Application Leader in Whitehall, MI at Arconic

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic Engines is a world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components, including airfoils, rings, disks and forgings. We excel in vacuum melted superalloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high performance parts that enable the next-generation of quieter, more fuel-efficient aero engines and cleaner power generation. Arconic Engines is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).

This lead position is responsible for the analysis, development, implementation, and support of new and existing systems and technologies in the data warehousing and business intelligence discipline. Position accountabilities will include leading a small team of analysts/developers as well as performing hands-on development, support, and project work.

This role will require broad business process understanding in a manufacturing environment and significant interaction with business functional and IT resources making effective communication skills essential. The qualified candidate must be a self-starter capable of managing medium-large sized projects within an established budget and time line.

Essential responsibilities include:

  • Interact with business process and system owners to understand systems requirements and associated value.
  • Analyze, design, develop, and implement data warehousing and business intelligence solutions with appropriate technologies that meet the requirements and value statements.
  • Effectively utilize appropriate project management methodologies/techniques to execute assignments and manage projects to schedule and budget.
  • Supervision of a small team, including managing day-to-day assignments, evaluating performance, and identifying/executing team development and training needs.
  • Execute work in compliance with all appropriate audit and regulatory requirements.

This position provides a dynamic work environment in which the qualified candidate will directly contribute to the immediate and long-term needs of the company while at the same time supporting individual career development goals.

Preferred location for this position is Whitehall, however, will consider other US Arconic Engine locations


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer information systems, computer engineering or equivalent experience from an accredited university.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience developing, deploying, and enhancing business applications and systems.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills. Able to interact effectively with both business functional and IS customers and colleagues.
  • Solid understanding and practical application of systems analysis, design, and programming techniques. Advanced knowledge of SQL and the Microsoft BI stack essential. Experience with Azure and Power BI.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively present material to a wide range of audiences from end-users to executives.
  • Self-starter with experience managing medium-large projects within set budget and timeline.
  • Able to provide work direction for small to medium sized teams and hold accountability for the execution of similarly sized projects and systems.