Director - Enterprise Applications

  • Job Reference: 431560604-2
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Anixter International Inc.
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Housekeeping & Maintenance, Management & Supervisors, Restaurant & Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Description

This person directs activities related to the design, development, and implementation of enterprise application functions within assigned application. Manages multiple development teams supporting different products or lines of businesses. Directs and guides the managers, reviews different project requests, timeline and cost. Develops, distributes, supports, enforces, and integrates best practices and technology standards across the organization. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets, policies, procedures to support the organization. Coordinates enhancements and maintenance of information systems to ensure highly reliable and cost effective operation.

Oversees assigned Enterprise Applications function(s), responsible for people management and driving a positive team culture that continually encourages creativity, ownership, and accountability.

Develop a sustainable enterprise applications strategy to ensure reliability, availability, scalability, and performance of Adlers Enterprise Applications portfolio both on-premise and in the cloud.

Lead strategic technological planning as it relates to applications and cloud-based distributed systems to achieve organizational goals by prioritizing technology initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, development, deployment, and management of current and future application technologies with all stakeholders.

Manage existing EA technology programs, products, and services for all lines of business, including the CRM, ERP life-cycle, cloud platforms, application integrations, and third-party software.

Manage functional application support activities ensuring timely resolution of open issues, accurate documentation, and service delivery focus.

Experience:

10 years required of technical leadership experience in systems administration, network administration, web application technologies, platform management, data security risk management, or similar fields.

5 years required of experience in the design, implementation, and management of enterprise applications.

3 years required, 5 years preferred of experience managing projects and contracts with outside vendors and consultants. Administrative experience including organization, planning, cost and benefit analysis, budgeting and project management, and evaluation.

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related fields required.

Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related fields preferred.

Skills:

Excellent communication and influencing skills, with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with IT leadership teams, and with the ability to build coalitions across organization.

Strong knowledge of systems development life cycle methodologies, change control, change management, and project management.

Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving capability.

Strong customer service skills.

Strong project management skills.

WESCO International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates ("WESCO"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of WESCO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination.

About the Team

WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded FORTUNE 250 company, is a leading provider of business-to-business distribution, logistics services and supply chain management solutions. Pro forma 2019 annual sales were over $17 billion, including Anixter International which it acquired in June 2020.

WESCO offers a best-in-class product and services portfolio of Electrical and Electronic Solutions, Communications and Security Solutions, and Utility and Broadband Solutions. The company employs over 18,000 people, maintains relationships with over 30,000 suppliers, and serves more than 150,000 customers worldwide. With nearly 1.5 million products, end-to-end supply chain services, and leading digital capabilities, WESCO provides innovative solutions to meet customer needs across commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities.

WESCO operates nearly 800 branch and warehouse locations in over 50 countries, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

At WESCO, we build, connect, power, and protect the world. We have the capabilities and expertise to deliver the latest technologies, including: Industrial networking, Intelligent buildings, Cloud computing, Alternative energy, Broadband communications, Critical infrastructure protection, LED lighting retrofits, and Physical security.