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Application Development Project Manager

City of Irvine

Job Description

Understanding that people are the foundation for success, the City of Irvine offers a workplace culture that embraces Humility, Innovation, Empathy, Passion, and Integrity. Apply your passion for public service at the City of Irvine, nationally ranked for safety, educational institutions, business enterprises, and quality of life, by joining our One Irvine team!  

If you are an application development leader with experience developing and managing enterprise software systems utilizing exceptional technical and leadership skills, the Application Development Project Manager position is an excellent opportunity for you.

This position will be filled at the Information Technology Administrator classification with the working title of Application Development Project Manager.

Your Impact

  • Supervise and provide leadership and functional direction to other information technology professional positions.
  • Provide application and systems development consulting to departmental project teams and management. Develop scope, requirements, and specifications for specialized and complex IT projects.
  • Develop and implement strategic and long-range information system plans. Maintain current knowledge in the areas of application and systems development, technology, and communication. Research emerging products and enhancements and their applicability to City needs and programs.
  • Act as project manager for IT projects. Interface with systems staff of other departments to establish project meets diverse needs and expectations. Review the work of consultants and vendors to ensure that contract work meets technical requirements and is compatible with enterprise architecture.
  • Perform feasibility studies to determine whether to re-engineer existing applications, develop new applications, or to purchase commercial software applications. Perform system selection and acquisition, implementation, acceptance testing, training, future phase planning, and evaluation.
  • Develop and review proposed application and systems designs to ensure that design criteria are compatible with long-range development plans and provide the flexibility required by foreseeable future changes in system requirements.
  • Utilize and apply standard systems development methodology and techniques for resolving complex system software, hardware, and performance problems for operating systems, networks, and telecommunications systems.
  • Define techniques to be used for backup, restart, recovery, data security, file structuring, and optimum processing techniques.
  • Find additional information in the Information Technology Administrator job classification.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, information technology management, or closely related field.
  • Seven (7) years of experience at the level of IT Business Analyst or Senior Systems Analyst or equivalent, including at least three (3) years in a supervisor capacity, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.

Best Fit

  • Strong project planning skills to bring leadership, strategic alignment, direction, clear focus and objectives, and quality control to projects.
  • Strong application (e.g., ERP, imaging, facilities work order management, building and permits) and systems development background.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills to conceptualize business requirements and make recommendations with minimal instruction.
  • Experience supporting 1,000+ users of various applications in a virtualized server and cloud services environment.

Your Team
 Irvine is recognized as one of America's Best Places to Live, according to Money Magazine. The City of Irvine features an array of entertainment and recreational opportunities including exceptional parks, open space preservations, sport complexes, and master-planned communities.
Administrative Services is committed to sound fiscal stewardship in maximizing the City’s ability to deliver high-quality services to the community. The department consists of six areas: Administration, Fiscal Services, Budget and Strategic Planning, Purchasing, Information Technology, and Geographical Information Systems (GIS).
The expanding Information Technology Division seeks dynamic and strategic technology professionals to join a team committed to enhancing services and partnerships, while meeting the ever-evolving challenges facing the computer security industry. The Strategic Technology Plan positions the City to deliver the technology infrastructure and critical tools needed to create a prosperous 21st century city, and provide reliable solutions for linking citizens, employees, applications, and facilities. 

The Process
The selection process will include an examination and background investigation prior to appointment. This recruitment may establish an eligibility list to fill future positions in similar.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. We encourage you to inform Human Resources at least two business days prior to the first phase of the selection process if you have a disability that may require an accommodation. 

Interested in this position?
Job Location
Irvine, CA
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time

Salary range:
$100,000 – $150,000