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Wolters Kluwer VP Enterprise Software Engineering in Boston, Massachusetts

Wolters Kluwer is a global provider of professional information, software solutions, and services for clinicians, nurses, accountants, lawyers, and tax, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and regulatory sectors. Our range of expert solutions combine deep domain knowledge with advanced technology and services to deliver better outcomes, analytics, and improved productivity for our customers. Our priority is providing timely, actionable insights in an end-to-end digital environment that empowers them to make informed decisions and deliver impact when it matters most.

The VP Enterprise Software Engineering is responsible for leading global enterprise integration (applications and infrastructure services), enterprise applications delivery organization through a team of managers and other associated disciplines supporting various systems including Global Enterprise Integration for Application and infrastructure services and Enterprise Applications. The team works closely with BRMs, Global Information Security, Infrastructure operations, Architecture, GBS IT PMO, Business Units/Divisions, and other Delivery organizations.

The person in this role can be in one of our office locations or can be remote.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead cross-functional teams to successfully deliver on system design and development for the needed business requirements supporting various Business Units.

  • Lead cross-functional teams to implement GBS Global Enterprise Integration (for applications and infrastructure services), STEP Platform Enterprise Applications, and systems supporting BU/Divisions.

  • Lead and manage the portfolio of work for various business units

  • Work across the GBS organizations including teams responsible for requirements, solution architecture, quality assurance and production support.

  • Lead and manage continuous improvement planning deliverables.

  • Able to attract, motivate, retain, and hire top technologists.

  • Experience working with hardware, software, and services vendors

  • Provide strong and deep technical insights in various disciplines across delivery.

  • Provide strategic, architectural, solution, implementation, and support guidance across various applications including but not limited to Integration, STEP Platform, enterprise integration (applications and infrastructure services).

  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of industry standards, methodologies, processes, and best practices.

  • Establish and maintain competence in current and planned versions of products.

  • Understand the use of industry tools / technology & their impact on project & operational goals.

  • Negotiate and structure contracts favorable to the organization.

  • Assist in process improvement initiatives by working across technical teams to enhance the systems, processes, and controls to ensure effective development, monitoring, and support is in place.

  • Represent Wolters Kluwer within the industry by developing and maintaining comprehensive knowledge of Wolters Kluwer products, industry trends and general business and financial acumen through various sources and initiative. Communicate Wolters Kluwer competitive advantage to customers in a compelling articulate manner in speech, writing and formal presentation.

Minimum Qualifications:


Required: Bachelor's Degree in computer science or related field

Preferred: Master’s Degree in Computer Science or MBA

Experience: Minimum 15+ years broad Information Technology experience in:

  • Driving technical, cultural, and operational transformation and delivery of mission critical business programs

  • Experience in working with Enterprise Architecture, Project and Program Management, Systems Design and Delivery, and Infrastructure

  • Experience in leading geographically disperse organizations and budget

  • Experience in working with Enterprise Integration utilizing technology like IIB, services implementations (including SOA or micros-services), managing delivery of large/critical applications utilizing Java/J2EE and/or .Net technologies, managing applications in different hosting providers

  • Demonstrated management, leadership and interpersonal skills and experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience including presentations to senior management, peer groups and associates

  • Demonstrated experience in mentoring, coaching associates in various aspects including technology

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated project management and planning skills and experience

  • Strong understanding of project life cycle methodology and procedures

  • Ability to conduct an analysis of business needs, including scheduling meetings, planning agendas, conferring with business line leaders, documenting, and making verbal and written presentations

  • Demonstrated experience in working with various geographically diverse associates and vendor partners

  • Demonstrated budget management, tracking and forecasting skills and experience

  • Demonstrated on-time and on-budget system delivery skills and experience

  • Strong knowledge of organization policies and procedures

  • Demonstrated knowledge of systems and application technologies and architecture

  • Demonstrated experience in taking the high-level enterprise strategy and blueprints and converting into system level deliverables for delivery

  • Demonstrated experience in using industry standard toolsets to deliver requirements, design, and development. Prefer 5+ years of experience in Rational Toolsets or equivalent

Travel required for this position: 25%


Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.