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IT Director (Logistics domain)
Ref No.: 17-14712
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/01/2017
The IT Director is a leadership role within a local logistics company, responsible for providing general oversight of the IT infrastructure, provisioning, planning, development, and implementation of effective systems and IT operations to meet current and future expectations and needs.  Tasks include controlling all corporate data processing activities, computer hardware management, system analysis, application development, website infrastructure, operating systems, and software.  The overall goal is to create a user-friendly environment for our customers and personnel.
Essential Functions
  • Provide overall IT governance for the company
  • Plan, implement, and monitor changes in infrastructure configurations
  • Manage departmental staffing to develop a team that works within the organization's culture, while ensuring we are meeting our short- and long-term system goals
  • Implement and manage proper service desk ticket management and response
  • Develop best practices and written documentation for all service maintenance
  • Control the financial budgeting of IT development
  • Establish Information Security standards and practices to ensure effective and consistent information processing operations and to safeguard information resources
  • Create innovative, user -friendly platforms for personnel and customer use
  • Manage hardware and software vendor relationships
  • Ensure daily backup operations are correct and cost efficient
  • Knowledge of AS400 management and development
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology/Systems or business
  • 5-7 years of experience in the systems management and development field
  • Innovative mind with strong organizational skills
  • EDI application and Development understanding
  • Excellent communication skills
  • General working knowledge of system hardware and PC networking