Chefs Plate IT Manager Full Time in Toronto, ON

Chefs Plate

Branch Toronto ON CA

IT Manager
Toronto, ON

Minimum 8 years total work experience in technology. Experience with physical security technology (access control, cameras, security systems)….

About Us
Chef’s Plate is a Toronto startup that is redefining the way Canadians eat. We provide exceptional food direct to our customers online. Since launching late 2014 we have been experiencing hyper-growth and we’re looking to bring amazing people, like you, together to build the leading online food brand in Canada.
The Opportunity
Chef’s Plate isn’t just a food company, we’re using cutting-edge technology and innovation to deliver an exceptional customer experience and drive operational efficiency.
The IT Manager position will be responsible for building and managing the IT team. You’ll be accountable for all aspects of our internal IT (computers, phones, network, software, manufacturing technology) across multiple teams in 3 locations across Canada. The position requires a diverse range technical skills and experience, as well as the ability to manage and lead a team.
Key Objectives

  • Recruit for and manage the internal IT team
  • Maintain and continually improve IT infrastructure
  • Manage budgets and develop KPIs for IT services
  • Work alongside our automation specialists to develop and deploy new initiatives within our manufacturing environments
  • Advise technology leaders in the company on ways to drive efficiency and productivity through IT
  • Manage IT assets and oversee maintenance
  • Implement process and procedure to ensure consistent quality and deliverability with respect to IT support and services
  • Manage external vendors and develop relationships

Must Have

  • Minimum 8 years total work experience in technology
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar IT management position
  • A broad range of experience in enterprise environments across all aspects of IT including networking, VoIP, hardware, software
  • Expert knowledge deploying and managing Mac OS X and experience with Mac OS X server
  • Experience with Active Directory, LDAP and single sign-on solutions
  • Working knowledge of Ubiquiti UniFi or Cisco Meraki access points
  • An understanding of network and data security best practices
  • Minimum CCNA certification
  • Perfectionist attitude with drive to get things done quickly and efficiently


  • Understanding of linux system administration (Ubuntu & CentOS/RHEL)
  • Experience with enterprise deployment of Office365
  • Relevant job history in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with physical security technology (access control, cameras, security systems)
  • A passion for food!

This is a highly autonomous role that reports directly to the VP of Technology. Some travel may be required from time to time.
Why Work for Us?

  • Access to company health and dental benefits
  • Downtown Toronto location close to TTC subway
  • Employee discounts on all Chef’s Plate weekly deliveries
  • Be part of startup that grows every week and is rapidly expanding across Canada!

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-22
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