Brex

Senior IT Operations Engineer (Vancouver)

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What Brex is looking for in applicants

Why join us

Brex is reimagining financial systems so every growing company can realize their full potential. As the financial OS, we’re building software and services in one place—disrupting long-entrenched institutions with products and experiences that better serve the ambitions of our customers.

Working at Brex allows you to push your limits, challenge the status quo, and collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We’re committed to building a diverse team and inclusive culture and believe your potential should only be limited by how big you can dream. We make this a reality by empowering you with the tools, resources, and support you need to grow your career.

Engineering at Brex

The Engineering team includes Data, IT, Security, and Software, and is responsible for building innovative products and infrastructure for Brex and our customers. We believe that engineers should accelerate the business through technology, and collaborate across multiple teams to accomplish that. 

Teams are autonomous, value inclusivity, eager to learn, teach and constantly improve how things work. The software we build today is the foundation for dozens of Brex systems in the future, so engineers have a strong sense of ownership and accountability and take pride in their craft. 

What you’ll do

Brex is seeking a fiercely organized and technically skilled multi-tasker to join the IT Operations team out of our Vancouver location. We are looking for someone who is versatile in nature, with the ability to tackle challenges while maintaining an even keel and sense of humor. This person will be ensuring the success of Brex’s outsourced vendors from an IT perspective. They will be confident in their ability to coordinate global projects within set deadlines, organizing and facilitating meetings, and maintaining expectations amongst internal and external stakeholders. This person will be responsible for establishing and maintaining positive relationships with various teams of the company, while delivering timely and viable solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain our global software catalog
  • Manage IT vendor relationships, including contracts, negotiations, terms and renewals
  • Manage budget and spend within IT, including forecasting and actuals
  • Create an intake process for software that ensures we’re buying the right things, and helps streamline end to end vendor onboarding
  • Evaluate end-user feedback and create project plans with cross-functional teams to improve the end-user experience and ensure their success
  • Build strong relationships across IT, Finance, Legal, Procurement, and Security
  • Clearly & concisely communicate complex information to disparate audiences.

Requirements

  • Deep experience managing IT vendors, both hardware and software
  • Good contract management and negotiation skills.  You’re able to work with vendors to get the terms we want, and the best possible deals
  • Excellent organizational and process building skills.  You can create a seamless process and get buy-in from others 
  • Extraordinary relationship-building skills with the ability to engage and influence others toward achieving common goals
  • Experience in project planning and delivery; being able to identify a problem, and map out the scope of work and stakeholders to arrive at a scalable solution
  • Excellent analytical skills for managing our KPIs and creating data visualizations

Bonus points

  • Experience using Coupa
  • Experience using Vendr

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