Director of Application Development–Green Bay, WI

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Director of Application Development–Green Bay, WI

Green Bay, Wisconsin

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Full Time Temporary/Contract

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Green Bay, Wisconsin

Full Time Temporary/Contract

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May 30, 2024

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Job ID: hsmad53024_1717082534

May 30, 2024

Job ID: hsmad53024_1717082534

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Job Description: Director of Application Development

Position Title: Director of Application Development

Location: Fox Valley Area, Wisconsin

Industry: Meat Processing / Protein Industry

Purpose:

We are seeking a Director of Application Development to lead our IT teams in developing and implementing robust applications that drive efficiency and innovation within our operations. This role is pivotal in ensuring our technology solutions meet the evolving needs of our business and the industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Solution Architecture: Define technical patterns and provide guidance to team members on implementing solutions.
  • Team Leadership: Lead a team of diverse engineering resources to deliver multiple concurrent projects.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with IT, internal stakeholders, and external business partners to ensure alignment and successful project delivery.
  • Resource Management: Recommend scheduling, prioritization, and resource allocation to deliver top-tier technical solutions.
  • Project Implementation: Oversee the planning, implementation, and maintenance of application systems, including design, development, and integration.
  • Process Improvement: Identify and lead process improvement initiatives to enhance system efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Compliance and Standards: Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements, particularly those related to the meat processing and protein industry.
  • Shared Services Model: Operate and lead in a shared services model, optimizing resource utilization across the organization.
  • Vendor Management: Manage application vendor relationships and negotiate contracts to procure necessary resources and technology solutions.
  • Budget Management: Prepare and manage the department's budget, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
  • Training and Development: Develop and implement a robust professional development program for the team, fostering continuous learning and growth.

Qualifications:

  • Industry Experience: Proven experience in the meat processing or protein industry is highly desirable.
  • Educational Background: Advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field is preferred.
  • Technical Expertise:
    • Extensive experience in software engineering, systems analysis, and application program development.
    • Proficiency in .NET and ERP systems, with any experience in Infor M3 being a significant advantage.
    • Familiarity with service-oriented architecture and design patterns.
  • Leadership Skills: 10+ years of managerial experience, with a track record of leading and developing high-performing teams.
  • Project Management: Proficiency in Agile project management and software development methodologies.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to engage effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical abilities to provide alternative solutions to technical problems.
  • Customer Focus: Demonstrated ability to foster a strong customer service mindset within the team.

Reporting Structure:

  • Reports To: Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Peers: Directors of IT, FSQA Director
  • Team: Software Engineers, Developers, IT Support Staff

Join us and be a part of a dynamic team that is enhancing the meat processing industry through practical and effective technology solutions. If you are passionate about leading teams and driving technological advancements in a supportive and collaborative environment, we encourage you to apply.

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About Beacon Hill

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