Director of IT/HIGH volume transaction processing- E001
Talent Merchants - Del Mar, CA

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Position Summary:

The successful applicant will be experienced having set-up and managed a large scale SaaS operation with exacting SLAs for mission critical software applications (ideally handling financial transactions). The work assumes responsibility to spin up servers and manage the development / sandbox / production environments and manage the movement of code from one to the other. Simply stated, this person will own the production environment, the servers, what goes on them, security, monitoring and disaster recovery (production environment only). We are doing this on the cloud (Amazon EC2). This candidate must exploit the cloud to its fullest potential in order to ensure that we deliver flawless, uninterrupted performance to our highly demanding customers. ITIL experience highly desired.
Education and Skill Requirements:
  • BS or MS in computer science/engineering, information technology, or related discipline
  • 10 years professional experience as a member of a technology services staff
  • SaaS
  • EC2
  • ITIL
  • Strong verbal, written, and math skills
  • Works with a sense of urgency to resolve all problems quickly
  • Highly flexible to rapid environmental changes

Responsibilities:
  • Set-up and manage a large scale SaaS operation with exacting SLAs for mission critical software applications;
  • Assumes responsibility to spin up servers and manage the development / sandbox / production environments;
  • Manage the movement of code from one to the other;
  • Exploit the cloud to its fullest potential in order to ensure flawless delivery and
  • uninterrupted performance to our customers;
  • Own the production environment:
  • Servers, Security, Monitoring, Disaster recovery (production environment only)
  • Maintain positive relationships and communication with staff and executive level management
  • Provide management of IT staff to insure the appropriate level of technical support at both system & user levels
  • Manage the development and maintenance of the companys website, portal, intranet and ERP applications
  • Establish and maintain performance measurement metrics for all systems/solutions/people within the given scope
  • Provide management reporting requests and integrating the requests into the information technology deliverables
  • Prepare the annual IT budget plans for the department and monitor adherence to plan
  • Proactively provide innovative ideas and monitor the latest industry and technology
  • trends

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