JD Edwards E1 Application Manager in Orange County
JD Edwards E1 Application Manager
$125,000 – $150,000
As one of the top 10 largest public homebuilding companies by market capitalization in the United States, our client combines the resources, operational sophistication, and leadership of a national organization with the regional insights, community ties, and agility of local homebuilders.
The JDE E1 Application Manager partners with executives, managers and subject matter experts to develop and implement new software solutions, system enhancements and end-user computing tools that improve operational effectiveness.
Responsible for overseeing the portfolio of the Company’s JDE E1 application, including financials, Procurement, Job Cost, Home Building, construction, and warranty management.
This leader will identify and deliver solutions that maximize business value from IT investments.
He/she is responsible for recruiting, developing, and leading a team of high performing technical resources to ensure that the Company has well managed IT capabilities.
The ideal candidate is a professional who can be hands on to solve issues and coach others through the problem-solving process.
Identify software solutions that optimize Company business operations.
Manage a team of IT professionals plus large, cross-functional project teams.
Develop, document and institutionalize project management standards across the IT organization.
Partner with leaders to establish ownership of business applications and support for new initiatives.
Mobilize functional, IT and external resources for highly effective deployment of new applications and system enhancements.
Deliver projects and initiatives on scope, on schedule and on budget.
Negotiate license and support agreements with external vendors to minimize operating costs.
Acts as a technical and professional leader, providing guidance, direction and training to the project team members as necessary.
Partner with the infrastructure team and other IT team members to effectively address all hardware, database and software aspects of business solutions.
Develop and deploy highly effective training programs, including classroom training, desk reference materials and quick reference guides.
Partner with the infrastructure team to develop disaster recovery and business continuity plans for mission critical business applications. Regularly test disaster recovery and fail-over routines.
Analyze emerging technologies and proactively assess the company’s operating requirements to ensure that business applications meet all current and forecasted business needs.
Research, analyze and document alternatives to formulate compelling recommendations to senior management. Solutions will optimize the trade-offs between cost of ownership and service.
Recruit, develop, nurture and guide a team of high performing business analysts. Create conditions for staff members to learn and grow through their work.
Identify long and short-term opportunities to outsource functions that can be managed more effectively by third party experts vs. in-house resources.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum of 10 years’ experience leading a large-scale software implementation projects and technology management, including leading teams of 10 or more people.
Bachelors required in Computer Science or another related major. Masters degree is a plus.
Hyphen construction scheduling, estimating and customer care solutions preferred.
Envision designer solutions, Microsoft Teams, Share Point, Asana workflows and administration is a plus.
PMP, ITIL or other relevant professional certification is a plus
Experience in deploying and managing enterprise applications across a number of disciplines, including financials, job cost, construction management, procurement, and Home Building.
Exceptional organizational skills and project management experience to include successful management of large-scale company-wide initiatives and implementations.
Hands-on experience with Business Intelligence and database reporting tools, including Reports Now, Tableau etc.
Home Building Construction industry experience is a strong plus.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills – a skilled business professional who communicates effectively with all levels of end-users and management.
Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies.
Experience and demonstrated ability with sound business decision making practices.
Ability to work major projects and manage multiple priorities with minimum supervision is a must.
The following skills/experiences are plusses:
Implementation and management of applications
Working knowledge of development and integration standards and utilities