Vice President of Information Technology- Reference #9339

Company Description:Global Entertainment and Media Company

This position is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of technology and infrastructure plans, architecture, and applications for this established .com.

Required Skills:


  • Research, design and direct the implementation of state-of-the-art applications and database technologies to support the client's products and services.
  • Ensure that architectures and applications can be applied efficiently to all .com product lines with minimal re-engineering or customization.
  • Ensure that investments in technology are appropriate to developments in the industry and represent a fair return to the company.
  • Plan and direct the web hosting requirement, involving the technical administration of servers and infrastructure and ensure their ongoing technical support.
  • Oversee systems development, quality assurance and test server deployment configurations.
  • Manage and work closely with network administrators, operators and internal customers, vendors, and business partners and service providers.

    Required Skills/Experience:

    • A minimum of five years of technology experience with prior hands-on work experience in applications development, networking, and system administration.
    • Networking certifications preferred with a strong background in network topologies, design, protocols (TCP/IP, IPX, SNA, AppleTalk, etc.), and a strong desire to stay attuned with technology.
    • A minimum of five years' experience in a web hosting environment to include operations and infrastructure.
    • Language and applications proficiency should include Flash, Javascript, ASP, HTML, C++, C, and PLSQL.
    • Oracle, SQL Server. UNIX (Sun Solaris) and Mac networking experience required.
    • Prior management/supervisory experience essential, as are strong communication, interpersonal and project management skills.
    • Undergraduate degree required (Computer Science, MIS, Business or related concentration). Graduate degree preferred.
    • Minimal travel required

      Location: Chicago, IL

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