IT Director.

Oakville, ON

Graphic Sales Specialist

IT Director

Oakville, ON Canada

Term:

Permanent Full-Time
 
Description:

ASTOUND is a fully-integrated global design and fabrication facility, providing end-to-end solutions for events, exhibits and environments. We are an exciting and dynamic global company made up of passionate people who love what they do. We are currently on the lookout for talented, creative and diverse individuals to join our growing team as we continue to expand across the world.

We are seeking experienced, highly-skilled IT director to join our progressive technology team. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing the entire Information Technology Department and ensuring that our company’s technology is meeting its goals and objectives efficiently and reliably. You will work closely with senior leadership, users, and the technology team to help determine the best way possible to meet the technology needs of the company. You will lead a team of passionate team members to deliver excellent technical/non-technical support with outstanding customer service satisfaction and timeliness.

Job Duties:

  • Oversee entire IT department, including infrastructure, applications, and personnel
  • Liaise between all parties to understand requirements and how best to meet them
  • Procure buy in from senior management for needed projects
  • Manage and oversee all stages of the development lifecycle for new projects
  • Work to deliver products on time and on budget
  • Help to prioritize short- and long-term objectives
  • Maintain existing programs, seeing that necessary updates are made
  • Oversee maintenance of hardware
  • Stay up to date on security risks and ensure corporate security, performing regular IT audits to discover areas of weaknesses and fortify them
  • Report progress and challenges to senior management
  • Work to meet the overall corporate goals
  • Optimize profitability and customer satisfaction through technology
  • See that all reported issues are resolved quickly and efficiently
  • Develop, document and enforce policies, process, and procedures


Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field required; master’s degree is a plus
  • Evidence of continuing education, such as certifications, is a plus
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in the technology field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in leadership or management in an IT setting
  • Experience in developing scalable solutions for high growth or start-up organizations
  • Expert knowledge on IT infrastructure (network, servers) and cloud-based technologies (Office 365, Azure, Kaseya, Salesforce)
  • Significant experience in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Solid working knowledge of current security protocols and threats
  • Excellent managerial, project management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to foresee possible issues and troubleshoot them proactively
  • Strong negotiation and vendor management skills
  • Understanding of coding languages and devops is considered an asset (e.g., PowerShell, C#, HTML, Javascript, AWS)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or a technical degree preferred

 

ASTOUND is committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarian’s with Disabilities Act(AODA). Please let us know if you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process.

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