• Information Technology Manager

    Location US-NV-Reno
    # Positions
    Information Technology
  • Position Description/Company Info

    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a IT Manager to join the Data Center Power & Control (DPC) Division Information Technology team in Reno, Nevada.  The IT Manager’s primary responsibility is to oversee the streamlined operation of the Server Technology IT department and to ensure the department aligns with the business objectives of the Server Technology and Legrand DPC. We are looking for an experienced IT Manager to provide lead direction to the IT Team.



    About Legrand       

    Legrand is a global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 

    Employing more than 3,500 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.  EEO Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled


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    • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University with emphasis in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    • A minimum of 7 years of IT experience, with 1.5 or more years in management.


    • Proven experience in business applications (CRM, ERP, WMS, SCM, PLM, etc.) strategic planning and development, project management, and policy development.
    • Strong technical knowledge of software development techniques and methodologies.
    • Experience with systems design and development from business requirements analysis through to day-to-day management.
    • Knowledge of business theory, business processes, management, budgeting, and business office operations.
    • Understanding of IT infrastructure management such as network management, storage management, server management, security, virtualization and container technology.
    • Understanding of application support, virtualization, e-mail, data storage, current versions of Microsoft Windows, and desktop imaging and deployment solutions.
    • Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving business problems.
    • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to IT.
    • Knowledge of industry related IT security standards and practices preferred.
    • Project management skills including planning, organizing, and coordinating tasks.
    • Computer proficient with knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word/Excel/Outlook) and/or Office 365.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to provide information across multiple groups in the Company including Finance, Engineering, Marketing, and Sales.
    • Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to work independently

    Work environment is fast paced and priorities can shift quickly. All employees are expected to go outside their primary responsibilities when required, and multi-task job duties on a regular basis. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Position Attributes

    Main Responsibilities:

    • Plan, organize and control all activities of the department.
    • Formulate and deploy long-term strategic plans for acquiring and enabling efficient and cost-effective information processing and communication technologies.
    • Work with other departments within the company, providing IT knowledge and expertise to assist business to operate efficiently and compete effectively by leveraging information technology and data governance.
    • Evaluate reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals.  Recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
    • Direct information management budgeting, strategic and tactical planning, business process re-engineering, and database system strategy.
    • Oversee planning and implementation of all business information systems, such as sales, customer operations, and internal communications.
    • Direct the information strategy of the company based on forecasting information from senior management.
    • Communicate with STI and Legrand DPC management by producing weekly status reports that present IT accomplishments, plans for next week and issues requiring management decision.
    • Set the overall direction of internal business systems under the guidance of the IT Director of Legrand DPC. Identifies user needs and directs building of IT teams to work across all levels of the organization.
    • Evaluate new technologies for future planning and potential implementation.
    • Interface with industry on information management and information technology matters.
    • Actively communicate business strategy and key results to Information Technology staff.  Facilitate regular staff meetings to promote open and regular communication.
    • Assist with estimating information technology operation costs and prepare requisitions to purchases necessary supplies.
    • Participate in staff selection/interview process. Recruit, hire, and oversee training of all Information Technology staff.
    • Supervise and provide support and direction to Information Technology staff.  Resolve personnel issues and support team building with positive and open communication.
    • Support and motivate staff to participate in company sponsored classes and training, with the objective of completing individual goals and compliance with mandatory training.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Mental Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Use written and oral communication skills
    • Read and interpret data, information and documents
    • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
    • Use math and mathematical reasoning
    • Observe and interpret situations
    • Learn and apply new information or skills
    • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
    • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
    • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work


    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Sit, walk and stand
    • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
    • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
    • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus


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