$250K — $250K+*
Position Responsibilities :
Develops and oversees the implementation of long and short-term strategic and operational plans for software products development and IT infrastructure that align with the organization’s strategic priorities and business needs.
A hands-on approach to the software development lifecycle to demonstrate ownership and accountability of the entire product delivery process. Communicate proactively, clearly and completely with team members, cross-functional teams, executive committee (EC), and strategic partners to provide product delivery requirements, product roadmap statuses, impediments, and product performance data.
Leverages and transcends the existing IT infrastructure environment to create a new, more modern architecture to support future strategies and evolving needs. This includes the use of cloud technologies, data analytics, process automation technologies, mobility, and next-generation cybersecurity tools
Manages business continuity processes for the organization, including disaster recovery, products high availability, the Business Continuity Plan, and the Business Impact Assessment. Oversees testing, training, and the maintenance of these plans to ensure they are current and properly deployed across the organization, and appropriate in scope to mitigate business continuity risks.
Leads the evaluation and deployment of new technologies and enhancements for rapid technology advances in the automotive aftermarket industry. Works with the business units to ensure the company leverages the best technology to achieve its business objectives, reduce cost, and reduce employee and customer friction.
Provides inspired leadership needed to develop and retain highly competent, technology and service-oriented teams. Drive a culture of continuous improvement to improve quality, efficiencies, and standards across our software development teams, IT infrastructure & services. Provide architectural oversight during the detailed design, build, test, and deploy phases.
Manages Data Science teams to develop algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights for the automotive market to predict repairs, forecast repairs, merchandising and store efficiency, the total cost of ownership, and tools for internal product usages, sales, and retention.
Works closely with IT security, compliance, and privacy to set standards, operational processes, and policies that support organization needs
Communicate proactively, clearly, and completely with team members, cross-functional teams, strategic partners, customers, and all levels of leadership to provide product delivery requirements, delivery statuses, impediments, product roadmap information, and/or product performance data.
Serve as the product Subject Matter Expert (SME) and effectively support all sales and product launch activities. Measure product performance for the company by managing, tracking, and reporting to KPIs that are meaningful to the financial health of the company.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited college or university; MBA preferred.
A minimum of 15+ years of experience leading Software Development and Information Technology organization that delivers high quality, high-value software products, and solutions that drive business strategies and performance.
Proven ability to shift organizational culture, set clear expectations, actively measure performance and provide feedback, and consistently meet the values that put customers first, cares about people, strives of exceptional performance, energies others, embraces diversity, and helps the team succeed.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience implementing and executing projects utilizing AGILE Methodology in a scaled environment.
Extensive financial and process experience required to establish and execute operational budgets and drive return on investment through continuous improvement.
Extensive cross-functional business skills, including finance, operations, sales, marketing, customer service, management, and leadership.
Valid through: 1/20/2021