IHG Director, Application Development & Integration in Atlanta, Georgia30309


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Do you see yourself as the Director, Applications Development and Integration for the Global

Technology team?

Our Americas Corporate office, based in Atlanta, Georgia , has a need for a Director

Applications Development and Integration to direct and oversee multiple application

development functions and global deployment on complex multi platform software systems within

schedule, cost and quality requirements. This role will oversee the planning,

designing, developing, testing and deploying of large and complex application

software systems.


Job Summary(Role Summary)


and oversee multiple application development functions and global deployment on

complex multi-platform software systems within schedule, cost and quality

requirements. Oversee the planning,

designing, developing, testing and deploying of large and complex application

software systems. Accomplish goals and

objectives through subordinate managers who organize and direct a technical and

professional staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities(Key Activities)

● Direct and oversee the development and

deployment of significant and highly complex projects to ensure products are

developed in accordance with specified technical requirements, schedules and

budgets. Communicate and coordinate

technical integration infrastructure issues and ensure project results provide

a high degree of client satisfaction.

● Establish and maintain relationships with

client management and develop a strong working knowledge of client business

functions and objectives. Develop

competency and understanding of the client’s business and strategic direction

to ensure accurate translation of client requirements into technical


● Define ways to use technology to reduce

costs and improve productivity to include implementation of new software, new

modules, application upgrades, customizations, enhancements, re-engineering of

systems and business process engineering.

● Ensure proper support of delivered

applications by providing recommendations, high-level planning and management

of the transition process.

● Direct, monitor and mentor on methodology,

tools, templates, standards, policies and procedures. Define quality assurance processes and

participate in project post mortem’s.

● Plan, organize, control and lead

subordinate functions within established schedules, budgetary and manpower

plans; establish goals, performance standards and operating procedures for

assigned functions. Participate in

creation of department staffing and capital budgets.

● Coach and develop team members; hire,

fire, assess, discipline, document performance, recommend salary and

classification changes. Act as an

advisor to subordinate managers or staff to help meet established schedules

and/or resolve technical or operational problems.

Band Level: 5

Salary range: Base plus potential bonus





or Master's Degree in a relevant field of work or an equivalent combination of

education and work related experience.


10 years progressive IT experience with demonstrated

proficiency in multiple disciplines/technologies/processes related to the

position including development, implementation, and maintenance of large scale

integrated systems across multiple hardware and software platforms and 5 to 7

years managing teams and/or significant complex projects.

Technical Skillsand Knowledge

● Demonstrated project management experience

in organizing, planning and executing large-scale projects from conception

through implementation.

● Demonstrated effective verbal and written

communication skills for the purpose of providing and explaining complex

technical information to clients, vendors, senior management and staff.

● Demonstrated experience in leading and

developing people.

● Demonstrated experience and knowledge in

computing architectures and implementation of networked computing


● Demonstrated proficiency in leading

multi-disciplined work teams in the development, implementation, and

maintenance of large-scale integrated systems across multiple hardware and

software platforms

● Strong technical knowledge of computer

languages (including database management systems), applications, operating

systems, terminology, communications, networks, and hardware capabilities

● Demonstrated knowledge of system

integration issues between diverse platforms.

Specialized TechnicalSkills: (management and development experience in one or more disciplinesrequired)

● Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence,

ETL Tool, RDBMS and/or multi-dimensional data base

● Transaction Processing Facility

(TPF-V4.1), Central Reservations System Applications

● JAVA, J2EE, OO, XML, Web Services,


● Membership Management, Campaign

Management, CRM and Sales Force Automation

● MVS, COBOL, Assembler, JCL, Batch

● Revenue Management Systems

● ERP System (PeopleSoft)


Number of employeessupervised : Direct:

2-4 Indirect: 25-45

Decision makingresponsibilities (Key Decision Rights) :

● This position has significant impact for

identifying technical and application solutions and risk factors.

● This position has significant impact on

the Company’s ability to achieve revenue and cost targets as influenced by

information technology.

● This position also has significant impact on

resource allocation, project costs, schedule and quality levels for assigned


● Erroneous decisions or recommendations

would normally result in critical delays and/or modification to projects or

operations causing a substantial expenditure of time, human resources or funds.

CONTACTS (Key Relationships)

Internal Key Relationships


position will work closely with client management, IT development teams,

support teams, data center resources, IT management to discuss projects,

provide recommendations on improvement opportunities and operating and

financial performance.

External Key Relationships


vendors, professional associations, industry experts to keep informed of

existing and evolving industry standards



is typically performed in a normal office environment

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which can include healthcare and dental coverage, disability and life insurance, and a matched 401(k) program . Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please click "Apply Online" and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans

Job: Executive / Corporate

Location: GA-Atlanta

Requisition ID: R133081