IT Manager

Digi-Key Electronics
Bloomington, MN
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Job Type
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Job Details

Digi-Key is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world. In addition to offering the broadest selection of in-stock electronic components and providing the best service possible to customers, employees have access to a highly competitive benefits package. The package includes a comprehensive health insurance plan featuring a low co-pay and no deductible plan as well as dental, vision, life, and long-term disability coverage; flexible spending accounts; competitive paid time off; relocation assistance; 401(k) and profit sharing; and education advancement. To learn more, visit our benefits and perks page .


Position Overview

The Manager, IT Development is responsible for managing and developing agile software development teams. This position ensures that software is designed and developed using repeatable, scalable, and industry best practices. The position's focus is on coaching and developing staff, communicating organization objectives and expectations, and monitoring the progress of projects and initiatives, taking appropriate action when needed.


Must be able to...
  • Lead the technical direction and vision for the team in terms of quality, craftsmanship, and performance
  • Enable delivery by identifying and removing obstructions to your teams' success
  • Engage, inspire, and collaborate with direct reports, management peers, and executive management
  • Focus on Individuals' work, career path, health, well-being, and productive best practices
  • Oversee planning and organization of department activities. Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and measurements in alignment with corporate strategy
  • Collaborate with IT leadership to establish an environment which promotes empowerment and collaboration, enabling teams and individuals to accelerate the delivery of business value
  • Provide direction and guidance to employees and manage issues appropriately. Partner with Human Resources (HR) when needed

Other typical tasks may also include...
  • Ability to travel - domestically and internationally as needed
  • May lead/participate on cross-functional committees, task forces
  • Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Minimum/Essential Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • 2 years of leading teams of 10 or more people including offshore development team
  • 7 years of developing cutting-edge, enterprise applications
  • Proven track record of mentoring and leading high performing teams
  • Demonstrate competence in core leadership skills, including leading people, critical/strategic thinking and judgment, business acumen, achieving results, relating to people, managing work effectively, and leading by example.
  • Demonstrates strong presentation skills for a variety of audiences, including executive management
  • Generally spend the workday sitting at a workstation and operating computer devices, such as, but not limited to keyboard, mouse and screen
  • Generally spend the workday performing repetitive motions that involve or affect the hands, head, and other parts of your body
  • Must demonstrate the following behavioral competencies; attention to detail, building collaboration, business acumen, communication, creating alignment, critical thinking and judgement, customer/client focus, developing others, drive for results, ethical conduct, innovations and risk taking, initiative, integrity, interpersonal effectiveness, leading courageously, learning orientation, manages execution, organization awareness, personal effectiveness/credibility, planning and organizing, positive attitude, problem solving and analysis, professionalism, project management, resilience, strategic awareness, strategic thinking and application, team leadership, thoroughness, and time management

Digi-Key Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled, and other diverse candidates to apply and be considered for open positions.

If you are an applicant with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 1-800-338-4105 or .

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Grow your career with Digi-Key Electronics.   

Digi-Key believes providing our employees with an environment focused on learning and resources to continue to grow in their personal and professional development is critical to the success of our employees and Digi-Key.  Professional development programs available for most employees include opportunities such as skill development in a structured classroom environment, customized e-learning programs, and online work instructions. Personal development resources are also available including reference materials, computer-based training, online training, and other opportunities available through classroom instruction and in our Employee Resource Library. Digi-Key also offers tuition reimbursement, scholarship programs, and Digi-Key University.


What is the current company culture like?


At Digi-Key, you're part of a family. We work hard, but we play hard, too! Employee gatherings are a way for our valued employees to connect in a fun, friendly atmosphere. Digi-Key rewards employees for their daily dedication with individual employee recognition and company-wide events. Our employees enjoy events like:

  • Department Appreciation Lunches
  • Monthly Fruit & Cake Day
  • Vendor Appreciation Day
  • Summer Cookout
  • Christmas Party
  • Customer Service Week
  • Health and Safety Week
  • Engineering Week
  • Employee Fundraising Events
  • And more!

What skills, education, and experiences does your ideal candidate(s) have? Most positions require a High School diplopma or equivalent. We are looking for motivated individuals who enjoy working in a fast paced team oriented enviornment.

How would you describe the company leadership/team management? Digi-Key greatest asset is its employees. Leaders/managers value each employee and strive to enable them reach their full potential.

Where do you see the company/organization in the upcoming years? Digi-Key is a fast growing company and with that there is a lot of opportunites to grow with the company.

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