Denver, CO

VP, Business Systems Engineering at Prologis

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Prologis is the global leader in logistics real estate. We own, manage and develop high-quality properties in the world’s most vibrant centers of commerce, approximately 990 million square feet in 19 countries. Some of the world’s largest brands (e.g., Amazon, BMW, DHL, FedEx, Pepsi) turn to us because they know an efficient supply chain will make their businesses run better, and a strategic relationship with Prologis will create competitive advantage. As the top ranked U.S. company and sixth overall among the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, we take our global footprint seriously.

Job Title:

VP, Business Systems Engineering



Do you want to play a role in global commerce?

The VP of Business Systems Engineering is responsible for global program leadership and strategic direction for Prologis’ core systems including CRM, Peoplesoft ERP, Yardi property management, Workday HRM, QA Testing functions, and associated systems. The VP of Business Systems Engineering is responsible for the stable, secure, and timely operation of these core platforms and associated applications supporting the Leasing, Property Management, Capital Deployment, Finance, Accounting, Tax, Treasury, and HR functions of Prologis including oversight of third-party development and support partners. The VP of Business Systems Engineering leads the broader team to ensure successful management of platform lifecycle and maintenance projects, as well as on-scope and on budget business project delivery supporting the core lines of business of Prologis. This role works closely with business leaders to define, manage, and direct functional roadmap development and execution, operational support, and proactive management of the overall program including adherence to SOX requirements and yearly SOX compliance audits as appropriate. The role will engage directly on projects while in other cases will lead project resources supporting other business initiatives and capabilities. The VP of Business Systems Engineering position has 4 direct reports.

What’s needed in order to do that:
  • Directs a team responsible for delivery of programs and projects supporting the core applications of the company including CRM, Peoplesoft ERP, Yardi, Workday HRM platforms, QA Testing functions, and associated applications
  • Directs yearly program roadmap and budget, supporting business case and various enterprise-wide projects and program plans
  • Oversees Agile sprint development of various workstreams and delivery streams supporting Prologis core business functions and systems
  • Manages teams to execute projects and adjusts project scope, timing, and budgets as needed, based on the needs of the business
  • Manages identification, triage, escalation, and timely resolution of platform issues in partnership with business teams, IT Infrastructure and third-party support organizations
  • Manages business and partner relationships, BSE budget, scope, and resourcing with third-party development and support providers
  • Creates and cultivates strong relationships with key business area leadership and managed service providers
  • Manages software license compliance for core applications and associated applications
  • Accountable for resource planning and assignments, directing work efforts, reviewing integrated project plans, escalating & communicating resource needs, ensuring completion of quality reviews, and driving the resolution of issues as appropriate
  • Accountable for yearly SOX controls verifications and operational procedures in partnership with IT and Corporate Compliance teams
  • Accountable for team leadership, coaching, mentoring, and development to create a highly effective and agile team
  • Accountable for the creation and accurate management of yearly budgets for the core systems covering both platform lifecycle work and project budgets
  • Partners with Business Capability owners to define yearly capability roadmap and translation of capability requirements to technical, resource, and budget requirements
  • Partners with IT Enterprise Architecture team to ensure project definition and delivery is in line with stated architecture standards
  • Partners with IT Security team to ensure proper security controls and processes are identified, implemented, and maintained
  • Partners with Data Management team to ensure core systems data and associated system data adheres to data governance requirements and policies
  • Partners with senior leadership of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities to achieve the goals of the enterprise
  • Partners with senior level management with minimal direction
  • Participates in industry and technology events and forums such as Dreamforce, Oracle World
  • Manage issues associated with strategy and program interdependence, as well as resource allocation
  • Manage external vendors, offshore resources and coordinates with internal teams necessary for timely completion
  • Assists with requirements analysis, and communicates the goals and objectives to the solution architect and development resources
  • Collaborate with the VMO team for the vetting and management of vendors, including coordinating execution of NDA’s, MSA’s, SOW’s and similar contracts to procure adequate resources to achieve Lab objectives in planned timeframes
  • Performs other duties as deemed necessary by Prologis CTO and SVP of Business Systems Engineering, Architecture & Emerging Technologies

Tell us if you're ready.

