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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

PTC, Inc. Needham, MA

PTC, Inc.
Needham, MA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


PTC Company Description
PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) has the most robust Internet of Things technology in the world. In 1986 we revolutionized digital 3D design. Now our leading IoT and AR platform and field-proven solutions bring together the physical and digital worlds to reinvent the way companies create, operate, and service products. With PTC technology, global manufacturers and an ecosystem of partners and developers can capitalize on the promise of the IoT today and drive the future of innovation.

The Americas

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Business Title
VP, IT Global Business Services Solutions Group


Job Description for Advertising Purposes
Reporting to the CIO, the Vice President, IT Global Business Services Solutions Group will be responsible for engaging and supporting Sales, Marketing, and R&D for the Solutions Group line of business (PLM, ALM, SLM products). The VP of IT Global Business Services will manage IT s relationship with the business and will be a single point of contact for the appropriate PTC business functions. Effective partnership and teamwork with business partners and all other PTC IT service teams is a key success factor. The candidate must be creative and technologically bold. The right candidate will possess a mix of pragmatism, creativity, strong management skills and technical depth.

*Develop and sustain effective trusted advisor relationships and partnerships with key PTC Solutions Group stakeholders including executive leaders and managers in order to provide relevant insights and advice about opportunities to leverage technology for business effectiveness and competiveness.
*Being the face of IT for PTC s Solutions Group line of business and related Sales, Marketing and R&D business functions.
*Ensure effective business analysis and requirements planning as well as effective consultation with business partners in exploring and applying innovative outside-in solution ideas to address business opportunities and challenges.
*Manage PTC business applications focused towards Sales, Marketing and R&D for Solutions Group.
*Manage a core application portfolio, make strategic decisions on technology solutions
*Partner effectively with the IT Project Management Office (PMO) in prioritizing business-specific demand as part of the portfolio planning for projects.
*Deliver roadmap prioritized and IT Governance Council (ITGC) approved technology investments to enable the desired PTC Solutions Group capabilities.
*Assist in developing strategies for hiring, training, development & succession planning
*Collaborate on the integration of physical and application architecture through close teamwork with software architects, application developers and operations teams.
*Document technical environments, processes and procedures, testing plans, project plans.
*Maintain up-to-date knowledge of emerging technologies and services that will help PTC maintain its technical edge.
*Leading and managing a team of up to 30 technical employees in multiple locations and countries.
*Interact with IT vendors, external suppliers and other contractual partners. Negotiate with IT vendors for better rates and competitive service level agreements.
*Collaborating effectively and leveraging resources from within the PTC organization for application support and technology operations support.
*Providing resource management to major initiatives by forecasting resource demands with functional areas, coordinating the staffing of infrastructure

Candidates will possess:
*15 + years of experience in the technology profession focused on IT application design and development
*8+ years program and project management experience, including estimating and forecasting, budget and financial management, staffing / hiring and resource management
*Managing a complex Sales Force (SFDC) environment is required
*Experience in Oracle E Business Suite is preferred
*Proven track record of managing IT/business relationship and interacting with senior business executives
*Background in high tech or software industry is preferred.
*Experience in managing projects using external and internal resources
*Proven ability to translate business requirements into solutions that map to technology capabilities
*Ability to provide cross-functional leadership to ensure project objectives and deadlines are met
*Experience implementing software development practices including environment creation, continuous build processes, QA environments, and release cycles
*Understanding of how application development and business organizations use infrastructure
*Analytical problem solving and fact finding skills
*Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
*Ability to identify, clarify and resolve project activity issues and risks as needed
*Experiences across both application development and IT infrastructure services / operations desired
*Experience with technology architecture and platform integration is required
*Prior vendor management experiences of value

Basic Qualifications:
*Bachelor s degree required.

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Why Join Us and Benefits Summary
PTC is a great place to work. Our culture is one of excellence, innovation, empowerment, and caring about our customers, communities, and employees. We have built an action oriented culture of integrity and trust, creating a sense of team spirit at both the departmental and company-wide level. At PTC, we have great employees and know that they are critical to the company s success.
The Core Values we live by to achieve our success are:
* Customer Success
* Excellence
* Innovation & Empowerment
* Integrity & Professionalism
* Social Responsibility through Shared Value
* Teamwork
* Winning

We are looking to add strong candidates that uphold the PTC Core Values and are eager to grow and develop their careers with us. If you share these values and enjoy a work environment that is fast paced, hands on, and results oriented, then PTC is the place for you.

PTC benefits are among the most competitive in the industry. While your salary is the major component of your compensation, you also receive a competitive benefits package including:

* Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
* Healthcare and Dental insurance
* Paid Time Off and Sick Time
* Birthday Day-off
* Tuition Reimbursement (Canada, India, Israel, US)
* Holiday Pay
* Employee Referral Program
* Management and Employee Training Development
* Other Regional-specific Benefits

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.