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  • 5565 Centerview Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Andrea Nixon

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Information Technology Director

Raleigh, NC

Posted 21 days ago

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Full-Time
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Insurance
Information Technology
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Job Description

Do you have an ability to quickly process complex information and present it clearly and concisely?  Enjoy managing a team but miss the hands-on work? Have you considered continuing your career in a fast-growing company with a fun environment?  If so, Simplicity Financial Marketing may be searching for you!!


Job Summary

As the Director of Information Technology, you will be responsible for identifying, analyzing, and solving business challenges through technical solutions.  This position will be responsible for management of the existing technology team, oversight of vendor relationships, and project management of major IT initiatives. You will exercise a breadth which encompasses both operational aspects of the technology environment and project objectives for our company.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage onsite and remote team of IT professionals
  • Collaborate with business leaders and serve as technical lead for the planning, design, and execution of projects to enable the achievement of business objectives
  • Provides guidance and direction to team on system issues, new systems development, software evaluations, business process design, and enhancement of existing systems
  • Oversee budgeting, strategic and tactical planning, and solution roadmaps based on forecasted company needs and objectives
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand the business capabilities, capture and help prioritize demand, and lead cross-functional project teams that will design, deliver and support IT services
  • Lead the training, coaching and development of team members & management of 3rd party vendors
  • Implement best practices and act as a strategic advisor to drive innovation and continuous improvement
  • Manage and monitor business application installation and support of both packaged applications and in-house developed solutions
  • Regularly measure customer satisfaction and identify & implement steps to improve satisfaction levels
  • Ability to travel up to 20% for new office set-up
    

Job Requirements

Education and Work Experience

  • Minimum Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field
  • 8+ years of experience developing, implementing, or supporting business critical solutions with 3+ years in management role
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux and .Net framework
  • Demonstrated success at leading solutions to solve business problems; ability to influence the opinions of business and IT team members
  • Proven history of developing a high performing team: building trust, delivering feedback/coaching, setting expectations and holding others accountable
  • Knowledge of system design, development, implementation, and user support principles and practices
  • Broad knowledge of and experience with various business applications, proprietary software development, and cloud services
  • Experience managing application databases, application integrations, and basic coding
  • Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Excellent leadership, customer services, project delivery, and presentation skills
  • Outstanding analytical, technical, and problem-solving abilities


Knowledge and Skills

Able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.   Exceptional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are a must. A strong commitment to a team culture and positive attitude is required.  Preferred technical skills include:

  • Command line Linux (Ubuntu)
  • Azure cloud services 
  • PHP code
  • Perl code
  • Python code (limited use)



Compensation

  • Base Salary
  • Benefits (Medical, Life, 401K)
  • Free Parking


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