DuPont Applications Innovation Leader in Wilmington, Delaware

Applications Innovation Leader (Job Number: 200088W-01)


Dow DuPont has a rich history of scientific discovery that has culminated in countless innovations and today, we’re looking for more people, in more places, to collaborate with us to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges so we can make life the best it can be.

We are calling strategic leaders to work on exciting opportunities where your talent and decisions will not only make a difference but also in an environment where you can enjoy the freedom to help drive new information and technology solutions.

Dow DuPont is aggressively building application functional and technical capabilities to optimize its ERP landscape and deliver improved products and services to our customers. We are seeking a proven Applications Innovation Leader to improve the Enterprise strategic solutions landscape in ways that create value for our customers, employees and broader stakeholder communities. Draw on your wealth of knowledge and experience in collaboration with internal/external partners to drive significant new business capabilities through identification and deployment of technologies that enable automation and innovation.

Come join our Information Technology organization in this exciting and challenging opportunity. Dow DuPont offers excellent benefits including a very strong 401K matching plan, health insurance, generous vacation, variable bonus program and many more benefits for you and your family! Come grow your career with Dow DuPont!

Role Summary

The Applications Innovation Leader’s role is to plan, coordinate, architect, and supervise all activities related to the integration of software programs, applications, and third-party/bolt-on solutions centered around our future world class ERP using S/4HANA, as required to meet the business requirements of the organization.

This individual will oversee testing of the interoperability of application modules under development by in-house software development teams, commercial off-the-shelf software deployed in the organization, and with external third parties or bolt-on solution providers as necessary. Proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of integration best practices are critical to successful performance in this role.


Strategy & Planning

  • Orchestrate integration projects and corresponding strategies between business units and development teams.

  • Plan, execute, and manage the integration of new applications into existing systems and software throughout the enterprise.

  • Plan, execute, and manage the integration of new application integration technology into the existing ecosystem.

  • Ensure that integration projects meet business requirements and goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and identify and resolve systems issues.

  • Ensure that integration planning and practices are aligned with strategic business goals and the company’s overall strategic vision.

  • Develop standards and processes to support and facilitate integration projects and initiatives.


  • 10+ years of experience in developing resilient and robust architectures for large and complex implementations, building conceptual, logical and solution architectures for evolving and steady state business needs, providing architecture oversight during implementation, solution design, involving core ERP, Trade, Financial, Planning, EDI, Tax, B2B, and B2C applications and or data integration, subject to specific role requirement

  • 7+ years of extensive experience working with large application vendors like SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, and SaaS providers like Workday, Salesforce, and ServiceNow

  • 7+ years of experience years of application portfolio management and planning experience -- ideally as a solution architect or technical -consulting project lead on value chain & innovation initiatives

  • Enterprise-wide understanding of business processes, systems & data -- ideally in Fortune 500 multi-national companies

  • Understanding of Agile / Six Sigma / Lean Methodologies

  • 5-7 years of direct experience in developing/implementing enterprise-level applications

  • Proven experience in overseeing the linking of cross-functional applications between disparate business units and systems.

  • Experience with business and technical requirements analysis, business process modeling/mapping, methodology development, and data mapping.

  • Strong background in risk management methodologies as they relate to integration/software engineering.

  • Direct, hands-on experience with automated integration tools

  • Knowledge of relational database design and management techniques.

  • Good project management skills and/or substantial exposure to project-based work structures, project lifecycle models, etc.

  • Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies.

  • Competency with XML constructs and schemas.

  • Confidence and experience with API protocols and schemas such as SOAP and REST.

  • Knowledge of network protocols and standards

  • Strong understanding of end-user needs and requirements.

  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Wilmington

Organization: Corporate

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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