Technical Services Lead

Barrick Gold Corporation Jean , NV 89019

Posted 1 week ago

Position Description:

The Barrick Nevada (BNV) Technology and Systems (TAS) Technical Services Lead is responsible for IT Technical Services activities and personnel across all BNV operational, administrative and closure sites, working closely with other BNV TAS functions, business operations and BNV leadership. They must understand, balance and manage Technical Services work and resources across these sites. They manage this function with the primary focus of implementing, supporting and maintaining reliable technologies that enable BNV to achieve its business results relative to growth and cost-effectiveness. They manage and support the career development of all BNV TAS Technical Services personnel in a culture that values a hands-on, highly responsive approach to identifying and addressing technology opportunities and issues. Activities include problem and issue analysis and remediation, system deployments, hardware acquisition, installation and integration. The Technical Services lead also supports financial planning and management for their function within TAS.


  • Lead Technical Services activities across all BNV operational, administrative and closure sites.

  • Develop (as necessary), enhance and manage to define Management Operating Systems (MOS) and business processes to deliver work in an effective, high quality and cost efficient manner.

  • Monitor and manage to service levels and KPIs.

  • Identify benefits and pitfalls of proposed solution approaches. Deliver TAS initiatives that support and enhance the performance of the site. Continuous improvement of TAS systems; e.g. Oracle, SQL, Microsoft, mining system applications.

  • Look for ways to reduce the inflow of work through root cause analysis and to automate and standardize how frequent activities are performed to enhance business value, response time and cost effectiveness.

  • Ensure focus on the implementation, support and operations of technology solutions with the highest business impact while eliminating, automating or minimizing work that does not have a high and positive impact to business results. Balance operational and project priorities.

  • Manage consulting and vendor resources that will be engaged in delivery activities. Knowledgeable of vendor practices and able to drive optimal cost and service agreements.

  • Manage the full lifecycle of BNV server infrastructure including procurement and implementation, monitoring and management, troubleshooting, maintenance and decommissioning.

  • Engage with the business, other TAS peers and employees, other site managers, and global Barrick resources to deliver TAS projects, resolutions and best practices to BNV.

  • Maintain atmosphere of compliance and control regarding SOX, Global and Regional Policies, Code of Conduct and Business Ethics, Levels of Authority approvals, cyber security and other relevant business policies and practices.

  • Balance Technical Services workload and priorities across sites relative to staffing personnel. Make and adjust work schedules and assignments to support business needs.

  • Ensure Technical Services personnel understand career development and career path opportunities and understand and support employee career objectives.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with various levels of leadership and personnel.

  • Demonstrate comfort in a fast-paced environment where priorities shift frequently.

  • Possess exceptional organization and time management skills.

  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Two (2) year or four (4) year technical degree or engineering degree, and/or certification or equivalent experience reqiured.

  • Additional training / coursework in hardware or software highly desirable.

  • This position is located within Barrick Nevada and assigned to a specific site directed by the BNV TAS Site Leader. Travel between BNV sites as required.

  • Minimum 7 years of IT experience in required.

  • Minimum 4 years previous management experience desirable.

  • Exposure to servers, storage, LAN, WAN, Oracle, LIMS, Wireless Infrastructure, Sarbanes Oxley compliance, Cisco, Windows, UNIX, Linux, phone systems, satellite and microwave technology a plus.

  • Mining experience preferred.

What we can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable

  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact

  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team

  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining

  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless

  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations

  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

About Barrick

Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner. Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.

Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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