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IT Director for Enterprise Applications (Remote)

  • Location: Oshkosh
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #3103

Carex is working with a global organization that has roots and a HQ in Wisconsin, with over 15,000 employees. Their engineering and product innovation helps keep soldiers and firefighters safe, is critical in building and keeping communities clean, and helps people do their jobs every day.

We are helping our partner find and hire a Director, IT – Enterprise Applications.  This role supports their Global IT Vision: a 24×7 Global Information Technology partner to their customers, internal companies and functional departments. They provide services of the highest quality that anticipate and fulfill the needs of these customers at a reasonable cost. They develop and maintain the right level of capability to deliver services, while conducting themselves professionally, and providing a dynamic and challenging environment that allows their people to grow and succeed.

What you’ll do:

  • Direct multiple teams of information technology professionals which includes hiring and training new team members, performance management, annual reviews, career coaching, and technical, leadership and personal development program guidance.
  • Oversee the day-to-day activities of the IT function to ensure effective delivery of operational components of incident management including detection, response, and reporting.
  • Manage regular plans and resource capacity forecasts.
  • Deliver internal IT customer service excellence by negotiating service levels and ensuring delivery of business commitments.
  • Maintain strong relationships with internal customers to ensure a thorough understanding of business and technical objectives as well as across the Global IT team.
  • Ensure the effective use of IT project methodologies by providing oversight for area IT projects, providing expert guidance on deliverables, process and approach.
  • Partner with business leaders to understand direction and identify opportunities for business optimization and process improvement.
  • Govern effective internal processes, financial controls, and security practices.
  • Develop IT, business policies, and audit requirements.
  • Review and approve annual plans and budgets for multiple departments by ensuring ongoing spending aligns with business objectives as well as propose and implement changes as appropriate.
  • Ensure alignment of IT operations, project approach, architecture and management with the overall global IT targets and approach.

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Twelve (12) or more years of experience in Information Technology or related experience.
  • Five (5) or more years of management experience.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%.

What they prefer you bring, but not required:

  • Graduate degree in Information Systems, Management or equivalent.
  • Relevant industry recognized certifications (e.g. ITIL, COBIT, specific functional area certs as required).
  • Ability to interact with company personnel, builds strong relationships at all levels and across all business units and organizations, and understands business imperatives.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of technical expertise, staying abreast of new technologies and practices.
  • Strong understanding of the business impact of IT tools, technologies and policies.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with the IT organization, management and business personnel.


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