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Company: Penske Truck Leasing
Location: Beachwood, OH
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Transportation, Logistics, Trucking

Description

Staff Software Architect

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 or Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) 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)

• Hands-on experience with XML/XSL, Oracle SQL, PLSQL.

• Proficient in C#, ASP.net, MVC, web development.

• 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. #DICE


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