SEIU UHW West, United Healthcare Workers West

United Healthcare Workers West

IT Application Manager

Based in Los Angeles, CA

SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West (UHW) is one of the largest healthcare unions in California. We are caregivers from every sector of the industry, united to win better care for our patients and better lives for our families and ourselves. For further information about UHW, please visit our website: www.seiu-uhw.org.

Position Summary
The IT Application Manager manages activities and staff responsible for one or more application systems via development life cycle including business analysis, systems analysis, applications development and/or quality assurance and testing analysis functions. Responsible for people management, including career development and performance management.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Manages all activities and functions of a staff involved with the analysis, definition, specification, development, testing, documentation and installation of new and/or existing IT applications such as Salesforce.com.
  • Manages staff responsible for the analysis and validation of user and system requirements as well as existing business processes and information systems.
  • Manages staff responsible for the design, coding, testing, debugging, documentation and implementation of software applications. Manages a staff involved in a wide range of quality-control tests and analyses to ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards and end-user requirements.
  • Manages the activities associated with the definition and development of specifications as well as the programming and quality testing of technical modules, applications, prototypes and computer programs.
  • Manages one or more aspects of the software development life cycle.
  • Manages staff responsible for the planning, development and implementation of strategies related to the systems development life cycle. Manages a staff involved with the evaluation and consultation of technical solutions for software development life cycle problems and issues.
  • Determines user requirements, leads application design, plans projects, establishes priorities and monitors progress. Evaluates project status and resource utilization and implements changes to improve the team's effectiveness. Ensures all projects are completed within time and budget and are integrated with other software applications.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of business analysis, systems analysis, applications development, and quality assurance and testing policies, standards, procedures and methodologies.
  • Position is a first-level manager and has direct responsibility for people management.
  • In addition to project deployment, responsibilities include career development, performance management, and communication.
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to management in the areas of process improvement and suggestions around continuous improvement.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Experience and Skills

  • 5+ years’ experience in development and systems analysis
  • 5+ years’ experience with Agile methodologies and SDLC
  • 3+ years’ experience managing a software technical team
  • Must possess strong project leadership and management skills
  • Must be able to develop, implement and present applications development strategies and processes
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills, including communicating technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Must possess strong problem-solving skills
  • Must have strong decision-making skills for problem identification and solution recommendation

Qualified applicants must be able to balance multiple demands, be comfortable with aggressive timelines, and quickly change directions when priorities shift.

SEIU-UHW offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and a generous benefit package.

SEIU-UHW is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability.

To Apply
Please visit our candidate portal at: http://seiuunitedhealthcareworkers.appone.com/.

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