What is the overall purpose and objective of this position (why does the position exist)?
Leads IT&S projects, applications and vendors to meet the technology needs of the business.
What are the essential functions of the job? What things must be done?
Project Leadership - Follow consistent Project Management standards and methodologies on approved work and projects. Lead projects as assigned.
Application Management – Support and manage system development life cycle for assigned applications
Testing – Ensure that newly developed or enhanced computer systems are thoroughly tested and are properly deployed
IT&S Liaison - Provide bridge to lead / support communications between business area and technical resources for design and development
Ability to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned
* OTHER DUTIES
What are the non-essential duties of the job? What things are non-critical that can be done by others?
Technical Tasks – Assist in technical related tasks and analysis
Analysis & Research - Process analysis for the purpose of implementing technology based solutions
Assist in various computer related projects as needed
* MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
What is required to perform the Essential Duties?
Understand database technologies including table structure and stored procedures. Ability to report on and update data via SQL and Crystal Reports a must.
Knowledge of DB2 highly desired, but not required.
Knowledge of TMW Truckmate desired, but not required.
Typically possesses 5+ years of relevant work experience in Systems Development, Project Management, Business Systems Analysis with Bachelor Degree.
Project management background/experience desirable but not required.
Transportation background preferred
Entry level use of the prescribed systems development life cycle, including analysis, design, build, test and implementation.
Exposure to Client Server and web base technology with the ability to understand the pros and cons of each.
Understand limitations and positives regarding different technologies including development tools.
MS office products (Word, Excel, Project, Visio).
General computer aptitude (Navigation (IE, SharePoint), remote connectivity, accessing different data sources).
Ability to trouble shoot and solve application problems where technical understanding of the application is required
Must possess analytical and problem solving skills.
Must possess organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Strong business acumen.
Ability to analyze and interpret business data and compare and contrast expected results from actual results.
Must be able to communicate effectively with managers and end users within the company along with external vendors.
Some travel required. Weekend and night hours sometimes needed.
Sedentary work – exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of forces frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time; walking and standing are only required occasionally
Close visual acuity is required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, viewing computer terminal, and extensive reading
Typical exposure to interior environmental conditions like air conditioning and dust; no substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions
Manual dexterity is regularly required including fingering, grasping, and typing; manual dexterity includes repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and fingers
Talking and hearing required to communication with and listen to others to share or receive information. May be occasionally exposed to noise including telephone, office machinery, and conversations of others