Director of IT and Systems Administration

Job Number: R10007843
Brand: FoxNext
Job Type: Information Technology
Location: Playa Vista, California, United States of America
Job Posting Date: March 18, 2019
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

FoxNext

We are a collection of enduring brands and iconic, unforgettable characters. We create content for audiences big and small, reaching billions of people every day. Most of all, we are many individuals, each uniquely talented, each a critical piece to our puzzle, who collectively become a power. Desire to thrill and engage? Join us as we engage and inspire.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FoxNext Games is looking for a Director of IT to support a robust, growing games development and publishing organization.

This role is responsible for the complete IT service operation for FoxNext Games including FoxNext Games Los Angeles, Fogbank Entertainment in San Francisco, Cold Iron Studios in San Jose and the Publishing and Central Operations organizations. The Director will enable and optimize services delivered by the central Fox organization along with a suite of services offered by 3rd party providers for FoxNext Games. The scope of the IT service spans Security, Systems Administration and general Help Desk services.

This role will interface with all parts of the organization from Game Development, Executive Management, Publishing, Central Tech, Finance, Legal and more. The Director will supervise a team of 3 ~ 5 employees located in either Los Angeles or San Francisco. This position reports directly to the FoxNext Games COO.

Responsibilities

  • Account administration for a variety of services including Active Directory, OKTA, Google Apps, DUO, Slack, BOX, etc.
  • Manage the most effective security policy for network, hardware and software
  • Manage a group of IT professionals to support staff in 3 different locations, providing mentorship/guidance day to day as well as plan training for mid and long term growth trajectory
  • Partner with Central FOX IT to manage all aspects of IT infrastructure - office security protocol, in-office server infrastructure, network infrastructure and security to comply with FOX policies
  • Source, deploy and continuously manage all company issued equipment for FoxNext Games including desktop and laptop computers, mobile phones and tablets, office printers, projectors and TV’s
  • Escalation point for Help Desk and Data/Content Security

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Information Technology or Engineering, Masters preferred.
  • 9+ years of experience managing significant breadth of formal IT infrastructure operations in a midsize organization
  • Experience budgeting for the IT needs of an organization of 200 ~ 500 people
  • 5+ years of experience managing a team of staff (5+)
  • Proficiency with a wide array of services for a software developer including Perforce, Windows Servers, VMWare, Casper, etc.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral; good presentation skills for meetings and executive settings
  • Experience working at a startup organization preferred

Your Career Progression

You are the head of IT within FoxNext Games, working closely with the COO and various operations leaders as well as the CTO and Central Tech Organization. You will plan and develop the optimal and most productive IT service solutions for FoxNext Games working in partnership with FoxNext Games leadership and the central IT partners at 21st Century Fox.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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