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Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Director of IT Engineering (Commerce) in Durant, Oklahoma

Director of IT Engineering (Commerce)


Job Purpose or Objective(s): The Engineering Director is responsible for management and work of revenue-focused engineering teams (managers, developers, architect, quality assurance and site reliability engineers) Main responsibilities include workflow design and management and collaborating with engineering team managers and internal departments on process, needs, strategy and work. We ask that you have an understanding of our product capabilities, customer’s needs, process, and technology; it guides the operation and development of our products through team work on infrastructure, product enhancements, customer integrations or new product development.

Primary Tasks:

  1. You will manage a large, technical team comprised of Application Engineering, Systems Engineering and Product Management staff while promoting a culture of continuous improvement through mentoring, feedback, and metrics.

  2. You will create and maintain budgeting for Commerce engineering efforts.

  3. You will direct, coordinate and review the work plan for assigned staff, assign work activities, projects and programs, review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures. Meet with staff to identify and resolve problems.

  4. You will establish and track agile process, planning, milestones, and deployment to ensure departmental success.

  5. You will establish and track product verticals through Product Manager alignment with essential business partners.

  6. You will conduct technical discussions with team members to agree on product scope and delivery schedules. Track delivery schedule and related dependencies for successful completion of initiatives.

  7. You will collaborate with team and best in class methods for application and system development.

  8. You will confer with various groups to design project and to obtain information on needs, limitations and capabilities, related projects, performance requirements and interfaces.

  9. You will analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and strategy constraints.

  10. Perform other tasks as may be assigned.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (Programming), Computer Information Systems, or equivalent experience is required

Knowledge of Microsoft products, Microsoft licensing, PC hardware, network administration, server hardware, and operating systems

Advanced knowledge in information technology platforms such as network storage, architecture, virtual technologies, etc.

Project management responsibilities and budgetary responsibilities (operating and capital budgets)

Ten (10) years’ experience in the IT field which should include supervising direct reports


Master’s Degree in a Computer Science (Programming) or Computer Information Systems

Extensive experience in supporting gaming and Retail applications

Gaming/Retail industry IT management experience in a facility with at least 1,000 gaming devices, a hotel, and extensive food and beverage operations

Ten (10) years in the IT field with a minimum of five (5) years of senior or executive management experience

You will report to IT Senior Director of Commerce.

The Choctaw Nation is the third-largest Indian nation in the United States, with over 200,000 tribal members and more than 11,000 employees. The first tribe over the Trail of Tears, historic boundaries are in the southeast corner of Oklahoma. The Choctaw Nation's vision, "Living out the Chahta Spirit of faith, family and culture," is evident as it continues to focus on providing opportunities for growth and prosperity.


Free gym membership

Free access to employee health clinic

Free lunch for casino & resort associates

Earned wages access once per week for hourly Associates

Pet insurance

Paid vacation / sick time

Medical / Dental / Vision

401(K) with company match

College tuition reimbursement

Short-term disability, long-term disability, and family leave

Employee assistance program

Employee prescription program

CNO Paid Life Insurance


On Site Dental Clinics (Jet Dental)

On Site Mammogram Services

Free diabetes and hypertension monitoring benefit (Livongo)

Accolade- Concierge Benefits Program

Wellness Program that equals savings on health insurance cost (Virgin Pulse)

Maternity Care Program

(Benefits provided by the Choctaw Nation are based on employment classification)

CNO was selected as a winner in both HRDUS' and Forbes' 2022 "Employer of Choice" competitions:

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma received recognition as one of six Best Places to Work in the United States as selected by HRDUS

Choctaw Casinos & Resorts received recognition from Forbes as a Best Employer for Diversity in the Travel & Leisure category.

Forbes also recognized the Choctaw Casino and Resorts as one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates

Job Information Technology

Primary Location OK-Durant

Work Locations Durant HQ 1802 Chukka Hina Durant 74701

Organization Information Technology

Schedule Regular


Day Job

Job Posting 03/16/2023, 3:09:27 PM

Req ID: 23003489