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Bank Information Technology Director – Dallas, TX – 1020

Who We Are

Bankers Recruiting Bankers – The Symicor Group is a boutique bank-only talent acquisition firm based in Chicago.  Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking talent to our valued clients…from a banker’s perspective.  In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers themselves! We know banking and how to evaluate the very best banking talent available in the market.  Whether you are a bank candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our client is seeking to fill an Information Technology Director role in the greater Dallas, TX market. The successful candidate will be responsible for administering the Bank’s local, wide wireless, Internet and Intranet networks, telephone and Voice over IP (“VoIP”) systems, and all related software programs. This individual deploys information technology architecture strategies to accommodate current and future organizational needs.

The position includes a generous salary up based on experience along with an excellent benefits package.

Information Technology Director responsibilities include:

  • Systematically monitoring mainframe application, software products’ performance, and resource capacities according to industry best practices and defined service standards.  Presenting recommendations for change improvement to management.
  • Working in conjunction with IT department resources on the design, implementation, and support of job scheduling software, backup processes, performance monitoring software products, and capacity management software products.
  • Collaborating with system analysts and network systems analyst to ensure installation, maintenance and effective trouble shooting of any information service that the Bank is using.
  • Identifying symptoms causing performance deficiencies and initiates research and resolution with IT department resources as needed.
  • Participating in the coordination and implementation of new software releases for assigned systems and following up to ensure software expectations are realized.
  • Developing and regularly updating procedure manuals/troubleshooting guides and technical reference documentation for assigned systems and applications.
  • Identifying, researching, and resolving operational/functional problems for assigned systems.  Escalating unresolved issues and/or seeks support from internal IT resources and/or third party vendors.
  • Analyzing quality and effectiveness of computer operations according to defined service standards.  Developing departmental performance requirements and provides systematic reporting of such to management.
  • Actively participating on disaster recovery, operations, information system, and other various committees.  Continually looking for process improvement opportunities inter and intra departmentally.
  • Identifying and resolving deficient read rates of CAR software by modifying the software configuration, seeking support from vendors, and/or resolving the problem by Retail operations.
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in accounting or business administration plus Computer Science/Information Technology experience.
  • Five or more years of progressively responsible IT experience
  • Knowledge and good understanding of Information Technology, Security and control
  • objectives.
  • Excellent computer skills.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, PC, Windows Server, Unisys and other mainframe programs;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Working knowledge of network topologies and protocols.

The next step is yours.  Email us your current resume along with the position you are considering to:

resumes@symicorgroup.com

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