Senior Systems Manager

Job Title: Senior Systems Manager
Date: September 2020
Location: San Diego, CA

CIRE Equity is an entrepreneurial, growth-oriented company focused on the creation and preservation of wealth through targeted investments in commercial real estate in the Western United States.
We are passionate about real estate, dedicated to hard work and strive for excellence in everything that we do. We value our employees and aim to create a fun, merit-based environment that encourages hard work, creative thinking and high-quality performance. We foster persistent improvement, and we are seeking likeminded individuals who share our attention to detail and passion for excellence to join our growing team.

Purpose Of Position

Reporting to VP of Accounting, successful candidate’s responsibilities will be to own the management of the internal and external business software systems. This individual will assist with the administration of the company’s core business application (MRI software) and ancillary systems (Datex, Leverton, Nexus, Microsoft 365, CRM), work with outside consultants and assist with any software that will integrate into it. Oversee systems integration process for new acquisitions; daily maintenance and setup functions. Process new users, user maintenance and system issues. Support users on functionality of systems and assist in roll-out of systems processes.

Job Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Provide application development and integration of MRI and other existing business systems (Datex, Leverton, Nexus, Microsoft 365, Argus and future systems).

  • Create and adhere to all change management procedures and protocols.

  • Analyze user requirements for reports, queries, data extraction and system integration.

  • Develop, manage, and implement reports, forms, queries, data extractions, financial formats and system integrations as business needs dictate.

  • Provide application support and operational management for MRI and other business systems.

  • Field incoming support calls from end users to resolve application and software issues with MRI and other business systems related to MRI.

  • Submit application issue cases when needed. Work with software providers for prompt resolution of any support cases, upgrades or issues.

  • Manage system access to ensure it is appropriate, approved by management and periodically review for accuracy.

  • Ensure the security, stability, and reliability of data across the organization.

  • Evaluate, install, configure, and deploy new real estate systems software and products, throughout the company.

  • Analyze documentation and technical specifications of any new application under deployment or consideration to determine its intended functionality and give recommendation based on findings.

  • Ensure that any new software integration into company systems meets functional requirements, system compliance, and interface specifications.

  • Develop and manage detailed project plans, define project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and elements: form project team; and establish project budget.

  • Monitors project progress by tracking activity and testing phases; evaluate and resolve problems; prepare progress reports; make appropriate recommendation actions and manages meetings. Collaborate with system users for the testing of new software programs and applications.

  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.

  • Assist in writing technical procedures and documentation for the applications for end users and audit teams.

  • Manage communication, training, procedural documentation and collaboration with various departments and users when needed.

  • Recommends controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures

  • Assists VP’s and Director of Lease Admin with special projects related to reporting process and annual audit.

  • Assist in the operational/accounting integration of new properties.

  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.



  • 5+ years in business analysis for a financial or real estate institution, specifically with MRI or a similar system

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Advanced SQL skills

  • 3+ years project management direct experience


  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL or similar relational database

  • Direct experience in business analysis. Must be proficient in gathering requirements, analyzing business processes, solving problems, reporting status, creating documentation, delivering training, and implementing business solutions

  • Direct experience with MRI or similar real estate specific financial/operations system

  • Direct experience managing financial applications including report and user interface design, multi-system data integrations, system administration and cross departmental requirement analysis

  • Experience with NexusPayables, Argus, Leverton, Datex, Microsoft 365 or CRM’s is a significant benefit

  • Translate technical information into user-friendly communications

  • Project management skills

  • Ability to perform research into complex application issues involving multiple technologies;

  • Solid presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Customer service skills


  • Project implementation is on time and on budget

  • ROI from business applications that are integrated

  • Increased company efficiency

  • Minimize time by Executives and Director of Lease Admin on administrative tasks

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Alexis Volen