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We're Hiring - Information Technology Lead (Filled)

Updated: Dec 21, 2023


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Overview

Here is your chance to join a growing British Columbia technology firm focused on using technology ethically and equitably to create a better future for cities, organizations, and citizens.


Vivacity Technologies (www.vvctec.com) is a technology company based out of Kamloops, BC. We wear several hats for our clients so that we can be flexible in meeting their needs. Our main areas of focus are Digital infrastructure, Security infrastructure, and IT consulting. With digital infrastructure, we work a lot with municipalities on projects such as data centre strategy, fibre network expansions and feasibility studies. With security infrastructure, we offer a Public Key Infrastructure platform which helps secure highly sensitive wireless networks against ever evolving cyber threats. Finally, our IT consulting projects have been a key driver in helping fund product development. These projects include IT and Cybersecurity Assessments, as well as Fractional CIO services.


In addition to the projects above, we’re in the midst of building out a solution in the intelligent cities and living labs space. Our goal is to put our technology expertise to work in a way that helps create better and more livable communities for everyone.


What we need

We are seeking to hire an Information Technology Lead to join our team to assist in the delivery of IT related projects and support our goal of being the trusted technology partner. In this role you will help and support the following:

  • Lead client engagements to deliver digital transformation and IT related projects.

  • Account management, working alongside our existing clients to develop relationships, scope out new projects, and ensure the successful completion of initiatives.

  • Project management taking technology related engagements and moving them from inception to completion. These will include IT assessments, gap analysis, and feasibility studies.

  • Ensure services, project work and reports are delivered in a quality manner and in compliance with all client and Vivacity Technologies standards.

  • Have a deep knowledge of IT shared-services, with an ability to correlate IT with an organization's operational and business teams.

  • Significant experience with implementing Microsoft 365 services, including on premise and cloud-based environments.

  • Conducted strong change management practices, with an awareness of ITIL Change Management best practices an asset.

  • Strong awareness and ability to enact cyber security programs to protect an organization's applications, data and staff. Understanding of cyber security best practices is an asset.

  • Implemented structures and frameworks around IT Governance, including project management, budgeting, and decision-making processes.

  • Supported the strategy and implementation of cloud environments, including private and public clouds.

  • Strong desire and ability to drive forward the digital transformation of an organization, making sizable changes to support and accelerate growth.

What you’ll get

We work hard at Vivacity to make the environment engaging, while exposing you to different aspects of delivering projects and running a company. We have big ambitions to grow and provide a supportive and exciting environment for our team to thrive. In addition, we hope to offer you:

  • Work and manage a growing team that is looking to develop one of North America’s most ethical and equitable technology firms.

  • Insights into starting and growing a company from the ground up, from a management team with significant experience in building enterprises.

  • The ability to shape the direction, vision and environment of a company, working closely with the entire Vivacity team.

  • A flexible work schedule with options to work remotely and/or in person. Career and growth opportunities, with the ability to mold your own position as Vivacity Technologies expands.

  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced industry professionals.

  • Ability to work with municipalities, private firms, and First Nation organizations, including virtual and onsite work.

Qualifications and Other Assets


The following is a list of qualifications that we hope to find in our newest team member:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, or similar experience.

  • 7+ years of related experience in IT Consulting, or equivalent roles.

  • Passion for problem solving, leading organizational change, and improving business outcomes through technology enablement.

  • Team management, or a continual drive to become a team leader who mentors colleagues and creates high-performing cross-functional teams that deliver exceptional results.

  • Strong ability to build meaningful relationships with team members and clients.

  • Experience in responding to Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Request for Quotes (RFQs) is an asset.

  • Able to define a vision, develop a strategy, and execute against a plan to solve tough IT challenges of all sizes.

  • Experience with building documentation, and a knowledge base to support current and future projects.

  • Alignment with Vivacity Technologies Core Beliefs

  • Fluency and high proficiency in English, written and spoken


Additional Information

  • Full-time position.

  • Work from home, or in person.

  • Salary range $100,000 - 120,000


If this career opportunity is of interest, please forward your resume to:


Sarah Zeidel - Office Manager

Email: jobs@vvctec.com



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