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Mgr. Application Development & Support (PTC)
Ref No.: 18-06342
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date: 06/07/2018 to 06/07/2019
Genesis10 is actively seeking a Manager of Application Development & Support resource for a contract for hire position opening with our railroad industry client located in Downtown Kansas City, MO. 
 
Description:

The Manager of Application Development & Support will be responsible for managing and leading a team of Application Engineers who support PTC (Positive Train Control) Systems. 

Key Activities:
  • Provide Leadership to the Application Engineer technical team, leading collaboration, common practices, sharing of knowledge and cross training.
  • Review Technology decisions and asses risk, impact and benefit to the PTC Applications.
  • Ensure project work is managed within the appropriate process, controls and standards.
  • Manage the application software promotion process (where needed).
  • Understand vendor application offerings in order to manage the team within the structure of delivery.
  • Ensure appropriate tools and processes are in place for Custom Development and support of Third Party Vendor Applications.
  • Collaborate with the PTC Project Managers to understand priorities and project needs.
  • Manages resource workloads and priorities for Application Engineer team members.
  • Engage in complex problem troubleshooting of PTC Systems.
  • Ensure Production Support on-call is planned and effective and resolution is reached on incidents within the proscribed service level agreement structure.
  • Prepare appropriate documentation as needed.
  • Prepare Executive update and status as needed.
  • Detailed knowledge of PTC delivery plan as to best direct team activities.
  • Normal business hours with on-call rotation duties possible; Longer hours may be expected during PTC implementation including weekends and nights.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University.
  • 7 year(s) - Experience in Information Technology application development.
  • 5 year(s) - Supervision or management of software development professionals or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience working within the Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and ability to partner with other team members of all levels.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Visio, Power Point, etc.
  • Working, hands-on knowledge of SQL database (backups, data schema, data analysis).
  • Working, hands-on knowledge of system log analysis.
  • Working knowledge of LINUX and Windows platforms.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous Railroad Experience a plus.
  • Previous PTC Systems experience a plus.
  • Previous experience as an Application Architect a plus.:
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!

About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com “Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”