The Director of IT Solutions Development and Analytics is responsible for overseeing two key functions: 1) Solution Design and Architecture, Development and documentation for internal IT applications 2) Business information management and cutting edge analytics to strengthen Ricoh's business position. The Director monitors the integrity of the information contained in the warehouse systems and determines how to translate data into usable, actionable information for the formation and execution of business strategies and measures of success. This position will be responsible for a team of solutions architects , developers and analysts who work directly with business units and internal IT teams to define needs and compile data and information to provide best in class IT systems, statistical models, forecasts, metrics and analyses to enable informed business decisions.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for developing the strategic direction, systems roadmap, and business and operational processes for the systems managed at Ricoh
Seek, hire, and retain a strong, collaborative team of application development experts.
Partner with business and technology teams to prioritize roadmaps, requirements, balancing business need with financial and technology constraints
Lead large development and integration program to success. Organize team and align roles and responsibilities. Continually improve delivery processes and quality.
Manages selection of vendor software packages to fulfill business requirements
Deliver high volume and high transaction systems for critical business systems
Managing a team of senior Solutions Architect, Developers , Principal Business Intelligence Analysts and a group of Senior managers and technologists
Develops and implements a data services strategy to maximize use of data on all programs for external and internal users, including dashboards, interactive reports, data enclave services, limited data sets, public use files
Provides significant input into selection of and priorities for corporate methodologies, tools, and guidelines to improve efficiency and quality of development/maintenance processes.
Works to ensure technology has a significant business impact, is prioritized correctly, plays a significant role in establishing business strategy, and is cost effective for alliance companies represented. Presents ideas and options for how technology and business applications can benefit the organization.
Prepares information systems' annual budgets based on IT Services and business partner priorities.
Formulates and recommends short and long-term division objectives relating to business application development through continuing analysis of policies, procedures, changing products, equipment, costs, and company needs.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, and Certifications)
Masters Degree in Information technology or related field preferred.
Min of 8-10 years of work experience in a cross functional environment in Information technology.
Experience leading development teams
Experience working with Oracle EBS
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated experience delivering large, complex IT programs is required.
Demonstrated experience running an analytics program is required.
Experience with software vendor negotiation and software package implementation and integration.
Has broad knowledge of development methodologies and techniques.
Highly skilled at all phases of software development including Requirements, Architecture, Design, Development, Testing, Assurance, and Implementation.
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