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Chief Information Officer: Oversees the operations of the information technology (IT) department. Develops and maintains IT policies and standards. Evaluates, develops and implements an IT strategy that aligns with business priorities. Ensures compliance and security. Usually reports to CEO. Manages others. Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience.

Data Center Director: Directs personnel and implements policies to ensure the optimization of servers, networks and systems. Provides timely, accurate and consistent technical infrastructure service and presentation to internal and external clients. Coordinates with other teams to identify and implement new systems to support business function at effective cost. Relies on extensive knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals. Usually reports to senior management. Manages others. Significant ingenuity and flexibility is required. Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty and at least 10 years of field experience.

Director of Engineering: Responsible for planning, growth and staffing of engineering department. Provides guidance on engineering projects. Writes and reviews proposals, final reports, and technical papers. Manages the execution of product development projects. Prepares and presents reports of engineering projects to management and/or customers. Usually reports to senior management. Manages a team. Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience.

Information Technology Manager: Manages the IT department. Develops and executes plans that support the organization’s IT needs. Ensures proper functioning of the information processing system and oversees necessary upgrades. Aligns hardware, software and associated peripherals with organizational needs. Relies on extensive knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals. Usually reports to senior management. Manages others. Significant ingenuity and flexibility is expected. Requires a bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience.

Information Technology Director: Plans and implements additions, deletions and major modifications in pursuit of IT and business goals. Assesses needs across the enterprise and within individual business units to determine strategies for meeting business objectives. Modifies existing IT systems or develops new approaches. Relies on extensive knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals. Usually reports to the CIO. Manages others. Significant ingenuity and flexibility is expected. Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area with at least 8 years of field experience.

IT Program Manager: Responsible for overall project management and planning for projects and programs. Manages project scope, budgets and resources. Understands, tracks and communicates issues, risks and action items in a timely manner, updating appropriate stakeholders as needed. Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.

IT Project Coordinator: Coordinates IT projects and ensures proper use of company IT resources. Generates project status reports, establishes project timelines, leads project meetings and resolves technical issues. Defines the scope of individual projects by analyzing system requirements and business objectives. Documents project progress and milestones. Relies on knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals. Usually reports to a supervisor. Significant ingenuity and flexibility is expected. Requires a bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience.

IT Project Manager: Creates, manages and executes project plans to support the ongoing needs of the IT department. Coordinates resources, establishes deadlines and assigns responsibilities. Tracks the progress of projects and compiles status reports for senior management. Builds working relationships with team members, vendors and other departments involved in the projects. Relies on knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals. Usually reports to a department head. Significant ingenuity and flexibility is expected. May require a bachelor’s degree and 2-7 years of relevant experience.

IT Quality Assurance Manager: Assures consistent quality of IT systems by developing, executing and enforcing enterprise quality assurance practices and procedures. Leads a team of quality assurance analysts and oversees testing and validation initiatives to uncover potential issues. Makes recommendations for product or service enhancements and updates. Relies on extensive knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals. Usually reports to department head. Manages others. Significant ingenuity and flexibility is expected. Requires a bachelor’s degree with at least 7 years of field experience.

Project Engineering Manager: Designs and manages all specialized engineers working on specific projects. Leads the development, implementation and evaluation of complex designs. Directs product construction and testing to ensure completion of projects as efficiently and effectively as possible. Relies on extensive knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals. Usually reports to a department head. Manages others. Significant ingenuity and flexibility is expected. Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty and at least 7 years of relevant experience.

Project Lead — Application Systems & Programming: Leads application systems and programming teams for individual projects. Provides technical support to project team members. Coordinates team members and enforces schedules. Manages complex application features and technical designs. Develops and executes complex application features. Relies on knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals. Usually reports to a department head. Manages others. Significant ingenuity and flexibility is expected. Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area with at least 7 years of experience in the field.

Vice President of Engineering: Oversees engineering and product execution operations. Communicates and ensures that all safety guidelines and standards are followed. Ensures products meet safety and performance regulatory requirements. Creates long-term objectives and standards of performance for the department. Usually reports to senior management. Manages a team. Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience.

Vice President of IT: Responsible for leading, executing and realizing the company’s IT vision and strategy. Assesses IT applications to determine their ability to yield optimal business results. Builds strong relationships across departments. Maintains overall responsibility for management of e-commerce platforms. Requires 10+ years prior experience in successfully managing web programs and IT teams.