Sr. Manager, App Sys Development

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-02-20
Req: R100030065
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The senior manager, applications systems development directs all IT and programming related activitiesfor major NIH funded researchprojects and associated foundation grants. The incumbent participates inthe design and development of new web applications, programs,and scripts for projects. The seniormanager, applications systems development demonstrates experience in bioinformaticsof next-generation sequencing and the development of tools in this area. An employee in this positionmaintains current applicationsand prepares and reviews product-related documentation. Moreover,this role operates with the goal of creating solutions that will enhance and maintain a strong businesssystem capability.


  • Manages HIM systems team,including performance management, coaching,and development
  • Interfaceswith other areas of the business and implementsand drivestechnicaldecisions that arebeneficialacross all functions
  • Managesthe development of detailed design specifications for use by the technical team.
  • Ensuresteam development of system test plansand utilizesappropriate resources to address businessand technicalissues
  • Directsand focuses efforts of project teams, monitoringprogressandofferingmentoring
  • Respondstoand handlescustomer questions viaavailable communication mediums
  • Collaboratescross-functionally to identify opportunities, set overall direction, and clarifyrequirementsand business needs
  • Participatesintheannual budgeting process
  • Analyzes system requirementsandworks withstakeholders to create an inventory of all businessimpacts and methods of resolving conflicts
  • Leads the business analyst teams in identifying and documenting requirements for the ICD10 enhancements
  • Supports the work activities of the business analyst teams based on the business owners and medicalIT priorities
  • Communicates any requested changes ofproject scopetoappropriate staff
  • Oversees evaluation of technical system gaps inthesolution and documentation of additional ICD-10requirements
  • Establishes and continuously assesses the effectiveness ofthe internal controls within the unit and compliance with University policies and procedures
  • Ensures employees are trained on controls withinthe function and on University policy and procedures.
  • This list of duties and responsibilities is not intendedto be all-inclusive and may be expanded to includeother duties or responsibilities as necessary


  • Education:Bachelor's Degree in relevant field required, Master's Degree in relevant field preferred
  • Certification and Licensing:
  • Not ApplicableExperience:Minimum 5 years of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Knowledge of business and management principles
  • Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations
  • Ability to establishdepartment goals, and objectives that support the strategic plan
  • Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others
  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop, and train others

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Posted: 2/21/2019
Application Due: 5/28/2019
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