Full Job Description
Join the thousands of innovators, advocates and forces who are making an impact every day at one of the biggest footwear brands in the world. Whether you love to connect with consumers on the retail floor or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the SKECHERS team is the place to be. Learn more about our brand at skx.com.
As a member of the SKECHERS USA, Inc. Information Technology team, this role will be responsible for the management and ongoing successful system integration of applications within the SKECHERS finance systems portfolio. This role will primarily plan, coordinate, architect, and supervise all activities related to the integration of software programs, applications, and third-party software as a service (SAAS) solutions as needed to meet the business requirements of the organization. This position will be part of a team who serve as project lead, partnering with the business and other areas within IT, to be the go-to-system integration support for the Controllership and FP&A global end-user community. This role is also responsible for identifying ways to make processes more efficient, offering continuous improvement recommendations, developing, and delivering integration enhancements.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Serve as the go-to person for integrations within the Finance Systems portfolio of applications
Assist in the development of a solutions architecture program including departmental roadmaps and project portfolios for the finance systems architecture.
Research, identify, design, document and communicate integration solutions to address specific business problems for a secure, efficient, and adaptable future state model
Perform proof of concepts, create solution prototypes, and participate in technology selection
Manage and participate in activities that take place during solution ideation, solution design, and solution implementation
Collaborate and coordinate the architectural design with key stakeholders in Finance, Accounting, and IT.
Champion a structured approach to business application solutions while adhering to best practices and IT standards and procedures
Assure solutions not only are a fit for the specific purpose but also closely align with the overall landscape of finance technology solutions
Provide leadership, technology guidance, and mentorship within the IT organization
Consult with vendors and salespeople to evaluate new products and technologies
Other duties as assigned
Assist and provide guidance to Manage Service Providers and/or Contractors
Core Skills / Requirements
Expertise in enterprise integration design
Solid understanding of extract, transform, load (ETL) processes
Excellent documentation skills, including experience creating and maintaining architectural governance, process, standards, and policies.
Previous project management experience in complex IT projects will be preferred
Ability to learn new and unfamiliar technologies independently using documentation and online resources
Takes personal responsibility to improve processes and systems
Ability to conceptualize, formulate, and succinctly convey complex solutions to a wide audience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent documentation skills using Microsoft Office, Visio or LucidChart, Smartsheets
Demonstrated innovation and creativity, considers different approaches to issue resolution
Excellent relationship building skills, able to build trust with stakeholders
Demonstrated track record of process improvement and desire to implement best practices
Excellent organizational skills, ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines
Positive, proactive, and self-motivated
Must have high degree of accuracy, results-oriented, highly accountable
Adaptable, flexible in a changing environment, comfortable with ambiguity
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
Works well in a fast-paced environment with tight timelines for deliverables
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, computer science or equivalent professional experience
10+ years of experience in designing, building, and monitoring system integrations
5+ years of experience in a principal design role
Strong understanding of integration points between financial applications
Working knowledge of Alteryx, Dell Boomi, AWS and Cloud technologies
Proven successful project management expertise
Problem solving ability with a strong technical aptitude to perform root cause analysis
Involvement in a global enterprise project, including building business requirements documentation (BRD) and active participation in the design, testing, training, and implementation phases.
Experience in the retail industry, helpful, but not required
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times. The employee is regularly required to lift a 35 - 40lb dress form for garment evaluations.