• Navistar
  • $76,120.00 -136,150.00/year*
  • Lisle, IL
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 10 Short St

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We are seeking a self-motivated, hands-on domain expert to join us as Application Analyst Lead.

You will be a key member of the IT Global Quality, Manufacturing, and Order to Delivery team and interface directly with the technology, Manufacturing, and Order to Delivery teams.

The Applications Analyst, Lead designs, develops, codes, tests, debugs, documents and maintains more complex programming applications to satisfy the requirements of one or more user areas. This position may oversee the work of other Application Analysts. Will help define system and application designs and translates them from functional business requirements into technical specifications. You ll develop application and technology roadmaps, vendor relationships for existing and new software, enhance functionality and uptime of existing legacy applications, and become subject matter expert in the Order to Delivery domain.

The Applications Analyst, Lead devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results. Remains involved throughout a project s lifecycle with a team of business analyst, system experts and development teams to ensure that project deliverables satisfy the goals and expectations of the business. The Applications Analyst, Lead has extensive knowledge of the technical environment and is considered an expert in designing innovative, scalable and integrated system solutions.

Key accountabilities of this challenging and critical role include:

  • Leads major IT projects through to implementation
  • Leads major IT incidents through to resolution
  • Leads Problem Management efforts to drive to Root Cause
  • Proactively works with business units to understand and document requirements for new and existing applications
  • Proactively drives for continuous process improvement
  • Defines application and technology roadmaps
  • Mentors and trains other team members
  • Provides Service Level Reports and provides status updates on projects
  • Drives for the reduction of Application downtime
  • Works with external suppliers on new projects and support issues
  • Participates in performance evaluations as needed
  • Become subject matter expert with in our domain

Position Purpose and Requirements

Designs, develops, modifies, debugs and evaluates programs for functional areas, including but not limited to finance, human resources, manufacturing and marketing. Analyzes existing programs or formulates logic for new systems, devises logic procedures, prepares flowcharting, performs coding and tests/debugs programs. Develops conversion and system implementation plans. Prepares and obtains approval of system and programming documentation. Recommends changes in development, maintenance and system standards. Trains users in conversion and implementation of system.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor s degree and at least 5 years of applications analysis experience


  • Master s degree and at least 3 years of applications analysis experience


  • At least 7 years of applications analysis experience

Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills:

  • Technical knowledge of Windows operating systems, architecture, configuration and protocol
  • Experience with application upgrades and troubleshooting application issues
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills often entailing diagnosing and resolving complex or unusual issues
  • Sound judgment and reasoning skills
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) including strong presentation skills; prepares and presents effective and persuasive materials to medium and large diverse groups
  • Ability to prepare and present information and technically oriented material to medium and large groups
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, MS Project, Visio)
  • Knowledge of development methodologies including working with an offshore model for development and support
  • Able to prioritize objectives, set personal goals and complete tasks within deadlines while maintaining focus between tasks
  • Explores innovative solutions while maintaining focus on customer satisfaction
  • Develops positive working relationships and a strong rapport with team members, and is able to influence decisions at the business unit level
  • Ability to both facilitate and actively participate in meetings with representatives from multiple business and/or IT units
  • Experience implementing and/or integrating IT systems utilizing project management, technical analysis, or business analysis processes
  • Experienced in developing and executing medium to large scale plans for projects or budgeted plans
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose and solve complex or unusual problems
  • Capable of leading large, diverse groups through significant and challenging issues, including budgetary controls
  • Demonstrates strong time management, organizational, & administrative skills
  • Familiar with SDLC lifecycle and creating SDLC documentation
  • Experience with VMS
  • Experience with database technologies such as Oracle RDB, SQL Server, and Oracle
  • Experience in the Manufacturing Industry is a plus


  • Customer Focus
  • Drive for Results
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Written Communication

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It's Uptime at International

Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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