- Vendor Management
- Analysis Skills
We are on a transformative journey to modernize our AIR MILES systems. We are in search of innovative, collaborative, and future oriented Leaders and Developers to help build the future of AIR MILES.
As the Director of Technology, you will be accountable for contributing to the technical vision, design and delivery of the business capabilities supported by the future AIR MILES technology platform.
You will help grow the technical competency within the technology team through sharing of information and experience. You will work on representing and growing the AIR MILES brand and work to be recognized as an expert in the local technical community.
What you’ll do…
Development and adoption of AIR MILES architectural standards, principles and guidelines across all the Domains and core shared services to support business and technology vision and strategy
Drive the architectural transformation of the current business and IT systems and applications into an efficient collection of services built on the industry best practices
Create, evolve and operate core architecture functions (Architecture Reviews, Architecture CoP, Technology Steering Group) to mature the technical competency, capabilities and culture
Facilitate conversations with various business stakeholders (WS leads, IT Directors, product management, security, infrastructure, etc.) to build and maintain our technology roadmap
Provide advanced level of expertise on architectural direction to WS leads, IT Directors and CLs to address emerging business requirements and guide technology decision making
Development of design and engineering skills, knowledge and capabilities through hiring, training and mentoring to deliver high quality business capabilities
Design and implementation of the AIR MILES core shared services (event stream, data integration platform, IDP, etc.)
Research and evaluation of new architectural methodologies and patterns to build and optimize our business capabilities
Who you are…
Minimum of 7 years of directly related work experience in a technology role that involves a strong business acumen, 5 of which should be in a Supervisory/Management role
STEM education, preferably Computer Science, Programming, Engineering or a related field
Experience in technical architecture with significant experience in translating business requirements into highly scalable and distributed Cloud based solutions
Experience partnering directly with engineering teams to deliver capabilities in a public and/or private cloud environment
Technical hands-on experience with virtualization, Cloud infrastructure architectures, systems, storage, databases, networks, monitoring
Experience with Java and other object-oriented and functional languages
Experience with scaling and optimizing systems both for production reliability as well as customer experience
Experience in deploying and maintaining distributed systems in production
Experience with engineering methodologies, approaches and principles (twelve-factor app, domain driven design, CQRS, event sourcing, SOLID design principles, etc.)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to build consensus amongst many stakeholders
Excellent analytical skills with ability to interpret data and results
Senior level knowledge of marketing business processes and operations
Excellent contract negotiation and vendor management skills
Understanding of Information Security
Interesting perks at AIR MILES:High impact role with interesting challengeFlexible hours and strong work life balanceSubsidized catered bistro caféGreat health and wellness benefitsOne of the highest performing companies in the market (NYSE: ADS)
is part of the successful Alliance Data family of companies that provide the full range of data-driven loyalty, marketing and credit solutions in more than 80 locations across the globe.
Working with more than 100 leading brands in the retail, financial services, grocery, petroleum retail, travel and hospitality industries to profitably change customer behavior. Through a team of businesses, including one of the leading coalition loyalty programs in the world, the AIR MILES® Reward Program, LoyaltyOne designs, delivers and manages a suite of services focused on consumer data, customer-centric retail strategies, direct-to-consumer marketing, loyalty consulting and more.
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Alliance Data® (NYSE: ADS) is a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries. The Company creates and deploys customized solutions, enhancing the critical customer marketing experience; the result is measurably changing consumer behavior while driving business growth and profitability for some of today's most recognizable brands. Alliance Data helps its clients create and increase customer loyalty through solutions that engage millions of customers each day across multiple touch points using traditional, digital, mobile and emerging technologies. An S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company headquartered in Plano, Texas, Alliance Data consists of three businesses that together employ more than 16,000 associates at approximately 100 locations worldwide.
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