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Director Applications

  • Location: Chicago, 60611
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

Excellent Career Opportunity for an Application Director for our Chicago based client. Great work life balance, compensation and corporate mission! Please apply today if you have 3 years managing a team of technologists plus:
  • Develop and implement systems, processes, procedures, and metrics to ensure effective delivery of solutions using well-defined project delivery methods and software evolution strategies
  • Oversee development of detailed project plans in support of product roadmaps and provide oversight and management of activities to meet functional, budget and time commitments
  • Manage third party relationships, including contract negotiations and deliverables management
  • Establish an effective organization to allow for the successful execution of the software strategy across the enterprise. 
  • Effectively align software strategy with the needs of the individual business units, while maintaining a sound architectural roadmap for each ecosystem.
  • Create, implement, and maintain a continuous improvement plan for software development and IT infrastructure
  • Research the external environment, and identify and recommend external partners for the delivery technologies suitable for the enterprise needs
  • Identify and implement technology trends that will be able to support the future success of the business 
  • Ensure high quality talent, bench strength and succession planning through best practices in recruiting, selection, training, developing, and retaining IT staff; plan capacity and determine staffing requirements and hire and train new staff
  • Foster a strong customer service mind-set throughout the team, while championing thought leadership and partnership with the business
  • Evaluate team members performance, provide candid feedback and high impact coaching that enables and motivates them to achieve departmental and enterprise goals; set goals and monitor performance, develop staff to maximize potential  


Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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