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Applications Development Manager

Corporate Staff    Mid-Senior Level

Position Summary

Our Greenville Administrative office has the opportunity for an experienced Applications Development Manager to join the Firm’s expanding practice.  The Applications Development Manager is responsible for managing a team to monitor and perform all systems administration functions for in-house, vended, or custom solutions including addressing day-to-day runtime issues, regular upgrades/patching, backups and testing, design of new implementations, security, ensuring 24×7 high availability, reliability, and sufficient capacity for efficient day-to-day operations.  In addition, the Applications Development Manager will assist in implementing disaster recovery and business continuity plans, and perform standard configuration, management, and maintenance tasks for related file systems, working closely with Network groups.  The Manager will work in close partnership with the Network Manager and all members of the Infrastructure Operations group on a daily basis.

In addition, the Manager will work closely with business unit members to understand business requirements and ensure that application systems properly function to meet business needs, delivering value across the organization. The position will consult with Practices and others as appropriate to identify current operation procedures, clarify program objectives, evaluate business requirements and implement innovative solutions in a fast paced team.

As the majority of Firm systems revolve around the accounting department and financial applications, the Manager is responsible for ensuring appropriate support for all related systems.  Activities include, but are not limited to, software configuration, trouble-shooting, reports generation and management, performance monitoring, upgrades, rollouts, data import/exports, and rollouts as required.  This position is responsible for managing the development and distribution of information and reports related to Aderant, working closely with the multiple departments both within and outside of the Technology department.

This position will accomplish these tasks through direct execution and involvement as well as coordinating, overseeing, and delegating with and to Technology department resources as well as external vendors, service providers, contractors, and consultants.  Additional duties include working with related process stakeholders to identify and resolve related problems and issues as well as realize efficiencies as a result of process and system improvements.  This position will also serve the role of project manager/SCRUM Master for some if not all related activities. An upgrade will be considered for the candidate with the right combination of skills and experience.

Essential Functions


Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters for this position.


Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, a 401(k) matching program, Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Health Savings Account /Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video), Tuition Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program.

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