Senior Director, Marketing Technology

Alliance Data Systems   •  

Chicago, IL

11 - 15 years

Posted 234 days ago

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Senior Director, Marketing Technology

Epsilon is seeking a Senior Director, Delivery Management with a proven track record in leading, delivering, and managing complex application development projects involving both .Net applications, database and digital technologies with external clients. Candidates should have a strong grasp of .NET technology, as well as experience designing client solutions from the ground up and/or leading multiple projects, as part of a program, through scope/discovery, estimation, implementation, launch, release deployment, and post launch support. 

The ideal candidate will have a solid background in SDLC; especially the management of multiple and simultaneous application development projects.  He or she should also have significant experience in people management, strong team leadership, and complex delivery management experience.  In addition, the candidate should have strong communication (written and oral) skills and must be able to collaborate with client(s) and Epsilon internal teams. 


  • Manage a team (including direct, indirect and matrixed) and project timelines for build and manage environments. Environments may include several client solutions or a single large project within an overall enterprise class solution. Must be able to lead teams without supervision.
  • Significant people management and leadership is required.
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and counsel is required.
  • Research and propose cost effective technical solutions to address business challenges such as improvement of development, processes and governance standards.
  • Participate in new business development opportunities by contributing to pricing and solution design. Provide technical leadership in the organization.
  • Performing resource management, forecasting, leadership, and teambuilding.
  • Provide guidance to client service team on technical capabilities, staffing and infrastructure needs.  Proactively identify and address project risks.
  • Empower and guide team through the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Enforce operational excellence and compliance. Managing the quality and timeliness of update and deliverables. Ensure that production procedure, change management, documentation and control are followed and continuously enhanced.
  • Manage career paths by coaching and mentoring direct and indirect reports.
  • Contribute to design and continue improvement of our marketing platforms/solutions.


  • BS in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience is required
  • 10-15years of delivery leadership of complex projects is required
  • 7+ years of experience with .NET software implementation from requirements through design, development, user acceptance, and post deployment is a strong plus
  • 3+ years of digitalexperience working with web, mobile/social channels desired
  • Must have proven experience in leading large system integration efforts through completion; team sizes must have been larger than 25 people
  • Ability to estimate .NET development work, if required, and also validate outputs from the development team
  • Experience in managing global delivery team required
  • PMI Certification is strongly preferred
  • Must have strong project management, technical and organizational skills
  • Must have the ability to multi task and project manage in a high productivity, demanding environment
  • Strong client interfacing background required
  • Proven ability to mentor reports and team members
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated experience in preventing troubled projects and / or experience in successfully getting them back on track
  • Experience with data integration using Web-services (SOAP, REST) will be a plus
  • Strong knowledge of marketing concepts will be a plus
  • Knowledge of the financial services industry will be a plus