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Information Technology Manager

Company: Ashling Partners
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Ashling Partners is at the forefront of the hyper-automation revolution! We help clients improve productivity and employee engagement by leveraging intelligent process automation, RPA, Process Intelligence, data capture/OCR and Machine Learning technologies. Our team leverages lean agile principles to make automation gains sustainable and a driving force for digital innovation. As an Information Technology Manager for Ashling Partners, you will oversee all IT functions and guide Ashling Partners on strategic technology decisions as we continue to grow.
Founded by business process improvement & technology industry veterans, Ashling Partners values meaningful work for our employees while driving real value for our clients in a sustainable and continuous manner. We will always value progress over perfection. While doing so, we strive to continually build a positive, appreciative, and fun culture for our organization. Find us on the INC Best Workplace list for 2021!
Our rapidly growing organization is taking the world by storm, quickly becoming THE global boutique in intelligent automation. We are looking for life-long learners and servant-leaders who are passionate about innovation and the future of work. If this sounds like a place for you, we would love to meet you!
What You Will Do:

  • Effectively lead IT team and oversee all global technology operations (e.g., network security, network operations, business applications) and evaluate them according to established goals
  • Develop and execute on IT strategic initiatives as needed
  • Partner with cross-functional leadership to understand the business requirements of all departments to routinely assess their optimal technology needs
  • Inspect the use of IT equipment and software to ensure optimal functionality and efficiency
  • Ensure best practices are in place for information security
  • Manage IT support ticket system and report out on cases and opportunities to drive down time to close tickets
  • Identify the need for upgrades, configurations, or new emerging technologies and present business cases and recommendations as needed to leadership team
  • Build and maintain positive IT vendor relationships and create cost-efficient contracts
  • Assist with setting and managing annual IT budget and report on expenditure
  • Support offices moves and IT integration for M&A activity as needed
  • Maintain and manage internal IT operations within Microsoft Azure, including users, assets, etc.
  • Develop and enforce security policies for users and technologies within Microsoft Azure
  • Assist with user provisioning and policy within the Azure DevOps environment
    What You Will Bring:An excellent IT manager has a strong background in IT, computer systems, and Information Security. In addition to their solid technical background, they would also be able to manage and motivate people. The ideal candidate will be experienced in creating and implementing IT policies and systems that will meet our growth objectives. The goal is to ensure IT systems and people are effective and functioning within the limits of Ashling's budget, time, and specifications.
    • 5 or more years of IT management experience
    • Proven experience as an effective IT manager
    • Previous responsibility for information security and with supporting annual security certification processes and audits
    • Experience in evaluation and implementation of IT systems and their specifications
    • Experience with setting and managing an annual IT budget
    • Experience with IT integrations for acquisitions preferred
    • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
    • Outstanding communication abilities
    • Degree in computer science, engineering, or relevant field; MSc/MA will be a plus
    • 2+ years of experience administering Microsoft Azure environments and certifications related to Microsoft Azure a plus

      Why Ashling Partners:At Ashling Partners we strive to provide meaningful work in a positive, appreciative and fun culture for our own team. All firm members are referred to as "Ohana," the Hawaiian word for family, with regards to extended family beyond relatives. The concept emphasizes that extended families are bound together by a common belief, attitude or purpose and members must cooperate and remember one another.
      • Lifelong Learning - In the intelligent automation space change happens fast, in order to support that change, Ashling has developed a culture that enables lifelong learners to continuously develop their skill sets
      • Consistently Innovate with Cutting Edge Technology - We offer a continuous model for performance improvement and the opportunity to work with best of breed automation technology stacks
      • Provide Servant-Based Leadership - We believe the leader's role is to serve the organization, not the other way around
      • Practice Stewardship - We work together as peers, regardless of a person's formal role or authority in the organization
      • Be Entrepreneurial in Management - We empower people to bring ideas and challenge them with the responsibility to make them successful
      • Offer Open-Book Finance - We give everyone the opportunity to see the books, how we are being measured and what our score is, so they can feel empowered to impact success
      • Provide the Best Service - We may not be the cheapest, but we will deliver the best value to our clients
      • Make Data-Driven Decisions - We are a data-driven organization internally and externally
      • Be a fun place to work - We provide a positive, appreciative and fun culture What Sets Us Apart:
        • Quarterly book allotment (any book of your choice, no cap!)
        • Uncapped training allotment
        • Unlimited holidays
        • Unlimited PTO!
        • Immediate 401K contributions

Keywords: Ashling Partners, Chicago , Information Technology Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Chicago, Illinois

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