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Job Description As the country's oldest clothing retailer, Brooks Brothers is proud to uphold the same traditions and values for nearly two centuries.  We believe these are the reasons why our customers consider us to be far more than a store.  Brooks Brothers has been an American icon since 1818.  In 1915, our present ten-story flagship store opened at 346 Madison Avenue near New York's most prominent social organizations, including the Harvard and Yale Clubs and the New York Yacht Club.  Almost 200 years later, we continue to dress ladies and gentleman of all generations and cultivate long-term relationships with our loyal clients.  Our stores represent our respect for our heritage and vision to be the premiere lifestyle destination. We continually strive to make this a great place to work with a strong emphasis on career development and associate satisfaction.  We are consistently devoted to championing both our people and the Brooks Brothers Brand. The diversity of our operations has recently created an opportunity for an IT Manager located at our Haverhill, MA location.  We are looking for a candidate that thinks strategically and has a passion for data and information.  Our IT Manager will have a desire to lead an IT portfolio and team, enjoy driving hands on systems advancement and will communicate, partner and innovate.   Key Accountabilities: Ensure that factory is operational with the goal of zero downtime from IT issues Provide strategic thinking, solutions and road maps while driving architectural recommendations, best practices and industry standards Manage technology operations and the implementation of new IT systems and policies Adopt and communicate new concepts, ideas, techniques, and best practices Perform project level design and performance analysis Provide architectural strategy and subject matter expertise   Skills & Requirements Preferred Experience & Technical Proficiencies: Basic Strong background in a manufacturing environment Hands-on position requiring involvement in resolving the day-to-day issues Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent required from an accredited institution. Will also consider three years of progressive experience in the specialty in lieu of every year of education At least 6-8 years of experience with Information Technology Solid understanding of applications that utilize SQL and ISAM database structures, including how to build complex queries and KPIs Should have strong Analytical skills Provide advice, guidance, direction, and authorization to ensure milestones are achieved within budget, schedule and quality goals Assist in troubleshooting production issues post-deployment Engage and collaborate with other teams across the portfolio to assure the success of the overall program Stay abreast of leading-edge technologies in the industry, evaluating emerging software technologies and evangelizing their adoption Qualifications Strong communication / partnership skills within IT and with business partners and suppliers as well Preferred Understands and can articulate best practices related to application enhancements / customizations, integration with other applications a must Ability to work on a team in a diverse / multiple stakeholder environment Experience working in a Software as a Service (SaaS) environment is a plus Knowledge of clothing manufacturing solutions is a plus Hands on with project management/administration & coordination   Solid Technical Knowledge: Candidate should have strong knowledge of SDLC standards & multiple programming disciplines and a thorough understanding of the business that the assigned projects are supporting. Uses this understanding of the business and systems environment to develop appropriate and timely solutions to daily issues.  Will need to lead, but also be hands on at times. Problem Solving & Decision Making: Demonstrates sound analytic and diagnostic skills dealing with issues that are loosely defined and/or where information is available but must be further manipulated. Once decisions are made, can independently follow and direct action to implement intended results. Effectively assesses short-term implications of decisions and understands the impact on the department and business unit(s) supported.  Must exhibit lean thinking when developing solutions. Team Orientation: Builds relationships with peers and other departments to achieve objectives, to work as one team and to secure necessary resources not under his/her personal control. Balances team and individual responsibilities. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views. Gives and welcomes feedback. Puts success of team above own interest. Strong leader of area including development and succession planning of direct reports. Commitment to Quality: Creates an atmosphere where business partner's issues are dealt with professionally, and in a timely manner. Suggests solutions that make sense and optimize the value of assigned projects. Communicates openly and effectively in a manner consistent with the audience. Recognizes the importance of superior quality in providing a competitive edge. Ensures that reports are precise, timely and accurate. Planning and Project Management: Works with the project manager/manager in identifying those project tasks that are most important, establishes clear priorities and understands the larger picture. Anticipates and effectively responds to changes in workload and resources Financial Awareness: Understands, has input to the budget process, and shares responsibility for cost-effective expense control of assigned projects. Is responsible for important and confidential information.   Brooks Brothers is proud to offer our Associates competitive compensation, a fulfilling work environment and a wide range of opportunities for personal and professional development.
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Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years
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