CDM Smith Lead ERP Applications Developer in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

The Lead ERP Applications Developer leads implementations of highly complex ERP (enterprise resource planning) application development projects. Designs and deploys technical solutions according to business requirements. Monitors and maintains existing applications. Provides technical guidance and feedback to project teams.

As a member of the Business Technology team, you would contribute to CDM Smith's mission by:

Development and Implementation:

Plans and leads the implementation of multiple ERP application development projects. Designs and develops integrations with new and existing applications. Designs, develops, and tests new technical solutions, implementations, upgrades and enhancements to support business requirements according to project specifications. Identifies opportunities for business process and system improvements/optimization and communicates technical solutions to project team members. Works with IT management to develop solutions for critical incidents and system needs. Implements change orders as needed. Gathers requirements, designs systems, databases, queries and coding. Works with a project team to create prototypes, integrate, test, install and deploy new systems.

Project Planning:

Monitors and tracks completion of project tasks and deadlines. Proposes appropriate resource and staff allocation. Communicates results and project status to IT management, clients and users. Reports project schedule, scope and deliverable risks and any unexpected events to IT management.

Technical Oversight:

Provides technical guidance and training to more junior staff. Mentors more junior staff and develops them for future growth within the discipline and firm. Supervises the work of junior project controllers on project work.


Conducts and certifies testing of proposed and implemented ERP application software solutions including functional, usability, integration, performance, operations, recovery and user acceptance tests.

Quality Assurance:

Monitors and tracks the implementation of ERP Application Software Development policies and procedures, technical standards, methods and priority setting tools, quality control procedures and internal group standards. Reviews findings with IT management and makes recommendations for improvements. Maintains client relationships and conforms to all established departmental standards.

Transitions ownership of new and updated systems to clients and users. Creates documentation and conducts training as required.

Performs other duties as required.

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Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s in Computer science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Software Engineering or Computer Engineering.

Experience: 7 years of related experience.


•Demonstrated track record of leading project teams of IT professionals.

•Proven leadership capabilities with the ability to support a changing environment.

•Excellent understanding of how to integrate ERP applications with 3rd party systems using an integration layer.

•Excellent knowledge of ERP (such as Oracle) applications development with an emphasis on workflows, interfaces and other technical functions

•Expert experience with database design and implementation utilizing databases preferred.

•Expert knowledge of designing and building applications

•Excellent analytical thinking and problem-solving capability

•Expert knowledge of programming for diverse operating systems and platforms using development tools

•Ability to quickly understand and optimally utilize technologies.

Travel: Domestic and international travel may be required.

Environmental Factors for Job Family: Daily exposure to computer screens.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

Massachusetts - Boston

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position