Applications Systems Manager

State Of North Carolina Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 2 months ago

Description of Work

DST is looking for an Applications Systems Manager. This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) with State Benefits, including health insurance, paid vacation, paid sick time, paid holidays, as well as retirement.

This position has the ability to telework at least once a week!

This position has a recruitment range of $83,127 - 128,604

This position provides work in concert with internal and external stakeholders, as well as other IT resources, to analyze, recommend, design, implement, and maintain business applications that support the mission, strategic goals and operational activities of the Department of State Treasurer. It supervises the activities of a team of systems development professionals and directs the delivery of projects and day-to-day operational activities.

The position will:

  • Provide leadership, management, technical, and strategic direction for the database development and support team.

  • Analyze business requirements and perform database design and development activities in coordination with business users, software developers, and other application stakeholders.

  • Lead the development and enhancements of new and existing applications* as required by business divisions.

  • Identify, evaluate, and recommend new technologies for incorporation into supported applications.

  • Lead the provisioning of operational support and address incidents impacting application systems.

  • Guide the development activities of other developers and provide ongoing coaching and mentoring.

  • Manage and provide database development and support services for varying number of applications.

  • Plan and set the database development and support team direction to ensure continued strategic alignment to the IT plan and the DST Strategic plan.

  • Manage the database development and support team personnel, resource allocation, and succession plan.

  • Plan future enhancements and upgrades to meet the customer needs.

  • Manage large-scale systems development projects adhering to proven project management methodologies sanctioned by the Project Management Institute.

About Us:

The Department of State Treasurer's campus is located off Atlantic Avenue, is surrounded by many shopping centers and restaurants, has access to a 24-hour 7-day a week free gym on the campus, and has free employee parking.

The Information Technology Division's (ITD) primary purpose is to plan, develop, implement and support the technology systems that meet the operational needs of the Department of State Treasurer (DST).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Qualified applicants must possess, and application must clearly reflect work experience that demonstrates the following:

  • Expert knowledge and ability to develop and support large-scale database systems both on-premises and cloud based.

  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and make recommendations on business needs and any process improvements being discussed and/or requested.

  • Demonstrated ability to review business requirements provided by the business division and translate those into comprehensive technical design documents

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels of the organization, from

  • detailed presentation to senior level management, to guiding business requirements meetings with end users.

  • Knowledge of project management concepts and how to put them into practice running large scale projects and other enhancements.

  • Proven experiencemanaging, coaching, and mentoring a team of database

and/or software developers.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Demonstrated extensive experience using Microsoft on-premise and/or cloud computing


Management Preferences:

  • Minimum of five years of hands-on data base development and support experience.
  • PMP credentialed candidate in good standing with the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Math, Engineering or other related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution and five years progressive experience including at least two years of

experience in programming and applications analysis or related work; or

Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and six years progressive experience in the field of information technology including at least two years of experience in programming and applications analysis or related work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information


This position is subject to a criminal history background check through CastleBranch. In addition, one or more of the following may also be reviewed, depending on the nature and requirements of the position: employment history, professional references, credit history, and educational verification (i.e., degree, license, or official transcript). Applicants will be required to pass the background check to the satisfaction of the North Carolina Department of State Treasurer. All offers of employment are conditional until the satisfactory completion of the background check.

This office uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions with highly qualified individuals. All applicants must complete and submit a State application for employment using the NEOGOV Online Job Application System (OSHR - Work for NC) for the State of North Carolina. To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the online application form. Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered in screening for qualifying credit. Attached or incorporated resumes (including Text resumes on application form) WILL NOT be used for screening for qualifying credit. Please make sure you complete the application in full.For additional information about applications and processes with the state of NC Please visit:How Do I Get the Job

The State of North Carolina, and the Department of State Treasurer, is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

  • Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax reference the contact information below. All applicants should indicate the position number and job title in the section "Jobs Applied For".

  • Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 Form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty along with your application.

  • Applicants seeking National Guard Preference

  • North Carolina Army National Guard

  • North Carolina Air National Guard

  • Must attach a copy of the NGB 23A (RPAS) or a copy of the DD256 or NGB 22 along with your application.

"See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted and will be considered an incomplete application and will not be processed. Other attachments will also be accepted, but not used in screening for qualifying credit.

Please note, foreign degrees require an official evaluation for U.S. equivalency, and must be submitted to Human Resources for verification. There are several organizations that perform this specialized service, feel free to use any service of your choosing. For your convenience a couple are listed below:

  • International Education Research Foundation - (310) 258-9451 or

  • World Education Services Inc. - (212) 966-6311 or

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click "Application Status". It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application.

If you are having technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting, other than your application status, please email Department of State Treasurer at

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