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Director IT - Fin Systems Transformation Architecture and Infrastructure (Apollo)

Company: Exelon
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

We're powering a cleaner, brighter future.
Exelon is leading the energy transformation, and we're calling all problem solvers, innovators, community builders and change makers. Work with us to deliver solutions that make our diverse cities and communities stronger, healthier and more resilient.
We're powered by purpose-driven people like you who believe in being inclusive and creative, and value safety, innovation, integrity and community service. We are a Fortune 200 company, 19,000 colleagues strong serving more than 10 million customers at six energy companies -- Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco).
In our relentless pursuit of excellence, we elevate diverse voices, fresh perspectives and bold thinking. And since we know transforming the future of energy is hard work, we provide competitive compensation, incentives, excellent benefits and the opportunity to build a rewarding career.
Are you in?
Financial Systems Transformation (Apollo) Director of Architecture and infrastructure will lead the program implementation with hands on focus on Infrastructure, Architecture, Solution Design and Security. Lead product executive committees that guide product strategies. Lead the client engagement and primary IT interface to Exelon Business Units in the development of technology solutions and support of IT services and products. Partner with business clients and IT leadership in the development of a strategic technology plan and investment strategy that meets the needs of the business while leveraging standard enterprise architectures. Direct a team of 40 to 100 information technology professionals (internal employees and contracting resources) responsible for providing a single point of contact with the business, understanding business processes, technology needs and security requirements and translating business requirements into appropriate technology solutions. Work with business clients to justify and prioritize projects investments (i.e. $1MM - $20MM) as part of the large $250M+ program. Participate in the overall leadership of Information Technology organization. Create and maintain strategic relationship with key IT vendors and manage IT vendor contracts that support this specific business segment.

  • Maintain relationships with business clients, ensure business processes and requirements are identified and well understood, facilitate committees and forums that drive investment and technology strategy for the supported product portfolio. (20%)

  • Manage relationships with system integration vendors to deliver projects of high complexity and significant size and change management challenges (20%)

  • Lead large project implementations focusing on Architecture, Solution design and Infrastructure (15%)

  • Partner with business clients to justify and prioritize project investments and manage the delivery and execution of projects, while ensuring top quartile levels. (15%)

  • Drive process improvement and lead adoption of standard Management Model processes and procedures, which deliver sustainable top quartile cost and performance levels. (15%)

  • Evaluate performance and provide coaching for IT personnel. Promote diversity and foster teamwork, collaboration, and a learning organization. Provide input on development and retention processes for IT employees. (10%)

  • Manage a budget (5%)


    • Total Staff Managed: Dependent on exact position (40 to 60 FTE's)

    • Budget Managed: Dependent on exact position ($6MM - $20MM)

    • Impact of this position on company performance is high. This position can adversely or positively impact earnings per share by a combination of the performance of the products and the cost of their delivery. Applications, products and services support Exelon's business operations.

    • Reports to Vice President.


      • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering).

      • Typically 12 or more years of experience leading and managing multiple solutions teams at the manager level or higher.

      • Experience with and deep knowledge of the business processes. Previous hands on experience with business applications and/or the product portfolio.

      • Demonstrated strategy planning and customer engagement skills and experience leading organizations and people through change.

      • Excellent consultative skills, including teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation. Advanced interpersonal skills, communications skills, and presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to present and discuss complex technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding and approval

      • 5 years of supervisory experience.


        • Graduate degree in Information Systems or related discipline or MBA.

        • Hands on knowledge of Oracle Cloud based suit of products (specifically Oracle ERP, EPM, OAC, FAW, etc)

        • Hands on knowledge of Exelon Security and Middleware architecture

        • Proven record of managing large system implementations

          REQNUMBER: 248980
          Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation to complete the application, please email us at

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