IT MANAGER

Full time
Posted 5 days ago

INTRODUCTION

At ASI Financial Services, we are looking to hire a talented IT Manager to join our team. If you’re hard-working, dedicated and willing to roll up your sleeves in order to get a result, ASI Financial Services is a great place to grow your career.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 8-10 years of experience working in IT operations
  • Experience leading and managing large IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies
  • APN management and related IoT solutions including voice and data management
  • Domain name management and hosted application management
  • Data loss prevention technology
  • Cross-platform enterprise scaled efficiency and productivity measurement tools
  • Facilities Management experience is very advantageous
  • Financial services experience is advantageous but not essential

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Align to the strategy, principles, policies, and procedures decided by the organization.
  • Lead large IT projects, including the design and deployment of new IT systems and services
  • Responsible for overseeing the implementation of various digital projects
  • Monitor performance of information technology systems to determine cost and productivity levels, and to make recommendations for improving the IT infrastructure
  • Ensure business systems are provisioned with the correct technical support and services (e.g. databases, backups, security, infrastructure, performance measurement etc.)
  • Ensure that all systems and processes are adequately implemented and documented (e.g. configuration standards, operating procedures, and internal IT policies).
  • Help define IT infrastructure strategy, architecture, and processes
  • Analyze business requirements by partnering with key stakeholders across the organization to develop solutions for IT needs
  • Assess vendors and develop test strategies for new hardware and software
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues related to internal IT
  • IT assets are properly deployed, monitored, and maintained.
  • Manage and report on the expenditure on agreed budgets relating to IT Operations.
  • Provide recommendations on annual budget wrt IT Operations.
  • Identify staff ICT skill gaps and advise on training and improvement opportunities.
  • Develop and implement a data strategy
  • Cyber security cover (policy management and renewal)
  • Office 365 tenant administration and migration
  • Information security management systems including ICT security governance, user account and identity management, OS and database security, network security and vulnerability assessment, firewall/routers/switches, wireless controller configuration standards, patch management, AV management and data encryption (during storage and transfer)
  • Business continuity and ICT disaster recovery governance including risk assessment and business impact analysis, BCP and DRP training and testing, information and data backup management.
  • Strategically manage ASI employee and partner facilities (Including building management).

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Broad range of skills including operating systems, servers, protocols, hardware and applications
  • Ticket tracking: Track-It, SharePoint, Marvel
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and data storage systems, and telephony systems
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Excellent project management skills (AGILE experience advantageous)
  • Vendor relationship management
  • Cloud hosting and computing, including AWS and GCP
  • Business case and presentation skills
  • Change Management.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • Client-centric and focused on customer service
  • Self-awareness and insight
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to network and build stakeholder relationships
  • Results & solution focused
  • Resilient and tenacious in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Ability to manage and resolve problems and conflict
  • Planning, organising and controlling
  • Business and financial acumen.

Email: recruitment@assegai.co.za

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