Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at: http://www.WabtecCorp.com.
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The Wabtec IT Application Excellence team’s mission is to create long term, sustainable value for Wabtec through collaborative business partnership, creative solutioning, strong execution, and stable operations of our application platforms & products.
The Director IT of Transit Solutions is responsible for partnering with Wabtec’s Transit Business Unit to develop an IT application roadmap and drive execution on initiatives that unlock value for the business in alignment with the One Wabtec application excellence strategy. This position will represent IT and interface directly with the Senior Transit Leadership Team, build an IT team that can scale to support transit, and facilitate execution of IT programs across multiple IT teams. This position will report to the Corporate Vice President of IT Applications and will directly support multiple senior business leaders.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Leadership and Strategy Responsibilities
Partner closely with Transit Leadership Team and site leaders:
Manage the IT budget for Transit specific initiatives and govern overall spend for Transit programs across various IT teams.
Collaborate with IT product owners to provide input to roadmaps relevant to the Transit business specifically.
Partner with IT product and platform teams to develop and execute projects that drive sustainable value and rationalizes the Transit application landscape.
Oversee execution of projects that mitigate risk and provide clear business benefit for Transit.
Team Management & Oversight Responsibilities
Minimum Qualifications_:_ (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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