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Application Manager

  • LocationCincinnati, OH - United States
  • Work TypeContract/Temp
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:9 days ago
  • Agile
  • Javascript
  • Job no: 26
  • Category: Information Technology

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Own and support current applications
  • Manage the development and rollout of system enhancements and new functionality.
  • Perform and manage the technical development of key components.
  • The role has global responsibilities, serving Global key customers/managing issues for several regions; therefore, this resource must stay in touch with Service Management and Operations.
  • This includes owning and driving adoption of Application & Integration best practices during application lifecycle (ALM), e.g. managing, implementing and governing continuous Improvements, project driven changes/configuration, self-initiated improvements that will deliver business value.
  • Use the Agile philosophy/ Scrum methodology where applicable.
  • It is required to develop hands-on expertise and build capability on the organization, develop technical and business mastery on AR domain, and recognize the opportunities for innovation
  • Leads the strategy and ADM work for his/her platform portfolio, sets standards and best practices (design, code, and tools)
  • Establishes the right design, leads the engineering work, owns change management, and escalation point for operations
  • Evaluates, recommends, and manages key applications to maximize ROI for P&G on its technology investments
  • Owner for his/her portfolio of toolsets, knowledge documents, and other components Updates the documentary repository (MEGA) and maintains complete documentation of application portfolio under his/her ownership
  • Manages application transition from implementation to production support and does activities such as preparing detailed transition plan, establish sign-off criteria, ensuring complete application documentation etc.
  • Leads rigorous technology assessment along with technical architects, project managers, and other stakeholders to develop business case in favor of a particular application portfolio
  • Has an excellent sense of IT application portfolio impact and can converse equally well with technical and non-technical audience
  • Demonstrates potential value realization in terms of TCO savings, user experience improvement etc. for implementing/decommissioning an application / a portfolio of applications
  • Leads discussions with vendors, architecture, management, technical, and functional teams to lead overall service strategy
  • Ensures compliance to information security standards by working closely with information architect and security teams
  • Ensures the operational upkeep of the application portfolio and its components


  • SAP, FI and SD experience functional resource required
  • Experience in middleware technologies required
  • Should be aware of basic information security awareness protocols, software security in the SDLC lifecycle, and OWASP Top 10 concepts
  • Should have strong technical skills and the ability to quickly develop mastery in emerging technologies.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of industry best-practice in design and implementation of complex IT projects. Hands-on troubleshooting across a complex IT landscape and manage changes and Solution Manager.
  • Knowledge/background in any of the following would be considered beneficial:
  • SAP (Must have: Accounts Receivable, FSCM)
  • APIs Webservices, AS2, SFTP, etc.
  • Azure - Robotic Process Automation
  • HTML, Java, J2EE, Oracle, SQL
  • Jira, GitHub - Process orchestration - Axway (B2Bi , MFT).
  • Problem solving: Issue understanding/prioritization following business impact, including root cause analysis to preserve solution health and avoid issues reoccurrence.
  • Champion productivity: SIMPLIFY, drives out all unnecessary, overly complex, or duplicative work/costs that do not create value.
  • Application Lifecycle Management - Experience in managing solutions through the application lifecycle: requirements analysis, design, development, testing, deployment and improvement. Stewardship and Security
  • Accountable for making sure the application is always audit ready, responsible of the IT audit score, the IT AR compliance, the IT architecture resiliency of the application.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors B.E./ B.Tech / BCA; Masters M.Tech / MCA; Computer Science specialization highly desirable

P&G’s freelancer opportunities are for project-based or other short-term engagements that require specialized skills. Successful candidates for freelancer opportunities will not be considered employees of The Procter & Gamble Company or any of its subsidiaries nor will candidates be eligible for employment benefits. Candidates looking for regular full-time employment opportunities should begin their search here: 

  • Published on 18 Nov 2021, 9:00 PM