Nuverra Environmental Solutions

  • Director of Applications (Job based in: Scottsdale, AZ or Houston, TX)

    Job Locations US-AZ-Scottsdale
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/25/2018 3:17 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Nuverra Environmental Solutions has an opening for an IT Director of Business Applications. We are looking for a professional with a strong background in IT application support who has an in-depth understanding of business applications that tie business processes across multiple functions together. He or she will be responsible for evaluating our existing applications, technology, and processes, building relationships with business leaders, & advising the executive team on the best ways to move forward with best-in-class solutions. You will be a pivotal leader within our company, report directly to the CIO and work with our executive leadership. The position is a great opportunity for a talented individual to help drive improvements and build out a modern IT landscape for the Company.

     The IT Director of Business Applications should possess strong organizational, communication and management skills. The candidate will be self-motivated with the ability to provide solutions for business issues. The successful candidate has proven experience scaling IT and is a competent individual with integrity, accountability, strong interpersonal skills, and a team player.



    • At least 10+ year’s proven experience as a leader in an IT organization.
    • MS degree in Computer Science or related engineering field, or equivalent experience
    • Experience leading an IT business applications or other operations teams.
    • Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure and background in designing / developing IT systems and planning IT implementation
    • Experience in leading inter-organization change to increase efficiency through the implementation of technology
    • Strong ability to manage and prioritize multiple, concurrent projects while meeting aggressive deadlines in a fast-paced environment, including ability to manage multiple project resources, with extensive project planning and execution skills
    • Possess an orientation for results and excellence, inspire confidence and demonstrate conceptual and analytical thinking, initiative and flexibility
    • Management and execution skills to deliver and operate enterprise services on time, on budget and with reliable quality
    • Experience managing compliance and controls for SOC/SOX

    Operational Job Functions and Responsibilities:

    • Leads system solution evaluations and product due diligence analysis using industry best practices benchmarks
    • Develops strategy and provide leadership role in IT outsourcing/insourcing activities including RFPs, evaluating pricing and technology solutions offerings
    • Interfaces with all levels of management, implementing processes and technology that support business value and process efficiency across business and technical functions
    • Defines a vision and roadmap for business applications
    • Perform leadership role in identifying opportunities for further leveraging cloud technology and define business cases for migration where appropriate
    • Develops, manages, and controls departmental expenditures against the operating expense and capital budgets
    • Stay abreast of existing and emerging IT and industry trends and relevant business developments associated with current and new technologies
    • Interfaces with key partners and vendors, ensuring they understand project deliverables, meet timing and cost deadlines, and collaborate with internal project stakeholders while augmenting internal team resources
    • Works to drive and implement best practices across all platforms, digital innovation, process automation, and emerging technologies that fit business requirements
    • Ensures that the development and implementation of mission-critical services, business systems, applications, and technology platforms can be supported operationally and scale to business objectives once they are implemented
    • Ensures clear communication of project scopes, timing, prioritization, budgets, resource needs, and progress on an ongoing basis
    • Assess the underlying information and technology environment within the organization making recommendations regarding how to invest in and apply best practices and innovative technology while achieving long-term scalability, reducing operational costs, better supporting business processes, and driving change management within the organization



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