Senior Manager IT Applications - Technology IT

Signant Health

Signant Health

Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

Senior Manager IT Applications - Technology IT

India, Hyderabad, Telangana, India Req #2817
Friday, June 21, 2024

Role: Sr Manager, IT Applications

Reports To Title: Associate Director, IT Enterprise Solutions

Location: Hyderabad

Are you ready for the Most Impactful Work of Your Life?

Signant Health is a global evidence generation company. We’re helping our customers digitally enable their clinical trial programs, meeting patients where they are, driving change through technology and innovations and reimagining the path to proof. Working at Signant Health puts you in the very heart of the world’s most exciting sector - a high-growth, dynamic company in an extraordinary industry. We innovate the leading-edge of clinical research data. We do it faster, better and with an eye on the future of our industry.

Role Purpose

Signant Health has embarked on an Enterprise IT application improvement strategy to “Enable Your Best Work”. We’re currently searching for a Sr Manager, IT Applications to work as part of the IT team. The Sr Manager, IT Applications’ role is to supervise and maintain the organization’s repository of software applications through best practices and the appropriate staffing and management of a technical team. The Sr Manager, IT Applications is also responsible for planning and coordinating the processes required for the provision of user applications and systems necessary for business operations. This individual will apply proven communication and problem-solving skills to guide and assist the team on issues related to the design, development, and deployment of mission-critical information and software systems. This individual will also act as a mentor to team leads and managers within the department.

Want to join the Best Team of Your Life?

We’re looking for people who are excited by the potential to make a difference in the world. You need to be decisive, open to celebrating mistakes, able to communicate transparently and inclusively, and someone your team can count on. Most of all you need to be yourself!

As part of our team, your Key Accountabilities:

  • Collaborate with analysts, designers, and system owners in the testing of new software programs and applications.
  • Provide direction for the application team in support of business operations and procedures.
  • Delegate and allocate responsibilities efficiently to manage projects end to end.
  • Ability to manage change and effectively pass on the information down the line to concerned teams for smoother execution.
  • Understand project requirements, coordinate with resources and direct the projects in the right direction in a timely manner
  • Responsible for ensuring maximum team performance.
  • Compile and maintain inventory of company software and systems assets and their corresponding contracts/agreements.
  • Develop and communicate training and documentation for end users, hold clinics as necessary, and other user-related activities.
  • Act as a key contact with customers who have technical issues
  • Assist with team goal planning and business strategic alignment.

You’ll need to bring:-

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer systems design or computer science, or knowledge acquired through equivalent experience.
  • 9+ years direct experience managing applications and/or systems management.
  • Proven experience in overseeing the direction, development, and implementation of software solutions, including application architecture.
  • Direct, hands-on experience with automated software management tools.
  • Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies.
  • Extensive experience with core software applications, including Jira and Box.
  • Good project management skills and/or substantial exposure to project-based work structures within both an Agile and Waterfall work environment.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Willingness to facilitate and/or challenge decisions within or across teams leading to a collaborative outcome/plan.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Take the lead in continuous business improvement by regularly advising IT management of improvements to applications, services, and processes that enhances efficiency, scalability and/or security
  • Coach and encourage application team about the potential use of technologies that bring additional value to the business units.
  • Ability to match project tasks with opportunities for development so that employee potential is utilized to the maximum
  • Encourage team interaction, boost employee motivation and appreciate team contribution
  • Ability to identify strengths and weaknesses of team members and suitably make changes if required
  • Effectively lead teams and inspire others to achieve goals through innovation, quality and excellence.

We would be thrilled if you bring in the below

  • A working knowledge of the Atlassian Suite of applications (Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence)
  • Passion for the digital improvement and optimization of a growing business.
  • Global experience using teammates across the world to deliver projects.
  • Core software application Certifications
  • Project Management Certifications

We know that everyone has different wants and needs, which is why along with a highly competitive base salary we support our people and their loved ones with a variety of perks and benefits. As part of our team some of the benefits you can expect to receive are:

  • Medical Insurance, Group Accidental Coverage/Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Subscription to Calm – The #1 app for mental fitness.
  • Employee Referral Program – Bring the Best to Signant Health and earn a reward
  • Wellness Program – Participate in challenges and earn points for rewards.
  • Proof! – Signant’s Employee Recognition Program where you can accumulate points to redeem for exciting merchandise, gift cards, tickets, and more
  • Burn Along – Digital fitness and wellness platform

Does this sound like something you’d like to explore? Then we’d love to hear from you!

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter letting us know why you think you’d be perfect for this role. We will begin reviewing submissions during the application period and will fill the vacancy as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.

Please note that Signant does not accept unsolicited resumes from Third Party vendors.


At Signant Health, accepting difference isn’t enough—we celebrate it, we support it, and we nurture it for the benefit of our team members, our clients and our community. Signant Health is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.

Other details

  • Job Family Technology IT
  • Job Function AIT-IT Administration
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular