML, CSS, Java Script frameworks* Demonstrated experience with leading cross-functional, cooperative efforts with team members across divisions preferred.* Experience with proven project management methodologies* International experience at a global electronics manufacturing company a plus including experience providing global IT support.* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, strong customer focus and organizational skills* Demonstrated ability working on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends.* Demonstrated experience in determining the best use of resources to meet goals of assignments received in the form of objectives.* Able to lead cooperative efforts among members of project teams.* Able to follow processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.* Able to develop and administer schedules and establish performance requirements* Able to provide guidance to subordinates within the latitude of established company policies.* Experience with advising subordinates how to meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems.
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