Web System Owner

    • Marlborough, CT

Kforce has a client in search of a Web System Owner in Glastonbury, CT. Job Purpose: The System Owner is a key member of the IT Leadership team and provides end-to-end ownership for a portfolio of applications. The System Owner is responsible for providing thought leadership to the IT organization, leading a cross-functional team to execute on various project initiatives, performing production support and maintenance functions, managing vendor relationships, optimizing cost and quality of their application portfolio, applying best practices within the SDLC processes, ensuring systems meet or exceed SLAs, and collaborating with IT and Business partners across the organization as necessary. The System Owner is a steward of the application portfolio and is responsible for protecting the integrity of their applications. As such, the system owner owns all aspects of the application stack end-to-end. This includes application uptime, performance, and stability. In addition, the System Owner will be responsible for all application development and adherence to application management processes such as incident, problem, change, etc. Duties:

  • Executes against the strategic IT roadmap by developing and implementing specific strategies and execution plans for their respective application portfolios
  • Works with cross functional team to ensure issues are resolved timely, system maintenance is conducted as necessary, and systems are meeting or exceeding SLAs (e.g. availability, system performance, etc.); Ensure proper licensing for applications and that system currency is maintained
  • Responsible for executing against project and small enhancement initiatives as appropriate for their respective application portfolio; Specific areas of responsibility will be to develop and coordinate the execution of delivery plans, schedule and publish release dates, and escalate issues/risks as needed

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of systems development management experience with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Five or more years of experience managing complex systems projects
  • Proven experience in implementing systems in area(s) of responsibility (i.e. surety and fidelity, document management/imaging, financial systems)
  • Demonstrable experience in business process re-engineering, efficiency improvement and cost reduction projects
  • Needs strong managerial skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of data processing concepts, particularly in insurance and financial systems
  • Extensive knowledge of Systems Development Life Cycle and Project Management methodologies
  • Proven skills in processes improvement and change management
  • Strong organizational and team building skills
  • Reasoning Ability: Work is mostly non-standardized, requiring adaptation or interpretation of established policies and procedures; Advanced analysis and decision-making is required
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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