IT Manager

 Savannah, GA

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Job Title:
IT Manager
City & State:
Savannah, GA
Job Region:
Manager/Team Lead/Supervisor
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Service Offering:
Freight Forwarding
Our client provides ocean transportation, air transportation, inland transportation, logistics consulting, storage, packaging services as well as supply chain management services.

IT Manager
The Manager, IT position will lead the development and activation of a multi-year IT strategy which will be centered on new business models for our client, with technology as a key enabler. Primary duties will include planning IT strategies to support company business, and also finding and deploying new IT technology while leading IT projects to reach our client's goals.

Job Type: Full-time/ Hybrid

  • IT Strategy and Planning
    • IT strategic business planning & progress checking align with HOD's direction – new business opportunities
    • Provide strategic justification through the preparation of a business case for each major IT project
    • Liase with internal stakeholders – subsidiary IT counterparts – to ensure clear and consistent communication about IT decisions that impact the broader organization Manage critical issues & resolutions related to existing application systems
    • Develop and propose resolutions or alternative solutions for better information services
    • Direct and design system architecture
    • Evaluate/propose hardware, software, solutions
    • Share system knowledge with team members so there is a backup member when one is absent
    • Keep up with new technology/trend and adopt them to IT system
    • Act as a liaison with customers and partners IT Departments
    • Develop and implement application by using programming language (Java, SQL, etc)
  • System Enhancement in Applications & Infrastructure
    • New implementation and Modification of IT program/software
    • Requirements analysis and Application System Design and Development including Database
    • Implementation and testing the Enterprise-Applications
    • Research for the enhancement or improvement of IT systems
  • Data analysis and correction
    • Utilize technical expertise to troubleshoot system issues
    • Monitor and resolve system failures independently
    • Generate data analysis requested by users
    • Other duties as assigned
  • Interface (EDI) enhancement and monitoring
    • Oversee EDI systems and enhance them if necessary
    • Monitor systems and prevent delay of data processing
  • Collaborate with Customer/Vendors and 3rd party IT vendor
    • Work with customers, vendors, and 3rd party vendors on issues or projects asassigned
    • Troubleshoot any system issues and report to supervisor
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • 7-10+ years of previous experience required in a similar IT role.
  • 1-3+ years of supervisory experience required.
  • DB Programming Experience (PL/SQL or T-SQL) required.
  • Exposure to C#/Java, Visual Studio or Eclipse required.
  • Javascript, HTML, CSS, Java, SQL, DOM, SVN experience required.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft technologies or Java web development.
  • Familiarity with Windows or Linux OS.
  • Experience with Object Oriented Design and Development
  • IIS, Apache/Tomcat experience required.
  • Ability to manage all aspect/stages of software development life cycle (Agile environment).
  • Good written and verbal communication skills: must be able to effectively convey and document designs and processes.
This position offers a competitive base salary.


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