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Indianola, Iowa - USD Full Time Posted: Wednesday, 16 May 2018
 
 
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Headquartered in Las Vegas, we are a personable, loyal, and friendly company that shares a connection with each of our customers and employees. Every employee at Affinity Gaming is committed to enhancing our guests' satisfaction by building upon our relationships and offering high-quality service at a reasonable price. With 11 properties (five in Nevada, three in Colorado, two in Missouri, and one in Iowa) we are dedicated to delivering a value-oriented product in a convenient, welcoming, and casual atmosphere.
Position Summary:
The overall purpose of this role is that the organizations technologies are managed effectively, with the key aims of ensuring operational performance, analyzing systems and processes; maintaining workstations and networks; and designing, developing and maintaining property applications and implementation of future strategy. Will be required to manage outsourced resources and vendor relations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of the organization and adheres to all organizational standards.
  • Keeps immediate supervisor well-informed of activities and recommends corrective actions.
  • Manages and maintains Microsoft Windows applications and systems
  • Manages the acquisition, installation and maintenance of the organization s local area network hardware/software.
  • Manages network operations to include: troubleshooting connectivity problems; installing & maintaining routers; adding/terminating users; assigning rights and access; resetting passwords; establishing e-mail addresses; assessing and reporting operational status; performing backups and restores; etc.
  • Conducts technology orientation and exit briefing for all staff; prepares technology and systems for new and existing staff.
  • Ensures technology documents/certificates such as product registrations, SSL certificates, maintenance agreements, service contracts, etc. related to technology operations and/or technology services are evaluated, updated and processed.
  • Implements, administrates and maintains databases.
  • As needed and appropriate but no less than annually, provides written technology policy guidance to managers, supervisors, staff and consumers/participants.
  • Provides technical supervision of technology interns; supervises other staff as directed; annually updates technology job descriptions; completes technology staff evaluations.
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance on hardware and software.
  • Analyzes technology requirements and develops functional specifications. Conducts comparative analysis and competitive bidding when necessary.
  • Assists staff in understanding and using technology; conducts regular staff technology presentations and trainings.
  • Presents and implements technological alternatives to streamline functions and improve productivity.
  • Develops and maintains technology policies, standards and procedures manual; develops and maintains related technology checklists.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting workstations, networks, software applications, phones, copiers and other technologies.
  • Manages technology inventory to include procurement and disposal.
  • Ensures compliance with all software licensing agreements. Manages and safeguards software media and associated licenses. Tracks software versions. Maintains centralized software use log.
  • Develops annual technology goals and detailed plans for goal accomplishment.
  • Utilizes the Requirements Log System to identify and timely complete technology requirements.
  • Creates and maintains LAN/WAN maintenance logs.
  • Responsible for the discovery, mitigation and documentation of information technology risks. Responsible for the completion of monthly risk management reports.
  • Ensures networks, workstations, operating systems and software applications are operational; ensures hardware and software is patched and/or updated; ensures all analog and broadband circuits are operational in accordance with vendor specifications.
  • Ensures for the availability, continuity and security of data and information pertaining to the organization.
  • Manages and maximizes the utilization of technology centers. At least annually plans and conducts technology curriculums that generate revenue and/or provide technology experiences to specialized target groups including low-income, children, elderly, employers, etc.
  • Prepares, maintains and tests a technology disaster recovery plan.
  • Manages external technology projects.
  • Participates on committees, task forces, workgroups, etc. As directed, facilitates technology meetings and user groups.
  • Develops and maintains an excellent working relationship with other organizations, ensuring the organization is well received and presented professionally and positively.
  • Respects confidentiality in discussing consumer/participant, staff, volunteer and organizational matters; also maintains confidentiality of organization, project, fiscal and personnel related information.
  • Maintains knowledge on current technology by reading technology periodicals, evaluating new technologies and attending trade-shows, technical seminars and training sessions.
  • Develops and manages technology budget and monitors and approves related expenditures. Reviews and approves cost pool expenditures.
  • Prepares reports for workshops, seminars, conferences, meetings and trainings attended pertinent to the efficient dispatch of duties; overnight travel occasionally required.
  • Reports to work regularly and on time.
  • Assists in other duties as needed and directed.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum 21 years of age.
  • Gaming experience preferred.
  • Must possess a local valid driver license.
  • Must obtain a Gaming registration.
  • Excellent communication and people skills required for dealing with end-users, co-workers and service providers.
  • Quick, accurate and able to handle several tasks at once.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet unless working onsite to solve problems.
  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience in a similar IT role.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:Must be able to obtain and maintain an Iowa Gaming License and have a Valid Driver License.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS INCLUDE:Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid Vacation and Holidays, Employee Discount Network, Free Meals and WiFi, Team Celebrations, Awards and Events and more...
DISCLAIMER:This job posting is intended to describe the general nature of this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Employee benefits may vary by location, position, length of service and employment status.
Final candidates will be required to complete a drug test and background check. Many positions will require a state gaming license. Affinity Gaming is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

Indianola, Iowa, United States of America
IT
USD
Affinity Gaming
Affinity Gaming
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5/16/2018 11:59:01 AM

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