Technology Solutions Manager

PEC - Pacific Energy Concepts
Vancouver, Washington
Nov 04, 2023
Nov 22, 2023
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Are you a self-motivated, difference maker with a growth mindset? If you answered yes, then we're excited to hear from you.

We're looking for a Technology Solutions Manager, to join our growing team here at PEC (Pacific Energy Concepts), but before we dive into the nitty-gritty, we'd love to tell you a bit about us.

We've been around for 14 years and are an innovative, growing company that's making a significant, industry-wide impact. We work hard, laugh hard, and create truly amazing things together. Our core values aren't the typical corporate BS you'll find floating around, they're fundamental to the people we are and the people we hire. Our mission is impact, and our energy- efficiency solutions yield results that advance our clients' businesses on a larger scale.

We're North America's most innovative energy optimization company. We deliver customized energy efficiency solutions (like LED lighting, advanced controls, EV charging stations, and energy monitoring) that go beyond energy savings, helping our partners "run efficient, save money, and work happy" all while reducing their carbon footprint.

With deep knowledge of the energy efficiency industry, we are experts in designing, developing, and deploying targeted solutions in complex and specialized environments. This is why brands like Costco, IKEA, Jeld-Wen, and Alaska Airlines (to name a few of the 5000+ companies we work with) put their trust in us.

A few of the perks of working at PEC

Working with some of the best and brightest in energy efficiency comes with lots of perks. We're a collaborative bunch who are passionate about our work and devoted to the wellbeing of our fellow team members. We offer some of the best benefits around, and we think you'll be impressed!

  • A competitive salary: $95,000 - $120,000
  • 4% 401k Matching
  • Health, Vision, Dental Insurance covered 100%
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Gym, team lunches, trips the list goes on

If you want to spend your time doing meaningful work with a company that empowers its team members, then apply here!

The Job

This is an in-person position based in our Vancouver, WA Headquarters.

The Technology Solutions Manager works with the VP of Operations to support our busy, ambitious, and growing team. Information Systems are essential components to the development of our business, and this individual will bring their enthusiasm, tenacity, IS knowledge, and technical project management excellence.

We are not looking for "techie" but are looking for a proactive and detail-oriented professional with demonstrated experience working in a technical field who understands how systems are implemented and supported.

The ideal candidate has excellent project management, analytical skills, is proficient in a wide range of tools, has sound basics in IT infrastructure and networking, and has a deep understanding of how software and technology can be an accelerator for a high-performance business. The right person will be energized by working in a fast-paced sales environment and can effectively communicate across teams. If you are passionate about optimizing the performance of a growing company through effective technology strategies, we would love to hear from you.

This role will play a critical role in ensuring Pacific Energy Concepts remains North America's most innovative energy efficiency solutions provider, supported by robust and future-ready Information Systems.

Role Responsibilities

Information Systems Project Management:
  • Develop, follow, and communicate Technology Roadmap to Leadership Team
  • Manage IS projects from inception to completion.
  • Work with stakeholders to oversee and provide long-term support for the integration and management of various software platforms.
  • Work with stakeholders to manage cloud migration projects (eg: DAM, SharePoint, Azure)
  • Once in place, manage SharePoint intranet file organization and troubleshooting, utilizing our MSP as needed.
  • Ensure IS initiatives support sales, project management, and support teams and maintain the flow of critical information across related platforms.
  • Assess existing information systems and develop strategies to optimize processes and workflows.
  • Collaborate with IT team and other teams to implement and manage scalable systems.
  • Drive digital transformation initiatives to streamline operations and support data driven decision making.
  • Facilitate smooth communication between software vendors, consultants, outsourced support, and internal stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the business to ensure that any corporate system/application is fully supported from a technical point of view, this includes the physical hardware it resides on as well as ensuring that it is configured as required.
  • Regularly review software systems to ensure they deliver value.
  • Understand how each application plays a part in the organization. Develop knowledge of the business, its applications, and how they are used across the organization, be sufficiently educated to offer solutions to problems, and be able to communicate with third party providers.

Budget Management:
  • Determine the IS software and integration needs annually and monitor budget performance.
  • Collaborate with managers and the finance team to forecast future IS expenditures.

Continuous Improvement, Development, and Training:
  • Stay informed about emerging technologies and industry best practices.
  • Work with People Ops to Facilitate training opportunities for the team.

Highly Desirable Skills:
  • Knowledge of: Project management tools, CRM, and accounting system APIs, software integrations.
  • Proficient with: Helpdesk: ConnectWise, Freshdesk, Jira, or similar.
  • Knowledge of Network, Firewall and VPN including Client and Site-2-Site
  • Communication and Collaboration tools: Wrike, HubSpot, Intacct, Jira, Microsoft Projects, or similar.
  • Familiar with Virtualization, Including Hyper-V, Azure
  • Budgeting and Business Intelligence tools such as Excel or PowerBI
  • Document Management Tools: SharePoint, Digital Asset Management tools, File Servers, or similar.
  • Knowledge of NIST-CSf, Miter Attack, Or other security frameworks

Education & Experience

3 to 5 years of experience in Information Systems or a similar position. A bachelor's degree in software engineering, Information Technology or similar, or equivalent work experience is highly desirable.

Certificates, Licenses and/or Registrations

A combination of appropriate certifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Project +, Network +, Security +, ITIL 4

PEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals.

We recruit, hire and promote into all job levels the most qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state and local laws.

PEC's commitment to providing equal employment opportunities extends to all aspects of employment, including job assignment, compensation, discipline and access to benefits and training