Regional IT Specialist

PM Hotel Group
Washington, DC
Apr 06, 2021
Apr 13, 2021
Full Time
PM Hotel Group, name Best Place to Work in the hospitality industry, PM Hotel Group is a Top-15 hotel management company with a diverse portfolio that includes luxury, full and select service hotels across the country. Celebrating a culture committed to respect, teamwork and entrepreneurial spirit, at PM Hotel Group we encourage all our associates to express themselves and their talents in their own way. Our people-first mentality is a central part of our corporate DNA.Provide IT support at hotels. Be available as backup support for the entire portfolio. Additionally, the candidate will provide IT support during hotel acquisitions and conversions. Travel and extended hours are required.Summary of Essential Job Functions* Monitor and manage IT support tickets for the Delaware region.* Provide onsite IT assessments of hardware, software, and network for each hotel assigned.* Provide repair and configuration services to managed network equipment, back office computers and printers.* Configure back office routers and firewalls.* Ensure hotel networks meet PCI compliance.* Monitor, document and manage system backup functions.* Document systems inventory (w/available warranty information).* Create network diagrams of back office and brand network. * Communicate regularly to the Corporate IT Director; recommend improvements.* Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to staff.* Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.* Perform any other job-related duties as assigned.Qualifications* Knowledge of hotel IT systems including PMS, POS, and sales systems a plus.* Must understand TCP/IP and have a working knowledge of router and firewall configuration. * Must have a good understanding of networking and HSIA.* Knowledge of PCI is a plus. * Must have the ability to communicate in English. Self-starting personality with an even disposition. * Ability to work independently and make sound decisions.* Four-year college degree preferred. Customer Satisfaction: Our customers are what we are about. One of the keys to a positive guest experience is positive interaction with PM Hotel Group staff. It is essential that you remain professional at all times, and that you treat all guests and associates with courtesy and respect, under all circumstances. Every PM Hotel Group associate is a guest relations ambassador, every working minute of every day. Work Habits:In order to maintain a positive guest and associate experience, your work habits should always meet and strive to exceed hotel standards for work procedures, dress, grooming, punctuality and attendance. You should be adaptable to change in your work area and in hotel procedures with a willingness to learn new skills and/or improve existing ones, have the ability to solve routine problems that occur on the job, and ask for help whenever you are not sure how to do something.Safety & Security: The safety and security of our guests and associates is of utmost importance to PM Hotel Group. Every PM Hotel Group associate should adhere to the hotel security policies and procedures, particularly regarding key controls, lifting heavy objects, using chemicals, and effectively reporting safety hazards and safety concerns.NOTE: This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties. Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully. Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associate's supervisor.Furthermore, this description is subject to change, at the sole discretion of the Company, and in no way creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise; each associate remains, at all times, an "at will" associate. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)