Application Systems Manager

Application Systems Manager
Dublin Permanent Hybrid Negotiable Ref: .

Job Description

My Public Sector client based in Dublin is recruiting for an Application Systems Manager to join the team on a permanent basis.

My Public Sector client based in Dublin is recruiting for an Application Systems Manager to join the team on a permanent basis. The Application Systems Manager will develop, implement and support a range of software applications, as well as leading a small team of IT professionals to deliver technical implementation projects across the business.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain & support a range of business applications & any interfaces to downstream systems including application performance monitoring, capacity management, technical support, & platform management.
  • Provide the necessary general management inputs and leadership to oversee the ICT Helpdesk Supervisor, the ICT System Administrator & the IT Application Support roles.
  • Ensuring that all roles within the ICT department function efficiently by affecting a team-based approach to maximizing service output.
  • Respond quickly & decisively in crisis situations & initiating appropriate actions & responses to resolve escalated IT service operations issues / problems liaising as needed.
  • Evaluation & project management of all aspects of the implementation & upgrade cycles of the business applications & systems.
  • Supporting the delivery of ICT projects, meeting required timelines, keeping within budget & providing routine status updates to all internal and external Stakeholders.
  • Establish metrics, KPIs & SLAs to continually improve the performance of IT applications & service delivery.
  • Database administration & support on backend SQL server databases in conjunction with system providers where relevant so as to ensure their stability, reliability & performance.
  • Development & maintenance of reports using Crystal or other report writing tools on the application systems.
  • Managing the delivery & service levels from external solution providers, monitoring their performance as required and managing the vendor contracts.
  • Assisting in ensuring appropriate controls & protection are in place to mitigate the risk of cyber-attacks and data breaches on ICT assets.
  • Working with application analysts and technical specialists in the requirements elicitation and specification, technical analysis and design of new and existing software as required.
  • Management of client-focused applications in terms of user satisfaction and availability for use, where the term client is used to define recipients of the IT services.

Experience Required

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in managing application systems
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of application systems management methodologies.
  • Proven track record of building & maintaining key stakeholder relationships & working in & leading cross functional project teams in implementing projects of a complex nature.
  • Experience in Microsoft DBA and possess a solid understanding and prior experience of Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL, SSIS and SSRS.
  • Good knowledge of software development and database technologies.
  • Knowledge and experience of .Net, Python or C# programming languages.
  • Experience with Crystal Report or other reporting writing tools.

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Strong knowledge of software application management
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management experience
  • Skilled in Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL, SSIS and SSRS.
  • Knowledge & experience of Microsoft Power BI & Data Analytics
  • Programming / scripting skills in Python, C#, .NET

Educational Requirements

  • Level 8 Qualification as recognised by QQI in an IT related discipline.
  • Possess a Project Management qualification.

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 35 Hour Working Week
  • 30 Days Annual Leave
  • Pension – Public Sector
  • Sub Canteen

Consultant Details

Nicola Byrne's Profile Picture
Name: Nicola Byrne
Title: Senior IT Recruitment Consultant
Apply for Job Call me now Add to Shortlist

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

Apply for Job

Not what you're looking for?

If this isn't the job for you then why not reach out to one of our consultants today and send us your CV so we can find the one that is?

Reach out to a Consultant Upload your CV

Email Job Details

  • Enter your details below to email this job to yourself or a friend.

  • In order to submit this form you'll need to agree with our Privacy Policy

Apply for Job

  • Enter your details below to apply for this job, the consultant will then contact you as soon as possible.

  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, odt, Max. file size: 4 MB.
    Friendly advice to all candidates - ‘Keep it Simple’. We use an automatic scanner to capture your CV, and key details. We then transfer this info to our database. Automated scanners are not compatible with CV’s drafted on powerpoint or with images, or excessive in design. Please use where possible standard word documents for CV formatting and submission where possible. This will maximise your details being retrieved in searches for job roles that fit with your skills and experience. Thank you.
  • In order to submit this form you'll need to agree with our Privacy Policy

Upload your CV

  • Send us your CV and we'll be in touch with jobs relevant to you.

  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 10 MB.
    Friendly advice to all candidates - ‘Keep it Simple’. We use an automatic scanner to capture your CV, and key details. We then transfer this info to our database. Automated scanners are not compatible with CV’s drafted on powerpoint or with images, or excessive in design. Please use where possible standard word documents for CV formatting and submission where possible. This will maximise your details being retrieved in searches for job roles that fit with your skills and experience. Thank you.
  • In order to submit this form you'll need to agree with our Privacy Policy
× Speak with our team