Senior Manager, IT Emerging Technologies
Posted on Apr 5, 2021 by Newell Rubbermaid
Newell Brands is seeking a Sr. Manager, Emerging Technologies to support and enhance the functionality and architecture of our growing business applications. In this role, you will be responsible to partner with other teams and provide overall direction, guidance of Newell's technical architecture, CRM solutions, emerging technology platforms to effectively support Newell Brands' business strategy and to meet specific business technology needs. Newell Brands is at an exciting inflection point and you will be a key member and lead team of architects, and application developers to create, maintain and enhance the architecture for Enterprise Resource solutions, CRM technologies and work on POCs for upcoming technologies.
Directs the evolution of the enterprise application and technical architecture functions, providing coordination and balance across enterprise business, information, technical, and solution architectures
Leads the identification and analysis of enterprise business drivers to develop enterprise application architecture requirements, including data architecture, application security authentication, integration architecture, and documentation of architecture for solutions and landscapes.
Develops goals and establishes target architectures, consistent, reusable patterns and an "approved" technology list
Responsible for IT research and development, analyzing technology, industry, and market trends to determine potential impacts to and opportunities for Newell Brands in the areas of emerging or new technologies.
Oversees enterprise application architecture implementation activities to reduce costs and improve efficiencies (eg, consolidation, platform retirements, etc.).
Serves as the technical authority, subject matter expert and point of escalation for IT on complex architectural and development issues
Works closely with the technical application development teams to drive continuous improvement and efficiency.
Develops ROI analysis to help justify and maximize business and IT investments.
Ensures that solutions and services deliver at or above expected business value.
Provides clear and consistent communication to Sr. IT leadership.
Expands adoption of existing technology, where appropriate, to leverage enterprise solutions that meet or exceed business-partner demands.
Proactively advises on technology options and innovation for the business
Serves as a partner in provider leadership for technology solutions and implementations.
Educate business stakeholders on relevant technology capabilities to enable better IT solutions
Mentors, develops, motivates and coaches teams to work collaboratively and effectively
Minimum of bachelor's degree in relevant fields (Computer Science, Engineering) preferred or equivalent technical job experience
12+ years of work experience in IT development and architecture.
5+ years of leadership experience managing cross-technology teams or projects and influencing senior level management and key stakeholders
Well-rounded experience with implementation of Cloud technology platforms like Salesforce, SAP Cloud Platform, AWS, Azure, etc.
Demonstrated abilities with ERP technical architecture from project inception through implementation and transition to support
Experience integrating with external systems via REST/SOAP, Streaming API and ETL solutions
Experience implementing new technologies and innovation in existing technologies
Demonstrated knowledge of data migration strategies and tools
Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, organizational, interpersonal, communication skills
Experience in requirements gathering, technical setup, and implementation of at least one full ERP project from inception to implementation as well as leading complex ERP initiatives with positive results
Excellent business-facing written and oral communications skills
Demonstrated management experience handling a team
Good understanding on B2B, B2C processes, Contact Centers, Consumer goods industry, HR self-service, self-service community solutions.
Experienced with CI/CD processes and tools like Bamboo, Git, GitHub, Bitbucket
Experience with SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, AWS and Azure ecosystems
Highly motivated, self-starter, goal-oriented and Innovative. The ideal candidate is never satisfied with the status quo... always looking for the next best way to do it.