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Employment

Director of Technology

Texas Presbyterian Foundation

http://www.tpf.org

Texas Presbyterian Foundation (TPF) is a nonprofit faith-based professional investment firm that works with 501(c)(3) organizations to help strengthen and increase funds available for mission. At TPF, we believe we can accomplish more together than individually, and that we can make a difference in people’s lives by supporting the mission and ministry of our partners.

Summary:
The primary role of the Director of Technology is to participate in the design, development, implementation and maintenance of organizational IT initiatives to support business-critical operations and to provide technical support to the TPF staff.  The successful candidate will embrace innovation and think creatively and strategically in addressing TPF’s technology needs.

As part of a small but agile team, this position plays a critical role in contributing to a constant search for process improvement using technology.  This individual will work closely with senior leadership and staff, as well as with external technology vendors’ support teams and consultants.  The position requires high-level technical skills and acumen, including experience with software development, an understanding of the software development life cycle, and solid analytical skills.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Together with the VP of Information Systems, plan and implement new and support ongoing IT projects
  • Gain a solid understanding of TPF’s current business processes, workflows and data requirements for each software platform in order to support, maintain and identify opportunities for enhancement
  • Provide business and technical expertise in requirements solicitation, system analysis, technical design, programming and documentation of business applications and systems
  • Work in close alignment with the Director or Marketing, which includes, but is not limited to, assisting with the management of TPF’s corporate website
  • Participate in and assist with Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery planning and testing
  • Stay up to date on security risks and ensure TPF has a solid corporate security plan
  • Support, troubleshoot, and maintain applications as required, optimizing performance, resolving problems, and providing timely follow-up on identified issues
  • Provide general technical support to the staff
  • Oversee maintenance of hardware
  • Work with TPF’s leadership team to create new reports, charts, and graphs related to TPF investment funds, partners, benchmarks and indices as needed
  • Maintain system documentation

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 8+ years’ experience in a technology-related field, preferably in a development role
  • Demonstrated proficiency in and hands-on experience with software development in at least one programming language
  • Solid Understanding of SDLC
  • Proficiency in SQL, including query design and report creation
  • Experience in leadership or management in an IT setting is a plus
  • Strong Analytical and Problem-Solving skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent project management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn new concepts and skills quickly and effectively
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and take initiative

Desired skills:

  • Salesforce Administration
  • Working knowledge of Access, including building queries, forms, and reports
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, including vlookups, pivot tables, and use of formulas
  • Intermediate knowledge of other MS Office applications
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Apple Operating Systems
  • Workflow Design
  • Adobe Acrobat Creative Suites
  • Prior experience in a finance-related industry

 

 

Details

Type:
Full-Time
State(s):
Texas
Location(s):
Irving
Function:
Information Technology
Industry:
Faith-based/Religion
Salary:
$75,000 to $100,000
Posted on:
October 31, 2019

How to Apply

send your resume to:

Resume@tpf.org