Senior Manager, Information Technology (IT)

Redlen Technologies

Redlen Technologies

Saanichton, BC V8M, Canada
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

Senior Manager, Information Technology (IT)

Redlen Technologies Inc., 868120585, Saanichton, British Columbia, Canada Req #153
Thursday, February 1, 2024

Why Redlen Technologies?

Redlen Technologies is a pioneering company that has revolutionized the semiconductor crystal growth and fabrication process.

At Redlen Technologies, innovation is at the heart of everything we do. Our founder's visionary work with the Canadian Space Agency laid the foundation for our groundbreaking Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) sensors, revolutionizing medical imaging, security imaging, and non-destructive testing. We are driving a quantum leap forward in medical CT scanners, elevating diagnostic accuracy while reducing radiation dose– a technological feat that has earned us global recognition. With a commitment to excellence, we have earned the trust of Fortune 500 industry customers, leading to our acquisition by Canon Inc. for $430Ma testament to our industry leadership.

With over 200 dedicated professionals, we take pride in fostering a work environment where Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) professionals thrive. As an equal opportunity employer we demonstrate that diversity drives innovation, and we are passionate about building a future where every employee contributes to our mission-driven success.

Senior Manager, Information Technology (IT)
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Manager of Information Technology to join our rapidly growing organization. In this pivotal role, you will lead the charge in implementing and / or upgrading our IT systems to support the company's strategic goals over the next five years. As the Manager of IT, you will play a key role in shaping the technological landscape of our organization, ensuring that our IT infrastructure is robust, scalable, and aligned with industry best practices. The ideal candidate is a visionary leader with a proven track record of successfully introducing and managing IT systems in a growth-stage environment.

This position falls into our hybrid work model

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic IT Planning
    • Develop and execute a comprehensive IT strategy aligned with the organization's growth objectives.
    • Collaborate with executive leadership to identify and prioritize IT initiatives that enhance operational efficiency and support business expansion.

  • System Implementation and Upgrades
    • Oversee the introduction and upgrade of various IT systems, including but not limited to ERP, PLM, CRM, QMS, MES, LMS, CMMS, Data Warehouse and additional IT/communication platforms.
    • Lead cross-functional teams in project planning, execution, and post-implementation reviews.

  • Infrastructure Management
    • Manage and optimize the organization's IT infrastructure, ensuring high availability, scalability, and security.
    • Evaluate emerging technologies and trends to recommend innovative solutions that drive business value.

  • Team Leadership
    • Recruit, build and lead a high-performing IT team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
    • Foster the ongoing development of Redlen's IT department including being responsible for the setting strategic goals, coaching team members to deliver on goals, inter-company communication and removing barriers to success.
    • Effectively manage the resources, time, and priorities of the IT department.
    • Implement talent development initiatives to ensure the continuous growth and skill enhancement of the IT department.
    • Continuously implement initiatives that aim to improve processes, systems and culture across the department and wider company.
    • Maintain and model a positive and professional attitude, that cultivates healthy working relationships across all levels of the organization.

  • Vendor Management
    • Cultivate and manage relationships with IT vendors, negotiating contracts and ensuring service level agreements are met.
    • Stay informed about industry trends and leverage vendor partnerships to enhance the organization's technological capabilities.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field; Master's degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience in a managerial role overseeing IT functions, preferably in a growth-stage manufacturing organization.
  • Experience with managing change in several Enterprise System applications
  • Strong project management skills with a demonstrated ability to deliver IT projects on time and within budget. PMP certification, considered an asset for this role.
  • In-depth knowledge of IT infrastructure, systems integration, and emerging technologies.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Familiarity with data security and compliance standards.

If you are a visionary IT leader ready to make a significant impact in a dynamic and growing environment, we encourage you to apply.

Expected Salary Range: $120,000 - $160,000 CAD

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