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  • Writer's pictureGeorge Emery

We're hiring - IT Practice Lead (Filled)

Updated: Sep 5, 2023

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Here is your chance to join a rapidly growing technology firm in the heart of British Columbia. Vivacity Technologies supports organizations through IT consulting services, and the deployment of digital and security infrastructure.

As a trusted technology partner we become an extension of our clients team, bridging the gap between current IT environments and desired future states. Some of our key clients include SMEs, municipalities and First Nation organizations. Based in Canada, the Viva Team are technologists, focused on long-term strategy, challenging the status quo and being incredibly client focused.

Vivacity is currently working with a number of organizations to help accelerate their digital transformation. This includes initiatives such as IT resilience, disaster recovery, cloud strategies, document management and cyber security. We are a change agent to help support our clients long-term growth and strategy.

What we need

We are seeking to hire an Information Technology Practice Lead to join our team and 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.

  • Ensure services, project work and reports are delivered in a quality manner and in compliance with all client and Vivacity Technology 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. Experience and deep understanding of cyber security best practices is an asset.

  • Experience with implementing backup and disaster recovery solutions for an organization, either leading initiatives or as part of a team.

  • 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.

  • Experience and knowledge of data centre technologies, including automation/orchestration and containers, to evolve and streamline exceptional IT services to an organization.

  • Strong desire and ability to drive 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 are small, but with big ambitions to grow and provide a supportive and exciting environment for our team to thrive. In addition, we hope to offer you:

  • Work with a growing team that is looking to develop one of British Columbia’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 entrepreneurship.

  • 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. If you don't meet all the requirements, but feel you’re strong in other related areas, we’d love to hear from you.

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

  • 5-7+ years of recent related experience in the design and deployment of Information and Communication Technology systems and services.

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

  • 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 or receiving 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.

  • Salary: $90,000 - $110,000 depending on experience.

  • Work from home, or in person.

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

Sarah Zeidel - Office Manager

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