..Serve as a technical resource and focal point for global application and architecture teams and provide problem resolution for supported infrastructure.
..Review performance and capacity management reports and work closely with other areas of I/T to resolve issues and develop solutions for new capacity needs/requirements. Recommend global web systems performance tuning activities.
..Provide general supervision to direct and dotted line reports. Monitor and evaluate performance, conduct disciplinary discussions when necessary, make compensation adjustment and merit increase recommendations, etc. Insure that the information assets of the Company and the commercial clients are protected at all times.
..Conduct periodic planning sessions with application and architecture teams, business unit leaders, and internal teams to guide direction within standards.
..Maintain/enhance technical expertise and industry knowledge including database technologies, publishing tools, Solaris/Linux technologies, storage networks, enterprise backup, and process improvement tools and techniques.
..Identify and alert management of problems that will impact progress on projects and other activities.
..Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Education
1.Bachelorís degree in Computer Science, information systems or related area. Advanced degree or additional business management degree desirable.
2.Seven (7) years of experience working in a principal IT senior manager/executive capacity of increasing responsibility, within a dynamic growth environment that makes data driven decisions. Experience in industrial manufacturing environment and international IT leadership are strongly preferred.
3.Ability to function at a strategic level; Experience with enterprise-wide system implementations, and extensive hands-on experience as an IT professional.
4.Demonstrated work history of advancing IT systems & practices as a business partner to executive management in a complex and/or matrix-operating environment.
5.Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to effectively direct MPTís overall IT operations in order to maximize systems & service delivery and cost efficiencies; consistently meets objectives timely and accurately.
6.Highly effective communicator with the ability to clearly and concisely articulate ideas, concepts and proposals.