Global Mobile Applications Manager in Chicago, IL at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

JobID: 23537


This is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.

If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Information Technology department in Chicago as a Global Mobile Applications Manager.

The Global Mobile Applications Manager is accountable for Mobile Apps and Web-enabled (e.g. Progressive/Responsive) software development, a portfolio of Mobile applications and related integrations. Also responsible for development strategy and execution, including the use of in-house developed software, commercial software and cloud-based software solutions.


  • Oversee projects through completion; analyzes, designs, and develops software; configures and interfaces purchased mobile applications; manages development projects from initial design through testing, deployment and operations using Agile and DevOps principles
  • Accountable for the high availability of service as it relates to Mobile Apps and Web-enabled Applications and vendor hosted systems, including the development, maintenance and communication of a Global Mobile Apps and Web-enabled Applications IT Roadmap
  • Accountable for the delivery of processes and controls to ensure the security of confidential data across all regions
  • Accountable for the establishment and management of the Work Intake process, including development & enhancement requests and corresponding backlogs across the various applications supporting the services aligned to this role
  • Act as a change agent and passionate advocate for driving business transformation through technology and operational excellence
  • Research Mobile application development options and provide analysis for strategic direction, both functional and technical
  • Consult with internal departments to identify customer and strategic needs, building them into application roadmaps and project objectives
  • Act in the escalation path for on-call support as necessary, including coordination of crisis management activities as required during an incident


  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, which should include ten or more years in management in the technology industry. Five years Law firm experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to lead high-level projects and deliver measurable results within prescribed timelines
  • Ability to understand and reduce technical debt, increase platform stabilization, and streamline the application portfolio
  • Experience in delivering enterprise software applications using common web-compliant technologies
  • Hands-on experience with Project Management, Agile and DevOps principles and Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies
  • Prior experience with the Middleware tools (e.g. Intapp Integrate, Biztalk, MQ Series, Tibco, etc.) preferred
  • Mobile Application design, development, and deployment experience
  • Experience with mobile application development tools, such as Fliplet, Kony, etc. preferred
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Knowledge of Agile and DevOps concepts preferred
  • Change Management experience; ability to build consensus and drive value. Strong experience managing high business risk projects
  • Strong experience working with stakeholders on a global basis

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. EOE m/f/d/v/so