We are seeking an Applications and Integrations Manager responsible for overseeing the management and implementation of our applications landscape and its integrations with Operational Technology (OT). This role involves leading application owners, managing the IT budget, vendor management, and actively collaborating with business stakeholders to enhance process efficiency through new IT capabilities.


  • Oversee management and implementation of applications within the landscape.
  • Research and analyze improvement opportunities, develop business requirement documents, and facilitate efficiency enhancements.
  • Support software functional specifications development for optimization/continuous improvement projects.
  • Manage system integration, software testing, and commissioning for the automation application landscape.
  • Ensure proper application lifecycle and version management, acting as hyper-care support post-software release.
  • Lead troubleshooting and root cause analysis for operational incidents at the application level.
  • Develop creative IT solutions in collaboration with the operational and functional teams to improve business operations.
  • Define and ensure vendor SLAs through proper KPIs for each application or solution.
  • Collaborate with regional and delivery management teams to modernize, streamline, and standardize the tech portfolio.


  • University or higher vocational degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related discipline is preferred.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in IT, with a preference for automation component experience.
  • At least three (3) years of project handling/coordination experience and process documentation.
  • Experience in IT support organizations, Level 2 or Level 3 preferred.
  • ITIL V4 Certification recommended.
  • Knowledge of application architecture design and high availability application landscapes.
  • Proficiency in software application lifecycle, IT Service Management, and Continuous Improvement/LEAN/Six Sigma.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and analytical skills.
  • Experience with Agile principles, methods, and applying WOW (Lean) standards and tooling.


  • The role may require travel across the US and occasionally overseas.
  • Ability to work in both indoor and outdoor settings, particularly during the testing phase.
  • Must be comfortable working in a general office setting and performing some coordination activities outdoors.


In this pivotal role, you’ll report directly to the Head of IT and manage a dynamic team of 4 direct reports, along with multiple contractors and 3rd party vendors. Your daily interactions will involve both internal and external stakeholders, demanding exceptional levels of professionalism, communication, and leadership.

This position is tailored for an IT visionary who is eager to elevate our applications and integrations landscape. Ideal for someone with a deep passion for technology, a proven ability to enhance processes, and the leadership prowess required to guide a team to excellence. Join us to shape the future of our IT operations and contribute to groundbreaking projects that drive our company forward. If you’re driven by innovation and ready to lead a team toward achieving remarkable results, we invite you to apply and make a significant impact in our organization.


At Curate Partners, we are not just a staffing agency; we are a bridge to innovation in the digital and data transformation landscape. Our mission is to match dynamic organizations with the ‘Purple Squirrels’ of the talent world—those rare, innovative drivers with unique skills that catalyze change and propel transformation journeys. With a focus on specialized talent, we empower companies and individuals alike to achieve groundbreaking success in their respective fields. Join us, and become part of a purpose-driven team committed to making a measurable impact while advancing your career alongside the most sought-after professionals in the industry.


Curate Partners and their clients are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We embrace the unique contributions that each ‘Purple Squirrel’ brings to our team, regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, or religious belief. We believe that our strength lies in our diversity and in our unified pursuit of innovation, excellence, and transformative success. We are dedicated to providing an environment where all employees and consultants feel valued, included, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work every day. Join us in our commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive, and innovative workspace where every ‘Purple Squirrel’ can thrive.


  • Q: What does an Applications and Integrations Manager do?
    • A: An Applications and Integrations Manager is responsible for overseeing the seamless integration of software applications, managing the application lifecycle, leading integration projects, and ensuring optimal performance of integrated systems.
  • Q: What qualifications are required for an Applications and Integrations Manager?
    • A: Qualifications typically include experience in application management, proficiency in integration tools and techniques, strong project management skills, the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams, and a solid understanding of software development lifecycles.

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