Business Technology Director, Business Intelligence
Location:
Houston, Texas
Posted:
September 13, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Health Care, Information Technology
Reference:
33563


More information about this job:
OVERVIEW:
At Sysco, we offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We are looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why good things really do come from Sysco.
The Director of Business Intelligence -reports directly to the Senior Director, Enterprise Information Management and is responsible for driving strategic direction of Business Intelligence and Analytics. Providing leadership oversight to a professional staff comprised of senior managers, managers, technology architects, developers and functional/business analysts.
Educational requirements:
  • A BS Degree in Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering
  • Master's Degree or related experience is preferred.
Special requirements:
  • Visionary and strategic leadership capability coupled with tactical managerial skills; Dynamic leadership ability that can develop and energize multi-discipline, high-performance work teams to learn and apply new skills/techniques to business needs; Expertise in Relationship Management
  • Excellent leadership capability and managerial skills; Dynamic leadership ability that can develop and energize multi-discipline, high-performance work teams to learn and apply new skills/techniques to business needs; Expertise in relationship management
  • Strategic leader driving the direction for BI enterprise objectives with experience in the Big Data and Predictive Analytics space
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; an ability to present and discuss technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others and gains understanding
  • Demonstrated good judgment with strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Exceptional project management skills, including the ability to effectively deploy resources and management multiple projects of various drivers in scope in cross-functional environment
  • Experience working and leading teams delivering in an Agile / Scrum based methodology.
  • Strategic thinking skills and a global, enterprise mindset
  • Exceptional technical acumen with current and relevant knowledge of BI practices and technologies
  • Superior business analysis and process re-engineering/optimization experience
  • Ability to forge strong partnerships with vendors, business partners and internal customers
  • Drive enterprise objectives through the ability to predict, analyze, and manage cultural and technological changes within the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; an ability to present and discuss technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others and gains understanding
Description of Responsibilities:
The objective of Business Intelligence/analytics - The Director is continually focused on aligning the strategic direction of Business Intelligence/Analytics with the strategy and vision of Sysco to deliver analytics and insight that guide business decisions to increase opportunities for business units to deliver bottom line benefits and synergies for Customers and Suppliers.

The end goal is to proactively provide the leadership/strategy/vision that will transform business partners from an hindsight view of the business to an insight driven approach to information aligned to the overall Strategy and Vision of Sysco.
  • Ten +years of progressively responsible IT experience in developing and implementing complex enterprise systems
  • Strategic understanding of business intelligence tools, developing and delivering scorecards, dashboards, trend data in partnership with the BI and Enterprise Architects. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Background in designing and implementing leading Business Intelligence packages such as Business Objects, Tableau, SAS, etc.; Experience in Food Service/Distribution is helpful but not required.
  • Working knowledge of EDW technologies like Netezza, DashDB, Redshift or similar, Hadoop stacks like Big Insights, EMR or similar.
  • Background in designing and implementing leading Business Intelligence ETL and ELT solutions like Informatica, SAP Data Services, BackOffice Cransoft
  • At leastten years of experience in project management and execution involving multiple major development projects strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and leadership with strong ability in relationship/account management
  • Track record of successful development and implementation of applications in new computing architectures using emerging technologies
  • Established capability of managing multi-discipline, high performance teams and technical staff across the entire project/application life cycle
  • Ability to manage financial resources to meet goals and multiple projects
  • Demonstrated high competency in project management and the execution of multiple large projects, including managing resources across multiple projects to meet goals
  • Developed efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems
  • Develop the department budget for presentation to executive.
  • Previously managed a budget in excess of $10-15 Million annually
Leadership Competencies:
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Business Acumen
  • Drive for Results
  • Prioritization and Judgment
  • Influential Leadership
  • Partnership
  • Global Mindset
  • Talent Management and Development
  • Customer Focus
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
This opportunityis available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

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