IT Avalon is looking for an IT supervisor to lead and support our client's team in Salem, OR!
This role will be remote until further notice and is FULL TIME!!!
Here's what our client has to say about the role:
Position Description The IT Supervisor of Application Development is an important role leading and driving transformative efforts that touch the lives of our residents. In this role the candidate will be a part of a central organization that serves the Information Technology (IT) needs of almost 1,800 employees and over 600 IT Systems. We support 14 widely-diverse departments delivering services to areas such as Healthcare, Law Enforcement, and Construction to name just a few. As a highly visible leader, the candidate that would excel as the IT Supervisor of Application Development would be innovative, passionate and a results oriented hands-on supervisor. With a background in both custom developed and Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) applications, the candidate will help determine what specific applications are needed to improve business operations, and then energize the team to achieve the vision. The IT Supervisor of Application Development works under the general supervision of the IT Manager of Applications and supports the goals and reviews the results for effectiveness of the Application unit. The candidate is tasked with planning, organizing, and directing the activities of a team that works with management and business stakeholders to determine feasibility and priority of systems requests, definition of automation objectives, and scope of projects. The candidate will provide oversight to a highly technical staff responsible for a diverse set of business applications, including analysis and design, prototypes, software development, implementation, integrations, troubleshooting, and supporting break-fixes. Skills Required 1. Supervision and Mentoring: Supervise IT employees including assignment and review of staff work as appropriate; develop and complete staff performance objectives and reviews; monitor, assess, and provide staff training; and provide technical guidance and consultation. Monitors and inspects work in progress to ensure continuity and timely completion. Provides on-going feedback regarding levels of performance, and conducts timely and meaningful employee performance evaluations. Manages personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, and performance issues in a positive manner for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit. Develop and implement staff development plans to provide cross training of employees, specific job related training, and provide opportunities for staff flexibility and career growth..
2. Software Application Oversight: Manage a collection of business applications supporting multiple county departments and elected offices. Supervises the technical activities and functions related to developing, maintaining, and improving information technology that meets the operational and strategic business objectives. Monitor software and computer systems for irregularities and performance issues. Assess system data and error logs, along with user reports, to determine areas for improvement or repair. Organizes, plans, schedules, and manages software development and support efforts. Works with other IT units and service providers to ensure cross-coordination of production changes. Participates in team meetings, communicates status of ongoing projects and/or job tasks, and coordinates work schedule with team for the purpose of maintaining open communication.
3. Governance and Process Improvement: Work with other IT units to implement standards and coordinate the use and application of technology in a manner consistent with established standards. Responsible for reviewing, implementing, and ensuring compliance with technical policies and procedures. Provide guidance in the use of software development best practices.
4. Strategic Planning: Support strategic planning activities of the programs IT Manager by accessing the needs of county application development processes and services. Identification of services or platforms that support department and enterprise requirements by leveraging commercial systems that reduce dependencies on custom software. Skills Preferred 1. Software Development: Experience with Microsoft technical stack - VB6, C#, .NET VisualStudio
2. eBusiness Suites: Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, SalesForce Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), or Contact Relationship Management (CRM)
3. Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC): Various forms of development life cycles including Waterfall, Incremental, Iterative, DevOps Experience Required 1. Bachelors degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) related field of study from an accredited institution;
2. Two (2) years of IT technically related experience (Depending on the position experience in a specialized field may be required; i.e. application development, infrastructure operations, service desk or other related IT disciplines);
3. Two (2) years of supervisory, or three (3) years technical lead experience, of six or more direct reports in an IT related field which may be concurrent with other required experience;
4. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience relevant to the position.
(Lead experience must have included: training; reviewing the work of others; organizing, planning, and scheduling work assignments; providing input on employee performance evaluations; providing guidance in daily activities; providing technical expertise; acting as a resource on difficult points of procedures; and providing assistance to and making recommendations in the hiring process) Additional Information Must possess a current driver's license in the applicant's state of residence and an acceptable driving history. Marion County will obtain a copy of the driving record for all qualified applicants from Driver and Motor Vehicle Services and review the driving record according to the Marion County policy and procedure for Driving on County Business. The policy can be found at: http://apps.co.marion.or.APAP/. The finalist for this position may be required to pass a criminal history background check, including finger printing; however, conviction of a crime may not necessarily disqualify an individual for this position. This assignment is not represented by a union.
This is a full-time position, which is not eligible for overtime.
Typical work schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., with flexibility depending upon the needs of the department.