Republic Airways Holdings Vice President, Information Technology in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Category: Information Technology PL

At Republic Airline, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airline is a great place to get your career off the runway!

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Overall management of the Company's Information Technology Department (IT), including but not limited to the following: developing the long-term strategic vision of the business unit and delivering functional technology solutions across the Company to meet emerging business challenges, enterprise data center operations, network and security operations and necessary field support functions which best utilize the Company's resources to maximize both cost and operational efficiency, and maximizing profitability for the Company. Create the vision and strategy for software solutions through either internal applications development or purchased and installed third party applications that deliver the Company's mission, vision and values ensuring a safe, clean and reliable operation. Specific duties include: provide leadership and direction to the Company's IT to ensure consistency and reliability of safe operations; establish the strategy and vision of IT and the software and hardware application needs for the Company, and create a sense of shared purpose and common direction in recruiting and retaining the best people; effectively demonstrate and lead the IT group through change, including interfacing with the Executive Leadership Team and the Company's Board of Directors, influence internal customer service levels by developing sustainable applications that enhance associate productivity and by meeting service standards, ensure the Company maintains appropriate IT security of hardware, data, and software; provide accurate, impartial information and advice on IT initiatives within the Company; create close working relationships across the organization, third party suppliers, and our customers to improve operational efficiency and safety; measure effectiveness of all internal and external IT processes, and produce timely, accurate and complete reports on the IT status of the Company; develop and maintain the IT budget as well as provide ongoing review and input of the Company's financial performance; foster the Company's core values and culture throughout the work environment; screen, interview and make recommendations for hiring potential associates, coach and provide leadership, direction, motivation and supervision of direct reports, and appraise performance, provide performance feedback, take corrective actions and oversee training and development of staff; and perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  1. A Master's degree in Business, Management or a related field.

  2. Eight (8) years of experience in information technology, information systems development and technical team management.

  3. Three (3) years of supervisory experience in resource management and developing and retaining technical staff, which may have been obtained as part of or separate from the eight (8) years of experience in information technology, information systems development and technical team management.

  4. Experience must also include:

  • Information technology leadership experience including analyzing and articulating complex issues and technologies and developing culture of responsive customer oriented services and accountability;

  • Development frameworks, including Object oriented programming, .NET, Sharepoint, Web Services, SQL server databases, CRM and ERP Solutions;

  • Project management certifications (such as PMP, ScrumMaster or equivalent); and

  • Resource management in multiple geographies.

  1. Must have current authorization to be employed in the United States without employer sponsorship.

Employer: Republic Airways Inc.

Work Location: 8909 Purdue Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268

Apply online at https://rjetcareers.jobs . Requisition JR-000592..

Republic Airline is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf%E2%80%8B .

  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of about 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with about 1,000 daily flights to 100 cities in 40 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under its major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,700 aviation professionals. Visit www.rjet.com at http://www.rjet.com/ for more information, follow the Company on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/republicairline/ , Twitter at https://twitter.com/RepublicAirline and YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1IOcelXc92JDhi8sIR9F0Q , and connect on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/republicairline/ or Linkedin at http://www.linkedin.com/company/republic-airways-holdings-inc-/ .

In May 2018, Republic opened the Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy, a commercial aviation pilot training school in Indianapolis. LIFT uses state-of-the-art training technologies that combine flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training. Graduates are guaranteed a job as First Officer at Republic. Learn more at www.flywithlift.com at http://www.flywithlift.com/ .