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Manager of Information Technology

 

Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative is seeking a person to be the Manger of Information Technology to lead the Cooperative’s technology needs. The position reports to the CEO and provides a great opportunity for professional growth.
 
This person will provide a sound and secure information technology environment that supports Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative’s business and technical requirements, including Local and Wide-area networking hardware and connectivity, server hardware/software, E-mail, backup solutions, cyber security, cloud computing, telephone systems, radio system, and policies and procedures development.


Responsibilities

  • Support, design, install, maintain and monitor internal and external networks
  • Support, maintain voice, radio and data systems
  • Install, support and manage servers and resolve issues as needed.
  • Implement and manage all systems, applications, security and network configurations including routers, switches, fire walls, virus protection, etc.
  • Manage the Meter Data Management System (MDMS), automated metering system, outage management system, MV-90 and related software and hardware and the integration of the systems
  • Resolve network performance issues and establish a disaster recovery plan
  • Recommend upgrades, patches and new applications and equipment
  • Work with NISC and other contractors on all software and hardware issues to maintain upgrades or troubleshoot
  • Install, maintain, support, and troubleshoot printers, workstation hardware/software as well as other authorized desktop applications and peripheral equipment
  • Diagnose, repair, maintain, and upgrade hardware and equipment (including but not limited to PCs, laptops, printers, scanners and mobile devices) to ensure optimal performance
  • Perform general preventative maintenance tasks on computers, laptops, printers, and any other authorized equipment unless prohibited by existing customer warranties
  • Maintain inventory of all equipment, software and software licenses
  • Recommend, research, and define specifications of personal computer systems and peripheral devices for cooperative use
  • Assist in purchasing, placement of orders and procurement of PCs, peripheral devices and other equipment deemed necessary
  • Provide technical support and guidance to users
  • Website monitoring and updating
  • Perform other duties as required and/or assign
     

Job Qualifications:
 

It is preferable for the candidate to have the qualifications below, but not all are initially required.
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience of three or more years in network role.
  • Experience developing and communicating technology security related policies and procedures.
  • Microsoft Server and VMware experience
  • Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching or CCNP Security
  • Knowledge of virtual computing environments
  • VEEAM Backup system knowledge
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • In depth understanding of diverse computer systems and networks
  • Working knowledge of internet security and data privacy principles
  • Must be self-motivated with outstanding organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong, proven customer service and communication skills

 

The Cooperative offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications and comprehensive benefits package.
 
Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative (EMEC) is a consumer owned electric utility serving 3,000 square miles of Aroostook, Penobscot, and Washington Counties with 1,700 miles of electrical lines and 12,600 consumers. The Cooperative is headquartered in Calais, Maine which offers an excellent outdoor recreation opportunity.
 
Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
21 Union St
P.O. Box 425
Calais, Maine 04619
Fax (207) 454-8376
or email to:  hr@emec.com
 
Eastern Maine Electric is an equal opportunity provider and employer

 

Job Application available below for download.

 

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