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Senior Manager of Systems Development - Contract
Ref No.: 20-00268
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
 Our direct client is seeking a Senior Manager of Systems Development for their Atlanta, GA location. This is a contract opportunity.
 
Job Description:
 
Project lead who will manage and oversee the day-to-day operations of the enterprise systems team. Lead the definition of user and system requirements to support transitioning from an Oracle based Contract Management System to Deltek.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Provide liaison services between functional user and technical systems groups in the development or modification of typically complex information systems.
  • Lead the definition of user business requirements and ensure they are appropriately addressed in application implementation.
  • Assist in defining business processes to maximize application.
  • Manage the work of staff involved in programming, computer operations, vendor interface and/or support services.
  • Supervise a team that includes a Data Architect, Application Support Analyst and other support staff.
  • Document and analyze more complex user business processes and requirements; identify solutions including modification of business processes.
  • Develop specifications and test plans associated with system development or modification.
  • Advise and support technical group in systems development.
  • Lead testing of new or modified systems.
  • Provide communications link between user and technical groups.
  • Prepare reports and other documentation related to system assignments.
  • Provide ongoing user support including troubleshooting and resolution of more complex system issues.
Skills:
  • This job requires an advanced knowledge of various documentation processes, business system architectures and associated technologies
  • Advanced skills in data organization and analysis, problem solving, systems documentation and report writing as applied within assigned system(s)
  • Skills in functional leadership and cross communication between function user and technical group
  • Ability to manager work on multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to tailor communication to different audiences; effective analytical and presentational skills
  • Excellent organizational, time management skills, and the professionalism
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
Preferred Skills:
  • Business process modeling and optimization
  • Organization change management
  • Implementing ERP Systems
  • Exposure to Workday or other ERP System
  • Experience with Deltek Contract Management
  • Project Management - task management and prioritization
  • Agile methodology
  • Ability to work independently
  • Key performance metric definition and implementation
  • Report definition
  • Previous exposure to industry contracting.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or IT related field from an accredited college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Degrees Preferred:
  • Masters in Accounting, Business or IT related field.
  • Years of experience: Eight to ten years job related experience.