BPR Properties
  • 31-Jul-2017 to 29-Sep-2017 (PST)
  • Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & 401k


Who We Are... 

Since 1973, BPR has developed and managed unique hotels that were designed to create lasting memories. We strive to bring real passion and creativity into every project. As a family owned company, our team and hotels are a reflection of our core values: To be scrappy and hardworking, to be authentic and humble, to always seek to understand and be committed to growth.

The BPR team is a group of self-starters and outside the box thinkers. We are scrappy individuals who are committed to team growth. To us, every interaction and project is a chance to create a unique experience. It's a chance to roll up our sleeves and work with the resources we have. That's how we got our start.

Today, BPR is a company of 600 employees, with thirteen lifestyle and branded hotels, all unique to the communities they serve. Although we have grown tremendously since the beginning, the same core principles passed down from our founder remain intact. That's why we are committed to finding creative individuals who have what it takes to get the job done.

Help us build something unique.

 

What We Look For...

We are seeking an experience, driven and results oriented Corporate Director, Information Technology to  be responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions at BPR's managed and home offices. This includes directing all IT operations to meet customer requirements as well as the support and maintenance of existing applications and development of new technical solutions which includes: network and server services, telephony, audio and video monitoring, user support/help desk, workstation management, storage and related software. 

 

Essential Functions:

  • Analyzes complex business needs presented by the user community and/or clients and recommends technical solutions.
  • Ensures the consistency and maintainability of existing applications by creating, maintaining, and enforcing standards/procedures for implementing technical solutions.
  • Directs operations in executing production tasks according to a documented schedule that meets or exceeds customer expectations.
  • Produces detailed time line for each application release and implements effective project control by monitoring the progress of the software release and reporting the status.
  • Directs and prioritizes the work load of subordinate personnel.
  • Works closely with Finance and Operations to ensure internal controls are followed, including PCI compliancy.
  • Reviews all designs, code and unit test plans where applicable.
  • Participates on all hardware and software evaluations and maintains vendor contracts.
  • Represents the IT Department though participation in the Executive Council.
  • Directs educational, developmental and reward-based programs for her/his staff while maintain a high caliber of productivity and team morale.
  • Perform liaison duties between users, operations, and programming personnel in the areas of systems design, modifications or trouble shooting.
  • Performs salary administration and conducts interviews and makes recommendations for new hires, consultants and/or replacement personnel.


Competencies:

  • Hands-On Technical Capability
  • Business Acumen
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Leadership
  • Supervisory Responsibility



This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.

 

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.This position regularly requires long hours and frequent weekend work.

 

Travel:

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

 

Required Education and Experience:
 

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or related experience.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience within information technology.
  • Experience with hospitality property management and point of sale systems (Opera PMS, Micro POS, Nitevision POS), as well as, related interfaces to a variety of phone, key and guest wireless systems.
  • Advanced-level experience with Windows 365.
  • Any Microsoft Certifications are a plus.
  • Prior Hotel IT experience strongly preferred.

 

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

None required for this position.

 

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

 

About BPR Properties: 

Established in 1973, BPR is an innovative hospitality company that creates lasting guest experiences through engaging and creative hotels. BPR's mission is simple - Passionately create a sense of belonging in every project they develop. From serene Santa Cruz, to picturesque Palo Alto, Berkeley and soon to be Portland, BPR's properties are all unique and authentic to the communities they serve.

 

 

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