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IT DMS Applications Manager (Contract) in Duluth, GA at Asbury Automotive Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview

Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG), a Fortune 500 public automotive retailer with 80 plus retail locations and 25 collision centers is currently seeking an IT DMS Applications Manager!

We are looking for a driven, dedicated individual that is excited at the opportunity to join a successful team, and continue to drive home the culture of success that has been built.

This position is a contract role for 90 days. October 1st-Dec 31st.

Why Asbury? Asbury offers the advantages only a major dealer group can. 25,000 available vehicles in stock to sell, 500+ cars sold daily, 4,500+ vehicles serviced daily, 8,000 team members to build relationships with and 8 million happy customers to provide customer service to! Asbury is one of the largest franchised auto retailers in the United States with over $6.5 billion in total revenue in 2017, and we are continuing to expand our workforce!

Responsibilities and Qualifications

The role of the IT DMS Applications Manager is to assist the Director in the support and management of Asbury’s Dealer Management System (DMS) and all related/integrated application suites. Job tasks include review of major application release documentation, coordination of testing within Information Technology (IT), the Shared Services Center (SSC) teams and stores. Communicating security concerns regarding the releases to the IT Security Manager and communicating to all departments and stores so that they are informed of any changes to the application suites. The setup, maintenance and training for the DMS applications, integrated applications and store application suites. 

Essential Requirements

  • Experience working with Dealer Management Systems and related/integrated products
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, Report Generator and Automotive application file structure
  • An understanding of Windows based client/server applications is preferred.
  • PPM Certification or equivalent Project Management experience

Position Responsibilities

  • Overall management and support of the DMS applications and related product suites by working with vendors to understand the upgrades and coordinating among various teams for testing, support and implementation.
  • Assist with application conversions, performing setups and confirming configurations.
  • Assist other departments with an understanding of the application set file structure.
  • Assist with cleanup/maintenance of the DMS (i.e. purging of files like Purchase Orders, obsolete Reports, data integrity)
  • Assist with QA verification for projects that involve the DMS and related application suites.
  • Manages projects/process improvement, including applying change management experience to facilitate movement to new levels of quality.
  • Conducts training, including developing user procedures, guidelines and documentation. Trains clients on new processes/functionality. Trains new system users.

Relationships

  • Dealership GM, Accounting Managers, Controllers and All Store, and Department Managers
  • DSC Accounting and Shared Services
  • DSC and Regional Management

Education and Experience

  • At least 5 years of experience working with DMS application support and implementation
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have experience using Microsoft Office.
  • An understanding of Windows based client/server applications is preferred.
  • An understanding of Virtual Machine technology is preferred.

Career Growth and Advancement Opportunities

  • Other DSC positions
  • DSC Director

Total Rewards

Pay & Benefits

  • Weekly pay
  • Paid time off (PTO) and holidays for full-time positions
  • Three affordable healthcare plans to select from that meet your healthcare needs along with two dental plans and optional vision coverage
  • Dedicated health concierge service
  • Virtual office visits through Teladoc if you elect medical coverage
  • Specialty pharmacy and pain management programs included with elected medical coverage
  • Promotional pricing for LASIK and PRK procedures if you elect vision coverage
  • Company contribution to HSA program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health Care and Dependent Care eligible expenses that allow you to save pre-tax dollars up to $2,600 for healthcare expenses and $5,000 for dependent care, per calendar year
  • Complimentary Basic Life Insurance

Long Term Incentives & Retirement

  • 401 (K) company match plan available for full-time and part-time team members
  • Performance bonuses

Life & Leisure

  • Discounts at participating local businesses
  • Discounts on vehicle purchases and services
  • Wellness programs
  • On-site health fairs and seminars
  • Life management services
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) on the day you are hired at no cost to you. This coverage provides you and all members of your household confidential access to unlimited phone consultations, limited private consultations for issues with drug or alcohol abuse, marital and relationship counseling, parenting issues, stress, as well as bereavement counseling, crisis intervention, financial counseling, legal counseling, discounts and referrals.

Learning & Development

  • Paid training for most positions
  • On-site training and online digital training programs
  • College Scholarship Program is available for eligible dependents of Asbury employees
  • Continuous new e-Learning opportunities
  • Asbury ethics, integrity and diversity training
  • Management/leadership development

Recognition

  • Service Anniversary Milestone Program

Perks

  • Complimentary lunch provided at select locations at dealer discretion
  • Company social events
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Employee referral program to earn additional income

Safety

  • Return-to-Work Program for workers who are injured while on the job
  • Safety training that is tied to your specific position, so you get the training most pertinent to your career

* Rewards may vary by employment site and are subject to change at any time.