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Sr. IT Applications Analyst, Advanced Technologies and Digital Innovation

Date:  May 15, 2023

Milwaukee, WI, US, 53204-2941 Chicago, IL, US, 60631

Req ID:  26412
Onsite or Remote:  Hybrid Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

The Sr. IT Applications Analyst, Advanced Technologies and Digital Innovation will be responsible for the ongoing strategic development and deployment of advanced technology and digital innovation capabilities across Komatsu Americas and Komatsu Mining. This individual will work closely with business stakeholders to understand and translate needs and challenges into innovative technology solutions to drive growth and efficiency. The IT Analyst will also be responsible for the strategic development of advanced technology solutions and articulating the capabilities and impacts to non-technical stakeholders. This position will work with business and IT personnel to shape Komatsu’s future towards an innovation-driven organization, creating and expanding new business enablement capabilities, and leveraging new and emerging technology to enable business growth.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders and ICT leadership to design and implement digital innovation capabilities and strategy across both KAC and KMC business operations.
  • Actively design and implement new digital capabilities that align with the organization’s business goals and strategic initiatives. 
  • Continuously identify new applicable technologies and analyze potential impact to the organization while evaluating feasibility for implementation. 
  • Manage and maintain positive external partner relationships and continuously evolve our partner ecosystem.  
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative assessments for strategic planning and actioning. 
  • Manage the translation of leadership expectations and strategic initiatives to digital innovation strategy and execution
  • Thoroughly report activity updates and status to leadership while proactively mitigating risks and issues


  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Computer Science, Data Science, Business Administration or a related field 
  • 5+ years of progressive experience working with digital solutions and relevant business experience including requirements and business process analysis, design and test, implementation and support
  • Exceptional communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, entrepreneurial and highly innovative with an effective team work ethic
  • Fluency with strategic and innovation frameworks as well as conceptual constructs and progressive experience with innovative and emerging technologies 
  • Strong business acumen with ability to work cross-functionally to understand complex problems and logically determine resolutions
  • Aptness to articulate technology capabilities and significance to non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to transform challenges into innovative opportunities and develop actionable roadmaps for execution
  • Ability to establish, build and maintain relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Effective agile project management skills
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and presentation skills

Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an 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.

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