• Director of Systems & Applications

    Job Location US-NJ-Secaucus


    • Leadership and Supervisory Skills to monitor activities and progress from all teams as responsibility dictates
    • Knowledge of business processes supporting vertical Wholesale/Retail Systems
    • Understand business requirements and impact to the business
    • Working directly with business users to achieve required results
    • Excellent communication and organization skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with a team player attitude
    • Excellent problem solver, work with teams to arrive at the best solution within system constraints or effectively eliminating constraint 
    • Design and/or program in RPGLE, Java,
    • Design and/or program in Microsoft SSIS and MS SQL server.
    • Design and program in QLIK reporting or similar BI tools
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite (high level of proficiency in Excel)
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft TFS or Project or similar Project Management tools



    • Systems - PLM, Production, Traffic, Inventory, EDI, Sales, Order Processing, WMS, Finance
    • Lead team of multiple Programmers and Analysts, providing supervisory guidance and support
    • Manage multiple IT projects in a Fashion Based Environment
    • Analyze business process requests and assess the impact to internal processes and/or application/interfaces across multiple platforms including Iseries, SQL Server, and BI reporting for wholesale and retail systems
    • Design and/or program applications in Java, RPGLE and QLIK
    • Work closely with VP of IT, and Director of Project Management to agree on project plans and solutions
    • Provide timely communication and status updates of projects


    • 7+ year’s in IT Developing Software, 2+ years’ Managing Developers
    • 2+ yrs RLM System Experience
    • 1+ yrs KWI System Experience
    • 2 yrs Programming Experience RPGLE on Iseries/AS400
    • 2 yrs Programming Experience Java on ISeries/AS400
    • 1 yrs Programming Experience MS SQL Server
    • 1 yrs Programming Experience QLIK Sense or other BI Reporting applications.
    • Experience with Footwear / Apparel systems
    • Experience designing and developing integration with 3rd party solutions
    • Experience designing Application Solutions to meet needs of business, allowing for future growth and expansion
    • Manager internal development team, work with 3rd party development teams


    • Health, Dental, and vision packages
    • 401k and company match
    • Competitive time-off package including; company paid holidays, paid time off, and a flexible Summer Friday program
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • Associate Discount
    • Wellness Program & Gym discounts
    • Pre-tax commuter benefits


    Our goal is to be the global standard for New York style and social consciousness. At Kenneth Cole Productions, we bring together respectful, innovative people, in a culture of, collaboration, accountability, and passion for our brand and product. We hire those who are innovative, courageous, interesting, ambitious, and genuine. 


    For over 30 years, Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. has been one of the world’s most recognized fashion companies. This couldn’t have happened without one key asset: our Associates. Designing, marketing, and selling a broad range of shoes, clothing and accessories. KCP Associates are courageous thought-leaders who are relentless in their pursuit of excellence. 


    As an entrepreneurial organization of energized and devoted individuals, we promote, inspire and embrace an atmosphere of mutual respect, creative thinking and results-driven accountability. We foster an incredibly collaborative workplace, which we fill with people who work hard (and play hard) together. Whether you’re a college graduate ready to start your career, or a professional looking for your next challenge, we offer exciting opportunities all over the world.  


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