Director of Business Applications (Salesforce Platform)

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PURPOSE:

The Predictive Index—the talent optimization leader—is an award-winning best place to work (Inc., Glassdoor, Boston Business Journal, The Boston Globe).

Our mission is “Better work, Better world," and we take great pride in PI’s power to supercharge workplace relationships and culture to achieve the unthinkable. We’re our own best case study! You’ll be working toward a mission that inspires you, and you’ll be surrounded by fun, smart, driven people day in and day out.

There’s a reason more than 8,000 companies—including Nissan, Citizens Bank, Drift, Subway, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Docusign, and Omni Hotels—trust PI to help them hire top talent, design winning teams, and develop leaders at every level. Come discover how we empower our clients to solve their biggest challenges and make their business dreams come true.

The Predictive Index is a place where people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives collaborate on amazing, important work. We celebrate our differences, knowing that they are fundamental to our success as an organization. “Better Work, Better World,” starts here, in an organization where every member of the PI community is valued, respected, and welcome. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

POSITION:

The Director of Business Applications is responsible for the operational leadership, agility, and execution of PI’s Business Applications department and the Salesforce ecosystem that powers the business operations for over 200 internal users, 1,800 partner users, and 8,000 customers.

We’re looking for a dynamic business technology leader with a strong background in CRM strategy, business operations, and agile project management. The Director will leverage existing and new technologies to accelerate PI’s growth in alignment with its product-led growth strategy while delivering stability in daily operations for all PI employees, partners, and customers.  


YOUR DAY-TO-DAY:

  • Lead the strategic operations across the department including production support, system stability and administration, project planning, and release management. 
  • Become a trusted partner to department leaders and executives while educating stakeholders on the value of scalable lead to opportunity and quote to cash operational systems. 
  • Partner with other senior leaders to achieve successful outcomes that result in enhanced capabilities, infrastructure and processes that drive scalability and stability. 
  • Maximize business value creation by working closely with systems users, business owners and technical stakeholders to create and maintain the vision and aspirational roadmap in alignment with business priorities
  • Establish, communicate, and reinforce department operating principles and procedures 
  • Develop and execute strategies to promote and maintain processes, data, and technology and ensure they are communicated across the organization
  • Empower and develop an exceptional team of high-performing diverse professionals
  • Forecast and recruit team resources needed to execute on company objectives and establish forward-looking career paths to retain and grow talent
  • Enable collaboration across teams to facilitate the delivery of key business initiatives, identify cross-product dependencies, and negotiate project prioritization 
  • Influence strategic process and system decisions with company-wide impact
  • Develop and communicate measurements of progress and business impact of the platform
  • Define and lead the technology review process for all new system integrations with Salesforce
  • Manage vendor relationships and stay atop of industry trends, business technology and best practices and develop recommendations to meet future business needs. 

SHOULD YOU APPLY?


If you’ve got all the below skills, drop what you’re doing right now and reach out. If you’ve got some of these skills, we still want to hear from you!

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 5+ years of experience within the Salesforce ecosystem (Sales Cloud, Service Cloud,Experience Cloud, & CPQ)
  • Deep understanding of the way Salesforce can empower the workflow of an organization.
  • Proven ability to build, develop, and grow a hybrid team
  • Ability to break down complex problems and projects into manageable goals and align initiatives with the overall business strategy
  • Strong Project Management and Agile development skills
  • Proven ability to translate business needs into technological solutions and influence process and system decisions that have company-wide impact
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and persuasively at all levels

Just as our employees are threads in the cultural fabric of PI, THREADS is our framework for understanding our core values.

Teamwork: Focus on the “we,” not the “me.”

Honesty: Follow your moral compass.

Reliability: Be someone others can count on.

Energy: Be balanced, be energized.

Action: Errors of action are better than errors of inaction. Be brave.

Drive: Own it.

Scope: Don't try to boil the ocean.


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The Predictive Index is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Location

Headquartered in Westwood MA, conveniently located close to amazing restaurants, a shopping center and just minutes away from the 128 Train station for our commuters. We continue to grow locally and across the US as we embrace remote-friendly work.

An Insider's view of The Predictive Index

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I think The Predictive Index really puts its people first. My manager has been really supportive of my needs in and out of the office. I think having a manager that cares about me as a whole person makes me feel more fulfilled and energized to come to work.

Caraline

Recruiter

What does your typical day look like?

I'd say a good "typical" day is spent either in scrum meetings, mentoring, coding, doing system design, incident response, writing technical stories, interviewing as we are hiring and growing fast, technical documentation and other team meetings.

Pankaj

Sr.Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

PI and my team have done a lot to map out a career path from having monthly discussions to filling out a personal development chart. This has allowed me to clearly see a future as well as understand what it is going to take to achieve my goals, and I know PI will help me get there.

John

Business Development Representative

What is your vision for the company?

Operations at PI enables all business units to empower members to maximize their creativity. I envision PI's growth to be powered by scalability, where systems and intelligence allow us to focus on high-value activities; where departments partner in successful cross-functional initiatives enabled by optimal automation.

Maribel

Senior Vice President, Operations

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration at PI is one of my favorite parts of my job! My role in product allows me to collaborate with incredibly smart and talented coworkers across the business and turn ideas into reality. In addition, there are always projects and initiatives to get involved with that allow you the opportunity to build relationships and learn something

Megan

Senior Product Manager.

What are The Predictive Index Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
We partner with organizations around Boston like Fathers Uplift, as well as Friends of the Blue Hills, Westwood Food Pantry, Needham Community Council, the Greater Boston Food Bank, and Toys for Tots.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Flexible work environment includes: *Field (100% remote) *Flow (1-2 days in office) *Studio (3+ days in the office per week) (Virtually connected with PIoneers working remotely in 24 states)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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