Enterprise Application Manager

Location: South of Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

The Application Systems Engineer roles is to strategically design and implement in-house / commercial off the shelf (COTS) information systems and networked software architectures that support core organizational functions to include; Warehouse Management, Enterprise Resource Planning and CAD/CAM solutions/systems and assure their availability. This individual will gain organizational commitment for all systems and software plans, as well as evaluate and select all technologies required to complete those plans.


  • Working with the senior management team to design and implement long-term strategic goals and short-term tactical plans for managing and maintaining corporate systems and software.
  • Ensure that proposed and existing systems architectures are aligned with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Provide expertise, direction, and assistance to other IT team members within the organization.
  • Develop, document, and communicate plans for investing in systems architecture, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities.
  • Develop and oversee change management process across the organization in all affected areas.
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of systems development efforts and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility.
  • Use knowledge of business processes to identify gaps and suggest alternatives.
  • Where applicable, design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems.
  • Document the company’s existing systems architecture and technology portfolio; make recommendations for improvements and/or alternatives.
  • Creating ERP applications, modules, reports, etc. per specifications
  • Code, test and transition new applications, modules, reports, etc. into production
  • Monitor and manage help desk requests, email requests, phone requests, etc.
  • Confer with end-users, clients, or senior management to define business requirements for complex systems and infrastructure development.
  • Model business and systems processes based on findings through use case scenarios, workflow diagrams, and data models.
  • Develop and execute test plans to check enterprise systems technical performance. Report on findings and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Develop and manage a systems capacity plan.
  • Develop, document, communicate, and enforce a policy for standardizing systems and software as necessary.
  • Provide guidance to junior members of the team.
  • Coordinate with department heads to assess departmental application training needs and objectives.

Education & Experience:

  • 8 years’ experience in technical operations management and/or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Certifications in DAX, Infor, .Net, C++ and PMI a huge plus.
  • 8 years’ work experience.
  • Extensive experience in developing strategic plans.
  • Hands-on experience with business requirements gathering/analysis.
  • Strong understanding of information processing principles and practices.
  • Solid grounding in core enterprise applications, including ERP, WMS, MES, EAM and CAD/MEP systems.
  • Knowledge and experience with SQL, ASP.NET, Web API, JSON and XML.
  • Knowledge and experience with AS/400 applications.
  • Proven project planning and management experience.
  • Competency as a team leader and good project management skills.
  • Strong customer-service orientation.
  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent architecture and technical support documentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and consultative skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products as required.
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.