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Head of IT Services & Operations at Scandit
Zurich, CH

Scandit is a high-growth tech startup from Switzerland with offices in Zurich, San Francisco, Boston, Warsaw, London and Tampere.

Our technology for recognizing any barcode with any standard mobile phone is leading in the market today and is used on hundreds of millions of mobile devices. To see our software in action, check out our videos.

As the Head of IT Services and Operations, you will be responsible for the day to day management of Scandit’s global IT services and operations function, as well as setting its strategic direction. You will oversee our internal IT infrastructure and processes, making sure that our applications (mostly cloud-hosted), communication infrastructure and hardware are serving our business’ needs. In the highly dynamic, growth-oriented environment that our global scaleup company represents, you are constantly looking to improve the status quo - through leaner processes, better tools, faster turnaround times and better alignment with internal users. You assume overall responsibility for Scandit’s IT infrastructure, including information security topics and maintaining excellent service levels.

What You Will Do

  • Oversee and manage Scandit’s internal IT applications (e.g., Google Suite)
  • Liaise with stakeholders in different departments to provide pragmatic solutions to their day-to-day IT needs
  • Develop, implement, communicate and maintain operational IT processes, including change management, incident and problem management
  • Define, execute and monitor information security program, including topics such as information security reviews, access control policies, disaster recovery plans, etc.
  • Oversee helpdesk and support services provided to both end users and application managers
  • Take ownership of all IT governance, standards and processes
  • Evaluate and introduce new productivity tools or management systems (such as mobile device management), stay abreast of technology developments
  • Define hardware procurement policies
  • Manage 3rd party service providers and negotiate contracts with vendors
  • Support sales in closing deals that involve information security assessments and reviews
  • Prepare, plan and execute IT trainings, both during onboarding of new team members and on an ongoing basis

Who You Are

  • You have several years of experience in a similar role (including project planning and management)
  • You have a solid understanding of best practices around securing IT infrastructures, compliance and governance, as well as related technologies, standards and regulations
  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in information systems, computer science or a related field
  • You have excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • You are able to clearly structure and communicate processes and problems
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and are a relationship builder
  • You thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with rapid growth
  • You have excellent English communication skills, both oral and written 

 

Who We Are

Scandit enables enterprises and consumers to change the way they interact with everyday objects and augment the physical world with real-time data captured by scanning barcodes and recognizing text, objects, and other visual identifiers using smartphones, tablets, wearables, drones and robots.

Scandit’s mobile data capture platform is built on proprietary computer vision, augmented reality, and machine learning technologies. Companies in industries such as retail, transportation & logistics, manufacturing, and healthcare can use Scandit’s technology to create and power mobile apps for crucial enterprise workflows like mobile point of sale, mobile shopping, self-checkout, inventory management, and proof of delivery.

Many of the world’s most innovative and successful companies are benefiting from Scandit’s enterprise-grade mobile data capture platform, including Sephora, Louis Vuitton, DHL, and Levi Strauss & Co.

 

Scandit was founded by a group of researchers from ETH Zurich and MIT. The company is headquartered in Zurich and is also represented in San Francisco, Boston, London and Warsaw. Over the years, our company has evolved into a world-class team of mobile image processing, cloud-computing and “Internet of Things” experts from around the globe and has most recently also opened an office in Tampere, Finland.