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DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY in West Berlin, NJ at Hale Trailer Brake and Wheel, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

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Job Description

Hale Trailer is a family ownedand operated, multi-location, full service trailer dealership and rentalcompany with an immediate opening for a Director of Information Technology atits Headquarters in West Berlin, NJ.


We are searching for ahands-on director to lead our expanding Information Technology group and play amajor role in our systems modernization strategy.  The ideal candidate has demonstrated successas an analyst, developer and process-oriented manager for a mid-sized companywith a national presence.  A deep workingknowledge of modern ERP systems that support equipment sales, rental, vehiclemaintenance and POS business models is strongly desired.  Management of SaaS and PaaS options for supportingback-office systems is required.  Deeptechnical experience in database development, data integration and applicationdevelopment with RESTful API’s is a must. Strong skills to implement and manage the SDLC are required.  Ability to lead and mentor a team that willdeliver a competitive advantage to a rapidly scaling business is essential.


  • Lead internal and 3rd party resources in all aspects of application development and quality assurance.

  • Provide technical leadership for all developed systems and customizations of 3rd party code.

  • Mange the software development life cycle and methodologies for all software assets.

  • Maintain team schedule and coordinate resource availability with Project Management team.

  • Provide technical direction and enforce best practices to build scalable business solutions.

  • Responsible for all departmental functions including hiring, terminating, performance management, development and training.

  • Work in tandem with the Enterprise Architect and network infrastructure team to ensure solutions are scalable and secure.

  • Manage the creation and updating of functional and technical specifications, including graphical workflow and system diagrams.

  • Analyze business requirements for feasibility, cost time, compatibility with others systems and server capacity.

  • Develops and maintains plans outlining steps and time tables for developing, testing and installing applications.

  • Ensures team resources are available to provide technical assistance by responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems or questions.

Job Requirements


Bachelor’s degree fromfour-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education andexperience in applications development for medium to large size companies.


  • Must have the ability to thrive in a fast paced, growth-oriented work environment.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • Must be able to lead a small, agile team that relies on personal accountability and follow-up communications.


  • 8+ years experience developing critical business applications related to ERP functionality.

  • 8+ yeas experience developing and maintaining IBM DB2 and iSeries-based applications.

  • 5+ years experience managing a team of professional developers responsible for mission-critical applications.

  • 5+ years experience writing or maintaining ETL components for environments with multiple end-points.

  • 5+ years experience developing server-side applications using PHP and/or JavaScript.

  • 2+ years writing or maintaining RESTful API’s.

  • 2+ years experience with cloud-based data integration tools (Boomi, Informatica, etc) is preferred.

  • Strong working knowledge of XML is required.

  • Strong working knowledge of service-oriented architectures and/or cloud integration strategies are required.

  • Strong working knowledge of mobile applications based on HTML5, JavaScript and/or Phonegap is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of modern Internet components and how they support business systems.

We offer a competitive salary,excellent medical, vision & dental benefits, paid vacation and a matching401k and profit sharing plan.

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