Head of IT

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About the company...

Potentia are currently working alongside a scaling product development company that have set about meeting the challenge for increased data processing and storage power by architecting a unique solution leveraging the very latest in high-performance computing.  

With considerable funding and established teams already in place, this company is now focused on further increasing their capability to help deliver world-leading and game-changing technology, set for imminent release. With first-class engineering practices in place, a trailblazing product in late-stage development and a scintillating runway ahead, there will be no better time to join what looks more and more like the next NZ tech sensation. 

About the role...

Given the continued success and growth, this organization is currently looking to add an established and resourceful Head of IT to their ranks. This multi-faceted role will be a high touch point position where the selected candidate will lead a highly motivated IT department and strive to continually improve all internal IT operations.

In the role, you will...

  • Manage the operation and delivery of all engineering systems used in the development and testing of core products.

  • Manage the deployment and maintenance of all IT networks and infrastructure.

  • Outline and execute internal IT strategies and policies.

  • Work alongside other department leads to discuss and implement technology changes for the wider organization.

  • Take charge of all IT department financial aspects from a budget and procurement standpoint.

  • Directly manage IT personnel, driving continual professional development and performance.

Ideally, you will have...

  • 10+ years of experience within advanced technology operations.

  • 5+ of experience managing multi-disciplined IT teams.

  • Experience in managing data center operations.

  • Core expertise in network and systems administration, hardware/software systems, technical management and cloud technology.

  • Experience with enterprise storage systems.

  • Experience working in Linux environments.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an innate ability to lead and motivate teams.

  • A dynamic delivery style, capable of delivering to tight deadlines.

This is a unique opportunity for IT leaders in the greater Waikato area or professionals from larger cities looking for more tranquil surroundings, whilst still being part of a high-functioning company. To be considered, please apply directly or contact Ciaran for more information.