Position title
VP of Information Technology
Description

The Vice President of IT will lead the strategy and oversee the development of all internal and external initiatives while participating as a key member of the corporate leadership team.   To be successful in this role, the leader will define and build a top-notch organization, be recognized as a leader who has extensive application and infrastructure hands-on experience, demonstrate effective cross-functional communication and collaboration and have a proven track record of driving continual improvements. This position will require current knowledge of IT technology trends to ensure our IT strategy and roadmap position our organization ideally for future growth. 

The leader will support technology and development strategy, implementation and operations between multiple organizational groups, and coordinate with stakeholders for anticipated technology and product changes.

Responsibilities
  • Develop short and long-term IT strategy and plans for system design and implementation, IT operations, capital and operating budgets, and staffing.
  • Take a hands-on approach to system design, implementation and software development lifecycle to demonstrate ownership and accountability while providing clear communication through means of project requirements, outlined strategy, status updates and performance metrics.
  • Responsible for evaluating, defining and maintaining technology standards throughout the organization including corporate offices, field offices, and datacenters.
  • Manage business continuity processes for the organization, including disaster recovery, a business continuity plan, and a business impact assessment. 
  • Leverage the existing IT environment to create a new, more modern architecture to support future strategies and growing needs. This includes the use of blending cloud-based and on-site technologies, data analytics and metric gathering, automation technologies, and monitoring and alerting.
  • Directly manage the technology group including systems administration? team, development team, and network team.
  • Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with the executives, management and key stakeholders on projects regarding IT activities.
  • Perform other job functions as assigned.
Qualifications
  • 10+ years’ experience in IT operations and management. Strong preference given to telco specific experience.
  • At least 5+ years’ experience with open source solutions, systems orchestration, telco technology (IP Voice and TDM) and software development.  
  • Demonstrated capability to design and implement an IT environment based on a well-articulated roadmap and strategic vision.
  • Familiar with all aspects of operational and engineering IT facets including systems, networking, and development.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with executives and management regarding technology concepts, plans, operations and requirements.
  • Capable of balancing strategic vision, operational requirements and technology needs into an implementation plan effectively prioritizing and executing tasks.
  • Demonstrated project management skills to meet project deadlines and effectively communicate statuses.
  • Proven experience in the design, development, and implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems, and products.
  • Ability to conduct deep research into systems issues and products as required.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in an IT related field.
  • Experience working for an ISP or Telecommunications company is a strong plus.
Job Benefits
  • A fun place to work!
  • 401k with Matching Contributions
  • Standard healthcare, fully covered for employees.
  • Education assistance
  • Annual bonus
  • Stock options
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Location
2150 W 29th Ave, 80211, Denver, LoHi, USA
Base Salary
$ 185000 - $ 225000
Date posted
October 8, 2019
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Position: VP of Information Technology

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