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IT Manager



New Jersey, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023
About Oxygen:
Oxygen is a modern financial platform designed for the 21st-century economy, tailored to meet the unique needs of today's consumers and small businesses (freelancers, solopreneurs and modern SMBs). We believe beauty lies in simplicity, from design to utility, and build our ever-growing product suite with this in mind. And we’re just getting started. At Oxygen, we’re focused on lifting up those who dare to push boundaries and redefine what's possible by delivering on our promise to be a more fair financial partner. The next generation building the future is writing their own rules and shattering expectations. So are we. For those who reject the status quo, welcome to Banking for the Extraordinary. Let's create the future!
About the role:
We are looking for a dedicated and experienced IT Manager to join our fast growing team. This role will report to the head of IT Security and infrastructure. This is an on-site role 5 days week due to our office located in Princeton. We will need someone in the office to help troubleshoot employee inquiries.

What you'll do:

  • As the IT Manager, you will be responsible for overall vision, strategy, planning, and execution of all IT functions across the company
  • You will manage the IT team, which is responsible for a wide variety of systems & tools, including employee onboarding, hardware/software provisioning, license management, and the helpdesk
  • Develop the corresponding strategy for systems design and development
  • Maintain essential IT infrastructure, including operating systems, security tools, applications, servers, email systems, laptops, desktops, software, and hardware
  • Handle business-critical IT tasks and systems administration
  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies, hardware, and software
  • Track and maintain hardware and software inventory
  • Analyze departmental needs, identify vulnerabilities, and boost productivity, efficiency, and accuracy to inform business decisions
  • Ensure network components work together seamlessly to meet business needs, using their full range of capabilities, and stay informed about new features and competitor solutions
  • Analyze processes, technologies, and vendors continually to find areas for improvement
  • Prepare cost–benefit analyses when upgrades are necessary, and monitor vendors to ensure that they’re offering the best-possible service and value for business needs
  • Train employees to use software and hardware; troubleshoot issues and provide technical support when needed
  • Develop and execute disaster planning and maintain data backups

About you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information System, Information Technology or relevant field
  • 8 years experience in information technology, system administration or network administration
  • 5 years operating system experience (Windows or Linux server)
  • Hands on experience with designing, implementing, and executing technical projects
  • Skilled in demonstrating critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Strong knowledge of network technologies
  • Production environment expertise in routers and switches from one or more vendors
  • Security-minded familiarity with PCI data and the compliance requirements
  • Skilled in enterprise computer management, networks, and monitoring
  • Experienced in prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Advanced at enterprise web application SSO technologies
  • Strong cross-functional collaboration skills, fostering cooperation and alignment across teams
  • Excellent time management skills; Ability to react and respond to the critical demands of the department with competing deadlines
  • Excellent technical skills must be able to use both PC and Mac operating systems and proficient in google suite products, data analysis and internet technologies

Major pluses:

  • Have experience in hyper-growth, start-up environment
  • Prior experience building new office IT infrastructure
  • Experience in working with BPOs
  • Experience working with pci-dss or CISSP certification
  • Show an appreciation for nuance and a desire to build consensus in a diverse and multicultural environment
Compensation and Benefits:
The final compensation package for this role will be determined during the interview process and is based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, geographic location, internal equity, education, skill set, experience and training.
Oxygen also offers comprehensive benefits, including stock options, medical, dental, and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits, a retirement plan, flex time off, paid parental leave, employer paid disability coverage, and additional health and wellbeing perks and benefits. Oxygen reserves the right to amend or modify employee perks and benefits at any time.
Not sure you qualify?
Don’t meet every single requirement? At Oxygen, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
Oxygen provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.