SoluStaff

IT Director - Business Applications

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 6 years ago(6/23/2014 5:31 PM)
ID
2014-1051
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

SoluStaff is actively recruiting a Director of Business Applications for a large healthcare organization based in New York City.  The Director Business Applications is responsible for managing all business applications under their control within a multi-facility healthcare organization. This includes reviewing, planning, directing, and reporting on all application development projects. This individual provides overall management and direction to all application development personnel, and is a key executive member of the senior IT staff. 

 

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Responsibilities

  • Manage and provide direction for the application team in support of business operations.
  • Liaise with network administrators and software engineers to assist with quality assurance, program logic, and data processing.
  • Compile and maintain inventory of company software and systems assets and their corresponding contracts/agreements.
  • Develop and communicate training and documentation for end users, hold clinics as necessary, and other user-related activities.
  • Develop, distribute, and coordinate in-depth end-user reviews for modified and new systems or applications.
  • Research and make recommendations on software products and services in support of procurement and development efforts.
  • Evaluate, install, configure, and deploy new applications, systems software, products, and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout the enterprise.
  • Collaborate with analysts, designers, and system owners in the testing of new software programs and applications.
  • Analyze documentation and technical specifications of any new application under deployment or consideration to determine its intended functionality.
  • Ensure that any new software integration into company systems meets functional requirements, system compliance, and interface specifications.
  • Design, develop, and install application enhancements and upgrades.
  • Coordinate feasibility studies for software and system products under consideration for purchase, and give advice based on findings.
  • Contribute to pre-testing phase of development by evaluating proposals in order to identify potential problem areas, and make the appropriate recommendations.
  • Negotiate contracts with software and service providers.
  • Liaise with company’s software suppliers for prompt rectification of any problems or emergencies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management or a related field.  Master’s degree or MBA preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in the IT field, with at least six years in a management capacity.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong customer-service orientation.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Ability to conduct research into application issues and products.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

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