IT Applications Administrator

Huntley, IL | $55K | Job ID: 76865

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is partnered with a global manufacturer and distributor of Linear Motion Control products that is seeking an IT Applications Administrator. This role will manage the development, operational implementation, and support of computer applications. In addition, the IT Applications Administrator will provide IT support for their team and other business areas to resolve issues effectively in support of the company’s goals. The company is located in Huntley, IL and would require 5 days a week onsite.

IT Applications Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Analyze business operations and computer systems to determine which software applications could improve efficiency
  • Collaborate and coordinate with various departments to design innovative solutions for all Epicor issues
  • Develop and oversee the installation of business updates and fixes, conduct tests and maintain ongoing operations of business systems
  • Integrate new and upgraded systems effectively that promote and improve business operations
  • Train team members on the use of any new software applications and maintain a good work atmosphere
  • Monitor the software applications, as well as document, analyze, and troubleshoot problems
  • Manage upgrades as needed, while following company’s goals
  • Respond to complex, escalated matters efficiently and effectively
  • Plan, coordinate, test, and communicate changes, upgrades/maintenance schedules, and new services, ensuring business operations will operate correctly in current and future environments
  • Conduct projects effectively, ensure recommendations and reports are accurate and timely
  • Stay up-to-date with latest technologies
  • Develop and contribute to overall technological operational processes and procedures
  • Build automation processes as needed, including program customizations in the applications
  • Create maintenance plans for the applications
  • Create and maintain technical documentation
  • Perform strategic planning for the company’s application development and support functions
  • Manage third party vendors before, during, and after implementation of new applications, including but not limited to ERP upgrade, creation and launch of eCommerce site, etc.
  • Manage and lead the communication and training on how to use the software across the organization

IT Applications Administrator Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field from an accredited college or university required
  • At least 2 years practical experience installing and maintaining systems is required
  • Programming experience in contemporary programming languages (C++, C#, Python) is required
  • Experience working with Epicor or other manufacturing ERP required
  • Experience implementing an ERP is preferred
  • Experience converting Crystal Reports to SSRS
  • Familiarity with Project Management principles
  • Demonstrated ability to provide outstanding customer service, be a good listener, and work well with a diverse group of internal customers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, knowledge of analytical tools, and complex troubleshooting methods
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently, and take initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and properly prioritize activities in a fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding attention to detail with superior time and project management skills
  • Ability to objectively analyze data and provide recommendations
  • Professional attitude and work habits
  • Ability to learn new content areas and new skills quickly
  • Understanding of database structures and architectures, theories, principals, and tuning practices
  • Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience


If you have the experience listed above, possess a great attitude, and are looking for an opportunity with a stable and established employer, this is the role for you!  If you are interested in learning more about the IT Applications Administrator opportunity, please apply today!   

Thank you,

Riley Tear
Technology Services
LaSalle Network

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