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Senior Director Enterprise Business Systems - Immediate Interviews!

Company: Pacific Architects and Engineers Incorporated
Location: Falls Church
Posted on: July 21, 2021

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Senior Director Enterprise Business Systems


PAE is seeking a Senior Director of Enterprise Business Systems. The Senior Director is responsible for managing enterprise systems supporting various company core business functions.  The company core enterprise business systems include Deltek Costpoint ERP, IBM Maximo, Hyland OnBase, Workday, Salesforce, in-house custom developed applications and many others. Management of day to day operational oversight of the IT Business Systems teams comprised of team managers, global engineers, developers, system administrators, architects and other technologists responsible for the internal technology stack, administration and management of the company’s IT Business Systems.

The Senior Director will report to the office of the Chief Information Officer, provide strategic leadership and serve as a company-wide resource to steer and support the various PAE technology initiatives.  The Senior Director can be based in PAE’s Northern VA office locations and will work with dispersed IT teams across PAE’s US and global offices.

Essential Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Oversight of the IT Business systems include IT teams supporting Deltek Costpoint ERP and other financial tools/applications and systems, a software and applications development team responsible for custom business applications and an Enterprise Asset Management team responsible for the IBM Maximo product suite.

  • Provide strategic leadership, organizational vision and day to day operational oversight of all aspects for PAE Business applications and systems teams supporting global logistics, finance and application development.

  • Act as project manager for complex business systems transformations and acquisition integrations

  • Prepare effective business cases for systems improvements and/or alternative new systems, clearly articulating non-financial and financial benefits and costs, and influencing various stakeholders effectively.

  • Proactively identify and maximize synergies and efficiencies across business systems

  • Inspire and lead the business systems support team including mentoring, coaching, evaluation, and professional development.

  • Collaborate with leadership to establish and implement relevant metrics for monitoring Information Technology infrastructure, service desk and field services performance.

  • Effectively manage the department financials (including optimizing software licenses and consulting fees) and ongoing resource management needs.

  • Collaborate with key business stakeholders to foster innovation by combining functional and operational knowledge to identify new ideals for current customer facing products and services

  • Build relationships and teams across organizational boundaries by effectively communicating, cooperating, and collaborating with all technology and business stakeholders.


  • Must be a results-oriented, cross-functional leader with strong business acumen. High level of curiosity and ability to monitor emerging new technologies and applications to meet business desired outcomes.

  • IT professional with Bachelor's degree in a technology-related field, with 12+ years of experience.

  • 8+ years of Deltek ERP systems, IT application and solutions development, delivery and support experience. Strong experience with application architecture and experience setup.

  • 5+ years of experience in a management level position, building and leading high-performing teams

  • Strong working (hands-on) experience managing Deltek Costpoint ERP systems, Oracle database, Hyland and IBM Maximo and or other business system deployments

  • The ability to function as a hands-on "player-manager" jumping in to help as needed while not losing site of the big picture.

  • Experience with cloud and SaaS platform-based solutions is highly desirable

  • Solid understanding of SDLC and experience in leading software development business initiatives

  • Experience with scrum and other agile development methods is a must

  • Solid understanding of SOX compliancy

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute projects cross-functionally including acquisition integrations, new module or system implementations, systems selections and maintenance / hot fix updates

  • Business Process Expertise – have a deep understanding of and ability to articulate best practices across core business processes; ability to integrate acquired business into existing business processes

  • Systems Implementation – multiple experiences implementing business systems, integrations and managing the process to design, build, test and deploy systems

  • Exceptional management & organizational skills enabling real time prioritization, an effective intake process for the team and a strong ability for holding the team accountable to results

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally, possibly up to 10%




PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


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