Applications Solutions Lead – Corporate (Boise, ID)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a Lead Applications Delivery Analyst position available at our Corporate Headquarters in Boise, ID.
SUMMARYDrive the global applications architecture and implementation of business systems and sub-systems spanning multiple lines of business regionally and internationally. Facilitate project activities and communications throughout all phases of software development and delivery. Provide leadership and direction for other analysts and functions, both internally and externally. Lead efforts to design and implement solutions across multiple systems and for the most complex of projects and problems. Lead Applications Lifecycle Management (ALM) for technologies and projects from introduction to retirement in our portfolio. Evaluate emerging technologies. Communicate and coordinate globally with other delivery teams to ensure appropriate integration of processes and technology across the enterprise. 10% – Lead work planning and management process, i.e. facilitates sprint planning and escalations10% – Act as or collaborate with Solution Architect for one or more complex applications15% – Guide assigned team to tactically deliver on strategy set by business and IT management40% – Oversee day-to-day work from application managed service providers and functional vendor resources. Responsible for end-to-end delivery of assigned Projects and Change Requests.5% – Drives application documentation compliance and ensures proper design and documentation standards, and ensures consistent utilization across the team.20% – Provides Applications Lifecycle Management (ALM) roadmaps and direction for existing products and applications in the Simplot Applications Portfolio and provides technical expertise for global Applications strategy. Evaluate new system capabilities and functionality, including networking with vendors and user groups. RESPONSIBILITIES Lead sprint planning, ensuring optimal work processes and clear communication to stake holders and IT ManagementDevelop systems requirements, determine which solutions are best fit, and continually improve delivery model for applications and servicesBuild and maintain effective internal and external partnerships, overseeing managed service providers and vendors to ensure a high level of application service deliveryDrive knowledge sharing between Teams and with IT Support structures to continually improve our overall knowledge baseProvide leadership and consultation to business and IT teams regarding the application of technology to enhance and/or consolidate business performanceAssist Project Planners and Enterprise Architects in planning and scoping of new initiatives and enhancements to assigned applicationsProvide support to the Applications Delivery Manager in researching, presenting and delivering opportunities to derive further value from our application footprintLead and mentor Analysts on team, standing in for the Applications Delivery Manager when necessaryProvide on-call support as assigned REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree from 4 year college or university10+ years related experienceCombination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#3484 Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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