The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold billions of video games and hundreds of millions of hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™, and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.
Nintendo is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a welcoming and inclusive environment in service to one another, our products, the diverse consumers we represent, and the communities we call home. We do all of this with kindness, empathy and respect for each other.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Provides overall direction and effectively manages information technology and computing systems/software associated with assigned area
Plans, coordinates, directs, and designs IT-related activities of the organization, as well as providing administrative direction and support for daily operational activities of the IT department.
Works closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.
Manages and develops team to effectively support professional growth and appropriate use of technology
Monitors and maintains hardware/software technology to ensure maximum access and efficient, secure and stable environments
Establishes and manages appropriate standards and controls, policies and procedures for assigned areas
Establishes and manages appropriate goals, objectives and metrics for assigned areas and staff
Executes tactical plans through assigned team and ensures alignment with company priorities and long-term IT strategy
Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization(s).
Supports senior leadership with long-term tactical plan development for assigned area(s) for IT and business
Oversees and manages contracts, budgets and vendors associated with assigned areas of the IT department and projects.
Collaborates with other teams within the IT department and business constituents to provide day to day operational support and project excellence
Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in timely manner including root cause analysis
Creates disaster recovery plans, scripts, and tests
Stays abreast of technology changes and updates for assigned area
Ensures work is compliant with established IT processes, JSox and other internal controls (i.e. SDLC, change management, production control, following standards, architecture review, incident response, PCI and PII information security, etc.).
SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS:
Typically requires a minimum of 6 – 8 years of related experience, including previous people management experience.
In-depth understanding of Information Technology Organization, Processes, Procedures, Controls, Standards, Platforms, Technologies and Best Practices for assigned areas
Strong knowledge of management, programming, operational and complexity aspects of information technology
Understanding team’s preferred IT environments, technologies, and architectures.
Demonstrated ability to lead and develop staff in a dynamic environment
Demonstrated judgment and decision-making skills
Intermediate to advanced project and program management knowledge
A proven track record of managing, organizing, overseeing and delivering on complex projects
Understanding of the video game distribution business and industry preferred
Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent or combination of education and experience. Depending on role, post-graduate coursework may be desirable or required.
This position includes a base salary range of $137,504 - $206,257 annually, potential for a semi-annual discretionary performance bonus up to 50%, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid time off. Please see our Benefits & Perks page for more benefits information. Fixed term employees are eligible for all listed employee benefits except tuition reimbursement.
This position is hybrid/onsite in Redmond, WA. Relocation assistance available.