  • Minimum 15 years of relevant experience leading large, global technology teams
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Proven history leading larger software development organizations
  • Proven leadership fostering strong relationships with business and vendor-partners
  • Proven history leading and directing cross-functional teams supporting CRM, Peoplesoft ERP (or equivalent ERP), and teams supporting large, global organizations
  • Prior experience working with diverse teams to support large, global technology environments
  • Working knowledge of CRM platform including functional attributes of Salesforce (account, opportunity, Salesforce partner ecosystem, Lightning)
  • Working knowledge of Peoplesoft ERP (or equivalent ERP) platforms including functional attributes of Peoplesoft ERP (AP, AR, GL, PO, T&E, Treasury)
  • Experience in ERP Cloud hosting (AWS, Azure) and moving ERP platforms to the cloud a plus
  • Proven history and experience with Agile methodology, user stories, sprint creation and management, and requirements analysis
  • Proven history leveraging third-party partners, off-shore development teams, and managed service providers to provide flex resourcing to support unplanned project needs and requirements
  • Prior experience with companies that own and manage commercial or industrial real estate a plus
  • Commitment to quality work and project results
  • Ability to manage in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities
  • Strong skills in understanding complex technical architecture, system interfaces and enterprise application integration concepts, as well as knowledge of hardware and database technologies
  • Direct experience with Agile methodology, user stories, sprint creation and management, and requirements analysis
  • High degree of ‘learning agility’ with the ability to readily consume and apply new information and concepts with developed analytical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent leadership and teamwork skills
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with all levels of individuals both internally and externally
  • Ability to work collaboratively and partner with business leadership, employees, and vendors
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a virtual, global organization
  • Able to work independently and cooperatively
  • Excellent listening, communication, and presentation skills including the ability to translate strategy and technology into business terms
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be willing and able to travel globally up to 30%

Hiring Salary Range of $185,000 - $231,000. Salary and whole compensation package (bonus target and RSU's) to be determined by the candidate’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

All full-time roles in the US come with a robust benefits package which includes healthcare, dental, and vision insurance for employees and eligible dependents. Prologis also offers several other wellness, financial, and work/lifestyle-specific benefits. Our 401(k)-retirement plan has a company match of 50% up to 12% of eligible compensation. We also offer generous PTO with a starting accrual of 22 days a year in addition to paid holidays and volunteer time.


People First

Each of us working at Prologis plays an essential role in the enduring success of our company. We value people who are decisive, courageous and adaptable. While we are one company, locations and departments operate with autonomy and accountability. Individuals take the initiative here.

When you join Prologis, you work shoulder to shoulder with some of the top talent in the industry to do the best work of your career. Every employee belongs. Every employee contributes. Employees advance their careers here.

As a successful global enterprise, Prologis has never lost sight of what matters most, our strong belief that our people are the most important part of our business. And because of that, we provide a generous total rewards package and take a lot of time to focus on quality management and leadership development. People come first here.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of drug screen and background verification. Prologis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religions, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Employment Type:

Full time


Denver, Colorado

Additional Locations:

San Francisco, California

As a condition to the commencement of your employment, Prologis requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. You are considered fully vaccinated two (2) weeks after your second dose in a two-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or two (2) weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. In addition, due to how highly transmittable the Omicron variant is, we are now requiring all employees to get a vaccine booster when eligible. Prologis will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation as to the vaccination requirement on the basis of a disability or sincerely-held religious belief in accordance with applicable law.

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Where we are

We're located at the Dairy Block. Dairy Block is centrally located in Denver’s iconic LoDo area, just one block from Union Station and Coors Field.

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What are Prologis Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Prologis hosts an annual IMPACT Day and partners with a variety of local charities. Additionally, employees are provided 16 hours of company sponsored & personal volunteer hours annually.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
In 2021, Prologis employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Short Term Disability insurance covers 70% of salary up to $2500 weekly maximum payout. Long Term Disability insurance covers 60% of salary up to $17,000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers up to $2000 of annual expenses. 100% Preventative 80% Basic 50% Major
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan -$20 copay for annual eye exams with $130 allowance for frames or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Our health insurance plan covers up to 80% of out of pocket expenses after annual deductible is met.
Life Insurance
Company paid life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary. Available voluntary life 1X-5X annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Wellness programs include: Real Appeal, Health Steps, Courage Classic and discounted gym memberships through the Perks at Work program.
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
EAP benefits available for all employees =6 free visits per occurrence. Additionally, virtual behavioral health and in person mental health benefits available to those enrolled in our medical plan.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Prologis' 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
Prologis provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 50% of contributions up to 12% of an employee's eligible compensation.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
The Prologis Foundation matches your financial donations up to $1,000 per year to eligible non profit organizations.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Prologis provides Backup child care assistance. through Bright Horizons
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 10 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for eligible employees.
Flexible Work Schedule
Prologis provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $10,000 for eligible adoption expenses and 10 weeks of 100% paid parental leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Prologis employees accrue between 22 and 32 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 32 hours per year of paid volunteer time. 16 hours of company sponsored & 16 hours for personal volunteer time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Prologis casual dress code includes jeans every day of the week.
Commuter Benefits
In the Denver office, free ECO pass available to all employees.
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Prologis has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored soda and water you can handle.
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5000.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Prologis hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

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