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Application Development Manager

Company: Daylight Transport
Location: Cypress
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Manager of Information Technology, Application Development LOCATION: Cypress, CA DEPARTMENT: Information Technology REPORTS TO: CIO FLSA STATUS: Exempt ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Reporting to the CIO, the Manager of Information Technology, Application Development will partner with the CTO on significant projects to manage and develop IT staff and external programming resources. The Manager of Information Technology, Application Development, is a crucial contributor to Daylight Transport---s employee development process and will be responsible for planning programming and developing resources to meet IT objectives. It is critical for the Manager of Information Technology, Application Development to build strong and productive relationships with all business unit leaders, acting as a true partner and making IT a business enabler. The Manager of Information Technology, Application Development will manage nine direct reports in IT, overseeing the development and support of software, including the transportation/logistics TMS, warehousing, financial applications, project management, and change control. RESPONSIBILITIES -- Responsible for the day-to-day management of all aspects of the Application Development team and functions such as staff resource planning, budgeting, and policies and procedures. -- Responsible for leading teams in multiple concurrent initiatives to produce high-quality results on time and within budget. -- Accountable for TMS, financial, imaging systems, and website applications. -- Assist in preparing and administering the budget and maintaining appropriate controls. -- Participate in forecasting trends and long-term planning for the department. -- Maintain core competencies within the department, motivate the team and cultivate strong talent to meet current and future needs. -- Research and recommend system development priorities based on value delivery. -- Interface with internal and external customers to clarify specific application systems requirements. -- Establish and build relationships with vendors in conjunction with corporate leadership. -- Participate in the design and implementation of corporate infrastructure security. -- Collaborate with other IT leaders to follow ITIL best practices for procurement, change control, help desk, and project management. SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE Innovation Participate in developing and formulating the company---s business and digital strategies. Experience leading complex change initiatives; demonstrated skills in change management. Customer-service oriented. Builds strong technology vendor partnerships, manages multiple vendor relationships to ensure the best performance and financial return. Demonstrated experience with SaaS, cloud-based and outsourced solutions through third-party providers. General -- Progressive IT management experience, including application development, end-user support, website development, and operations. -- Knowledge of project and portfolio management. -- Excellent communication, people, business, and leadership skills. -- Knowledge of risk management, compliance, and best practices for IT governance. -- Able to understand user requirements and evaluate their impact on existing applications. -- Ability to learn and adapt to continuously changing technology. -- Knowledge of contract and vendor management. Technical -- Knowledge of systems development life cycle and design and implementation in a complex business environment. -- Familiar with application integration, architecture, process, ERP, TMS, WMS, and EDI tools. -- Ensure that critical issues are communicated and addressed. -- Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Visio, Project, etc. -- Knowledge of the Agile process and tools such as Jira. Team Development Hire, develop, evaluate, reward, and retain a highly qualified team of IT professionals. Foster a culture of innovation, transparency, and accountability in IT. Promote a ---business-first--- mentality at all levels of the IT organization. Exercise staff oversight to ensure new operations plans, policies, procedures, and transition/migration plans are consistent with company goals and objectives. Ensure that the organization has robust systems analysis and project management skills and can execute business-critical projects. Develop a career-path strategy for the ongoing development of Daylight staff. Leadership and Communication Possesses advanced skills in communicating orally and in writing with business leaders. Effectively able to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences. Able to work collaboratively with diverse leaders and build consensus around key initiatives and projects. Ensure the department is well informed of changes and newsworthy events within the organization. Handle difficult personnel situations directly, using appropriate discretion, HR advice, and respect for the individual. Skilled at negotiation with internal customers and external service providers. A team player who favors collaborative approaches when working with internal and external partners. Cultivate relationships and collaborate with external business partners such as agents, carriers, and ICs. EXPERIENCE -- A Bachelor---s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or University. -- Five or more years of experience in managing Information Technology resources. -- Two or more years managing multi-location technology environments. -- Solid organizational and time management skills. -- Transportation Industry experience is highly desirable. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES : Direct supervisor of nine technical teammates. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above represent the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and the public. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of introductory algebra and geometry. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with various concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret multiple instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the job's essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. ? WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Daylight Transport is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, or gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, Vietnam Era, and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law(s).

Keywords: Daylight Transport, Cypress , Application Development Manager, Executive , Cypress, California

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