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VP of Enterprise Applications - Laboratory Information Management System (# 6311)

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Job Title: VP of Enterprise Applications - Laboratory Information Management System

Location: Melville NY 11747 (Remote working option available)

Perm/FTE Role

 US citizens and Green Card Holders and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time”

Job Description


VP of Enterprise Applications


Job Summary:

  • The VP of Enterprise Applications (EA) will provide technology vision and leadership for the strategy and management of all company platforms including LIMS, ERP, CRM along with Business Intelligence and reporting. 
  • The VP of EA will provide leadership and expertise in systems architect, analyzing business requirements, developing application initiatives, and managing a growing backlog of tasks for the engineering team.
  • In this key role, you will be charged with helping to build a technology organization focused on delivering state-of-the-art technology solutions.
  • The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills and will interface with the engineering teams and broader business alike to align business priorities with technical initiatives.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the Applications Development team through changing work requirements and priorities, demanding deadlines, operational crisis situations, as well as being able to keep pace with multiple concurrent priorities.
  • Develop a 3-year roadmap for all key systems and achieve results that have cross-functional, cross-district and System impact.
  • Lead and deliver complex software projects to business specifications on time and within budget.
  • Drive communication consensus with key internal and external customers, ELT and Board regarding applications.
  • Make decisions regarding the selection of new tools and technologies, adopting a strategic approach that aligns with the long-term roadmap.
  • Ensure support teams follow best practices and agile methodologies.
  • Identify and mitigate risks related to application development, delivery, and operations.
  • Implement strategies to ensure data security and compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Establish and implement quality assurance and testing processes to ensure the reliability and performance of applications.
  • Lead the establishment and continual improvement of application performance metrics to measure health and status of critical systems.
  • Collaborate with multi-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of IT solutions across the enterprise.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related degree.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • 15 years of demonstratable experience in an application leadership role.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience managing a diverse and large applications team.
  • Experiences managing LabVantage and LabWare LIMS platforms, Great Plains ERP, and Salesforce CRM.
  • Transformational and consolidation experience a strong plus.
  • Experience managing off-shore development and support teams.
  • Software architecture background with various systems: reporting, finance, databases, custom applications etc.
  • Has a cloud-first approach, background in cloud architecture and modernizing applications by migrating from on-prem to cloud.


Language Skills:

  • Read, analyze and interpret general IT instruction, applications or business periodicals
  • Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees, managers and potentially clients and customers
  • Write and follow procedures to make sure tasks are completed correctly
  • Ability to troubleshoot and work with local and remote users to successfully resolve issues

A reasonable, good faith estimate of the minimum and maximum base salary for this position is $200K to $225K/Annum. 

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