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IT Director

Boulder, CO 80302
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Information Technology

Position Reports To:

Senior Vice President of Operations

General Purpose:

This position develops, oversees and executes the IT function of the Brewers Association. The IT Director manages two full-time employees and independent contractors. The position both oversees the internal technical infrastructure of the association and partners with our web team to create member-facing technical solutions. This position oversees the long-term plans as well as the daily operations of all IT-related matters.

This position requires a high degree of technical expertise, leadership, people management and interpersonal skills.

Essential Duties:

- Oversee all IT systems and projects, including support needs and IT requests from internal departments.

- Lead the IT department's operational and strategic planning, including fostering innovation, planning projects, and setting priorities.

- Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade and support of all IT systems, including cloud technologies, on-premise systems, and integration. This includes, but is not limited to, hardware, operating systems, hypervisors, platforms, middleware and applications.

- Direct and manage application development, including assisting in application requirements gathering, design and quality assurance testing. Lead the charge on quality and reliability.

- Provide support and maintenance for several applications including API, e-commerce sites, and customer sign-ups. Provide application uptime for ~50,000 customers.

- Manage all financial aspects of the IT department, including purchasing, budgeting and budget review.

- Develop and implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing and service provision.

- Negotiate and administer vendor and consultant contracts and service agreements.

- Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with department heads and staff members regarding project status and timelines

- Oversee performance and development of IT staff members.

- Conduct quarterly check-ins and annual performance reviews.

- Participate in annual planning meetings by presenting innovative new technology or business proposals and collaborating with other managers on their proposals.

- Responsible for development of all quarterly IT operational board reports and IT annual plans.

- Stay current with the latest technologies and make recommendations for use of the most valuable new technology.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

- Outstanding verbal communication skills

- Passion for troubleshooting and internal customer support

- Excellent ability to build strong working relationships

- Proven experience within the Salesforce CRM platform and managing Salesforce applications.

- Ability to design and develop cloud architectures for all types of cloud service models including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. Experience specifically within Microsoft Azure is a big plus.

- Strong business analyst skills required to translate business requirements for developers.

- Proven experience developing and implementing RESTful APIs, ideally within the Salesforce or Azure environment.

- Proven experience with relational databases; specifically, within the Microsoft Data platform including SQL Server, SSRS, SSIS and PowerBI.

- Understanding of network and security best practices: TCP/IP, IP Addressing and Subnetting, Firewall access rules, VPN, VoIP. Familiarity with Fortigate firewalls is a plus.

- Strong experience with Windows Server 2012-2016 and management of Windows services including Active Directory, patch deployment, Group Policy, DNS, and Load Balancing. Experience with hybrid Active Directory using AD Sync is a plus.

- Office365 management is a plus.

- Experience with application development and lifecycle management using source control tools such as Visual Studio or Git.

- Compliance management and remediation experience. PCI, GDPR and CCPA compliance experience is a plus

- Strong experience managing small teams

- Excellent ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced team environment

- Strong ability to set realistic deadlines

- Strong individual initiative

- Passion for craft brewers and their businesses

Travel Required:

- Great American Beer Festival

- Craft Brewers Conference/World Beer Cup

- Travel to industry or professional development events as assigned

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.

Equal Opportunity
Brewers Association is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital/familial status.


Posted: 2022-10-31 Expires: 2022-12-01

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