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Information Technology Specialist

Location:  Dallas, TX
Posted: May 13, 2024

Company Description

California Bioenergy LLC (CalBio) is one of the country’s leading developers of dairy digester projects for generating renewable vehicle fuel and electricity. Founded in 2006, CalBio works closely with local dairy farmers, the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC), the California Energy Commission (CEC), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the dairy industry to develop projects and help the state reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs), protect local air and water quality, while creating local jobs and providing meaningful benefits to the dairy. In partnership with its affiliates, Midwest Bioenergy, Northwest Bioenergy, and Southwest Bioenergy, the company is undertaking the development, construction, ownership, and operation of dozens of dairy digester projects across the country.

Job Overview

We are seeking a skilled and experienced IT Specialist to join our team and play a crucial role in managing our IT infrastructure, ensuring security, and providing user support.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Design, implement, and manage the organization’s IT infrastructure to ensure efficiency, reliability, and scalability.
  • Administer servers, networks, and systems, ensuring optimal performance and adherence to industry best practices.
  • Implement and maintain security measures to safeguard the organization’s systems, networks, and data.
  • Conduct regular security assessments and audits, addressing vulnerabilities and ensuring compliance with industry standards.
  • Provide technical support to end-users, addressing hardware and software issues promptly.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve IT-related problems, providing clear and concise instructions to users.
  • Manage software installations, updates, and patches to ensure a secure and up-to-date computing environment.
  • Coordinate with vendors for hardware maintenance and repairs, ensuring minimal downtime.
  • Develop and implement backup and disaster recovery plans to protect critical data and ensure business continuity.
  • Conduct regular tests of backup and recovery systems to validate their effectiveness.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation for IT systems, configurations, and procedures.
  • Develop and update user guides and training materials as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as an IT Specialist or similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of IT systems, networks, and infrastructure.
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity principles and best practices.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with backup and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Certifications such as CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, or Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals are a plus.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.