Director, IT

Auvik Networks

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 06/01/2021
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  • Company Address: 451 Phillip St. Suite 200, Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3X2

About Auvik Networks

Auvik’s cloud-based network management software keeps IT networks around the world running optimally.

Job Description

Why should you consider joining Auvik?

  • You want to work at a company who as a team, are building something that matters. Auvik’s network management tools are critical to help automate time-consuming tasks, streamline operations and mitigate risk. Our tools allow professionals to remotely monitor and manage critical infrastructure, which creates confidence in the services they deliver.
  • You want a leadership team you can trust, and one you can talk too. Our senior leadership team is experienced, they have the vision, and continue to drive success for Auvik.
  • You want to grow and learn. Auvik is growing — fast. You will work with a team of incredible talent, with regular days of training and development. Learning happens here!
  • You want to work on products customers love. Our latest customer NPS score was 57 (which means our customer rave about what we’ve built). We build for demanding and highly technical users so it pays to get the details right.
  • You’ll benefit from experienced leaders who create an environment to enable the team for success and support your career development.
  • We are a fully distributed team. Currently, we work from home in five countries around the world. You can work anywhere in the location where the role is listed.
  • No one is required to work from an Auvik location. When able and if applicable, you may leverage a drop-in centre in Waterloo or Barcelona if you choose.
  • We trust you to get the job done where you feel the most comfortable and effective. We support work schedules that work around you and your responsibilities. You decide what works best for you.

What’s this role all about? 

As the Director of IT, you’ll be responsible for the prioritization and implementation of company-wide business systems and IT infrastructure to support the growth and success of the business.

What will I be doing?

Working with people across the organization and guiding the IT and Enterprise Applications teams, you’ll lead the planning, organization, and strategy to meet Auvik’s business goals. 

You will manage two teams:

  • A team that’s responsible for the general administration, design and implementation of Enterprise Applications such as CRM, Billing, Support, Success, Operations and Data. 
  • A team that’s responsible for the IT needs of the organization including computers and networks.

Ideally you have a proven track record in discovering business needs, developing a vision, architecture and strategy to meet those needs, and evangelizing the strategy and vision across the company. 

What are we looking for?

As the ideal candidate you will have experience with the following:

  • Planning and executing corporate IT strategy.
  • Managing computer systems, networks, and security.
  • Managing hardware and software deployments.
  • Implement technical upgrades and mitigate potential risks.
  • Assessing IT risks.
  • Managing IT & Systems guidelines and governance.
  • Drive business systems architecture and scalable design.
  • Good understanding of data sharing and visibility considerations, and how these play into platform architecture.
  • Knowledge and experience of data integration tools with different applications and data sources.
  • Ability to work in an agile development environment.
  • Someone who is highly motivated, with a desire to stay current on architectural trends and standards.
  • An exceptional communicator with strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • The ability to solve problems and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Passion for metrics and improvement.
  • 3+ years as a Director of IT or Systems and people management.

How do I apply?

Send us your resume, and tell us why your skills and experience are a great match for Auvik.

About Auvik

Auvik is a venture-backed company making software that's changing the way IT networks are managed. We're solving the problems of network complexity so our customers don't have to.

Auvik is one of the fastest growing North American technology companies, and is winner of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, Deloitte Fast 500, and recognized as the #1 ranked Canadian company in the FT Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2020.

We're headed all the way to the top and looking for people with the smarts, talent, and drive to join us. Are you up for it?

For more information, visit

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply. We promise a response to every application.

Auvik is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.

Auvik is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.

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