Position: IT Manager


Job type: 

DIRECT HIRE

Location: 

Richmond, VA

Start Date: 

DEC 20, 2018

Benefits: 

HEALTHCARE, 401K

Responsibilities

Partner with other team members within the Application Systems LOB to provide technical solutions that adhere to the organization’s strategic mission

Direct and manage strategic planning and software development, implementation, administration, and maintenance for enterprise systems that focus on Payroll and Incentive and Workforce Management

Opportunity to “touch” multiple lines of business including Payroll, HR, and Legal 

 

Day to Day

Results-Oriented Strategic Planning

  • Identify and understand team goals 

  • Prioritize objectives while providing a holistic approach to technical recommendations which include ROI, time to market, and scalability

Communication 

  • Partner with several business groups, stakeholders, peer teams, and key associates

  • Communicate vision to executive management and provide guidance for team to support its implementation 

Team Leadership and Development 

  • Attract, recruit, retain, and mentor a strong team of skilled and engaged associated who are aligned with the strategic mission 

  • Create clear and concise expectations for associates to develop their full potential. Act as a leader by coaching team members, providing advice, feedback, training, and advocacy 

Technology 

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge on the latest industry trends 

  • Craft a technology plan for each business group based on understanding of current business needs and their direction  

Qualifications – The Experience 

  • BS/BA degree (IT/relevant preferred) 

  • 7+ years in IT with 5+ years of application systems development and implementation experience 

  • 3+ years managing direct reports

  • 3+ years leading software projects leveraging Agile practices

  • 3+ years with Payroll/Incentive Mgmt. Systems and/or Kronos Workforce Mgmt. (preferred, not required) 

 

Qualifications – The Soft Skills 

  • A passion for technology 

  • Effective communicator who can translate complex ideas and intangibles into clear concepts for stakeholders 

  • Active listener – stay engaged and weigh multiple perspectives before committing to a direction or recommendation 

  • Highly collaborative with a team player mentality  

  • Experience gaining consensus among a diverse group of peers and stakeholders 

  • Experience in the management, training, and mentoring of others in software development and SaaS/package implementation best practices 

  • Genuine ability to motivate and inspire team members, peers, stakeholders, and executives

  • Innovative and analytical 

  • Continuous learner mentality – always looking for a better way to do something

  • Comfortable and confident in speaking to large groups of people 

  • Flexible and open-minded – does not shy away from the input of others 

  • Able to handle constructive criticism with grace and ease and can employ change effectively 

  • Entrepreneurial spirit who thrives in a fast-paced environment 

BENEFITS & PERKS

  • Generous base salary with yearly bonuses

  • Equity in the company's reserved stock

  • Great benefits program, including 401k and PTO

  • Relocation assistance

  • "Home Office" environment - no more stuffy suits! This is a casual, modern environment that understands how to provide a fun, collaborative, and unique culture

  • On-site fitness center, cafeteria, walking trails, and more! 

 

Don't live in Richmond but sound interesting to you? Don't worry! Non-locals (GC or USC) are encouraged to apply! Relocation assistance is provided. See below for just a few reasons to join us out east! 

 

WHAT DOES RICHMOND HAVE TO OFFER?

  • One of the most historic cities in the country, Richmond is the state capital of Virginia and steeped in culture. Driving through museum district, you will find yourself hard-pressed to not be moved by the beauty of some of the older neighborhood houses

  • Whether you want to go to the mountains, the beach, or the city (D.C.), Richmond will afford you to the ability to do all three in the same day! Richmond is known for its central location to a variety of activities

  • Richmond metro lies along the James River, the largest river in Virginia, offering the opportunity to water raft, paddle rapids, swim, boat, fish, and otherwise enjoy the riverside view

  • There is a thriving art and music scene, with several creators and performers traveling to one of our many concert houses or galleries

  • If you're a beer enthusiast, you're in luck! As of January of this year, Richmond was named the number one beer destination in the WORLD

  • "Big city" feel without the drawbacks of living in an actual big city - there is always something new going on downtown, usually within walking distance so no more ubers every weekend

  • Richmond is the fifth fastest-growing market for IT folks in the U.S. This means there will never be a shortage of new projects for you to work and employers can remain competitive. Businesses are starting to realize the potential for success in the state's capital and more opportunities are sure to follow.

 


To inquire or apply, please use the following contact form or call:

Erin Walsh, Recruiter

(630) 777-6335

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