VP IT Business Applications

    • Job Tracking ID: 512165-788200
    • Job Location: Broomfield, CO
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 09/01/2021
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: 10/01/2021
    • Days of the Week: Mon,Tue,Wed,Thurs,Fri
    • Hours: 8am-5pm
    • Salary: Range: $113.472 - $170,207
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Job Description


The Vice President (VP) of Business Applications is responsible for leading several key teams and their respective programs for the Credit Union. Each function is critical in fulfilling the business application, application programming, business process insight, data analytics and business intelligence needs of the organization. This role provides the primary leadership responsibilities in supporting the CIO in collaborating with the lines of business to develop the overall strategy for the Credit Union’s application portfolio, cloud deployment approach, and business intelligence solutions to meet the overall goals and strategic objectives of the company. This role drives collaboration across the enterprise to identify business needs and identify, maintain, and develop scalable solutions. In meeting these duties and responsibilities, the VP of Business Applications leads and manages the Systems Analysts team and the Business Intelligence team.

The Systems Analysts team provides the primacy application support and maintenance of the business applications including projects related to development, enhancements, integration, automation, and defect remediation. The team works with the lines of business and other groups in determining strategic direction, business requirements, and the functional requirements to provide guidance and recommendations on different technologies. The team also ensures availability of each application and manages upgrades and patches for these systems.

The Business Intelligence team provides data analytics and business analysis reporting and insights to the lines of business. The team offers guidance and builds reports for business users using different Business Intelligence tools to provide insight into business operations and to help the organization make better decisions based on the vast data available from key systems in the organization’s overall application portfolio. The team ensures the overall architecture, processes and support are in place for the organization’s data warehousing efforts and data governance needs.

The VP of Business Applications works closely with the CIO and the IT Operations group to implement changes into the production and test application environment.


  • Serve as the primary point person in collaborating with the lines of business and other stakeholders to lead discussions and efforts around application strategy, priorities and direction
  • Provide coaching and counseling to direct management team and staff
  • Provide hands-on support when needed
  • Manage and measure the work of the business applications and business intelligence teams, ensuring resources are effectively utilized
  • Manage the company’s applications environment to ensure we are meeting established expectations and sharing best practices across the function
  • Monitor emerging technologies, vendors and other opportunities to improve business operations
  • Lead the overall effort to ensure application currency and minimize the technology debt risk to the organization
  • Oversee multiple, enterprise projects to successful completion
  • Manage vendor relationships and negotiate contracts to support the application environment
  • Manage internal customer satisfaction metrics and benchmarks for continuous improvement
  • Assist in developing the IT expense budget and capital plan for all applications.
  • Development and maintenance of Business Process Management (BPM) methodology.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with management and peers
  • Actively supports the Company’s commitment to safety and its "Core Values"
  • Represents the Company at all times with high moral standards

Experience and Skills



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information systems management or an additional 4 years of related experience

Required Knowledge:

  • Strong understanding of Credit Union business functions and associated application landscape
  • Experience in managing IT budgets and capital planning
  • Understanding of how to migrate on premise applications to a cloud environment
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following: Azure Cloud, AWS, Google Cloud

Experience Required:

  • 5+ years of experience managing IT applications with proven experience and ability in leading a successful team
  • 7+ years of experience in IT applications environment
  • 5+ years experience in leading and providing business intelligence and data analytics solutions to clients


  • Strong customer-service orientation at all times