Allied Universal, a leading facility services company and the largest security force in North America with over 150,000 employees, provides unparalleled security services and solutions. With headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif., and Conshohocken, Pa., Allied Universal combines people and technology to deliver evolving, tailored solutions that allow our clients to focus on their core business. An unrelenting focus on clients’ success creates partnerships rooted in quality and value, and is supported by experience gained from being in business for over 50 years. Through our people and leading services, systems and solutions…Allied Universal is there for you.
Allied Universal Security Services is currently seeking a The VP IT – Applications to plan, coordinate, and supervise all activities related to the design, development, and implementation and support of enterprise information systems and software applications. The VP is responsible for maintaining, supporting, and upgrading existing systems and applications, and recommending new systems as business needs necessitate.
Primary responsibilities include:
Test application performance and provide statistics and reports; develop strategies for maintaining appropriate applications in an efficient and cost effective manner.
Participate and contribute as a positive role model to Allied Universal's IT Department and to the organization as a whole
Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with the organization’s executives, decision-makers, stakeholders, department heads, and end users regarding pertinent application and system activities.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology industry including security and data privacy awareness, improved development processes, and technology trends.
Manage operational costs; conduct near- and long-term financial forecasts for expanded functionality/user base.
Participate in the development of IT strategies in collaboration with the IT management team and aligned with Allied Universal’s business strategies.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field plus at least 10 years of experience in IT with minimum of 2 years in a management or supervisory capacity. In addition, we seek the following:
Allied Universal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Diversity/Veteran
Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 140,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com.
We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans.
EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.