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Director of IT/ Business Solutions

Company: Soligent
Location: California City
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Soligent is the largest pure play solar distributor in the Americas. At Soligent, we envision a world where solar isn't just the cleanest choice for power: it's the obvious choice. Our mission is to empower homeowners and installers with a tool-set that transforms the way the world produces energy. We do this by hiring talented people, empowering our team, and being mission driven. Soligent has been featured by the White House, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, The World Economic Forum, and the Atlantic among other publications. In this role, you will see and participate in the interworking of a high growth entrepreneurial large company in a sector that changes the world.Why Soligent?We are the largest business of its kind in the world. With 5,000 customers in 45 countries, Soligent is an established industry leader in solar with the fast-paced and entrepreneurial spirit of a startup.You will be part of a vital team at the forefront of transforming how people use energy. Drive positive change in the world while working with the best and brightest. Our executives have built and led successful billion-dollar companies.We invest in you. You will learn the ins and outs of solar, be exposed to roles across the company, and receive quality training.Why You?Are you mission driven? At Soligent, solar is more than a job; it's our future.Do you see solutions where others see problems? You're not satisfied with the status quo; you constantly think about how to improve processes.Do you enjoy getting your hands dirty? You understand the big picture but also have an innate ability to drill down and execute with high attention to detail.Can you execute individually but enjoy working with a team? We support a strong culture of teamwork where it's about the collective gain. Feedback is a big part of that.Does your word mean everything, you take responsibility for outcomes, and are incredibly persistent? We have a culture of integrity and accountability.Do you connect the dots easily? You can see how your role fits in with the organization.Are you fun to be around and able to wear many hats? Soligent is a fast-paced entrepreneurial culture. We believe saving the world should be fun.DIRECTOR OF IT / BUSINESS SOLUTIONSSoligent is determined to become the world leader in the wholesale of solar solutions over the next few years. To support our ambitious plans, we are seeking a Director of Information Technology (IT) Business Solutions who can bring their significant expertise to support a purpose-driven, operationally focused, highly motivated, and growing team to make a positive impact in the world. While this role will be strategically developing the IT business solutions department you will also partner with the C-Suite team to collaborate all while playing a vital role in ensuring that our company's information technology is continuously available and secure. The Director of IT/ Business Solutions is needed to act as a partner in making the right choices for the business from a technology perspective, supporting the day-to-day operation, leading cross-functional projects and making things easier for our customers. The right person for the job will thrive working remotely in a fast-paced, high volume, dynamic environment and will be a self-starter who is also a complete finisher.Helps Soligent make a positive impact by:Strong organizational leadership providing cross collaboration efforts with other business units on ERP and other software systems focused on developing efficient and scalable process solutionsLeading, recruiting, and developing the IT team to change and advance Soligent's systems and technology landscape, with a hands-on and cost-conscious approachManagement, strategy and execution of IT infrastructure for our organization (computer and information systems, security, communication systems)Leading the company's efforts to move secure and scalable computer systems and technologies forward to ensure success in systems development, network architecture and services, telecommunications, web services reliability, and conforming to legal and compliance requirementsSourcing and building a team of their own project portfolio and program management and serve as lead project manager as needed.Solutions minded and act as liaison between IT and the business unitsPartner with senior-level stakeholders across the entire organization to identify business and technology needs and to optimize the use of information technologyDeveloping and implementing methods to standardize, simplify, automate, and continuously improve IT processes, tools, and systems, to optimize service levels and control costsOversees security of systems, networks, and enterprise information systemsManaging financial aspects of the IT department, including purchasing, budgeting, contract review, and negotiationBuild and maintain relationships with external IT vendors and service providers with a best-in-class approachAbility to maintain, develop and vet out current third party vendorsTake the lead in developing and administering a comprehensive strategic technology plan supporting the compliance mission and goals of the companyLocation: Fully remote position. Occasional travel when business technology infrastructure and expansion projects requireRequired Skills/Proficiencies: The Director of IT must have the following skills:Strong understanding of computer systems, networks, security, telecommunications, databases, and storage systems3+ years' of IT team management experience including management of 3rd party consultants and services5+ years of either Operational or IT Delivery experience and project managementRelevant project management qualification; PMP, Prince 2, AMP, CAPM, PPM, etcExperience and proficiency with ERP/MRP/DRP systems - NetSuite preferredKnowledge of a broad range of current technologies, including an understanding of emerging technologies and technology trends and how they impact a businessAbility to communicate effectively with partners at all levels, especially senior leadershipExperience managing cross functional projects with many internal stakeholdersAbility to synthesize diverse ideas, facts, and data into a cohesive analysis that includes problem statement, solution hypotheses, and robust data analysis to support recommendationsIn-depth Excel knowledgeAbility to act as a flexible and innovative team player with a roll-up-the-sleeves attitude and a hands-on approachAbility to manage time effectively and be focused on setting and executing clear objectives and prioritiesCommitment to excellence and high standardsVersatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within changing priorities with enthusiasmAbility to exercise strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skillsAbility to demonstrate excellent customer service and interpersonal skillsRequirements: The Director of IT / Business Solution must have the following skills:Successful experience working with internal and external stakeholders, including customers and vendor partnersAbility to communicate effectively with partners at all levelsAbility to act as a flexible and innovative team player with a roll-up-the-sleeves attitude and a hands-on approachAbility to manage time effectively and be focused on setting and executing clear objectives and prioritiesCommitment to excellence and high standardsVersatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within changing priorities with enthusiasmAbility to exercise strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skillsAbility to demonstrate excellent customer service and interpersonal skillsProficiency with Microsoft Office, especially ExcelProficiency with ERP systems - NetSuite preferred.Experience with TMS systemsBenefitsMedical, Dental, Vision, 401K, HSA, FSA, Unlimited PTO

Keywords: Soligent, Lancaster , Director of IT/ Business Solutions, Executive , California City, California

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