Boot Barn

Company: Boot Barn, Inc. ( Learn More )

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At least 10 year(s)
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Job Description


The Director of Business Applications improves business processes and supports critical business strategies by managing the development, implementation, and maintenance of business applications systems.

The Director of Business Applications is responsible for all business applications support across the enterprise including design, development and delivery efforts, leverages IT solutions and technologies to enable business objectives and strategy achievement, and provides direction for the application team. Develops the overall applications strategy and directs execution of departmental activities. The position requires building strong relationships with different departments.


  • Responsible for managing the support of business applications including system modifications and maintenance
  • Responsible for business relationships, application performance, and the identification and delivery of new and existing application services to meet the business users known and emerging needs
  • Communicate with all functional disciplines and gather their business requirements for IT applications
  • Translate the business requirements into IT requirements and manage the resulting demand according to the priorities defined by the business and IT strategies
  • Review/ update the application strategy for technical applications and contribute to IT strategy
  • Manage the portfolio of applications
  • Experience managing Merchandising, CRM, Financials, and WMS applications
  • Identify solutions and providers, define sourcing approach and manage the providers.
  • Contribute to the solution design for applications
  • Provide regular reporting on performance and cost
  • Lead application support and solution delivery resources
  • Define, plan, and direct the execution of a broad range of applications projects, while balancing the competing demands of scope, time, cost, quality, resources, and risk
  • Responsible for establishing priorities and schedules for business application projects
  • Manage the budget for applications and contribute to the annual planning cycle
  • Responsible for hiring, mentoring, and managing the application team to support the business

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities

  • Demonstrates high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork with customers, peers and management
  • Demonstrates high level of quality work, attendance and appearance
  • Adheres to all Company Policies & Procedures and Safety Regulations
  • Adheres to local, state and federal laws
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned by management
  • Understands and complies with all company rules and regulations

  • 10+ years previous experience in development of back office systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent leadership, teamwork, and project-management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize time with minimal supervision
  • Comfort with software and new technology
  • Experienced, energetic and motivated to accomplish defined goals
  • Must be a strong team leader, as well as a team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have experience managing teams of 3 or more direct reports

  • Adaptability
  • Business Acumen
  • Client Focused
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Embraces Change
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Leadership
  • Organization
  • Professionalism
  • Results Oriented
  • Solutions Oriented
  • Strategic Planning
  • Teamwork
  • Research and Problems Solving Skills
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: In general, the following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Standing, walking and squatting less than fifty percent of the work shift
  • Required to lift, move and carry up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation and reports
  • Must be able to see, hear and speak in order to communicate with employees and other customers
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Manual dexterity required using hands to finger; handle, feel and type; reach with hands and arms
  • Light: Office work, some lifting, bending, stooping or kneeling, walking

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: In general, the following conditions of the work environment are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job within the environment.

  • The work space is clean, orderly, properly lighted and ventilated with the proper safety compliance
  • Noise levels are considered moderate
  • Boot Barn, Inc. reserves the right to make exceptions to, modify or eliminate this document or its content. This document supersedes all previous policies, procedures or guidelines pertaining to this subject.

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