What does a Director of Applications Engineering do?

Applications managers are IT professionals who manage software applications for a business or client. They assess clients’ business process requirements and identify application solutions keeping an awareness of the latest software development and how it can make business more efficient and successful. They often lead a team of specialists responsible for system hardware and application software upgrades and implementing them.

Applications managers ensure servers are ready before they implement systems and carefully monitor the roll out process is to catch issues. They provide systems-related technical support and problem resolution by reviewing issues and providing relevant solutions. Applications managers create, develop, and oversee protocol and procedure for usage once standards have been established. Applications managers need a bachelor's degree in computer science, IT, or related fields and fluency in the software and systems.

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Avg. Experience5-7 years

Director of Applications Engineering Salaries

Average Base Pay

$147,940 /yr
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Not including cash compensation
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Median: $148K
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