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Dir, IT

Company: SPECTRUM
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for directing and implementing corporate IT initiatives that support the strategy and goals of the corporation. Organizes and directs IT functions, software development, application infrastructure development and maintenance, applications programming/analysis and enterprise systems development and administration. Implements IT standards, policies and/or master plan for the IT function. Guides the development and acquisition of new technologies and tools to improve the organization's internal operations and data delivery. Continually evaluates technology strategies. Implements new technological directions. Guides the organization in their deployment. Advises IT leadership of enhancements to existing applications and implementation of new systems. Provides strategic guidance and technical assistance to IT staff and business partners.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Oversees a sector of the IT functional area.

Implements IT plans according to the IT and corporate strategy.

Guides the maintenance and enhancement of software application systems that support sales, ordering, and provisioning applications for employees.

Deploys IT staff to ensure uninterrupted IT application support at maximum performance.

Ensures compliance with IT standards, policies and procedures.

Accountable for the function's budgets and approves related capital expenditures.

Assists with the creation and successful management of multi-million dollar budgets.

Assists with negotiating multi-million dollar contracts with third-party vendors.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

  • Basic computer skills, with proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of software applications, computer systems, procedures and techniques
  • Experience leading others and providing constructive feedback
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Ability to learn and support new applications and systems
  • Ability to work with others to resolve problems, handle requests or situations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information technologies and methodologies related to application development
  • Displays a sense of urgency to resolve issues quickly and efficiently
  • A team player with the ability to enable changes in the business processes and ability to work cooperatively with all groups is essential
  • Ability to multi-task and handle on a pro-active basis, changing priorities in a fast-paced environment in order to maximize time-management and efficiencies
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully distill complex technical information into clear, concise yet comprehensive communication material
  • Demonstrated ability to meet rigorous deadlines while managing multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
  • Effective work ethic; displays a high sense of urgency to resolve issues quickly and efficiently
  • Proven knowledge of information technologies and methodologies related to application development
  • Ability to exercise, on a regular basis, independent judgment and discretion in performance of job duties
  • Ability to recruit, motivate, develop, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job
  • Ability to effectively manage operational and project budgets
  • Ability to skillfully synthesize large quantities of complex information under pressure. Distills it to the most critical issues and draws accurate conclusions, taking into account a high degree of uncertainty Experience relaying sensitive information to appropriate parties
  • Keeps clients, superiors, peers, and direct reports updated based on their information needs
  • Demonstrated in-depth technical skills with knowledge of a wide variety of tools and technologies and extensive knowledge in a subset of these skills
    Required Education
    BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent work experience

    Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
    IT work experience - 7-10
    Leadership experience - 5-7
    Project management experience - 3-5

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
    Salesforce.com, Micro Services, Cloud based applications

    Preferred Education

    Preferred Related Work Experience and Number of Years
    Salesforce.com - 3-5

    WORKING CONDITIONS
    Office environment
    IGN735 308024 308024BR

Keywords: SPECTRUM, St. Louis , Dir, IT, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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