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Category:
Software and Programming
Engineering
Information Technology
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Richmond, BC     

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Have a passion for software?  Join a world leader and make a difference! Transoft is an exciting global software company that specializes in the development, sales and support of Civil/Transportation software.  With offices in Canada, Australia, Netherlands and Sweden, we provide innovative software for the civil/transportation engineering profession.  This year the company celebrates its 25th year and are proud of the extent of our user foot print – over 30,000 users in 120 countries worldwide.  The company’s success is a result of our amazing work culture, our innovative and highly sought after products, and the superb customer service we deliver. 

We currently have an opening for an IT Manager at our head office in Richmond, BC. The IT Manager ensures that Transoft’s system infrastructure, internet, communication and application services are procured, deployed, maintained and operating smoothly to meet the business needs of the company.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The IT Manager anticipates future needs, take preventive measures and proactively seek out practical solutions to enable Transoft to operate efficiently and effectively.  The IT Manager works closely with the DevOps Manager to assist with trouble shooting ERP application and data integrity issues. This role is responsible for the management of IT employees and has supervisory responsibilities for contractors and IT support staff at different Transoft offices.

Key Responsibilities:

System Infrastructure:

  • Responsible for all group-wide hardware, PC, VM, network and cloud-based Infrastructure.
  • Analyze and resolve operating system, hardware and network issues.
  • Maintain adequate backup with the ability to recover that data.  
  • Oversee network support of international offices.
  • Defining and maintaining Security, Usage and Backup Policies. Ensuring compliance with those policies after they are initiated.

Internet and Application Services:

  • Manage external domain and hosting services.
  • Provide internal support of productivity applications such as emails and Office.
  • Maintain required level of system security.
  • Create, implement and maintain Business Continuity Plan.
  • Maintain time-tracking System and implement uptime status monitoring.
  • Implement and maintain Helpdesk ticketing system.

Procurement:

  • Prepare global IT capital budget for each region with assistance from regional managers
  • Procure and provision hardware and electronic equipment according to budget, schedule or as needed.
  • Liaise and manage relationship with IT related vendors.

Communications:

  • Ensure the voice, data and video conference communication meet the needs of the company.
  • Responsible for the company phone system.

Management and Leadership:

  • Lead by example. 
  • Build a high-performance team.
  • Manage effectively.

ABOUT YOU

You love what you do because you love technology AND you love to assist others in doing what they love to do. You can communicate “tech speak” to both “techies” and “non-techies”. You can see the big picture and love the details. You understand how everything fits together and have a can-do attitude. You want to work with a group of dedicated software professionals and get on board with a fast growing, leading edge and competitive software company.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • You have a Bachelor's degree or technical diploma in IT Engineering or related fields.
  • You have 3 or more years of experience
    • managing a small IT department with multiple staff.
    • managing an enterprise level infrastructure with multiple locations.
    • with Microsoft network and virtualization technology, and SQL database.
    • configuring, deploying and maintaining Windows and Linux Servers
    • configuring, deploying and maintaining IIS and Apache Web Servers
  • You possess exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.
  • You have in-depth knowledge of overall System Architecture. 
  • You understand TCP/IP networking concepts and principles.
  • You have experience with hardware and software life cycle management, enterprise security and backup systems.
  • You are able to work with other Technical Managers and Senior Management. You can communicate effectively with internal and external clients in both technical jargon and laymen’s terminology.
  • You are always aware of emerging technologies, and can implement those that will assist Transoft in achieving its vision within resource and financial constraints.
  • You have the ability to travel.
  • You are flexible in working hours to manage a 24/7 environment.

ABOUT US

Since 1991, Transoft Solutions has invested in people, software, and technology to help our clients achieve their full potential. But we're not just in the business of developing engineering software; we also believe in delivering outstanding sales and technical services. We develop and support innovative and time-saving CAD-based software for engineers, architects, and drafters for their civil and infrastructure design and planning needs. Transoft's products have become the de facto standard of the departments of transportation of many state and national agencies throughout the world - a level of success that clearly makes us a worldwide leader in our field!

We believe in teamwork, personal growth, superb customer service and continuous improvement. We like to celebrate our successes, our milestones, and our diversity. We are engineers and developers, account managers and marketers, accountants and administrators. Yes, we might be professional nerds, but after getting to know us, you'll find that Transoftees are passionate, curious, generous, competitive and friendly. We work hard together to exceed our customers' expectations, we play hard together, and we care about our local and global community. Transoftees are a diverse group and we all benefit from the unique ideas, experiences and talents that make-up Transoft. Transoft knows that its greatest resource is the diversity of its people. We invite you to join us if you are bright, creative, resourceful, and want to make a real difference rather than be just another 'cog on the wheel'.

Transoft offers an attractive and competitive compensation package including pay-for-performance incentives, professional development opportunities, savings programs, group health benefits, family friendly policies and flexible work options.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada and live in the Metro Vancouver area. 


Posted: November 30, 2016
Closes:January 29, 2017
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Size:
51-200 employees
Industry:
Technology
Engineering

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About Transoft Solutions Inc.

ABOUT US
We are the global leaders in transportation engineering software. Since 1991, Transoft Solutions has invested in people, software, and technology to help our clients achieve their fu...