IT Manager

Puff Co Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 2 months ago

By combining first-hand knowledge of what cannabis users want with the most advanced technology and cutting-edge design, Puffco hasn't just grown a company: we have started a movement that will mainstream cannabis enjoyment for the world.

The company was founded in 2013 with a singular mission: to bring consumers the pleasure of a full-spectrum cannabis experience. Unlike other products which offer only a fraction of the full potential of cannabis, Puffco has focused on bringing the richest and most fulfilling experience possible.

Puffco products are adored by consumers and critics alike and have won numerous industry and technology awards.

Listed by MG Magazine as one of the 50 best companies to work for.
Nominated for Engadget's "Best of CES"
Featured on Vice, Netflix, and HBO, in Forbes , Rolling Stone , Billboard , and on the Cover of High Times .

In addition to this runaway consumer success, Puffco continually revolutionizes the cannabis industry. Puffco's corporate culture is built on a close-knit team representing varied professional backgrounds who work together to create a driven and unique business culture that respects and honors employees, partners, and customers equally.

Beyond company walls, Puffco is dedicated to expanding its business culture to build a rich, vital community of users. This community of actively engaged users are critical to the company's future, with their ongoing input being actively solicited and incorporated into every decision around growth and its product roadmap.

What This Role is About:

The IT Manager will be responsible for defining and managing the company's IT infrastructure strategy, architecture, policy, procedures, and processes. This role will work with department heads to understand priorities and needs, aligning IT infrastructure with current and future business requirements and goals.

Some things you will be responsible for:

Hardware/Software Maintenance

Assess and administer all equipment, hardware, and software installation, maintenance, and upgrades
Supervise daily operations of network and server infrastructure
Manage vendors and contracts for IT Managed Service Provider, hardware, software, ISP, phone providers, and more

Systems/Network Administration

Assess company's needs as it relates to physical security, network bandwidth, and office/conference room set-up
Enable teams with remote access and configuring VPN
Assist with the identification and selection process of technology platforms and solutions (e.g., ERP, business intelligence)

Security

Implement security of the network, data and its storage and communication systems
Identify vulnerabilities, needs for upgrades and other opportunities for improvement

Develop network recovery, plan for disaster recovery, and implement backup systems and processes

Assure that IT activities are within the limits of applicable laws, codes, and regulations

Support

Serve as tier 2 support for troubleshooting service to internal users
Serve as the primary contact for any data integration questions, concerns, escalations
Ensure effective onboarding and offboarding of employee's hardware, software, and applications and access. Manage active directory and group policies
Create organizational policy regarding quality standards, security training, and documentation

Some qualifications and skills we need you to have:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences, Technology, or relevant experience.
3-5 years of experience working in IT operations, management, and systems administration
Startup experience is a plus
Administrator experience with OneLogin or similar SSO, SAML integration, Office 365, Zendesk, Shopify, Dropbox, and Slack
ERP system implementation and support experience preferred
Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and data storage systems, and phone systems
Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
High degree of proficiency in Mac and PC computer hardware and software systems

Perks and Benefits:

Competitive pay, 401K, Medical/Dental/Vision/Life coverage, flexible time off
Amazing pet friendly office in LA Center Studios with a fun, casual, and comfortable work environment
Snacks, lunches, retreats, and SO much more!

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Puffco strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Puffco's recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Puffco may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

Additional information about our company can be found at www.puffco.com.

Follow us on Instagram @Puffco

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