Director, Systems Technology

Herndon, Fairfax, Virginia
Aug 18, 2014
Sep 22, 2014
Full Time


Job Title:            Director, Systems Technology


Date:                   August 15, 2014


Department:      Administrative Services


Status:                Full time-exempt


Job Reports to: Senior Director, Systems Technology



The organizational objectives for this position are to assist with the overall support and maintenance of the NACHA enterprise-level network, support the growing ACH Network Administration Services division with internal application development and provide technical support to the staff. The Director of Systems Technology will be directly responsible for working with internal staff and software contractors in the development and continued support of new technologies. As a member of the IT department, this person will monitor all facets of NACHA’s computer network, proprietary software deployments and Windows technologies and assist in troubleshooting all issues that impact data transmission and connectivity both with internal and external systems.



Essential Functions


·       Optimize and customize existing products as required

·       Perform object oriented programming and database creation

·       Configure and normalize and SQL Server query language

·       Design and develop internet applications using HTML5, JQuery, IIS, COM, .NET and XML

·       Manage and perform SQL Server administration and data sanitization.

·       Assist manage the Active Directory Network and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment

·       Assist manage the internal enterprise-level Network




Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


·       Strong proficiency with HTML5, CSS3, JQuery and XML

·       Strong proficiency with COM, Microsoft SQL, ASP, and .NET

·       Strong understanding of other Web technologies

·       Administrative experience in a Microsoft Active Directory environment

·       Administrative experience in a Windows Server 2008 Domain Network

·       Strong proficiency with MS operating systems and software

·       Strong written and verbal communication skills

·       Detail oriented






Desired Background

·       Experience with C, C++ and Java

·       Experience with NetForum AMS

·       Proficient in the use of VM Ware virtual systems

·       Experience with custom applications and firewall configurations

·       MCSE 2008 a plus



Unique Working Conditions


·       Reasonable availability for support calls and off-hours maintenance required.

Minimum Qualifications


Candidate should have a college degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience as an IT professional with demonstrated skills administrating computer networks. Candidate is preferred to have 3+ years of coding experience.

Success Factors


As part of the Administrative Services group, the Systems Technology Department provides support to every department at NACHA.  In addition to strong customer service skills, the successful candidate will have a wide variety of knowledge and skill sets, and be able to troubleshoot a wide variety of issues. Beyond subject matter and functional mastery, the successful candidate will demonstrate:


·       Strong troubleshooting skills

·       Willingness to help staff members with technical issues

·       Professionalism, responsibility and decorum

·       Work as part of a team and individually.