1+ months

Director of IT Applications

Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Job Description Summary

Join the growing Taylor Morrison (Americas 5th largest and most trusted home builder) team, as the Director of IT Applications. In this role you will report to the VP IT Applications and partner with the Marketing and Sales teams to identify business outcomes that will move the business forward. Additionally, this roll will be critical in aligning and optimizing the technology stack to identified business outcomes and drive digital innovation across the organization.

We are seeking an experienced IT Director of Applications that is passionate about the digital customer experience and that will proactively partner with key business leaders and stakeholders to identify innovative ideas that drive business outcomes and unify the digital customer experience. End-to-End ownership of the marketing value stream is also critical to this role, as this candidate will need to optimize velocity and flow through the value stream and at the same time optimize the health of the entire marketing technology stack. Leading, mentoring, and influencing team members and stakeholders is also a critical aspect of this role.

Job Details

What Youll Do

  • Partner with marketing to define, develop, and deploy a digital customer experience strategy that is continuously refreshed to align with agreed upon OKRs
  • Drive strategy and innovation (Application and market expertise and business case and roadmap development
  • Ability to develop the logical technical architecture and understand the physical, and virtual layers of the technical architecture for continuous optimization
  • Continuous Identification of automation opportunities (Bots | Ai/ML
  • Effective communications (Succinctly present ideas, business cases, and manage stakeholders from C-suite on down
  • Tight collaboration with the product owner regarding product backlog
  • Measure and optimize all aspect of the marketing value stream
  • Maintenance of ticket backlog to keep at healthy levels
  • Supplier and vendor management (Contract management, SLA adherence, Optimization).
  • Leading agile product teams to deliver on all sprint delivery metrics
  • Must develop annual budget plan and maintain budget fidelity to that plan
  • Measure team value stream capacity and properly allocate to various types of work
  • Continuous build out of a diverse team
  • Tight collaboration with other IT and functional leaders across sales and customer care
  • Maintain a flexible and proactive work environment to facilitate a quick response to changing requirements and customer objectives and innovate ways to meetbusinessgoals successfully
  • Interact directly with managers and end customers as necessary to analyze objectives and capability requirements so you can produce innovative solutions that move the needle for Taylor Morrison
  • Accountable for adherence of all related application security, data privacy, compliance, and regulatory requirements
  • Contribute to the development, delivery and continuous improvement of the TM digital strategy
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Sound Like You?

You might be just who were looking for if you have

  • Minimum of 7 years experience managing technical teams
  • 5 years experience as IT application owner directly supporting a business function
  • 5 years of experience with SiteCore or other CMS (Adobe, WordPress, etc) application
  • 3 years experience building business cases with strong ROI
  • 2 years experience managing cost center budgets
  • 2 experience with Agile software development principles & practice
  • 2 years experience coding and MSFT .NET framework
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • IT cost estimating
  • Review and approval of technical documents
  • Experience with supplier contract negotiations
  • Code reviews with the development team
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and practices

Nice to Have

  • Sitecore Certification, preferably in ver. 9.x. 10x is a plus
  • Experience with modern front-end frameworks (Angular, React, Vue.js)
  • Experience with accelerator frameworks such as Sitecore SXA,BrainjocksSCORE, or similar
  • SAFe Certification
  • Experience with Microservices
  • Experience with Azure or similar (AWS, Sitecore Cloud, Google Cloud, etc)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Will have responsibilities such as:

  • Interviewing, selecting, and training employees
  • Setting rates of pay and hours of work
  • Appraising productivity; handling employee grievances or complaints, or disciplining employees
  • Determining work techniques
  • Planning the work
  • Apportioning work among employees
  • Determining the types of equipment to be used in performing work, or materials needed
  • Planning budgets for work
  • Monitoring work for legal or regulatory compliance
  • Providing for safety and security of the workplace

Essential Functions:

Successful job applicants will be able to perform these functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Report to Division/Corporate Office/Community daily and adhere to schedule
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device
  • Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers and higher level manager
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle if applicable
  • Comply with company policies and procedure

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position up to 50% of the time
  • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

*Taylor Morrison experience and/or successful completion of training program may override required education and/or experience requirement.

Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job. They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job duties and responsibilities essential for making fair pay decisions about the job.

Taylor Morrison is an equal opportunity employer. Taylor Morrison does not discriminate against any candidate or employee on the basis of race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion or veteran status.

Benefits of Working With Taylor Morrison

We are looking for dedicated professionals that share our values of putting the customer - and their needs - first.  In addition to a great team atmosphere, career development and advancement opportunities, we offer full-time employees an extensive benefits package, to include:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care - Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Home Purchase Rebate Program
  • Home Mortgage Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Posted: 2021-08-26 Expires: 2021-10-28

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Director of IT Applications

Taylor Morrison
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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