Apps Support Lead in Pittsburgh, PA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  905089

Project Information:  Authorizations environment, framework being put in place, various critical business services. Systems built on environments.  Vendor products – may need to rely on vendor or may have internal access


Role:  Apps Support Lead  - supporting vendor built applications and internal applications


Location:  Pittsburgh, PA



  • ITIL
  • Instance management/release management/change management/Incident management – this is going to be key to these roles
  • 10-15+ years of experience
  • Running team of 10-15 people
  • Ability to communicate with different LOBs, communicate with coders and architects
  • Prefers financial services experience
  • Self manager of time
  • Various environments – Linux or Windows, etc. Linux is a nice to have
  • Distributed, but could deal with some mainframe


Group Manager, Appl Support->> Manages a medium to large-sized or multiple small teams responsible for application support activities. Participates in defining the methodology of the department and plans management and software releases. Develops business plans and implements long range projects. Evaluates current application support methods and strategies, and oversees implementation of changes and improvements. Responsible for execution of overall business plan in assigned areas. Implements and leads Application Support strategic projects consistent with long-range IT plans. Establishes and ensures compliance with policies and procedures for activities within the group. Recruits, directs, motivates and develops staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues as a team. Manages one or more application support teams. Contributes to the achievement of team objectives. Advanced degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required. 10+ years of experience in information technology required, at least 2 years of experience managing and directing systems development or systems maintenance project teams, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus. 









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