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YRC Freight VP-Technology Services in Overland Park, Kansas

VP-Technology Services - ( 2103AG )

Primary Location : US-KS-Overland Park

Shift : Day


Responsible to provide the vision and leadership for the development and implementation of the organization’s IT infrastructure and technology initiatives across all areas of the organization. Responsible for leading IT Infrastructure strategy and operations.


  1. Responsible for infrastructure: compute, I/O, network, infrastructure architecture

  2. Define and implement Infrastructure strategy and standards for the enterprise

  3. Plan and manage annual IT infrastructure budget

  4. Responsible for service desk, IT Operations, application maintenance and support

  5. Responsible for SOX compliance for IT functions

  6. Keep pace with new technologies in area of responsibility. Direct the evaluation and selection of these technologies

  7. Responsible for End User services including Hardware (desktop/laptop, tablets, smart phones) and Collaboration (email, Teams IM/conferencing, and SharePoint)

  8. Responsible for IT procurement and vendor contract negotiation/management

  9. Develop and sustain a high-performance organization. Provide for continued development and growth of employees

  10. Responsible to complete company initiative to migrate off the mainframe


  1. Building Organizational Talent - Establishing systems and processes to attract, develop, engage, and retain talented individuals; creating a work environment where people can realize their full potential, thus allowing the organization to meet current and future business challenges.

  2. Creating a Culture of Trust - Fostering a work environment that encourages people to act with integrity and treat each other and their ideas with respect; creating and protecting a high-trust environment by setting an example, advocating for others in the face of challenges, removing barriers to trust, and rewarding others for demonstrating behaviors that cultivate trust.

  3. Driving Execution - Translating strategic priorities into operational reality; aligning communication, accountabilities, resource capabilities, internal processes, and ongoing measurement systems to ensure that strategic priorities yield measurable and sustainable results.

  4. Establishing Strategic Direction - Establishing and committing to a long-term business direction based on an analysis of systemic information and consideration of resources, market drivers, organizational values, and emerging economic, technological, and regulatory conditions.

  5. Influencing - Using effective involvement and persuasion strategies to gain acceptance of ideas and commitment to actions that support specific work outcomes.

  6. Leading Change - Driving organizational and cultural changes needed to achieve strategic objectives; catalyzing new approaches to improve results by transforming organizational culture, systems, or products/services; helping others overcome resistance to change.

  7. Resolving Conflict - Helping others deal effectively with an antagonistic situation to minimize damage to the relationships and promote shared goals; using appropriate interpersonal methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people and facilitate agreement.


  • Competitive pay based on experience

  • Employee selected medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family

  • PTO and paid holidays

  • 401k Retirement Plan


  1. Bachelor’s degree in related field.

  2. Fifteen plus (15 ) year’s IT infrastructure experience including five plus (5 ) years in a management role.

  3. Varied experience across IT infrastructure components (server, storage, network, ITSM, Information Security, etc.)

  4. Experience managing teams of fifty (50) or more IT resources, current team at Yellow sized at 150

  5. Experience managing distributed, 7X24 computer operations.

  6. Experience planning and managing annual IT budgets of $10M .

  7. Experience defining IT infrastructure strategy/roadmaps.

  8. Platform selection and implementation for large scale, complex environments.

  9. Understanding of ITIL model or similar framework for IT service delivery.

  10. Disaster Recovery implementation.

  11. IT vendor management.


  1. Advanced degree or studies in related field.

  2. Data center migration and cloud experience.

  3. Implementation of Infrastructure as a shared service.

  4. Experience moving infrastructure to cloud or managed service.

  5. ITIL certification.

  6. Freight and logistics industry experience.


This job operates in a hybrid professional office environment indoors and remote woork. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.

Yellow Corporation, along with all subsidiary companies, are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Req ID: 2103AG