Reporting to the SVP Technology, this West Chicago, IL based Senior Director Technology Development will lead the team responsible for the ongoing management, enhancements, and new development of major OEM solutions supporting the Automotive Agency practice.
We are looking for a seasoned leader to bring innovation and strong development practices in the support and creation of Tier 1, 2, and 3 marketing programs. This position will manage a team of onshore and offshore employees and contractors through the delivery of a formal roadmap execution and be the primary leader of architectural design and execution of database, integration, and UI components to meet these client programs.
Bringing this team together under a single leader will enhance consistency and efficiency of operationalization and communication, with the goal of driving exceptional client experience, growth of revenue, and gross profit.
Given that development and management involve many different functions, key to success for this role will be the Director's ability to create, lead and nurture an eco-system of internal partners including Operations, Sales, Product, Legal, Security, Learning & Development, and Finance across key geographies. This will require the Sr Director Technology Development to have strong collaborative instincts, strategic experience and confidence in architectural and delivery decision-making. Importantly, the Sr Director will also need to demonstrate proven experience in bringing to market with success complex, integrated, Automotive solutions.
Leadership - the Sr Director will be expected to develop, prioritize - and gain alignment to - a comprehensive roadmap for Epsilon OEM programs and brings to fruition successful launches for enhancements and new development. This person will be expected to work very closely with Sales and Analytic teams, taking a fresh perspective in designing innovative approaches that will a) reflect Epsilon's core strengths, competencies and priorities, b) reasonably push the boundaries of what's possible by integrating (and sometimes supplementing) these core capabilities; c) distinguish Epsilon from competition based on the value and quality of our programs, d) and maximize Epsilon's position in the marketplace.
The Sr Director will be expected to demonstrate inspiring leadership to the Development team, leveraging deep experience and knowledge of technologies and integrated solution design in a professional services environment such that it drives innovation, collaboration and excellence in customer engagement and program deliverability. In addition,this person is expected to communicate technology roadmaps and strategy clearly and persuasively to a broad leadership team.
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