IT Management | Iconic Novelty Brands in Evanston, Illinois at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/10/2021

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TITLE: IT Management | Iconic Novelty Brands

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

High-energy, wearer of multiple hats, IT Manager needed for a renowned Novelty Brand enjoyed by consumers across the United States. The organization seamlessly combines eCommerce operations with traditional manufacturing and the team needs a leader for their IT Operations and Management.

This key leader of IT will be responsible for the orchestration of specified technology product(s) and/or solution(s) as well as achieving strategic and operational business goals and targeted financial and quality results. You will design, develop, implement and maintain the technology infrastructure to support the administration and production needs.

DAY-TO-DAY:

  • Develops and executes IT product/service strategies & plans. Directs the operations of the assigned functional area to achieve strategic and operational business goals and targeted financial and content quality results.
  • Oversee the creation and maintenance of IT Infrastructure, Networking Components, SQL databases, packaging/labeling software operations, ERP transformation along with other in-house applications
  • Works in a highly collaborative environment with vendors and cross-functional teams including IT Staff, infrastructure and applications teams on necessary enhancements. This is not limited to Disaster Recovery & providing clear & concise suggestions on IT goals and objectives.
  • Works with key stakeholders on Technical Roadmap along with costs & budgetary components.
  • Understands company service offerings & factors in IT growth areas & provides detailed technical research on strategic initiatives & best practices.
  • Provides recommendations related to IT Policy
  • Point of contact for after-hours support in emergency situations.

TECHNICAL STACK:

  • Infrastructure: Microsoft Windows Machines, Servers (Active Directory) Office 365, Hyper-V, Networking technologies
  • C# / ASP.NET Applications
  • Web service APIs
  • Microsoft SQL Server (queries, stored procs, triggers)
  • ERP: Microsoft Business Central, NAV, Dynamics, etc.
  • EDI
  • Labeling/Packaging Software (strong nice-to-have)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 10+ years of experience in IT some of which in an engineering & infrastructure capacity with hands-on work with Microsoft Technologies (Windows, SQL, C#.NET, PowerShell, Hyper-V, Active Directory)
  • 3+ years of experience in an IT Leadership/Management position with a team of direct reports
  • Multiple years of Manufacturing & eCommerce Industry/Domain experience is a Requirement
  • 2+ y/o exp. of hands-on technical oversight of an ERP major project such as a migration/upgrade/implementation specifically with Microsoft NAV, Business Central (Dynamics)

SALARY: $110K-120K

LOCATION: Evanston, Illinois-Area, (2-days remote, 3-days onsite) must be local to the Greater Chicago Area, unable to relocate.

Direct Hire Position, Unable to Sponsor Now, Unable to Sponsor in Future, no c2c, no 1099.

Job Requirements

TECHNICAL STACK: Infrastructure: Microsoft Windows Machines, Servers (Active Directory) Office 365, Hyper-V, Networking technologies C# / ASP.NET Applications Web service APIs Microsoft SQL Server (queries, stored procs, triggers) ERP: Microsoft Business Central, NAV, Dynamics, etc. EDI Labeling/Packaging Software (strong nice-to-have) REQUIREMENTS: 10+ years of experience in IT some of which in an engineering & infrastructure capacity with hands-on work with Microsoft Technologies (Windows, SQL, C#.NET, PowerShell, Hyper-V, Active Directory) 3+ years of experience in an IT Leadership/Management position with a team of direct reports Multiple years of Manufacturing & eCommerce Industry/Domain experience is a Requirement 2+ y/o exp. of hands-on technical oversight of an ERP major project such as a migration/upgrade/implementation specifically with Microsoft NAV, Business Central (Dynamics)