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Director of IT

TravelSmith Outfitters, located in Novato, just 30 minutes north of San Francisco, is the premier catalog and e-commerce retailer of travel apparel and accessories. TravelSmith offers a comprehensive benefits package including 401k with company match, excellent work environment, and fantastic product discounts. We are currently searching for a Director, IT.

General Summary:

The Director of IT will report directly to the President. This position will oversee 3 direct reports.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Directs and coordinates development and production activities of TravelSmith's information systems. Consults with management to determine information requirements of management.
  • Determine boundaries and priorities of new projects, and discuss system capacity and equipment acquisitions.
  • Lead in the research and determine appropriate software and hardware needed to support business requirements.
  • Co-ordinate integration, enhancement requests and priority of Catalog management system with CBI.
  • Informs management of project status.
  • Responsible for assigning, training, scheduling and delegating work to department.
  • Determines goals of department and individuals based on goals of the organization
  • Diagnose and solve computer hardware and software problems and work with outside vendors, if necessary
  • Participates in technical projects such as VB.NET, SSIS, SSAS, TRANSACT SQL writing and programming specified applications.
  • On Call support rotation

Knowledge, Skill and Experience:

  • 7 or more years of experience in IT systems design and support
  • Experience managing, and leading a team of specialist IT providers
  • Experience coding in Microsoft VB.NET and SQL Server
  • Experience integrating systems
  • Previous experience in Business Intelligence (preferred)
  • Previous experience in a Catalog/Direct Mail & Ecommerce Industry (preferred)
  • Senior management level experience
  • Excellent System Development Life Cycle management skills (demonstrated through previous experience)
  • Excellent Project Management ability (demonstrated through previous experience)
  • Excellent data and financial analysis skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent Negotiation and Influencing skills
  • Prioritize with excellent time management skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Effective and timely decision-making skills
  • Working knowledge of a multiple systems environment to include: Windows servers, Databases, Microsoft applications, Backup systems
  • Strong understanding of general networking

To Apply:

Submit letter of interest and resume with salary requirements to Human Resources or e-mail to jobs@travelsmith.com.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Order Department

TravelSmith Outfitters,
5568 West Chester Road,
West Chester, OH 45069

Contact Us By Phone, Fax
or Email

Customer Service

Available 1AM-8PM EST
7 days a week
24 hour phone orders
Phone: 800-770-3387
Fax: 800-950-1656
Email: service@travelsmith.com

Contact the Executive Team

Lisa Barnes,
Vice President of
Customer Service
lbarnes@cornerstonebrands.com

TravelSmith Corporate Offices

773 San Marin Drive,
Suite 2300
Novato, CA 94945

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