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Infrastructure Manager- Executive Technology Support

Location: Medina, Minnesota US

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Job Number: 6017

Requisition Number: R8315

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External Description: At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to Think Outside.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This Infrastructure Manager role will be internally referred to as the Executive Technology Manager. This role directly supports our C-Suite leadership in a fast-paced environment, and is responsible for their technology experience. Candidates must have the ability to proactively and reactively think through situations to resolve IT challenges with approximately 10+ Executives and their Executive Assistants, plus our Board of Directors members and others collaborating any of the executive team. Candidates must be comfortable with a large breadth of technology in order to troubleshoot, perform proactive lifecycle activities, provide functional training, recommend technology solutions, and provide security guidance. The technology spectrum will include, but is not limited to, Windows & Macintosh computers, iOS and Android tablets, iOS and Android mobile devices, video conference systems, telephones, WiFi, Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, WebEx, and Microsoft Office. This role is expected to be able to project an appropriate executive presence, both in terms of appearance and communication skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Tactical Executive Technology Management

  • Timely reactive response to executive technology needs.
  • Support executives at Polaris locations and at remote locations.
  • Leverage 3rd party remote IT services for remote executives, as appropriate.
  • Support full breadth of executive technology devices and toolsets.
  • Timely distribution of technology devices, peripherals, or tools aligned with executive requirements.


Strategic Executive Technology Management
  • Provide proactive management of executive technology to ensure positive user experience.
  • Assist in managing device/tool lifecycle processes for executives.
  • Ensure appropriate security integration into executive technology devices/tools.
  • Prepare technology for executive usage (Board Room video conferencing, WebEx meetings, Teams meetings, etc.).
  • Provide training on technologies as needed for executive team.


Cross-Functional Coordination
  • Ensure alignment of executive technology solutions with Polaris' Security, Modern Workplace, and Infrastructure Teams.
  • Proactively ensure remote locations (conference centers, hotels, etc.) provide required executive connectivity resources (WiFi, cellular signal, speaker phones, etc.).
  • Leverage 3rd party remote IT services for remote executives, as appropriate.
  • Manage distribution of executive technology costs to appropriate department accounts.


SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EDUCATION:

Basic Qualifications
  • BS or advanced degree in technology, business or related field required
  • 10+ years of independent hands-on broad IT technology device/tool problem solving/troubleshooting experience
  • Demonstrated proven experience professionally interacting with executives and C-Suite Leadership
  • High levels of integrity to build executive confidence with sensitive information
  • Ability to deal collaboratively, diplomatically, and successfully with customers, co-workers and other professional colleagues, managers, and staff
  • Forward-Looking IT curiosity in order to remain current with technology offerings and usage
  • Ability to work effectively independently, with limited supervision
  • Excellent problem-solving skills while providing first class customer service


Preferred Skills/Experience
  • International business experience
  • Breadth of industry and sector experiences manufacturing, retail, defense, etc.
  • Ability to quickly expand scope of responsibility


WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Standard office environment
  • Some schedule flexibility to accommodate executive work patterns
  • Some travel will be required


We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside. Apply today!

About Polaris

As the global leader in Powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2020 sales of $7.0 billion, Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments, and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. www.polaris.com

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

City: Medina

State: Minnesota

Community / Marketing Title: Infrastructure Manager- Executive Technology Support

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