CA Technologies Director, Information Technology in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Do you want to help eliminate barriers between ideas and business outcomes? We want you to bring your unique experiences and creative ideas to the table. CA Technologies provides software and solutions that help our customers to develop, manage, and secure complex IT environments to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness in their businesses. It’s our aim to encourage global collaboration and results-oriented innovation, while supporting and developing our talented people and our communities. CA Technologies will empower you to drive authentic success, for both the business and yourself in the application economy.

  • Position: Director, Information Technology*

  • Location: São Paulo/ Brazil*

This position is responsible for managing an IT function and providing vision and leadership to an IT functional team to achieve the company's overall IT strategy.

Plan, organize, and manage the assignments and operations of an IT function while learning to lead other managers and professional staff. Own all internal customer interactions related to the group or cross-organizationally and may have some external group interaction. As a partner to the business, informed of changing business needs and effectively plan and execute change initiatives, ensure alignment with the desired outcomes.

Effective leadership and management capabilities are demonstrated by motivating and inspiring teams to achieve goals, build capacity to develop and innovate, and creatively manage challenges and changes. Focus on staff development and in this regard, is responsible for building, defining, and establishing effective resource planning and utilization, ensuring the acquisition, retention and continual development of key talent, and monitoring staff, instilling excellence in employee development and performance.

With some direction from senior management, implement a global IT strategy, ensure alignment with the company's overall strategy. Ensure the team stays well-informed on latest global technology, research best practices within and outside the organization, establish benchmark data, and use continuous process improvement and process framework disciplines to achieve results.

Fully versed in IT operating expense and capital budgets and managing expenditures. Direct teams in the effective evaluation and selection of hardware and software technology, ensure selected products and services provide value and satisfy related requisites.

  • Consideramos também candidatos PcD’s para todas as nossas posições (/for all our positions we also include “PCD” candidates/).*

  • About CA:*

CA Technologies is a Fortune 1000 company with a startup mentality – and we’re searching for incredible, bright talent to dominate in the marketplace. Sure, CA has been a leading software company for nearly four decades, with a global customer base that includes the majority of the Fortune 2000 - but what excites us today is the opportunity to redefine the future of our industry in the age of the cloud, mobile, social and big data. We have a daring vision and a powerful, expanding solution set that helps the world’s most successful companies realize their boldest objectives. For more information, visit www.CA.com/innovation.

  • About the Director, Information Technology*

This position is responsible for Manage an IT function. Provide leadership and vision to the functional teams. Learn to lead other managers and professional staff. Is a subject matter expert.

  • Understand the organizational challenges and global trends; understand the long-term view of the possibilities to shape the future for CA's transformational opportunities.

  • Implement a global IT strategy, ensure alignment with the company's overall strategy. Receive some direction from senior management.

  • Motivate, inspire, and lead teams to achieve goals, build capacity to develop and innovate, and creatively manage challenges and changes. Promote teamwork and collaboration. Provide guidance.

  • Partner with the business to align strategy, goals, and objectives and stay informed on changing business needs. Own all internal customers inter action related to group or cross-organizationally. May have some external group interaction.

  • Ensure the team stays informed on the latest technology, research best practices within and outside the organization, establish benchmarks, and use continuous process improvement and process framework disciplines to achieve results.

  • Fully accountable for achieving financial, strategic, and operating objectives

  • Adapt goals based on changes in CA strategy. Plan and execute change initiatives, ensure they are aligned with the desired outcomes.

  • Build, define and establish effective resource planning and utilization within the team

  • Ensure the acquisition, retention and continuing development of key talent.

  • Plan, organize and manage assignments and operations by prioritizing and directing the activities of the team at the functional level.

  • Monitor staff performance, instill excellence in employee development and performance to attain the highest level of productivity for long-range success.

  • Direct teams in the effective evaluation and selection of hardware and software technology, ensure selected products and services provide value and satisfy related requisites

  • Fully versed in IT operating expense and capital budgets and manage expenditures.

  • How You’ll Stand Out:*

The perfect candidate for this role will have a demonstrated record of success in positions of increasing responsibility over the course of their career. She/he will have an outstanding track record and reputation for success. Will apply the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a particular field. Has mastered the key responsibilities. An ideal background will include:

  • Bachelor's degree or global equivalent in an IT-related discipline. Master's degree or global equivalent preferred.

  • Typically, 10 or more years of increasingly responsible IT experience with 5 or more years of leadership experience.

  • Strong management skills. Demonstrated leadership skills to mobilize and empower teams to achieve. Learning to lead managers. Is a SME in a function.

  • Solid understanding of strategic planning capabilities and knowledge of operational strategy and planning

  • Strong understanding of CA's and IT's global strategies, goals and objectives. Ensures the alignment with team goals.

  • Strong communication skills and effective relationship building skills. Demonstrated interpersonal skills such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.

  • Demonstrated ability to drive and implement change initiatives within a global organization. Fully mastered in the concepts and best practices of organizational change management.

  • Demonstrated ability to coach, develop and motivate teams. Leads by example.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural teams.

  • Strong judgment and decision-making skills based on analysis and assessments of facts. Teaches others.

  • Ability to understand the long-term ('big picture') and short term perspective situations. Teaches others.

  • Demonstrated influencing and negotiating skills. Interprets department strategies and services, resolves conflicts, influences outcomes on matters of significance for the division, conducts final negotiations and coordinates approvals/decision making below the executive level.

  • Demonstrated expertise in at least one IT discipline and an understanding of software and hardware technology. Keeps up-to-date on technological developments.

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies

  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills to successfully accomplish all aspects of the role

  • Display intellectual integrity.

  • Excellent ability to prioritize, assign, monitor, and control the activities of the team. Teaches others.

  • Strong financial skills to effectively develop and manage budgets and control costs.

  • Fluency in English and Local Language

  • A Great CA Employee:*

  • Takes smart risks

  • Exhibits courage

  • Is a “driver”

  • Navigates ambiguity

  • Embraces diversity

  • Communicates openly

  • Doesn’t take themselves too seriously

  • Likes to laugh

  • Loves a good challenge

  • Is resilient when faced with setbacks

  • Teams well with others

  • Insists on quality results

  • Is forward-thinking

  • Adapts easily to change

  • Solves problems creatively

  • More About Working at CA:*

CA has earned scores of global Workplace Excellence awards in the last few years – and there’s a reason for that. Here you’ll have the opportunity to eliminate barriers for our customers and earn a competitive compensation and total rewards package – all while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible by collaborating with a diverse team of global innovators. In short, CA’s fun, diverse, and fast-paced culture has put us on the map as one of the best employers in Information Technology.

Learn more about CA Technologies and this opportunity now at http://ca.com/careers

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