Technical Manager - Systems and Data Integration Team

New Haven, New Haven County
Jun 19, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Technology, IT Support & Training

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STARS Requisition Number 25885BR
Department ITS Production Services
University Job Title Manager, IT
Posting Position Title Technical Manager - Systems and Data Integration Team
Bargaining Unit None
Job Category Managerial & Professional
Type of Employment Full Time
Duration Type Regular
Salary Grade M6
Work Location Central Campus
Worksite Address 150 Munson St
Work Week Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Position Focus: Reporting to the Director of Systems and Data Integration, this position serves as the manager for code and configuration development teams. This position is responsible for a portfolio of bridge code, platform configuration code, and interface execution code which enables university-wide systems and data integrations as well as IAM capabilities and API portal and SOA gateway functionality. Provides technical leadership, resource management, methodology guidance, and mentoring, for a team of software engineers (coders and scripters) charged with implementation and maintenance of systems and data integration solutions. Directs the completion of all work executed by the team (on-time, on-budget, technical & functional requirement delivered, consistent cycle time, etc). Maintains relationships with customer and partner teams; continuously improving customer satisfaction, with intent to sustain existing partnerships. Responsible for the delivery of third-party and / custom integrations and code bridges that meet expectations of stakeholders and intended end users, while hitting schedule timeline and budgetary targets. Leads a collaborative process of planning, developing and implementing technology solutions. Provides technical guidance and recommendations for assigned project. This would include input into architectural design, technology selection, and SDLC tools and methodologies to apply.
Responsible for the ongoing establishment and use of programming standards and methodologies, with intent to improve overall efficiency of group and satisfaction of targeted customers. Defines and operationalizes quality assurance and unit testing procedures to ensure high quality solutions. Oversees & directs a support staff, responsible for performance evaluations, professional development and related activities. Ensures training and mentoring of technical staff as necessary, creates/utilizes best practices where appropriate. Leads & oversees ongoing maintenance and support for assigned applications and/or systems. Monitors application and/or systems efficiency/effectiveness, conducts initiatives to improve systems operation, availability, cost, performance and manageability across the lifecycle. Creates, communicates, and manages technical project plans and other required project documentation and provides updates as necessary. Leads and guides team in delivering excellent and compliant ITIL incident, problem and changes management.
Principal Responsibilities 1. Leads, manages, and advises a team of technical experts on all aspects of policies, practices, systems, and procedures within the department.
2. Provides managerial and technical expertise regarding the daily operations in one or more functional areas.
3. Manages and implements guidelines and systems and recommends changes to maintain consistency with the mission of department objectives.
4. Manages and works extensively with staff to develop and administer support plans.
5. Participates on project teams and act as a liaison with other institutions, campus organizations, vendors, and committees.
6. Works with all units to identify, analyze, and develop approaches that successfully meets the goals and objectives of ITS and the University as a whole.
7. Defines and tracks service metrics and work with staff to meet client needs and service standards.
8. Implements appropriate controls and quality assurance; ensures adherence to the process, consistent and efficient trouble resolution, error reduction, and continuous process improvement. 9. Manages the operating budget for their organizational unit.
10. Recruits and trains technical staff.
11. Ensures compliance and timeliness of all Federal and State regulatory requirements.
12. Manages a staff of exempt and non-exempt employees.
13. May perform other duties as assigned.Required Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree in a relevant technical field and six years of related technical experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Skill/Ability 1: Proven ability to guide and mentor application developers.
Required Skill/Ability 2: Proven ability to multi-task, keeping priorities aligned while providing leadership to technical teams on specific projects.
Required Skill/Ability 3: Knowledge of application design principles and the ability to execute those principles as well as of SDLC methodologies, including Waterfall and Agile.
Required Skill/Ability 4: Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Required Skill/Ability 5: Excellent oral & written communication, organizational, and planning skills.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelor degree and eight years of experience; experience managing and developing complex interfaces leveraging established and emerging Yale Systems and Data Integration platform technologies which are: Sailpoint IIQ, SQL Server, Java, Active MQ, WebMethods, Layer7. Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
Weekend Hours Required? Occasional
Evening Hours Required? Occasional
Drug Screen No
Health Screening No
Background Check Requirements All External candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit for additional information on the background check requirements and process.
Posting Disclaimer The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.
Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.