VP, IT Business Applications

Information TechnologyHybrid Remote, Blue Bell, PA


Position at BrightView Companies, LLC

At BrightView, the best teams are created and maintained here.   If you are searching for your next fulfilling career, picture yourself on a best-in-class team where you can grow to be your brightest.  We’re looking for a VP, IT Business Applications. Can you picture yourself here?

Here’s what you’d do:

We’re currently seeking a VP, IT Business Applications. The position reports to the EVP & Chief Information Officer and is responsible for leading a diverse, distributed team focused on business analysis, governance, project management, development and application support. The team is comprised of 5 direct reports and approximately 40 total staff, excluding contract resources.

This position will be based out of BrightView’s headquarters in Blue Bell, PA. You will be required to be in the office 3 days per week, with the ability to work from home 2 days per week. This role will not be eligible as a fully remote position.   

You’d be responsible for:

  • Facilitate effective and proactive business engagement through strategic planning, requirements definition, analysis, application support, issue resolution and ongoing training. 
  • Manage the business governance process to help define priorities, rationalize needs, facilitate consensus, maintain business accountability, and drive near / long-term roadmaps. 
  • Lead project management disciplines using appropriate methodologies, tools, and best practices. 
  • Lead application functions including analysis, requirements definition, development / configuration, testing, user acceptance, release management, system administration and production support. 
  • Provide strategic guidance on application solutions, architectures, and support for business processes. 
  • Provide direction on integration architectures, data management, custom application development, and data warehouse / BI reporting. 
  • Manage quality assurance through discipline in test planning, test execution, user acceptance and release management. 
  • Define and implement business application team policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines. 
  • Lead a diverse team across multiple locations, including all recruiting, staffing, role definition, goal setting and performance management. 
  • Manage ERP solution directly supporting thousands of business users located in 250+ locations. 
  • Lead the team that develops and maintains specialty web and mobile solutions, integrated with the core ERP solution. 
  • Leverage 3rd party application services and consulting expertise as appropriate. 
  • Define, maintain, and enhance relevant IT service levels and metrics. 
  • Support IT leadership functions including annual planning, budgeting, status reporting, executive presentations, and continuous improvement. 
  • Manage business application SOX key control processes, testing, compliance, and internal / external audit coordination. 
  • Implement and manage application-related key controls, information security, compliance processes and ongoing audit support. 

You might be a good fit if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher. 
  • Minimum 10 years of directly relevant IT application experience. 
  • Minimum 5 years leading an overall IT team of 30+. 
  • Minimum 3 years direct experience with mobile application platforms and business support (design, development, management of 3rd parties, etc.). 
  • In-depth experience with top-tier ERP solution leadership, with Oracle EnterpriseOne being a plus. 
  • Experience designing, developing, and supporting business and customer-facing web solutions using relevant technologies. 
  • Experience with best of breed software solutions and cloud services, such as Salesforce, OneStream, Microsoft Azure, and AWS. 
  • Experience with business analytic and reporting solutions such as Microsoft Power BI. 
  • Experience with Microsoft-centric custom application development using .NET, Power Apps, SQL Server, etc. 
  • Practical knowledge of ITSM application management processes and implementation. 
  • In-depth understanding and experience with SOX processes / controls pertaining to IT application management. 
  • Outstanding execution skills with ability to deliver on strategic concepts through the use of rigorous methodologies and effective project management. 
  • Hands-on, collaborative leadership style with a heavy focus on business engagement. 
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work autonomously. 
  • Ability to articulate value-based solutions to complex business problems. 
  • Ability to operate in a high-energy, high-intensity and evolving environment. 
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to craft and deliver presentations to senior business executives. 
  • Experience working with distributed teams. 
  • Experience managing, hiring, mentoring, and training application teams. 
  • Proven track record of delivering large-scale, cross-functional projects. 
  • Practical expertise with IT governance, annual planning, steering committee facilitation, etc. 
  • Ability to travel quarterly to California or other domestic locations per business needs. 

 Here’s what to know about working here:

Here at BrightView, we’re as passionate about caring for our clients as we are about caring for each other. Though we’re the nation’s leading landscape company, we maintain a small company feel and supportive environment that makes our team members feel at home. 

If you’re looking to join a team of talented go-getters who tackle big vision projects other companies could only dream of, you just might have found your match. With our range of services, including landscape design, development, maintenance and enhancements, there’s no limit to what we can do, and what you can achieve.

Growing Everyday

Like the communities we serve, you are on a constant path of discovery to shape your career and personal development. In addition to best-in-class opportunities and competitive salary, you may be eligible for benefits and perks like:

  • Paid time off
  • Health and wellness coverage
  • 401k savings plan

Start Your Bright New Career Journey


BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

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