Director Products & Applications

  • Paramus, USA

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About Veolia North America

A subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water, and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education, and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website

Job Description

Position Purpose:

This position will report to the Vice President, CIO Domain Leader and provide technical expertise, proactive leadership, and guidance to the domain group and to the operations units on all matters involved with information management within the domain and DB&T.  This position is also the chief liaison to DB&T leadership to coordinate work with the rest of the VNA and DB&T business/functional units and is the primary person to advise on the advancement of the digital strategy to differentiate the BU now and in the future.

This will be a hybrid role located in Paramus, NJ. Travel up to 20% may be required.


Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

·  Guide and support prescribed domain towards digital initiatives defined to enhance domain performance, efficiency, profitability, and safety
·  Assist in coding the solution (software, application, system...)
·  Challenge, assist, and advise on the technical & application solutions to be implemented
·  Pilot and manage technical crises, report alerts, and arbitration needs to the authorities adapted
·  Perform a permanent technological watch allowing him to be the technical referent on his perimeter. Work closely with the CTO for guidance on new technologies and solutions.
·  Provide level 3 support for its scope
·  Ensure​ ​the​ ​coordination​ ​and​ ​compliance​ ​with​ ​the​ ​security​ ​standards​ ​and​ ​architecture​ ​of​ ​the​ ​IS​ ​on​ ​its​ ​perimeter
·  Ensure the compliance of developments with security standards
·  Manage the various audits (technical, security, and publishers) that may occur within its scope
·  Ensure the application mapping respects the standards set forth by the Chief Technology Office
·  Define the technical base of its perimeter to meet the requirements of the digital transformation plans
·  Control the environment and promotes continuous integration within its scope
·  Manage the technical debt of its scope
·  Design and validate the technical architecture of its scope
·  Set up procedures and tools allowing continuous integration (Jenkins, JIRA, Gitlab...)
·  Contribute to the improvement of practices and methods implemented
·  Organize and supervise the production launches of its scope
·  Verify and ensure the quality and performance of the operation of the developments within its scope
·  Blueprint functional and technical change documentation and work as the liaison between the business and outsourced service providers to deliver the services and changes to the applications as necessary
·  Provide senior leadership with regular project status & reporting
·  Create and present business cases, plus identify business needs in a timely and efficient manner
·  Collaborate with Project Managers and Solution Delivery teams to identify appropriate internal and external resources necessary to accomplish project deliverables on time and on budget
·  Manage stakeholder expectations through clear, concise, and professional presentations and communications
·  Lead efficient team operations that promote modernization and upgrades of DB&T and BU/Domain systems
·  Conduct performance evaluations and career planning with DB&T staff that are timely and constructive
·  Mentor staff members to ensure their goals align with BU/Domain goals and the staff members’ personal development goals
·  Understand AGILE project management methodologies
·  At times function as a SCRUM lead
·  Provide project updates to Domain CIO



·  Undergraduate degree in Information Systems or related field, Graduate degree a plus
·  Minimum of 10 years of information technology
·  Extensive experience in partnering with operations as well as leading and managing the department
·  Experience working with outside firms to augment staff when required
·  Prior industry knowledge beneficial


·  Excellent verbal and written communication skills (including presentation skills), including the ability to influence and negotiate through expertise
·  Outstanding relationship-building skills
·  Proficient project management, time management and continuous improvement skills
·  Superior problem solving and financial analysis skills
·  In-depth knowledge of software development practices
·  Familiarity with database architecture and design
·  General knowledge of various enterprise platforms
·  Ability/Willingness to work with Global peers to share best practices to further the VNA business

Additional Information


Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as
health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to
participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. Pay and
benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective
bargaining agreement.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

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