IT Manager (confidential)

IT Manager (confidential)

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Calgary, Alberta

Information Technology

Permanent

05/14/2024

211947

If you are a talented and experienced IT Manager, Aplin has partnered with a Calgary-based company to add to their management team.

In this exciting role, you will be responsible and accountable for the smooth running of the computer systems within the limits of requirements, specifications, costs, and timelines. You will supervise the implementation and maintenance of the company’s computing needs. You will analyze current systems and assets, recommend, and implement solutions and upgrades, and provide training.

Responsibilities:
  • Take responsibility for projects and solutions within the larger business initiative.
  • Handle business-critical IT tasks and systems administration.
  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies, hardware, and software.
  • Track and maintain hardware and software inventory.
  • Plan, organize, control, and evaluate IT and electronic data operations.
  • Manage IT staff by recruiting, training, and coaching employees, communicating job expectations, and appraising their performance.
  • Design, develop, implement, and coordinate systems, policies and procedures.
  • Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems
  • Act in alignment with user needs and system functionality to contribute to organizational policy.
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time.
  • Audit systems and assess their outcomes.
  • Handle annual budget and ensure cost effectiveness.
  • Analyze departmental needs, identify vulnerabilities, and boost productivity, efficiency, and accuracy to inform business decisions.
  • Ensure network components work together seamlessly to meet business needs, using their full range of capabilities, and stay informed about new features and competitor solutions.
  • Analyze processes, technologies, and vendors continually to find areas for improvement.
  • Prepare cost–benefit analyses when upgrades are necessary and monitor vendors to ensure that they’re offering the best possible service and value for business needs.
  • Train employees to use software and hardware; troubleshoot issues and provide technical support when needed.
  • Develop and execute disaster planning and maintain data backups.

Qualifications:
  • The IT manager Should have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in information technology or computer science.
  • Deep knowledge of programming languages and operating systems (ex: Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory), current equipment and technologies, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, and systems performance monitoring.
  • The IT Manager requires a minimum of 5 years of Management experience supporting Information Technology infrastructure together with strong technical skills.


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