Application Lead Job Description

Application Lead Job Description

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Application lead provides leadership, guidance and mentoring of staff in the application and use of cloud technologies and services.

Application Lead Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Technical lead responsible for code design, construction, testing, debugging, and documentation
Coordinates and manages the enhancements and/or projects the team is working on
Ownership of CAF production environment
Significant experience in a similar Application Support Lead role, from within a large, complex organisation
Experience working as part of a follow the sun support team
A strong technical understanding in the follow areas
UNIX environment including Administration and Scripting
JAVA including JEE5, JEE6, Seam, Soap, JQuery & JavaScript
Application and web servers including JBOSS and Weblogic
Technologies such as VB, VBA, BI and Cognos

Application Lead Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Application Lead

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, ITSM, PMP, DOD, AWS, EHR, BPM, PKI, EPM, SUN

Education for Application Lead

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Employers hiring for the application lead job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Military, Technical, Business, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Design

Skills for Application Lead

Desired skills for application lead include:

Software and serving as a bridge between end-users and vendor implementation staff
Database technologies and experienced in Cloud Technologies
Banking Finance platform
Application clustering / load balancing concepts and technologies
Elastic search and Grafana
Detailing and CAD
Factory test and how to use gauges
MS office software
Servlet containers and techniques
Testing frameworks

Desired experience for application lead includes:

Expertise in Web Based Solution Design/Development ( .NET, C#, ASP.NET, Jquery, Javascript, CSS, HTML, Third party UI controls and client side JS libraries )
Must have demonstrated experience with client/server and/or web development technology and object oriented programming techniques
Must have prior experience leading a development team, setting priorities, organizing a team, and meeting deadlines
Deposits knowledge is required
Familiarity with iOS mobile application development, HTML, and JDK
Ability to lead a technical team of application developers, DBAs, Configuration/Release Management resources

