Manager, Enterprise Application

Date:  Jun 12, 2024
Category:  Corporate

Union City, CA, US, 94587


The Enterprise Applications Manager is responsible for leading a team of business analysts and technology specialists in the design, development, and support of business applications. The manager is an active thought partner with the business community and an application visionary who guides the team in delivering quality solutions. The Enterprise Applications Manager must also have the technical skills to execute the various jobs of their team to ensure continuing support for the enterprise.


The Enterprise Applications Manager will manage exempt and not exempt staff in business and technical support roles in, SAP and related applications. In addition, is also responsible for communicating to and educating Business System analysts on the software changes or new product functionality.


We are looking for you if you have the ability:


  • Manage complex projects with an elevated level of quality
  • Provide leadership of end-to-end design workshops and leverage knowledge of industry best practices
  • Lead cross functional teams including employees, consultants, and business users
  • Lead IT team through daily task assignments for production support and continuous improvement projects
  • Make recommendations on information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements
  • Understand all business process areas
  • Own overall inventory of reports, interfaces, conversions, enhancements, forms, and/or workflow
  • Lead career development and succession management efforts to ensure retention, motivation, and engagement of current and future team members


Here is what you will do day-to-day.


  • Manage and lead a team consisting of business systems analysts and technical specialists to create enterprise business solutions.
  • Function as a Project Manager on major projects, providing guidance to project teams made up of internal employees and external consultants.
  • Direct activities to ensure that systems meet quality standards and readiness objectives within defined time and budget targets.
  • Build and maintain relationships across the business community, working in tandem with business leaders to achieve corporate objectives by directing and leading application development and support teams.
  • Function as a liaison between business and IT to communicate priorities, while managing functional and technical requirements for support and projects.
  • Collaborate with business partners to define strategy, architecture, integration, implementation, and support of, SAP and related enterprise applications.
  • Build and maintain relationships with applications software and service suppliers, engaging them for service when appropriate and managing their efforts when they are engaged.
  • Lead and continually identify opportunities for improvement for business processes and systems
  • Meet regularly with project leads and BSA’s to review designs and recommends solutions for all activities related to the system configuration
  • Maintain active involvement with solution design, configuration, testing, training and deployment
  • Follow software development lifecycle and formal change management methodologies (SDLC)
  • Maintain a working knowledge of current and emerging technologies/capabilities for various applications
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies, including next generation platforms, and recommend solutions that drive innovation and business value.
  • Identify and resolve gaps in skills, processes, and resources.
  • Managerial duties include budget participation, resource augmentation, and relationship building with vendors and external teams as well as resource allocation.
  • Oversee Application Security
  • Ensure the security of the company's IT systems is well-established and, when necessary, lead upgrades to strengthen controls.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Understand, follow, and support Mizuho OSI’s internal Quality System policies, procedures and work instructions including but not limited to applicable external regulations (21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 820 Quality System Regulations and applicable International Standards).



What you will need to be successful in this role:

  • Education and Experience: 
    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline with at least five or more years of diverse experience in multiple areas of technology, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Five+ years of experience implementing and/or supporting one or more enterprise applications ( and SAP) in a functional/technical capacity.
  • Minimum of 8 years of systems/business analysis or consultancy experience
  • Ability to collaborate with internal customers and external vendors while identifying opportunities for improvement and demonstrating an ardent desire to learn and grow.
  • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks coupled with strong analytical & critical thinking skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of goals and the interdependencies of functional departments and groups (in the manufacturing industry) and the ability to lead large-scale complex IT projects in addressing overall business needs.
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written), and excellent customer service skills.
  • Solid understanding of IT systems including system design, databases, and programming concepts.
  • Ability to work through virtual teams and achieve results through others.
  • Ability to identify opportunities and transform them into quantifiable and achievable initiatives.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytical skills.
  • Must be familiar with full-life cycle (SDLC) development and formal change management methodologies.
  • Must be an initiative-taking thinker with solid business judgment; communicate effectively with all levels of the organization; must have the ability to drive change in a growth environment and the leadership skills to influence change.


What you need to be prepared for: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


NOTE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties or functions to be performed by the incumbent. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties/functions requested by their supervisor.


Salary Range:  $137, 264 - $171,581 + Annual Bonus



Top Reasons To Join The Mizuho OSI Team

• Privately held company with a tradition of market leadership and best-in-class innovation
• Fast-paced entrepreneurial culture focused on dramatically improving patient outcomes through personal empowerment
• Emphasis on continuous improvement and celebration of our values of R.E.S.P.E.C.T. and the Mizuho OSI Way.
• Create innovative solutions designed and manufactured at our HQ in Northern California

The Mizuho OSI Way

In 1978, we set out to change the way patients undergo surgery. As a Mizuho OSI customer, you can expect our commitment to the following…
• We commit to your satisfaction. If you are dissatisfied, we will strive to make it right.
• We do things the right way. We commit to hire people with competence, generosity and a caring attitude.
• We motivate our employees to use their individual strengths to provide creative solutions, changes, and innovations.
• We anticipate your needs through customer experiences, thus nurturing our relationships.

Collectively, this creates an environment that enables and inspires healthcare professionals to improve the lives of patients.
Dare to go further. Care to do more.


Mizuho OSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes business decisions based on job related criteria only. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, sexual identity, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.


At Mizuho OSI, we believe better solutions and decisions are born of diversity and are proudly an EEO/AA employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k with matching, educational assistance and more.


Mizuho OSI values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country and we support the hiring of returning Service Members and military spouses. If you are a Veteran or wounded warrior and would like assistance with the employment process at Mizuho OSI, please contact HR at (510) 429-1500.


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