Vantage Airport Group Ltd.

  • Director, IT

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Job ID
    2018-1014
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
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    THE OPPORTUNITY

     

    As the Director, IT and Enterprise Applications you will deploy innovative technology solutions for airports, around the world.  You will be the primary owner of all enterprise infrastructure and business applications including accountability for networks, datacenters, helpdesk performance, cloud services and operational applications.  This key role will enhance our technological ability to manage growth and deploy innovative commercial and sophisticated operational platforms in partnership with key corporate and operations personnel.  The Director will bring a disciplined but forward thinking, hands-on approach to developing technical strategy, operational implementation and IT leadership.

    The successful candidate will conduct a diagnostic assessment of vendor and system performance and develop tactical roadmaps for implementing IT business plans.  Partnering with accountable leaders to design, implement and maintain enterprise architecture and applications, the Director will develop and implement business intelligence systems that support strategic decision making.  The Director will lead key IT projects, foster strategic partnerships with service providers and influence the enterprise-wide adoption of business continuity protocols to proactively identify and address risks based on business impact and priorities.

     

    This role is based in our corporate head office in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, and requires domestic and international travel.

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    ABOUT YOU

     

    You have a minimum of 15 years’ experience in IT roles with increasingly progressive responsibility for applications, systems and infrastructure development, preferably in a decentralized, highly regulated global environment such as an airline operator.  Our successful candidate will bring excellent partnering and collaboration skills, with the ability to lead through influence and have proven project management expertise.  Ideally, you are also experienced with data warehouse solutions, business intelligence technologies and tools, and analytics design.  You will need to have the ability to work in a complex and fast paced environment.  Additionally, you bring:

    • 5+ years of management experience leading development teams
    • 3+ years of vendor management experience
    • Experience with Microsoft development tools, also Office365 and SharePoint.
    • Excellent verbal and written skills with the ability to communicate both technically and non-technically.
    • Airline or Airport experience, including CUTE system, Sabre CSS, Sabre AirCentre, Sabre AirVision, Sabre web services preferred
    • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent required; MBA or similar is a plus

     

     

    WHAT WE OFFER

     

    In addition to a competitive compensation and benefits package, career progression, and access to a global team of talented professionals, we are growing and offer boundless opportunities to make your mark. If you share our sense of adventure, come, and join us for the journey.

     

     

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