Application Lead Examples

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Application Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of application lead. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for application lead
  • Implement software upgrades/hot fixes
  • Participation and planning of application disaster recovery exercises and DR test execution
  • Perform testing when required in the respective Dev/QA/Production regions
  • Manage and maintain application architecture documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance
  • Analyze, debug, support, and on occasion modify software enhancements and/or new products used in local, networked, or Internet-related computer programs
  • Miscellaneous administrative functions as delegated by management
  • Drive resolution of production incidents through analysis and coordination with multiple teams across multiple businesses
  • Accountability for the successful introduction of new services, deployment of changes and releases for those services for which the service manager has responsibility (acceptance into service)
  • Contribute, as part of the Order & Fulfilment leadership team, to the definition of service delivery strategy and take ownership for operational execution
  • Manage the day-to-day delivery of services ensuring that service levels are effectively maintained within budget
Qualifications for application lead
  • Recommending solutions to meet the business needs including build vs
  • Experience/knowledge of entire software lifecycle process
  • In depth experience in strategies and design of ETL processes for large volume Data Warehouses
  • Good knowledge of at least one ETL tool, preferably Data Stage
  • Should have Experience in Development / Production Support and maintenance
  • Should demonstrate excellence in understanding the existing data models and ability to redesign them as per changing business needs
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Application Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of application lead. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for application lead
  • Monitoring the end-to-end performance of the service, and identifying persistent problems via formal problem management
  • Guide problem management activities and work with the technology teams to create fixes based on the root cause analysis
  • Responsibility for service continuity including disaster recovery provisions and procedures
  • Preparing and executing a communications plan including business partner feedback related to the service portfolio
  • Day-to-day leadership (planning and execution) of a distributed application and infrastructure support team, comprising members from Elsevier technology departments and third-party vendors, to ensure effective application operations
  • Creating artefacts documenting the application, integration, security and data architecture
  • Tech Lead in Charlotte location, supporting front end and back end java applications related to Roadside
  • Drive and execute development of apps within global resource model
  • Will need to set strategic direction and follow new and/or existing standard frameworks
  • Communicate, present and convince co-workers of all levels
Qualifications for application lead
  • Should have experience in dealing with business users and Sr
  • A strong knowledge of business intelligence design concepts, with a concentration in dimensional modeling in RDBMS
  • A strong working knowledge of SQL
  • Should have worked on projects involving medium – large data warehouses
  • Strong skills in all aspects of SQL development (triggers, stored procedures, views, ) and implementation
  • Experience writing large, complex stored procedure involving temp tables, cursors, and multiple nested procedure calls
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Application Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an application lead. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for application lead
  • Analyze current business systems, determining the scope and estimates for tasks related enhancements or issues that need to be resolved
  • Analyze software packages as potential solutions
  • Participate in off hours support schedules on a rotation basis
  • Collaborate with other architects to establish technical requirements
  • Collaborate with internal customers to establish technical requirements
  • Perform integrated testing of systems for accuracy, reliability, and optimal performance
  • Perform system software maintenance, support, and requirements analysis
  • Assists in designing GUI and software components
  • Conduct and facilitate formal code reviews
  • Participate in architectural discussions, driven by architects, providing recommendations and feedback with emphasis on performance
Qualifications for application lead
  • Strong experience with data analysis, troubleshooting data issue
  • Requires 5 to 7 years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Extensive knowledge of banking and bank transaction systems with particular emphasis on client facing systems
  • Will develop software in a variety of technologies utilizing Java, JavaScript, JEE, .Net, Web Services, DB2, SQL Server, Web 2.0, and SOAP
  • May require travelling up to 10-20% of the year
  • Ability to work within a team and individually as needed
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Application Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of application lead. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for application lead
  • Manage and maintain application troubleshooting documentation
  • Adhere to the established lifecycle methodology, support standards, and practices, in accordance to project plans while carrying out their responsibilities
  • Participate and potentially lead system risk remediation efforts
  • Solve problems relating to critical services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence
  • Operation of services for IT systems and applications within the defined market, to ensure sustainment of business operations contained within the defined scope
  • Support of rollout of some enterprise programs for Brinny and replacement of local applications
  • Tracking supplier performance against execution of Incident, Problem, Change Management processes across applications within the defined scope
  • Demand Management activities supporting the business areas within the defined scope to manage change requests
  • Monitoring supplier deliverables against SLAs within the assigned scope
  • People management (managing 1 person in Ireland, Ballydine)
Qualifications for application lead
  • Must have the ability and aptitude to manage multiple applications AND serve as technical lead in projects for each application
  • 6 + years in an application support environment role
  • 5 + years working knowledge of Linux/Unix server environments
  • Business process knowledge in
  • SQL Server Integration Services a plus
  • Fluent in written and verbal English, Cantonese (Mandarin fluency is an additional advantage)
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Application Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of application lead. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for application lead
  • Assures, and is able to demonstrate full compliance of the functional area, IT systems and processes, and this towards both company requirement applicable regulatory requirements
  • Is considered an expert in business process of assigned applications
  • Oversees/participates in the development, creation, and documentation of operational procedures, position papers, and assessments
  • Coordinate demand management function including oversight of minor enhancements medium sized development projects
  • Participate in regular cadence discussions in DSG team to track progress against business goals (revenue, market share)
  • Provide supervision and leadership to team of application analysts ensuring timely delivery and accurate results
  • Elicit functional requirements using a variety of techniques and tools such as interviews, requirements workshops, business process descriptions, use cases, task and workflow analysis
  • Work with business partners and project managers to properly prioritized efforts in accordance with business and corporate objectives
  • Prepare functional requirements, process flow diagrams and training documents as needed
  • Review test scenarios and test scripts to ensure that solutions are properly validated before delivery to the business partners
Qualifications for application lead
  • Must have excellent customer facing skills
  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills, especially in working with distributed teams and partners (UK, India, Netherlands, USA) at all levels within an organisation and across many integration partners
  • Good understanding of the technologies (including VMS and Vista systems, Windows, HP 3000, AS400) and 3rd-party services (including EDI, PubEasy, DocPath Report2Web) used within the print product supply chain and specifically by the O&F team
  • Requires working knowledge of programming languages, and effective communication and soft skills
  • Be familiar with shell/perl/tcl script language
  • Demonstrated business engagement and influencing skills

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