Ryder System VP Divisional CIO in MIAMI, Florida

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Position Description:

The VP Divisional CIO is responsible for all of the IT solutions for the Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) & Dedicated Transportation Solutions (DTS) divisions, overseeing 150 employees and 150+ contractors internationally, over US, Mexico, Canada and Asia. He/She is responsible to guide the full solution life cycle for warehousing, transportation, and communications, including web/mobile technologies. They will manage an annual budget of approximately $40mm and provide strategic thought leadership for moving into next generation IT and IT applications that will enable our business to work more efficiently.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical field

  • Master's degree MBA of MS in a technical field preferred

  • Fifteen (15) years or more experience in progressively responsible positions within an information technology and business environment

  • Ten (10) years or more leadership experience - recruit, train, develop, and promote professionals, including management of team lead and manager level positions

  • Seven (7) years or more leadership experience in a senior leadership capacity, preferably in SaaS environment

  • Five (5) years or more specific experience with SOA, integration technologies and mobility services. Proven implementation of Agile, DevOps, test driven development or other continuous / rapid IT development strategies

  • Effective leadership skills; Comfortable making operational decisions, monitoring progress, and reporting results in a fast paced environment

  • Builds and manages effective teams

  • Instills commitment to organizational goals

  • Ability to:

  • Lead/manage others

  • Manage multiple assignments and tasks, set priorities, and adapt to changing conditions and work assignments

  • Give a demonstration or speak to an audience

  • Conceive and internally develop concepts and ideas

  • Listen, write, and speak effectively. Inform, explain, and give instructions

  • Oversee technology improvement and aligning technology services with business goals

  • Translate business needs and objectives into requirements and project estimates

  • Effective conflict management, interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills

  • Develops and delivers effective presentations

  • Demonstrates analytical skills

  • Knowledge of all current and potential developments in IT sector (expert level)

  • Knowledge of leading development methodologies, technology governance best practices, and service management / service delivery (expert level)

  • Knowledge of standard practices and leading technologies in the transportation and logistics / supply chain sectors (advanced level)


  • Provides visible strategic leadership across business lines, acting in a consultative fashion with other business leads with the goal of improving business unit efficiency and effectiveness

  • Partners with the CIO to provide insight to best practices to drive intra-IT, and business and IT collaboration

  • Partners with business vertical leaders to identify and develop IT products and solutions to support individual and collective vertical needs

  • Provides leadership through prioritization based on vision and goals. Leads capital planning & budget management at a strategic level

  • Advise leadership and/or business executives at the highest levels about the project portfolio, status, and resource planning for delivering strategic business initiatives

  • Updates IT improvement initiatives and progress against baseline, benchmarks, and leading service management, audit/controls, and capability maturity models

  • In close partnership with the CIO, guides SCS & DTS IT activities to include strategic planning, customer facing activities and sales support, continuous improvement and application standards development and governance

  • Participates in IT strategy development and continuous IT innovation and improvement objectives

  • Communicates the company's technology strategy to management, staff, partners, customers, and stakeholders

  • Drives strategic alliances with business partners with the goal of enhancing the competitive position of the SCS & DTS IT business units

  • Identifies technology trends that may support or impede the success of the business

  • Creates and fosters an environment to deliver innovative solutions, leveraging advanced development, analytic, and collaboration platforms

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2017-43087

Job Locations US-FL-MIAMI




Posted Date 7/10/2017

Category Information Technology

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 40-50%

Position Code 9564