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Date: Aug 16, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati's Department of Business Core Systems (BCS) Catalyst Application Services is currently seeking an IT Manager Sr.  Under general supervision from a designated administrator, this position will primarily be responsible for managing the Catalyst Software Application Development team, a team of highly skilled developers and delivering complex internal system development projects across a variety of products and technologies using the PeopleSoft Campus Solutions ERP system, branded as Catalyst. Translating user technical needs (systems analysis and development) into technical solutions by creating, modifying and/or supporting software applications, integrating systems, and web-based applications.


Key Responsibilities

  • Management and professional development of a team of highly skilled developers
  • Effective management of the software application lifecycle
  • Manage the delivery of multiple complex simultaneous system development projects from design through release
  • Capable of understanding and contributing to the technical solution from design through code review
  • Work closely with the BCS Catalyst Application Services Director, Business Systems Analysts and System Administrators to produce accurate delivery estimates and manage the transition from analysis through design and delivery
  • Provide regular progress updates to and work closely with the BCS Catalyst Application Services Director to ensure the management of any delivery risks or issues
  • Participate in reviews and meetings and provide updates on project progress
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that risks and issues are identified and managed closely
  • Work closely with relevant teams internally to ensure alignment and coordination across operations as part of the seamless implementation of existing and new systems
  • Contribute to post implementation reviews helping to demonstrate success or otherwise of projects
  • Assist with project resource scheduling and department capacity planning
  • Be an active participant in making key decisions to ensure the successful implementation of all projects and initiatives


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or a relevant degree and two (2) years related experience  -OR- a Bachelor’s degree with four (4) years’ experience –OR- an Associate’s degree  with six (6) years’ experience; -OR- eight (8) years’ experience. 
  • Experience and/or training include advanced level experience and possesses broad and deep knowledge of own area and related areas and contributes through advanced knowledge, skill and experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and PeopleTools development tools
  • Experience with effective staff management, performance evaluations, and the ability to lead and influence others
  • Proven experience in leading and managing the delivery of system/software development projects in a structured environment
  • Experience in technical requirements gathering, analysis techniques and process improvement approaches
  • Strong communication and coaching skills
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to prioritize and carry out multiple tasks
  • Able to influence and drive projects to meet key milestones and overcome challenges
  • Comfortable working without routine supervision
  • A desire to remain technically capable and an expert in current technologies

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 38372 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Engineer, ERP, Computer Science, Manager, Application Developer, Engineering, Technology, Management

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