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IT Manager : 20-00024
Ref No.: 20-00024
Category: ERP - SAP, Oracle, Peoplesoft, MS Dynamics, Salesforce, PLM
Location: San Jose,, California
Primary Skills: IT Management, SOX Compliance, Capital Planning, Industrial control systems, IT governance, Financial tools applications
Duration: Full Time     
Contract Type: W2 Only

Responsibility / Job Description:
The Business Technology Manager oversees a team of developers that support the technical aspects of the Company's business applications, including the Human Resource, Financial, and Purchasing applications, as well as peripheral applications including but not limited to Power Plant, Business Intelligence, and Hyperion. This position is located in San Jose, California.

  • Manages staff including prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance reviews, and overseeing the development of staff.
  • Responsible for business relationships, application performance, and the identification and delivery of new and existing application services to meet the business known, and emerging needs.
  • Responsible for project scoping and project planning for business applications projects
  • Negotiates, reviews, and signs contracts with outside contractors, consultants, or vendors.
  • Manages complex projects and programs of various scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Collaborates with other managers to prioritize projects, change orders, and work assignments to ensure that deadlines are aligned with Company goals.
  • Collaborates with staff and managers to discuss the best approach for solving complex development issues.
  • Complies with IT Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and security requirements by ensuring controls are adhered to supports end users by ensuring change orders are assigned and completed in a timely manner.
  • Approves invoices from vendors, reviews and approves expense reports, and ensures charges are budgeted and applied properly.
  • Participates in the General Rate Case (GRC) process by providing written justifications for capital projects as required.
  • Collaborates with districts and departments to provide support and technical guidance regarding Hyperion, and Power Plant.
  • Oversees and manages system upgrades to ensure minimal network disruption to end users.
  • Reviews and approves support licenses for applications.
  • Participates in and supports the Company's Continuous Improvement program and projects.
Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field and/or equivalent relevant experience
Five years of increasingly responsible experience in a management role
Five years of experience working in IT business applications or development environment
Valid California Driver License.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices, and techniques.
  • Knowledge and understanding of complex software applications such as PeopleSoft, Hyperion, Business Intelligence and Power Plant.
  • Knowledge of and working experience with ITIL and Project Management Institute frameworks.
  • Knowledge of the Request for Proposal (RFP) process and ability to manage vendors and contractors effectively.
  • Knowledge and understanding of IT best practices; ability to drive change and innovation.
  • Knowledge and ability to comply with SOX regulations.
  • Knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office applications to create spreadsheets, presentations, and Word documents.
  • Strong project management skills.
      To follow up with any questions, please contact Vivek at 408-816-2465.
Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).
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