Location: Wichita, KS (Must live in or willing to relocate to Wichita, KS.)
In this newly created role you will have the opportunity and authority to design and lead the applications portfolio redesign and be key player in the digitization and data first business strategy.
The IT Applications Manager has a passion for applications management to enable business initiatives. Has a solid technical background in data driven applications, CRM, WMS, EDI, and Microsoft technologies (Azure, O365, etc). This role will actively manage and oversee the daily operations of core and ancillary systems in production. Spearhead the integration of enhancements and new systems with existing software vendors, ancillary systems vendors and business owners. Review efforts to maximize benefits and cost derived from systems functionality. Oversee and direct requests to develop automated processes through the use of vendor development data mining and business intelligence techniques as necessary. Provide technical insight, oversight, strategic context, direction and leadership to the teams involved. This role is also responsible for programs to ensure IT systems are reliable, available, scalable and secure.
At United Warehouse our employees are committed, dependable, professional and accountable. We value integrity, honesty and respect for others. We have high standards for how our employees conduct themselves at work and in the communities we support. Come join our team and be a part of a rewarding career!
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Serve as the internal application lead in implementing new applications; work closely with users to ensure that implementations and related integration's meet the functional and business requirements.
Manage the development, QA, deployment, and infrastructure for an internal custom database and online customer application suite.
Support new user training and onboarding; create training documentation as appropriate.
Manage all aspects of business as it relates to IT applications systems, including upgrades, testing, and coordinating service outages with the out internal and external clients.
Oversee the provisioning, support, and training for end users with their workstations and all internal software applications.
Qualify internal software application needs through thorough process review with internal users; gather and document functional and business requirements.
Work closely with user groups to define and present the business case for new software capabilities to applications director and senior management.
Collaborate with impacted users to research and identify a short list of competing software products that most appropriately meet the defined and documented requirements.
TOGAF, ITIL, COBIT
MOS, MCSA: SQL 2016 BI Development, Oracle
Bachelor's degree preferred
3+ years of progressively more responsible experience managing business IT systems
2+ years of experience in a DBA or technical analyst role
2+ years of experience with O365 and SharePoint
Experience supporting EDI
Experience supporting on premise and cloud applications
Experience developing and implementing change manage policies and procedures
Supply chain experience desirable
Demonstrated experience with MS SQL and Oracle
EDI concepts, technology, and issue resolution
Proficient with: SAP Crystal Reports and MS Power BI
Experience in a variety of data integration technologies – ETL, flat files, XML, SOAP, etc
Knowledge of relational databases and support principles
Online and web-based delivery of applications and information systems
Data extract, translate and load (ETL) systems and procedures and data warehouse models
Hands on experience with SharePoint, Azure and O365
Demonstrated ability and technical expertise in identifying, evaluating, developing, and implementing business software systems and related process documentation that meet business requirements and are cost effective.
High-level knowledge of enterprise IT organizational, business, and technical environments.
Analytical, process, and operational skills to analyze complex issues and implement sensible solutions.
Experience with data analysis and relational databases; solid understanding of application data structures
About United Warehouse Co
Standing strong since 1915, United Warehouse has been implementing innovative logistics solutions for major manufacturers worldwide that have one thing in common:
they are dependent on getting their products delivered – on time – in perfect condition – throughout America and the world.
Valued partnerships, forged in the heat of the most demanding markets in the world with a stellar record of reliability, a passion for performance, and an unrelenting attention to detail, have helped to build one of the most advanced, capable, flexible, and responsive distribution and logistics service businesses anywhere.
UWC-351-1Today, spanning over a million-and-a-half square feet of warehouse and distribution facilities, we’re serving multiple regions with the most advanced systems and technology found anywhere in the industry.
United covers the entire logistics spectrum. From temperature controlled storage, sanitary food grade environments, and secure outdoor storage areas, to fulfillment of customer orders and packaging.