IS Manager III

at L. L. Bean, Inc. in Freeport, Maine, United States

Job Description

We invite you to be part of our team of trailblazers dedicated to helping people discover and enjoy the outside. Come join us. Because on the inside we’re all outsiders. And if it’s outside, we’re all in.

L.L.Bean is currently searching for a an IS Manager III to join the Information Services team located in Freeport, Maine. This position is being offered as a Hybrid position working some days from home and some days at our Corporate Headquarters in Freeport, Maine.

Position Purpose:

Directs and manage Windows/Unix Server, Storage and Middleware Infrastructure in a fast-paced, complex environment that presents unique challenges and opportunities.


+ Manages the Server & Storage Infrastructure, performance, capacity management, operational monitoring and off hours support.

+ Manages the delivery of a set of applications, infrastructure components or services and is responsible for the full life-cycle management and performance of build and production:

+ Work closely with managers in the Applications, Database, Security, Network and End User Compute teams, and collaborating with Architecture colleagues.

+ Contributes to the overall technology architecture, ensuring strong alignment at all levels.

+ Ensure PCI compliance and security policies within the team’s scope, as well as ensuring business continuity and disaster recovery plans are fit for purpose.

+ Prepares, delivers and leads technical presentations that bring about effective decision-making.

+ Manages vendor relationships for a set of vendors as defined by the Strategic Vendor Management model.

+ Establishes, negotiates and tracks adherence to Service Level Agreements for vendor and in-house systems.

+ Ownership of the Server and Storage infrastructure and all supporting components

+ Accountable for compliance with internal and external audit requirements and legislation, managing and developing embedding controls and policies

+ Management of the Server and Storage team, including their personal and professional development, appraisals, training, coaching, discipline, and workload

+ Develop Strategy Roadmaps collaborating across teams and with Architecture teams

+ Encourage collaboration with all other teams in the IS department.

+ Ensure the Server and Storage infrastructure remains highly available and well protected at all times, supporting the needs of a 24 × 7 business.

Years of Experience: 5+ years

Skills & Qualifications:

+ 5-7 years IT experience; 2 or more years managerial or supervisory experience leading a technical/analytical team or department

+ BA/BS or equivalent required; IT focus preferable

+ Broad understanding of enterprise architecture

+ Technical experience in one or more technology domains.

+ One or more Leaders may report to this position.

+ Has experience managing & re-projecting budgets and has proven results in cost containment efforts.

+ Ability to build cross-functional collaborative relationships in order to support win-win outcomes; seeks formative input.

+ Advance project management skills; proven success in significant cross-functional projects

+ Strong technical & verbal writing skills applicable to technical teams and Senior Leadership and/or Unit Leaders.

If you care about the outdoors, joining L.L.Bean is a great way to feel good about what you do. Our benefits package makes a good thing even better, with programs and perks designed to support your health and financial goals. Plus, maintaining a healthy work-life balance and re-charging outside are all part of the plan. Because, when it comes to the outside-we’re all in. Visit to learn more. Being outside brings out the best in us, no matter where we come from or what we believe. At L.L.Bean, we value individual differences and encourage our co-workers to be themselves – because the uniqueness of each individual makes L.L.Bean better. To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account
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Job Posting: JC255023701

Posted On: Feb 09, 2024

Updated On: Apr 24, 2024

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