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Manager - IT Applications - Orange

Orange, CT
  • Expired: July 12, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Avangrid is looking for a IT Applications Manager to join their team in Orange, CT.

Applications Manager will be responsible to manage all the applications that support the Business processes of the different Business Areas under its responsibility.

  • Will work collaboratively with business areas management team and the IT Sr. Leadership team in gathering, analyzing, characterizing, balancing and prioritizing Project requests coming from Business Areas under its responsibility, as well as day to day application maintenance requests.
  • Focuses on understanding customer needs and meeting SLA's, assessing initial project requirements and providing on-going IT guidance.
  • Responsible to define and deliver the IT Applications Roadmap aligned with Business Areas Strategy, Objectives and Priorities. Through a team approach, links the business area needs with value-added services and IT technology strategy.
  • Responsible to manage the Application Map under its responsibility looking for Efficiency, Integration/Consolidation and Evolution/Transformation.
  • Effectively manages development team under its responsibility on a day to day basis and support requirement, projects and roadmaps ensuring that resources are provided to meet project needs and maintaining relationship between the business area and IT.


  • Understands business processes and manages business relationships. Conduct governance meetings with business lead and review Roadmap/Portfolio, Maintenance Service Requests and SLAs adherence.
  • Responsible for SAP deployments supporting the Operations Organization, including ECC for NY, ME, CT and MA companies and coordinating Global SAP changes.
  • Work collaboratively with the business area and IT management team and staff in the development and maintenance of business applications/solutions and ensure IT standards are followed.
  • Responsible to drive the annual demand process (PDS) with the business areas under its responsibility. Work collaborative with the Business to analyze, characterize and prioritize that demand and align Business and IT Strategies.
  • Responsible to manage all the applications maintenance and support requests for all the applications under its responsibility. Work collaborative with the Business to analyze, characterize and prioritize the Backlog and monitors the progress of these requests on a regularly basis.
  • Responsible to manage the Application Map under its responsibility looking for Efficiency, Integration/Consolidation and Evolution/Transformation.
  • Actively participates in IT strategic planning and other IT leadership processes as required.
  • Ensure effective lines of communication between various areas, processes and members are established and maintained. Engaging with IOC team member to ensure required resources are allocated to the different applications projects.
  • Manages all IT staff assigned to their area, including internal IT staff and external IT consultants, on a day to day basis.
  • Responsible for the staff performance evaluation process for staff assigned to them. Proactively assesses IT resource requirements for business area initiatives which includes skill set requirements and training needs.
  • Develops and manages strategic map and roadmaps for the Application development areas assigned.
  • Manages and enforces IT standards, processes, policies and methodologies.
  • Direct Projects and business initiatives: lead, guide, and facilitate projects/process teams that include 2 - 12 professional IT Analysts; Resolve technical/project team issues
  • Serve as SAP subject-matter expert for SAP PM modules & technologies
  • Manage implementation of medium/large scale SAP solutions/projects
  • Oversee external vendors/resources and engage in related contract negotiations

Skills and Requirements

  • Bachelor s degree with 7 years relevant experience required. Masters degree a plus.
  • Experience in some support role of a business area or in an IT environment including two years or more in a leadership role.
  • Experience must include 5 years or more working as a Functional Analyst, Business Relationship or in an IT consulting role as well as prior managing IT projects and resolving day to day issues.
  • Experience with Application Lifecycle Management is required.
  • Experience should include 5 years or more working as an SAP Plant Maintenance lead in supporting or managing Electric and Gas business demand
  • Application functional experience is required and Project Management experience is a plus.


  • Strong technical, analytical, interpersonal, collaboration, organizational skills and ability to perform efficiently and effectively in a dynamic environment is required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to proactively identify innovative solutions to challenging problems and explain complex concepts and risk both simply and accurately to non-technical users.

          About the Company

          AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N. s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit

          This job has been posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Avangrid. TalentBoost is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of TalentBoost not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.



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