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Christopher & Banks Director of Technical Operations in Plymouth, Minnesota


Christopher & Banks is hiring a Director of Technical Operations for our Corporate office located in Plymouth, MN!

The Director of Technical Operations is responsible for managing the Systems Administration, Endpoint Support and IT Operations groups to ensure business needs are met. Maintain budget for capital and expense accounts. Ensure compliance with corporate, PCI, security and SOX policies.

How you will spend your time...

  • Manage IT infrastructure resources providing leadership on all IT strategy, operations, cost optimization, innovation and efficiency. Ensure the IT infrastructure needs of the business are met in the areas of servers, networks and storage maintaining high availability of systems and services.

  • Manage systems engineering projects anticipating the infrastructure needs of the business for servers and networks. Oversee project management including developing project plans and timelines to ensure timely execution.

  • Prepare and manage capital and expense budgets including tracking spending, reporting on monthly variances and re-forecasting quarterly. Continuously review expenses for cost savings opportunities. Ensure timely renewal of licensing, maintenance and support so there is no lapse in coverage for critical systems.

  • Hire, train, coach and evaluate the team on best practices and improving customer experience.

  • Provide after-hours support, including on-call rotation.

  • Maintain compliance with PCI and SOX requirements creating and updating policies and procedures as required.

  • Manage IT vendor relationships.

What you will need to be successful....

Education: Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience


  • Minimum 7 years IT infrastructure experience

  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience

  • Minimum 3 years of project management experience


  • Strong communication and leadership skills

  • Ability to build and mentor teams

  • Proven leadership and decision-making skills

  • Working knowledge of desktop, network and server infrastructure

  • Ability to multi-task while prioritizing projects accordingly

  • MCSA or MCSE certification, or equivalent experience with demonstrated skills in Microsoft systems administration preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Always in style, your career at Christopher & Banks....

When Gil Braun opened the first Braun’s Fashions in Minneapolis, Minn., in 1956, he opened it with “her” in mind: local women who were full of life and wisdom, confident in their beliefs and in search of styles that made them feel fabulous at a price they would love. That spirit continued when Braun’s Fashions opened its first stores under the Christopher & Banks banner in 2000. The same year, the company introduced CJ Banks, opening 20 stores designed to meet the need for sizes 14-24 in the underserved women’s apparel market.

Today, Christopher & Banks operates almost 500 stores nationally, and still focuses on putting “her” first, providing our customers with style, value and service that help her look fabulous and feel amazing, every day and for life’s special moments. Missy, women’s and petite sizes are available in stores and online for our customers’ convenience. Please read more about us at

ID 2019-3119

Category Information Technology