IT Software Development Manager

Lordco Auto Parts - Maple Ridge, BC (30+ days ago)

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Do you enjoy working directly with business stakeholders and technologists to select, architect, design, develop and deliver real change? In this position the successful candidate will play a key role in shaping and delivering our digital transformation roadmap.

Who we are

Lordco Parts Ltd. began in 1974 and since then has grown to become the largest auto parts retailer in Western Canada. Lordco is an owner/operated, family-run business that has expanded to include 86 retail locations, 7 distribution centers, 3 machine shops and a myriad of specialty divisions that include High Performance, RV and Marine, Truck Accessories, Equipment, Paint and Body, Import and Industrial Supplies.

Where we’re going

The business landscape is always changing and Lordco will continue to lead the industry while aggressively leveraging technology to enable our business. We’re making large investments into the technology that enables and supports our business. We’re currently at the beginning of a digital enterprise transformation and we’re looking for talented passionate people to join our team.

Who are we looking for

They’re passionate about innovation and change
They’re passionate about people, processes improvement, and technology
The successful candidate is an IT leader with a proven track record in system selection, design, implementation, and run of small products to large scale ERP solutions. They’ll lead a team of developers and analysts and third parties in transforming the digital tools that enable and support our business
They work to develop their team and invest in the people on the team
They have a successful track record from inception to run
They understand that technology is a business enabler first and foremost, and they’re a role model for service
They’re interested in an Azure, cloud first strategy
Skills and knowledge required

10+ years of combined professional analysis and development skills within an enterprise environment
5 years IT leadership experience required, leading teams of analysts and developers
Diploma or degree in computer science required
Diploma or degree in business is an asset
Experience in a retail IT environment and familiar with modern retail IT architecture, development practices, and retail business concepts such as advanced inventory planning, merchandising technologies, supply chain technologies, retail analytics, etc.
Experience working with professional services teams, system implementers and major software vendors
Strong business analysis skills – can “own” an excel spreadsheet or other models as required
Strong communication skills that enable IT to partner with other members of our business on new initiatives
Auto parts or an automotive background is an asset
What we offer

This is a full-time position located at our Maple Ridge Head Office. Compensation will be negotiated based on experience and will include our full benefits package and RRSP matching.

How to apply

If you are the ideal candidate we are looking for please send your resume and cover letter to Human Resources by replying to this ad or by filling out our Lordco Application Form at https://careers.lordco.com/