IT Manager

Gexcon AS
IT Manager
This position is responsible for the management of the IT infrastructure and operations for Gexcon, including SLA's with IT vendors and -partners supporting Gexcon IT operations in Norway and globally.
As IT Manager you will be responsible for strategic planning of enhancements and improvements to existing setup and security aspects, including further use of Cloud solutions. The role also includes ownership of SaaS solutions used by Gexcon. You will be part of the Gexcon management team.
If you are intellectually curious, have a passion for well-managed IT operations and new technology, and want to be part of a multi-cultural global company with a steady growth rate, this may be the opportunity for you!

Duties and responsibilities

Secure steady IT operations on existing enterprise IT infrastructure.

Follow-up on IT partners deliveries according to SLA on existing IT architecture: hybrid IT infrastructure including computational capacity, data storage, local network, print as well as IT operations, security, support and service desk.

Together with IT partners and internal users, isolate problem trends and ensure that troubleshooting efforts are completed for recurring problems until permanent solutions are found.

Deliver performance metrics on KPIs on steady and secure IT operations.

Manage a list of standard equipment - laptops, desktops, screens, mobile devices, etc - which supports the needs of Gexcon employees.

Maintain documentation of IT architecture, configurations and operations including list of equipment and devices owned by Gexcon.

Budget and cost responsible for running IT operations.

Plan for further improvements on IT infrastructure.

Keep updated on new technological trends which should be utilized by Gexcon.

Improve Gexcon global IT infrastructure coherence and standardization.

Analyze problems to assess needs and determine optimum solutions to IT concerns, including IT infrastructure (re-)design.

Recommend new and existing IT infrastructures and operational models that will increase cost-effectiveness and systems flexibility, such as AWS and Azure Cloud, including business case for investments.

Together with IT partners and internal users, manage capacity planning of IT infrastructure, proactively submitting recommendations to meet business demand.

Together with IT partners and internal users, plan for upgrade of software releases, new hardware, system upgrades and patches.

Acquire new software and hardware, negotiate service contracts and build relationships with vendors and service providers.

Budget planning.

Ownership of internal digitalization.

Management and ownership of Office365 licenses, and promote best practices to increase employee collaboration.

Management and ownership of SaaS solutions, including Xledger, Landax and other administrative and sales solutions.

Improve internal digitalization introducing automated interfaces between administrative and sales solutions.

Budget and cost responsible for internal digitalization.

Support to Gexcon software product development.

Participate in establishment of new product offerings to Gexcon customers, including use of PaaS / IaaS as Cloud runtime environment based on PAYG licensing models.


Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, engineering or related field.
Certifications in Cloud technologies, Microsoft & VMware desired.   


5 years' progressive experience in global IT Infrastructure.

3 years' management/supervision of technical engineers preferred.

5 years' experience on Windows Server, Linux, Enterprise Storage, VMware, high availability solutions and enterprise level backup systems.

1 years' experience in Cloud (AWS & Azure) Infrastructure Management is desired.

Budgeting, monitoring of costs, KPI reporting, SLA establishment and follow-up.

Project management experience preferred.         


We can offer

We offer challenging opportunities in an international team, dedicated to research and development in the field of technical safety.
Being part of a stable and fast-growing company
Technically challenging and interesting job
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Om arbeidsgiveren

Gexcon is a global knowledge and technology leader in dispersion, fire and explosion safety and risk management. We assist our clients in identifying their hazards, understand their risk and improve their safety performance. Our experience arises from detailed knowledge of explosion phenomena built through years of extensive research, performing safety assessment, accident investigations and physical testing at our dedicated large-scale facilities. Gexcon develops, maintains and uses FLACS®, the world's leading simulator for dispersion, fire and explosion. Headquartered in Bergen Norway, Gexcon also has subsidiaries in Australia, China, India, Indonesia, UK, United Arab Emirates and USA. Gexcon AS is a fully owned subsidiary of NORCE Norwegian Research Centre.


Fantoftvegen 38, 5072 Bergen
IT drift og vedlikehold / Drift/Operations



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Sist endret 20. aug 2019 11:54

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