US Foods Director Core & Mainframe Solutions (Rosemont, IL or Tempe, AZ) in Rosemont, Illinois

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

The Director Core/MF Solutions will be focus on leading the team responsible for all backend application development and support. In addition to manage day to day staffing duties, this role will be responsible for ensuring adequate staffing for both projects and support activities. A data focused individual, the Director Core/MF Solutions will also collaborate across the IT organization to identify and implement improvement opportunities to drive efficiency, quality while reducing costs.



  • Manage the team financials;
  • Manage a team of application developers;
  • Define and manage the staffing plan and ensure it meet project demand;
  • Define and manage the team support calendar to ensure business continuity;
  • Collaborate with the Business Relationship Manager to determine US Foods order processing capabilities;
  • Work cross functionally (e.g. the Development, Architecture, BRM, etc.) to identify and implement process improvement opportunity;
  • Manage temporary work force;
  • Manage relationship with staffing partners;
  • Reviews and/or designs complex enterprise integration architectures for other US Foods IT teams and makes recommendations;
  • Oversees quality and output of development team on project tasks;
  • Works and communicates effectively with all levels of management.

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  • Bachelor's degree required, M.S./MBA preferred.

Related Experience:

  • A minimum of 10 years of IT experience required;
  • Prior experience managing teams;
  • Prior experience managing budgets;
  • Experiencing defining and executing against Key Performance Indicators;
  • Prior experience mobilizing and delivering projects;
  • Prior experience leading support teams;
  • Prior experience negotiating with implementation or staffing partners;
  • Prior experience managing remote team members.

Specialized Knowledge Needed For Performance of Job:

  • Prior experience managing various mobilization model such as on-shore, near-shore, off-shore a plus;
  • Prior experience leading projects using Waterfall and Agile methodologies.


  • Prior experience with COBOL programs desirable;
  • Prior experience with the HP NonStop platform a plus;
  • Prior experience with IBM Mainframe a plus;
  • Familiarity with Cloud a plus;
  • Prior experience delivering Web Services (SOAP, REST) or APIs a plus.

Travel: Minimal travel required, some travel to divisions and vendor seminars

Primary Location: Rosemont-IL

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Development / Programming

Job Level: Director

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time