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Application Administrator
Ref No.: 18-01188
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 02/02/2018

My client in Wilmington, DE is looking for an Application Administrator to join their team!

Title: Application Administrator
Type: FT/Direct Perm.
Start: Mid-February
Salary: Open

Act as the Application Administrator for business critical applications to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of components and related technologies in support of core organizational functions.


  • Plan and coordinate application upgrades, routine maintenance and patches. Communicate timelines to users including system outages, etc. May also work with users to describe new and/or evolving functionality as needed.

  • Monitor and manage the performance of the assigned applications. Monitor system configuration to ensure data integrity. Elevate issues to technical staff as needed.

  • Act as a point of contact to troubleshoot application issues, work with clients to determine the scope of the problem and collect all relevant details to identify potential solutions. Make recommendations for work-arounds and/or elevate issues beyond scope of authority.

  • Gather business requirements from end users, prepare low level design specifications, test and deploy new and/or modified functions in an Agile environment. May attend daily and/or weekly meetings to review specifications and work through process and/or functional issues as they arise.

  • Manage system administration tasks such as setting up roles, workflows and views within the applications.

  • Perform data analysis, prepare reports and if needed profile and tune the system.

  • Develop, modify and run the daily application processes in accordance with best practices.

  • May act as the system administrator to install applications.

  • Implement different components of business critical applications as needed.

  • Perform production support during normal and on-call hours.

  • Comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to the systems documentation, policies, and practices.
    Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • An undergraduate degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • A minimum of 5 years related experience in a technical IT role with understanding of Windows servers, SQL databases, and SQL scripts/queries.

  • Industry standard certification a plus.

Other Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • A team player able to work effectively in a team fostered, multi-tasking environment

  • Ability to prioritize and organize work

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule providing off-hours support. Employee will be scheduled for rotating on-call off-hours support.

  • Position is required to travel <5% percent

If interested, please send a copy of your most recent word document resume to Pauline at