Colorado Springs Utilities Information Technology Application Administration Lead in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Information Technology Application Administration Lead

Job Type: Information Technology

Pay Range $101,212.80 to $126,505.60

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 9/25/18

Information Technology Application Administration Lead

The Information Technology Application Administration Lead supports technical solutions by leading a team in the support, maintenance, and complex troubleshooting of both new and existing in-house developed and purchased systems; these systems are deployed in site and in public and private clouds. Key enterprise application systems include Lawson, Customer Care and Billing, Work and Asset Management, Supply Chain, and Meter Data Management. Key enterprise shared technology systems include SharePoint, Oracle Business Intelligence, and Oracle WebCenter Suite.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading a technical software team and participating in large enterprise projects for IT including analysis, design, and long term build-out of complex enterprise data systems

  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex application/system issues

  • Identify, evaluate, coordinate, schedule and install application related patches and upgrades

  • Plan, create, improve and maintain procedures and documentation related to administration of software applications, system and architecture design and maintenance, and system release management

  • Build a high performing team, foster open communication, transparency, trust & collaboration within & across departments

  • Mentor, train, and conduct performance reviews of direct reports

  • Plan and schedule work assignments to ensure appropriate use of resources and timely delivery

  • Research information technology advancements and industry trends

  • Participate in disaster recovery planning and testing, including assisting with fault tolerance and producing/maintaining disaster recovery plans

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to resolve system issues and outages

  • Support mission critical applications 7x24

What will it take to be successful in this position?

  • Five or more years of experience leading a technical software team

  • Demonstrated expertise in the administration, support and maintained of complex software applications and software platforms

  • Experience with Sharepoint and Office 365 Administration, Oracle Utilities application suite, Lawson or other enterprise HR/Financial applications, Maximo or other work and asset management applications would be highly beneficial

  • A Bachelor's degree in computer technology or a closely related field is desired

Why should you apply? This position rewards you with intellectually challenging work, including complex professional level application design, development, integration and support of mission critical business infrastructure systems.

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you...

  • As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing a required service and commodity for our community.

  • We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.

  • We understand employees have competing priorities. That is why we have created an environment which embraces teamwork and flexibility.

Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community.

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled . Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

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Job Type: Information Technology