Our values East Edmonton client is looking for an enthusiastic and revolutionary Information Technology Professional to join us in the newly developed IT Operations Manager role. Under the direction of the Director of Information Technology, the IT Operations Manager is responsible for information and communication technology infrastructure, systems and staffing. This responsibility focuses on the design, development, maintenance, support, and security of the enterprise systems.
The successful candidate will apply their business, communications, supervisory and current technical skills towards ensuring the return on our investment in the technical computing infrastructure is maximized and provide guidance towards continued improvements that are linked to business value.
Participate as a member of the Leadership team, contributing to, identifying, developing and implementing strategic initiatives, policies, plans, and programs necessary for the success of the business
Manage IT projects through planning, development, implementation, and evaluation
Manage all VIRL computer hardware and software assets
Identify current trends and developments in information technology
Manage Information Technology staff including:
Scheduling and assigning work priorities
Monitoring throughput metrics and addressing performance and productivity deficiencies
Recruitment, attendance and performance management and the implementation of disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment
Coach and mentor staff as required
Manage all aspects of network security and connectivity to ensure compliance with best IT and business practices
Manage data backups/recovery and ensure there is an operational disaster recovery plan in place and that the plan is tested
The Ideal Candidate:
Strong customer service orientation
Solid relationship management and performance management skills
Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on listening and questioning skills
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to conduct research into issues and products as required
Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
Highly self-motivated and directed
Keen attention to detail and current technology trends
Post-secondary degree/diploma in Information Technology or related experience
Proven working knowledge of;
TCPIP networking protocol including DNS, DHCP
Level 2 and Level 3 network switching technology
Virtualization technology, specifically Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft DPM
MS Active Directory, MS Windows 2016/2012/2008 Server
MS Cloud solutions, specifically O365
Azure and AWS
CISCO ASA products and Meraki MX
DBMS platforms including MS-SQL, Oracle DBMS, and MySQL
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Jade Murphy, Recruiter, Information Technology. Visit our website at www.aplin.com to view our job opportunities, career tips, and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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