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Company: Penske Logistics Penske Logistics
 
Job Title:

Staff Software Architect - REMOTE OPPORTUNITY

Job Category: Info Technology [ View All Info Technology Jobs ]
Job Reference: 2206039
Job description:
Staff Software Architect

As a Penske Staff Software Architect, you will take on a leadership role in defining new architecture and strategies, as well as refining existing technology. While incorporating emerging technologies and trends, and taking into consideration our existing environment, you will define the tools for development teams to create, enhance, and optimize our customer solutions roadmaps. Providing cross-functional leadership and working with business leaders and software engineers you will design high performing and scalable systems.

Position Summary:

A System Architect is an information technology professional who functionally designs systems, applications and user interfaces for a solution that supports an end to end enterprise business process. A System Architect works closely with our external customers and operations (internal and external) to identify process and system improvement opportunities and documents business and technical requirements. A System Architect assists with implementation and training of the solution which ensures business and technical process compliance. These professionals have a wide range of technical and business knowledge rather than focusing their skills in a specific area of information technology.

Major Responsibilities:

• Works closely with external customers, operations (internal and external), IT departments and project team during freight management solution design and definition.

• Translates business requirements into system requirements

• Manages the projects and/or solutions to meet client group expectations.

• Main point of contact for client group updates, issues, and questions.

• Leads testing and certifies that the solution meets the customer and business process requirements.

• Participates in Customer sales presentations to articulate Penske’s technology solution capabilities

• Designs enterprise business process solutions based on system capabilities.

• Identifies new applications and functionality required to support a specific requirement.

• Trains end user groups on how to use the solution.

• Leads project scope and recommend technical solutions to meet customer needs.

• Creates project plans, timelines, milestones, goals and ownership

• Leads regular meetings to ensure effectiveness of plan, cost implications and quality of solution

• Involved in analyzing system/software capabilities and how it relates to creating a technical solution.

• Identifies future opportunities for system enhancement and value generation.

• Leads a team of Solution Analysts

• Mentors junior level associates.

• Identifies and communicates tasks to the appropriate departments required to develop and implement the solution.

• Assesses solution quality and certify that it meets the customers’ requirements.

• Provides feedback to managers of project members that helped to develop and implement the solution.

• Assists with writing reviews for associates in their team.

• Provides input on the training needs and skill improvements for associates in their team

• Other projects as assigned by the supervisor



Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or Business Administration.

•10+ years of Solutions Design experience

• 8+ years of direct and relevant work experience with TMS systems. JDA/BlueYonder is preferred.

• 5+ years of data analysis and SQL skills

• 5+ years of project management experience (including large scale projects, and managing multiple projects at one time)

• Prior consulting and business solution experiences

• Experience working as a liaison between customers, operations and technology

• Green Belt, Black Belt, Lean, or PMP certification preferred

• Must have full understanding implementation project lifecycle, methodologies and standards

• Must be proficient in troubleshooting skills and show the ability to apply knowledge to resolve issues.

• Should have knowledge of technologies and how to apply them to develop a solution

• Must have the following skills:

-Effectively collaborate with all project members

-Effective listening & influencing

-Written and oral interpersonal communication

-Strong customer service focus

-Ability to work independently or on a team

-Time management

-Initiative in issue resolution and prevention

-Consultative skills

• Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

• Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.


Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Truck Leasing
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske’s product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions.
Skills: • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or Business Administration.

•10+ years of Solutions Design experience

• 8+ years of direct and relevant work experience with TMS systems. JDA/BlueYonder is preferred.

• 5+ years of data analysis and SQL skills

• 5+ years of project management experience (including large scale projects, and managing multiple projects at one time)

• Prior consulting and business solution experiences

• Experience working as a liaison between customers, operations and technology

• Green Belt, Black Belt, Lean, or PMP certification preferred

• Must have full understanding implementation project lifecycle, methodologies and standards

• Must be proficient in troubleshooting skills and show the ability to apply knowledge to resolve issues.

• Should have knowledge of technologies and how to apply them to develop a solution

• Must have the following skills:

-Effectively collaborate with all project members

-Effective listening & influencing

-Written and oral interpersonal communication

-Strong customer service focus

-Ability to work independently or on a team

-Time management

-Initiative in issue resolution and prevention

-Consultative skills

• Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

• Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.
Employment type: Full Time
Salary/Wage: Unspecified
 
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Degree: Unspecified
Experience (year): Unspecified
Job Location: Beachwood, OH Ohio
Zip/Postal Code: 44122
Post date: 06/08/2022 / Viewed 202 times
 
Contact Information
Company: Penske Logistics
Contact Name: Tony Hoban
 
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