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Posted: Friday, February 23, 2018 5:50 PM

Job Description
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Job Summary
The Applications Administrator is responsible for planning, installing, administering and maintaining multiple application environments. The position also ensures changes to applications are consistent with the overall design and business logic specific to GE Johnsons strategy and that applications are properly licensed. The Applications Administrator participates in and is responsible for service management, monitoring, coordination with vendors and ensures that industry best practices are followed.

:Under the direction of the ITS Manager of Enterprise Applications, leads the installation, upgrade, support, and maintenance of applications, databases, middleware, and services, which includes installing new software releases and system upgrades, evaluating and installing patches, and conducting application migrations, refreshes, and restores.
:In conjunction with the ITS Manager of Enterprise Applications and other Applications Administrators, plans, designs, and develops database servers, web servers, and application servers. Implements and maintains the architecture necessary for application system integration and high availability.
:In conjunction with the ITS Manager of Enterprise Applications and other Applications Administrators, troubleshoots and resolves complex technical problems with systems to include application, database, and server problems.
:Supports ITIL process including Incident Management, Problem Management and Change Management.
:Performs complex configuration, change management and testing activities to support integration between applications.
:Under the direction of the ITS Manager of Enterprise Applications functions as the lead on projects to architect, implement or enhance and test systems and applications to meet dynamic business needs.
:Maintains a holistic view of all business processes and users in the system to understand cross:functional impacts with regard to configuration, process, workflow and reporting.
:Meets with internal stakeholders to translate requirements into platform functionality, following ITS process, standards and best practices.
:Develops new system and application implementation plans, scripts and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability. Ensures high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical applications.
:Assists in the creation of ad hoc reports and scheduled reports as requested.
:Provides training to technical and non:technical staff in use of new applications, systems and procedures. Eliminates prevalence of knowledge gaps and non:value:added process steps to improve specific system utilization.
:Manages the integrity of security design and engineering for applications and systems, including backup and recovery processes. Administers applications security measures to protect data, software, and hardware
:Establishes and manages applications user accounts and associated security and permissions. Develops procedures to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorized use, acts of nature and user abuse.
:Determines future growth requirements of the applications in areas such as database size, number of end:users, licensing and application functionality.
:Under the direction of the ITS Manager of Enterprise Applications and in conjunction with other Applications Administrators, ensures proper licensing and licensing agreements are in place for all application environments.
:Participates in the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning process.
:May guide or provide work direction to technical staff, contract staff and/or interns.
:Maintains excellent communication with all end users. Direct and cooperative interaction with counterparts across the organization is required.
:Stays current with developments in applications and applications administration technology, and recommends ways for GE Johnson to take advantage of new techn


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