Calfrac Well Services Director, Information Technology Full Time in Calgary, AB

Calfrac Well Services

Branch Calgary AB CA

Director, Information Technology
Calgary, AB

Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences. Proven ability to lead a progressive IT group….

ROLE STATEMENT: The Director, Information Technology will be a member of the Information Technology (IT) department responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions for the organization. Initially reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director, Information Technology will oversee directing all information technology (IT) operations to meet customer requirements as well as the support and maintenance of existing applications and development of new technical solutions.


  • Individual roles, responsibilities and accountabilities specific to Health, Safety and Environment at Calfrac Well Services can be located in the HSE Responsibilities and Performance Procedure (C-PR 14.0-0005). Employees are accountable to review and adhere to this procedure. The procedure is located on the Corporate HSE Sharepoint library.
  • Analyzes complex business needs presented by the user community and/or clients and recommends technical solutions
  • Ensures the consistency and maintainability of existing applications by creating, maintaining, and enforcing standards and procedures for implementing technical solutions
  • Directs operations in executing production tasks according to a documented schedule that meets or exceeds customer expectations
  • Produces detailed time line for each application release and implements effective project control by monitoring the progress of the software release and reporting the status
  • Directs and prioritizes the work load of subordinate personnel
  • Reviews all designs, code and unit test plans where applicable
  • Approves all business requirements prior to the technical solution
  • Participates on all hardware and software evaluations and maintains vendor contracts
  • Represents the IT function at customer review meeting when appropriate
  • Directs education programs for his or her staff
  • Perform liaison duties between users, operations, and programming personnel in the areas of systems design, modifications or trouble shooting
  • Performs salary administration and conducts interviews and makes recommendations for new hires, consultants and / or replacement personnel


  • A highly energetic, self-starter with the ability to work in a fast paced environment that is deadline driven; more importantly is centered on providing quality information
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship-building, and verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to interact effectively and work comfortably with field, branch, head office staff and senior management
  • Strong leadership, mentoring and delegation skills
  • Comfortable in a time-sensitive, project driven, team based environment
  • Excellent communication skills with a customer service orientation and an ability to work well with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to challenge assumptions backed by a strong business acumen and strong interpersonal skills and ability to handle multiple projects and priorities with a high attention to detail
  • Able to thrive in a rapidly changing environment
  • Team player with the ability to conduct work with utmost confidentiality and professionalism
  • Works and inspires others to work at high performance levels
  • Experience in implementing effective and innovative software development and methodologies
  • Operations experience in a production environment
  • Proven ability to lead a progressive IT group
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and motivate professional staff
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Broad knowledge of data processing systems, concepts, and methodologies


  • Experience working in or an understanding of oilfield services
  • Minimum 8 years experience within information technology in global company
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or related experience

This position description represents an overview of the position and is not designed to cover all duties or requirements of the role.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-10
Posted by: