November 30, -0001

Director of IT

San Rafael, CA
Full-time


Location: Bay Area, CA

Start Date: 01/28/19

Title: Director of IT

Position Overview:

Our client is looking for an Information Technology Director, that will replace current director that is retiring. They are in the process of a global SAP implementation, including SAP ECC, S/4 HANA to replace smaller legacy ERP system. This individual will be responsible for;

  • Direct and manage the team responsible for all information systems for the company US Division. This includes ERP, B2B, CRM, LAN/WAN/VPN, hardware, software, SaaS, telecommunications, internal help desk, data warehouse, application and report development.
  • Responsible for information security, including PCI-DSS compliance.
  • Manage projects and relationships with vendors.
  • Work with business unit managers to utilize technology to meet their needs, and that of the business overall.
  • Work with parent company to integrate existing ERP with new S4 HANA ERP for both Canada and the US.
  • Manage, motivate, develop and select IT team members. Evaluate individual and team performance. Lead team in setting and accomplishing goals.
  • Responsible for backend functionality of the B2C web site.
  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures that relate to technology.
  • Stay abreast of trends in information technology. Formulate long and short-range plans for the acquisition and implementation of new systems.
  • Plan and manage department budget to maintain operational and financial efficiency.
  • Able and willing to be hands-on and dive into the day-to-day operations when necessary.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 15 plus years of IT experience with 5 at least years in a management capacity.
  • ERP experience (SAP ERP implementation)
  • Experience with PCI-DSS.
  • Understand the benefits and risks to the business of cloud services (SaaS).
  • Knowledge of databases (MS-SQL and DB2/400 a plus).
  • Managing telecommunications systems (VoIP experience a plus)
  • Understanding managing basic networking, managing firewalls and VPN.
  • Management of internet domains, public and private DNS.
  • Leadership, people and project management skills.
  • Windows 7 and higher, Windows Server 2008 and higher.
  • Mac OS X and integration into a Windows environment.
  • Understanding of Active Directory and Group Policy.
  • Working knowledge of some SQL dialect (Oracle, DB2/400, MySQL, SQL Server, etc).
  • Familiarity with Microsoft BI – SSIS, SSRS
  • Knowledge of EDI.
  • Knowledge of VMWare or other server virtualization.
  • Experience with Exchange 2016
  • Excellent Microsoft Office Skills.
  • Deadline oriented and the ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills are critical.
  • Extensive experience getting cooperation from all levels of management and across departments.

Preferred:

Retail/Consumer Goods Industry

iSeries – AS/400

S/4 HANA

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