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IT Solutions Architect - Remote Opportunity

Company: Penske
Location: Irving
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:

An IT Solutions Analyst/Solutions Architect is an information technology professional who functionally designs systems, applications and user interfaces for a solution that supports a specific business process. An IT Solutions Analyst/ Solutions 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. An IT Solutions Analyst/ Solutions 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.
Tests 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 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.
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.
Other projects as assigned by the supervisor
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or Business Administration.
7 years of Solutions Design experience
5 years of direct and relevant work experience with TMS systems. JDA/BlueYonder is preferred.
3 years of Data analysis and SQL skills
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.

Keywords: Penske, Irving , IT Solutions Architect - Remote Opportunity, Professions , Irving, Texas

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