Wichita, Kansas

Description

Koch Engineered Solutions (KES) is currently looking for an IT Solutions Delivery Leader to work with our Information Technology (IT) Team at our Wichita, KS headquarters. The IT team is a vital component in KES’ strategy to improve business performance through the application of technology and profitably transform our business. Working as an integrated group with the Engineering, Operations, Commercial and Financial teams that design and maintain facilities and manufacture key components for various industries across the world. Our team functions as a startup entity within our enterprise to develop innovative solutions and build a market for their solutions through transforming KES work processes.

As a member of the Information Technology team, you will need to thrive in a fast pace and innovative environment. You will collaborate to develop solutions and prove their value through experimentation and scalable deployment in our business. Leading in a collaborative environment, displaying creativity, and focusing on attaining positive business results will be necessary skills. Like an employee of a startup, you will need to be resourceful and capable of partnering with key stakeholder’s, building relationships, and interacting with market solution providers that can accelerate progress of our business objectives.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Leading and developing a team of Business Systems Analysts, who are working in projects focused in the Operations, Engineering, and Construction Services capabilities.
  • Providing leadership by working closely with business functional areas to understand business outcomes, business processes, review current systems, and identify profitable opportunities for our businesses.
  • Working as a team member with KES business resources and application development resources to implement business transformation projects.
  • Accountability for the management of the team’s backlog of projects, including backlog grooming. prioritization, and retrospective analysis.
  • Coach, mentor, and manage resources across disciplines and projects, ensuring projects are delivered in a timely and cost-effective method
  • Evaluating partners for specific projects and helping to connect KES with those resources
  • Driving resources to discover transformational projects through functional analysis and guiding implementations within the business.
  • Organizing and tracking the progress of projects and application changes by applying project management techniques. Identifying issues that will delay on-time solution delivery and assist in resolving them.
  • Communicating to invested Business, IT teams and management, the status, and problems with work assignments. Aiding team members to overcome obstacles with the appropriate risk-based philosophy
  • Staying current on technologies and best practices, ensuring that we are leveraging the best knowledge to achieve success
  • Responsible for providing input, creating, and maintaining both application and system roadmaps
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management. 


The Experience You Will Bring

  • A proven track record of delivering projects multi $MM projects in a timely fashion
  • Leading transformational projects in program or portfolio leadership roles
  • Experience and competency in leading via collaboration and influence, ability to balance a strong strategic point of view with the ability to listen, adapt, and bring others along
  • The ability to adapt quickly to new problems, situations, businesses, initiatives, and technology
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills and ability to work within cross functional teams
  • Strong economic thinking skills
  • Self-motivation and the persistence to create value through work process transformation
  • A positive attitude and the innovative thinking skills to turn the impossible into capability


Requirements:

  • Proven professional experience in a technology focused role (including but not limited to IT Roles such as: Lead Analyst, Application Systems Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, Software Developer)
  • Experience taking projects from idea to implementation managing all aspects of solution delivery including requirements gathering, scope definition, resource planning, budget management, status reporting, risk management and change control


What Will Put You Ahead

  • Information Technology or relatable leadership experience
  • Master’s Degree with an IT or Business focus
  • Experience leading or collaborating with a global team
  • Experience working with software vendors or software development to solve business needs
  • Experience leading Agile Teams and utilizing its methodologies, processes, and tools
  • Experience with AWS Products, IT/OT solutions
  • Experience with analytics tools and concepts such as Data lakes and/or PowerBI

Other Considerations:

  • In this role, you may travel up to 30% of the time
  • This role is not open to visa sponsorship. 






Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.


At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

Wichita, Kansas

Koch companies have a presence in nearly 60 countries and employ about 60,000 people. They have invested about $45 billion in acquisitions and other capital expenditures since 2003 to make life better around the world by efficiently converting resources into products and services that people depend on every day.

Our major industries include refining, chemicals and biofuels; process and pollution control equipment and technologies; minerals; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; commodity trading and services; forest and consumer products; and ranching.

Since 1960, the value of the Standard & Poor's 500 grew 100-fold (assuming the reinvestment of dividends). During that same period, the value of Koch Industries grew nearly 3,500-fold (using the same assumptions). The growth of Koch companies has been achieved both through acquisitions and through expansion and broadening of existing businesses. Contributing to the company’s continued growth is the shareholders’ long-time policy of reinvesting 90 percent of earnings.

We have long been committed to creating real, sustainable value for all of society. For decades, Koch companies have supported education and social progress. These philanthropic efforts include support for educational institutions, foundations and programs that study and promote market-based solutions to societal challenge. Koch also works to protect, conserve and enhance natural resources; Koch companies around the world have earned more than 550 awards for safety, environmental excellence, community stewardship, innovation and customer service since January 2009.

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