IT Manager

Reports To

VP of Operations

Purpose of Position

To be responsible for supporting business strategies with the creation and implementation of internal and external technology as well as devising IT policies and systems to support the strategies set by the Leadership Team.

Position Requirements

Key Roles: LMA, Network Admin, Communication, Training, Process.

Requirements:

  • Education – BSc/BA in computer science, engineering, or relevant field; MSc/MA will be a plus or 8 years related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Language Skills – Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures, financial reports, or governmental regulations. The ability to write reports, business correspondence, and standard operating procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills – Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Experience in controlling an information technology budget.
  • Computer Skills – Sound understanding of computer systems. Working knowledge of Windows operating systems. Able to navigate and become familiar with different software.
  • Leadership Skills- Team leadership experience managing staff and information systems

Required Skills and Core Competencies:

  • Servant Leadership – leading by example and with humility.
  • Strategic Thinker – developing and executing strategic plans.
  • Big Picture Mindset – ability to understand the entire business.
  • Knowledge of Hybrid Active Directory Environments (On Prem/Azure AD).
  • Operational knowledge of MS Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, and MS Office 365.
  • Experience supporting VPN remote access (SonicWall).
  • Operational knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Application Development knowledge (PHP, C#).
  • Knowledge of basic Git functions.
  • Basic Experience with containerization (Docker).
  • Experience working with Crystal Reports.

Essential Duties

  • Oversee computer network & technology operations and evaluate them according to short & long-term goals set by the Leadership Team.
  • Lead successful implementation of new technology and business intelligence initiatives for the company.
  • Supervision of technology staff, including managing IT projects & lifecycles.
  • Operationalize IT processes across the company.
  • Lead the business into the most effective and efficient use of the dealer management system.
  • Company-wide training on IT, including onboarding and continuing education.
  • Involved in purchasing efficient & cost-effective technology-related items.
  • Oversee contracts, service level agreements, and relationships with key IT suppliers and providers.
  • Work with IT staff to identify the need for upgrades & new systems to report to the Leadership Team.
  • Document policies, procedures, and manuals related to IT.
  • Stay well-informed on emerging technologies and industry trends.
  • Assist employees in creating customized reports.
  • Control, develop and manage the budget for all IT-related items.
  • Assist with troubleshooting systems and hardware.

Work Environment

The Work environmental characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This position requires the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing, oral, schedule, or diagram form and the ability to use sound judgment when faced with complex circumstances.
  • The noise level is quiet to moderate at times, unless in the shop area where the noise level is moderate to loud.
  • The physical exertion is moderate, and work is performed in an office setting.
  • There are frequent employee and customer contacts and interruptions in person and on the telephone during work hours.
  • UKTS reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The employee must be able to occasionally lift and or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Standards

  • Work will be performed in a routine, coordinated manner so as to continuously duplicate or exceed desired results.
  • Be customer focused with a positive attitude.
  • Always maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Arrive to work early in preparation to start shift on time.
  • Work performed is to be in a professional manner in accordance with or exceeding company standards.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Display a professional attitude toward Company and fellow employees.
  • Maintain a professional appearance.
  • Maintain verbal and written communications as required.
  • Work will be performed in accordance with all government laws and regulations.
  • Continually seek professional and personal growth.
  • Always maintain a professional and friendly attitude.

Benefits

  • Profit-Sharing
  • 401k (Retirement Planning)
  • Competitive Salary
  • No Weekends
  • Friendly & Rewarding Workplace
  • Vacation Time & 8 Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance

Interested in this position?