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Sr Dir, Systems Engineering

Client Reference Code: 195451-2

Responsible for directing and implementing corporate IT initiatives that support the strategy and goals of the corporation. Organizes and directs IT functions including local area network and wide area network hardware and software infrastructure development and maintenance, applications programming/analysis and enterprise systems development and administration. Assists with setting and oversees the implementation of IT standards, policies and/or master plan for the IT function. Leads the development and acquisition of new technologies and tools to improve the organization's internal operations and data delivery. Continually evaluates technology strategies. Identifies and develops new technological directions. Leads 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 corporate and field management on IT issues.

Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience

Oversees a sector of the IT functional area

Assists with setting the IT plan according to the IT and corporate strategy

Oversees the maintenance and enhancement of hardware and software systems that support field business applications and local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN) for employees

Directs and deploys IT staff to ensure uninterrupted IT network support at maximum performance

Ensures field 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

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
Basic computer skills, with proficiency with Word and Excel

Skillfully synthesizes 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
Strong technical skills with knowledge of a wide variety of tools and technologies and extensive knowledge in a subset of these skills
Ability to effectively manage operational and project budgets
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
Demonstrated knowledge of information technologies and methodologies related to assigned IT segment or area
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 proactive 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
Outstanding work ethic; displays a high sense of urgency to resolve issues quickly and efficiently
Proven knowledge of information technologies and methodologies related to assigned IT segment or area
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
Expert level knowledge and understanding of technology across various domains
Strong understanding of technology and trends
Goals oriented, with proven track record in collaborating with diverse stakeholders and driving results, especially via influence management

Successful history of working in and leading teams to meet business needs

BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent work experience

Related Work Experience Number of Years
IT work experience 10-12
Leadership experience 7-10
Project management experience 5-7
Office environment

EOE Race/Sex/Vet/Disability
Charter is an equal opportunity employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is the Law poster:

Charter is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different.

Job Code : TWCIT0261 Sr Dir, Systems Engineering Exempt

Associated topics: chief executive, chief executive officer, chief information officer, chief technology officer, co founder, director, president, senior director, vice president

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