IT DIRECTOR, BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP EXECUTIVE
SAVING LIVES AND MAKING THE WORLD A SAFER PLACE TO LIVE
L3 Technologies is a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.
Electronic Systems (ES) is one of three L3 business segments, and provides a broad range of components, products, subsystems, systems and related services for military and commercial customers. We are searching for a IT Director, Business Relationship Executive (BRE) supporting our Power & Propulsion Systems Sector based in Anaheim, CA.
In this role, the successful candidate will report directly to the Electronic Systems Segment Vice President, Information Technology and work closely with the senior segment leadership team, Sector Presidents and IT functions.
Delivering Results & Demonstrating Success:
Act as the principal technology advisor to the Power & Propulsion Systems and a champion for identifying, leading and driving information technology transformation
Develop deep knowledge of the Power & Propulsion Systems Sector and build both horizontal and vertical relationships with business and IT leaders that deliver business impact
Ensure that Power & Propulsion Systems Sector's strategy and key performance indicators are identified and leveraged for effective IT demand shaping
Coach business functional areas leaders and enable them to articulate the technology needs and requirements in their function that will advance business performance
Partner with business and IT leaders to evaluate proposals, build business cases, and plan new joint initiatives, and determine how they fit into business capability roadmaps and priorities
Collaborate with enterprise architects and business analysts to develop technology enablement roadmaps and to ensure that essential business requirements are understood, captured, and reflected in solution documentation
Innovate with business unit or function leaders on pre-project ideation
Partner with business transformation or change management teams to ensure that the business unit or function has the capacity and capabilities to implement changes required by new technology solutions
Ensure that project/program managers and IT staff assigned to projects are knowledgeable about the business unit or function, business partner(s), and their objectives
Confirm delivery of new technology solutions and capabilities in accordance with the roadmap and ensure that they meet established objectives and expectations of business partners
Share ownership of the business value results of technology related projects; measure and communicate business value results on a regular basis
Bring outside-in or fresh perspectives into the organization by routinely meeting with end customers/consumers, industry peers, and other external sources
Ensure continuous improvement in value optimization, IT performance, and business processes where applicable
Proactively identify business capability and IT service gaps and contribute to improvement efforts
Advocate for and advance business functional areas knowledge of IT processes, frameworks, roles, and capabilities
Bachelor degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering, business, or a related field
Master degree is preferred
Certified Business Relationship Manager (CBRM) certification is preferred
10 to 15 years of IT experience with a minimum of 5 years leading and managing teams and a broad range of exposure to various technical environments including but not limited to infrastructure and cloud services, ERP and application portfolio management, compliance requirements, project management, and risk management
A minimum of 5 years developing and executing strategic plans and/or project portfolios or an equivalent combination of education and experience
At least 3 years of experience in strategic planning, alignment of strategic plans with corporate objectives, and working with a broad range of diverse and complicated business units
Strong collaboration, teamwork and relationship building skills across multiple levels of leadership and functions in the organization
Ability to listen, build rapport, and credibility as a strategic partner vertically within the business unit or function, as well as with leadership and functional teams
A strategic thinker focused on business value results that utilize technical solutions
Ability to set expectations with business functional areas leaders and effectively leverage governance for a positive end user experience
Exceptional ability to lead change using positive and collaborative methods
Skilled at conflict resolution and problem-solving to achieve win-win outcomes
Strong communication skills in writing, speaking, and presenting
Able to communicate technical or complex subject matter in business terms
An outside-in focus: outstanding end-customer relationship skills
Highly skilled at creating business requirements documents, use cases, user acceptance test plans, process flow and data flow diagrams
Demonstrated acumen and passion for business and technology
Ability to attract, develop and retain talent, and build strong teams
A competitive market-based compensation package, including relocation, commensurate with the responsibilities and experience requirements will be provided.
L3 Technologies, Inc. is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.