Director of Technology – York PA

Division: Corporate
Location: York, PA

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Director of Technology is a leader who can combine modern Information and Technology expertise with Construction Technology to drive real time decision making. This role is accountable to drive best practices in data and information, including new technologies, change management, and future capacity planning. The Director will connect with internal partners and external experts to support the business through most appropriate use of skills, tools, capabilities, and technology. The position will participate in strategic business planning, analysis and risk assessments for newly identified technology opportunities. As it relates to technology, the Director will be responsible for operational budgeting, industry benchmarking, professional development, contract negotiations and asset procurement. The Director will lead existing IT teams including those responsible for infrastructure, hardware and software, inventory, troubleshooting, integration, construction technologies (BIM/VDC) and more.

A successful candidate should possess outstanding computer and infrastructure skills, excellent communication skills and a willingness to learn. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision, Short/Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K Plan with company match and paid PTO/holidays.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for the daily oversight of the IT department and infrastructure
  • Development of IT strategy and associated budget
  • Manage and lead IT department teams including IT Services, Construction Technologies, and future Development teams
  • Lead team members in evaluating and recommending solutions that will enable functional business efficiencies
  • Proactively forecast organizational needs, diagnose and resolve technical issues, and recommend hardware, software, network, security and cloud-based services
  • Direct IT department to meet business requirements; support and maintain existing applications and develop new technologies
  • Advise on security plans and protocols to ensure security of data, network access and backup systems; implement back-up and disaster recovery procedures, information security and control structures
  • Produce detailed timelines for infrastructure and software upgrade releases and technology projects with associated impacts to the organization
  • Create and execute tactical plans in alignment with organization and technical strategy
  • Analyze business needs, evaluate systems & technologies, assess ROI and champion implementation/adoption
  • Coordinate with other departments to develop and deliver training activities for existing, new, or emerging technologies
  • Monitor, maintain, and manage network architecture and key business systems
  • Negotiate and administer supplier contracts and service provider agreements
  • Identify, lead and mentor talent to build a strong IT talent/succession pipeline
  • Manage the coordination with Human Resources to ensure all new employees have proper hardware and software resources
  • Gain working knowledge of or proficiency with construction software programs including Viewpoint, Field View, Timberline/Sage, GCPay, HeavyJob, and other programs
  • Manage technical aspects of communication and document management tools including GoToMeeting and SharePoint
  • Make recommendations for new/altered technologies that would contribute to overall cost savings and/or productivity improvements
  • Assist in developing long-term strategies and capacity planning for meeting future technology needs
Requirements
  • Minimum 8 years progressive experience in information technology, with a minimum of 4 years in a managerial role
  • Bachelor’s in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Familiarity with the construction industry and construction-related software preferred but not required
  • Experience facilitating communications between Operations and IT Teams
  • Experience with software testing for use by Operations teams
  • Excellent budgeting, analytical, organizational, prioritization, planning, scheduling and time management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to be a team player, flexible, and able to work in fast-paced and evolving environment

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WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. FEMALES, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.