IT Manager

Date: 14 Sep 2023

Location: Lisbon, PT

Company: Miniclip

Job Description

Miniclip is looking for an experienced IT Manager to oversee and ensure the efficient operation of our computer systems. 

The ideal candidate will manage and maintain our company's IT infrastructure, adhere to industry best practices, and deliver effective IT solutions. The IT Manager will also lead a team of IT professionals, ensuring the smooth functioning of systems, data security, and user support.

What will you be doing at Miniclip?

·      Manage and supervise information technology and computer systems to meet organizational requirements.

·      Plan, organize, control, and evaluate IT and electronic data operations.

·      Recruit, train, and coach IT staff, communicate job expectations, and evaluate performance

·      Design, develop, implement, and coordinate systems, policies, and procedures

·      Ensure data security, network access, and backup systems are maintained

·      Collaborate with users to align system functionality with organizational policies

·      Identify and resolve issues, implementing strategic solutions on time

·      Conduct system audits and assess outcomes

·      Preserve assets, information security, and control structures

·      Support infrastructure services provided by vendors, ensuring connectivity and availability of applications and services

·      Install, support, and maintain hardware and software IT infrastructure both on-premises as in the cloud and across multiple locations

·      Adhere to policies, procedures, and standards such as Incident Management and Change Management

What are we looking for?

·      Proven working experience as an IT Manager or relevant experience, with at least 5+ years in a similar role

·      Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis, and computer hardware/software systems

·      Expertise in data center management and data governance

·      Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration, and network installation

·      Strong leadership skills with experience in managing a team

·      Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Management Information Systems (MIS), or a similar field

·      Knowledge of best practices in IT administration and system security

·      Exceptional organizational and time management skills

·      Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities

·      Good interpersonal and communication skills

About Miniclip

Miniclip is a global leader in digital games with a mission of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. The Company develops, publishes, and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 400 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms. They operate in 10 countries, with a global workforce of over 1000 people across 16 locations. 

Founded in 2001, the Company has successfully grown a huge global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution, and an internationally recognised brand name. To date, Miniclip's digital games, which also include the franchises 8 Ball Pool™, Subway Surfers™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™, Carrom Pool™, and™ have generated more than 7 billion downloads. Miniclip has more than 70 million daily active players reaching people across the world in the pursuit of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. 

In the past three years, as part of their ambitious growth plans, Miniclip have been delighted to welcome the teams from Playsport (famous for Motorsport Manager), Yakuto (creators of Darts of Fury), Masomo (home of Head Ball 2), Ilyon (designers of Bubble Shooter), Eight Pixels Square (Sniper Strike) operating as Miniclip Derby, Gamebasics (creators of OSM Online Soccer Manager) now operating as Miniclip Netherlands, Green Horse Games (home of Football Rivals), Supersonic Software Ltd., trading as (the team behind the highly successful Puzzle Page and Picture Cross), and most recently Sybo (famous for Subway Surfers). 
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