(•‿-) Director (m/w) - Application Management
International Executive Recruiting – IER, http://www.ier-network.com is an executive search company dedicated to helping organizations to find the best executive management professionals in Germany, Europe and worldwide. The international network with a unique search process gives IER an edge over many other executive search firms.
We are seeking for our international client a Director (m/f) - Application Management.
§ Management of the application services department of the IT division to ensure the strategic development and attainment of divisional and corporate goals.
§ Ensuring customer satisfaction (both internal and external clients) and a cohesive working relationship with multiple levels of management.
§ Provide recommendations around application management industry related technology advances and opportunities. Recommend and influence IT investments in specific technologies.
§ Management of a staff of 500+ and a substantial number of IT contractors in a matrix organization. Building empowering, innovative, results driven and collaborative culture of success in the department.
§ Develop and manage the application services portfolio roadmap in conjunction with business demand and market changes in consideration of the TSI application management approaches and new technologies.
§ Demonstrate thought leadership around application management and outsourcing which includes understanding, considering and respecting the business side impact of IT decisions and practices.
ABOUT YOU - YOU HAVE:
§ A minimum of 10+ years responsible leadership experience with comprehensive experience in technology architecture, engineering, application development and application outsourcing. Proven experience and record of leading large outsourcing, transformation and improvement efforts.
§ High degree of competency with IT methodologies such as project management, software development lifecycle and organizational development best practices required. Experience and familiarity with agile design concepts and new generation technologies – DevOP’s, IoT/E, Automation, Cloud, Analytics, cloud service and deployment models – Iaas and Paas solutions. A clear understanding of cloud service and deployment models.
§ Proven experience and record of leading large outsourcing, transformation and improvement efforts. Current or recent experience leading application management onshore and/or offshore teams across the full IT life cycle. Experience in bringing expert technical leadership to customers and partners while regarding all aspects of AMM offerings.
§ Technical expert and evangelist in application outsourcing and application management. Conversant with software programming - In Java, C#, GO, Scala, Node.JS, Ruby, Groovy, and/or Python (not just scripting) and web and mobile technologies across multiple technology platforms. Solid understanding of systems monitoring, alerting and analytics (New Relic, Cacti, Graphite, Logstash, Nagios, Ganglia, Splunk, VMware vCOPS, Hyperic etc.). Experience using and/or developing on a Windows/Unix/Linux platform.
§ Experience in customer facing datacenter architecture, delivery and operational services in Cloud IaaS environments such as VMware, Azure, AWS, or OpenStack. Proven experience with PaaS offerings such as Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Elastic Beanstalk, or similar. Integration build process using Hudson and/or Jenkins build tools.Configuration and version control using Git, Subversion and others.
§ Fluent German and English language skills.
§ Willingness to travel and work on-site.
PLACE OF WORK:
§ Various locations all over Germany
If you are interested in this position, please send me your CV (including your salary expectations) under: http://bit.ly/20ppFnk