Senior Director, IT Applications & Delivery

Sensata Technologies

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Job Summary:

The Senior Director of IT Applications and Delivery will align closely with the business team and be responsible for driving IT solutions to meet Sensata's growth, productivity and compliance objectives. This leader will also provide IT leadership, business relationship, prioritization, and functional expertise for Sensata's business and functional partners. It will be essential that this leader has strong influencing skills, prior experience managing complex programs as well as a collaborative approach to building relationships in a cross-functional team environment.

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Job Description:

  • Provides vision, leadership, and strategy to drive IT programs related to the applications portfolio
  • Partner with key stakeholders, including regional IT leaders, developers, architects and other stakeholders, to shape business requirements and provide ongoing communication through project execution
  • Identifies new opportunities to drive growth and integration
  • Strong analytical and technical skill set used to drive requirements, testing and production validation
  • Responsible for end to end delivery of initiatives, including issue resolution and budget management
  • Ensures process rigor and adherence to program methodology standards, including all required project and client documentation is updated accordingly
  • Financial planning and ownership of program budget
  • Weekly project dashboard review to ensure execution & measure results
  • Work closely with project management teams to create programs across business’s where applicable; ensures best practice sharing across multiple business’s and functions
  • Develops, maintains, and ensures compliance of application release management, outage management, control processes and standards
  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned

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Job Requirements:

  • 12+ years of experience in application and enterprise tier one ERP environments
  • Hands-on experience in both agile and water-fall development methodologies
  • Hands-on experience with project management tools: PlanView, JIRA, ALM, MS Project
  • Experience managing teams of project managers
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to collaborate with other leaders to achieve cooperative global results
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently with minimal direction
  • Expertise to clearly define complex issues despite incomplete or ambiguous information
  • Ability to shepherd multiple concurrent priorities to completion without significant guidance
  • Superior oral, written, and client communication skills, as well as the ability to manage expectations of the business, clients, team members, management and external groups
  • Demonstrated ability to develop team members and grow leaders within an organization
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 12+ years of IT experience
  • Minimum 5+ years of leadership experience driving a rigorous program across large manufacturing or technology businesses

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Our employees are the reason we have been successful in the past and the reason we will be successful in the future. Employees’ skills, talents and work ethic have defined the business and will shape our collective future.

Our Vision is to be:

  • A world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and electrical protection
  • Satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment
  • A partner, employer, and neighbor of choice

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