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Applied Materials, Inc.

Senior Director, IT Solutions Management - (M7)

Applied Materials, Inc. - Santa Clara, CA

Senior Director, IT Solutions Management - (M7)','1804623','!*!Provides leadership and direction through senior managers. Is accountable for the performance and results of multiple regions or diverse job families or departments within a major region or business unit. Develops and executes business unit, department or sub-functional strategy to achieve key business objectives. Decisions are guided by company and segment/functional strategy and objectives. Directs and controls the activities of one or more functional areas.Key ResponsibilitiesKeep abreast of industry technology trends and developments and strategic partner roadmaps. Collaborate with internal customers and strategic partners, to identify, evaluate and recommend new technology solutions to address key business needs Directs personnel responsible for the build, test and deployment of complex IT solutions. Ensures these solutions are technically sound, cost effective  and adhere to accepted industry best practices. Utilize data and metrics to drive continuous improvement.Leads development and execution of application strategy and technical roadmap.  Responsible for defining and managing  the cost structure and lifecycle of IT products  development model and SLAs.   Ensures service delivery and SLAs are met.Maintains product and IT service vendor relationship; Creates a competitive environment for the benefit of organization. Responsible for management of IT outsourced contracts ensuring service levels are achieved at effective cost. Plan and manage projects to ensure effective and efficient execution in line with established processes and guidelines and guardrails of scope, timeline, budget and qualityDefines and implements strategic organizational  vision, goals and objectives and determines the optimal progression to obtain these goals. Provides active leadership by  attracting, developing, and retaining personnel and continuously improving organizational capabilities.Functional KnowledgeDemonstrates broad and comprehensive understanding of different systems, theories and practices as well as the changing business environmentBusiness ExpertiseApplies in-depth knowledge of own segment/function, business and commercial expertise to differentiate itself from the competitionLeadershipLeads a business unit, department or sub-function generally through multiple levels of managers of diverse activities; develops and executes business unit, department or sub-functional strategy to achieve key business objectives Problem SolvingEvaluates key business challenges; directs the development of new or innovative solutionsImpactGuided by company strategy and business objectives, impacts results of segment/functionInterpersonal SkillsInfluences and negotiates at the top executive levels, with great latitude on outcomes; presents and defends complicated or delicate issuesPosition requires understanding of Applied Materials global Standards of Business Conduct and compliance with these standards at all times. This includes demonstrating the highest level of ethical conduct reflecting Applied Materials' core values.','!*!EducationBachelor's Degree10 - 15 Years of ExperienceApplied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.','Americas-United States of America-California-CA,Santa Clara','','Information Technology','Day Job','Yes, 10 % of the Time','Internal / External','Internal / External','Domestic Full Relocation','Domestic Full Relocation','Senior Director, IT Solutions Management - (M7)

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Applied Materials, Inc.

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Senior Director, IT Solutions Management - (M7) Applied Materials, Inc. - Santa Clara, CA, United States

   

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Company Profile:
With more than 45 years of commitment to facilitating positive change through technological innovation, Applied has improved the way people live, work and play. Technology is at the heart and soul of our DNA. Using our guiding principles of energy efficiency, scale, design for the environment, and community involvement, we are creating change on a global scale, while creating breakthrough opportunities resulting in a brighter future