Job Posting 101288

Senior IT Manager
Stand.earth
Work From Home - From Anywhere
closed 2 days ago (Sun, 26 May)
full time  •  $62,000-$85,000 USD

Stand.earth is seeking a creative and experienced Senior IT Manager to join our team. This position will be responsible for managing organization-wide information technology and cybersecurity. The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of computer science, cybersecurity, and business information systems.

Do you thrive managing complex IT projects and get satisfaction from translating complex IT issues so that the average person can understand and implement solutions? Does the idea of providing top level support to a diverse international team sound exciting? If you are passionate about how nonprofits use technology to operate effectively and securely, this may be the perfect job for you.

You will be joining an international team of strategists, negotiators, campaigners, and activists that achieves outsized results and is bursting with creativity, innovation, and untapped potential.

We encourage applicants to apply by May 26. This position is open until filled.

Please apply with a cover letter and resume after seeing the full scope of work.


About Stand.earth

Stand.earth is a nonprofit environmental organization working to create a world where respect for people and the environment comes first. Our campaigns challenge destructive corporate and governmental practices, demand accountability, and create solutions that support all of us - and the environment and climate upon which we depend. Stand's strategic approach and fierce determination have yielded extraordinary results: Since 2000, we've secured the protection of millions of acres of wilderness, shifted billions of dollars of corporate purchasing toward responsible options, and transformed the environmental practices of more than 100 major U.S. corporations. Stand.earth operates in the United States and Canada.

Stand recognizes and respects the sovereignty of First Nations and tribes, and the rights of Indigenous Peoples and frontline communities. These communities are often first and most directly impacted by environmental pollution and climate change, and they provide critical leadership in developing solutions.

Pollution, climate change, and corporations' bad behavior disproportionately hurts the most marginalized people in society - including people of colour, people from working class backgrounds, people with disabilities, women and LGBTQ+ people. To develop transformative solutions, these communities must be centered in the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other historically marginalized communities. If you require assistance applying to this opportunity, please contact .


The Position

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Senior IT Manager will be responsible for assessing, addressing and staying ahead of IT risks including information security and cyber security risks, along with related IT safety and soundness risks. They will research, learn, implement, document, and train users on technologies and products.

This is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience and adjusted based on location, but will likely be within the range of $62,000-$85,000 USD or $72,540- $99,450 CAD. Stand.earth offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package including excellent health and dental insurance, 3 weeks paid vacation in the first year (increases in future years), 20 paid holidays, 4.5-day work week, and a 3-month paid sabbatical after 7 years continuous full-time employment. We also encourage employees to make use of our mindfulness sessions and professional development training opportunities that we offer. All staff can expect to travel periodically for in-person team meetings, retreats, and work events.

The location for this position is fully remote in the United States or Canada, with the option of working out of our Bellingham, Washington; Vancouver, British Columbia; or Toronto, Ontario office if you are located in one of these cities. The preferred working hours for this position are 9:00am - 5:00pm pacific time.


Position Responsibilities

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  • Serve as primary tech support point person for Stand staff in the US, Canada, and internationally responding to all inquiries within 24 hours or less, depending on the urgency level
  • Research, analyze, anticipate, and report on technical security risks institution-wide
  • Develop a digital security plan to protect our data and assets org-wide
  • Understand how staff utilizes technology to achieve their goals and take action to support them including trainings and other tools
  • Manage the security of key organizational assets, such as domains, hosting services, websites, CRMs, digital apps, and other tools
  • In collaboration with the supervisor, manage and implement document retention and destruction policies
  • Manage, acquire, and recommend products for hardware and software systems org-wide
  • Evaluate requirements and purchase all computers and other hardware
  • Set up new computers with all required software before issuing them to employees
  • Inventory and track all computers and software
  • Design and conduct a technology and security orientation for all new staff members
  • Interact with various team members to solve broader organization-wide technology issues
  • In collaboration with the Product team, explore technological approaches to advance Stand's campaigns and investigative research projects

Required Skills

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science, Data Science, Business Information Systems, Cybersecurity or a related field
  • 2-4 years of work experience in a technical support team, supporting and troubleshooting MacOS and Microsoft Windows
  • Strong IT security skills, ability to research and report on operational risks
  • An understanding of the rationale behind the various technological elements of digital security, including end-to-end encryption (E2EE), VPNs, Tor, open-source software, self-hosting, and the pros and cons of each
  • Digital security (or related) training or teaching experience
  • Desire to learn new skills that will educate team members and keep our IT services current and managed safely
  • Ability to deal tactfully, professionally, and politely in stressful situations with end-users and teammates
  • Ability to project manage and move forward IT security projects
  • Highly organized, flexible, creative, able to prioritize multiple tasks, and able to thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Independent and motivated
  • Committed to the values of equity, racial justice, authentic communication and continual learning

Desired, but not required

  • Familiarity with advocacy work and the environmental movement is a plus
  • Experience with establishing and administering enterprise systems for international organizations is a plus

Please apply with a cover letter and resume after seeing the full scope of work.



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/3344011-713981

 

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