About MYCO

MycoTechnology helps the food industry create healthier products without excessive sugar, salt, and fat by working with the natural transformative power of mushrooms to make new-to-the-world food ingredients. Their flagship product, ClearIQ™, is the world's first organic bitter blocker and flavor clarifier that helps cleanup the taste of functional ingredients and is a powerful tool in the fight against sugar and sodium. FermentIQ™ protein filled the void in the plant-based protein market, creating a complete plant protein with improved nutrition and functionality.

Information Technology (IT) Manager
Aurora, CO
June 10, 2022
5 + years’ experience in progressive roles.
Seniority Level
Senior Level
Full Time
Role Overview

This ITManager position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and manages all the ITand computer systems within MycoTechnology. Responsible for creating IT policyand strategy, implementing infrastructure, and leveraging technology to helpthe organization achieve its goals.

Essential Duties
  • Developing the organization’s IT vision and translating it into actionable goals
  • Directing the sourcing and implementation of new software and hardware
  • Formulating and implementing business continuity and disaster recovery plans
  • Coordinating IT activities to ensure the availability of network services and data
  • Identifying future challenges in the IT landscape and developing mitigation strategies
  • Overseeing departmental budgeting and forecasting within the organization
  • Directing IT staff recruitment and directly supervising employees
  • Identifying security vulnerabilities and eliminating them with strategic solutions
  • Identifying and recommending new technology solutions
  • Responsible for setting up new hire equipment and training on company programs.

Additional Duties:

Offer technical support and training to company staff and troubleshoot computer, network, phone, and other technology problems.

• Setup and maintain technology in company facilities, including regular checks of conference rooms and other shared spaces.

• Develop ad hoc reports and process improvement initiatives, including automation.

• Support all day-to-day IT functions.  

• Support with audits and other security checks as needed

• Work on special projects to improve efficiency and effectiveness of company systems.  

• Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Advanced certifications a plus (Cisco, Microsoft, etc.).
  • 5 + years’ experience in progressive roles.
  • Experience in setting up new networks, system, etc. a must.
  • High Degree of ownership in all matters within the IT infrastructure.
  • Experience in Procurement, Budgeting, Forecasting, and Asset Management.
  • Proven ability to manage complex tasks.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Sound knowledge of IT systems, specifications, networks, and computer systems
  • Problem-solving skills and an analytical mindset
  • Project planning and management skills
  • Proficiency in forecasting, budgeting, and strategic use of IT staff
  • Excellent leadership, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate to tech-savvy and non-technical staff
  • Effective communication skills, including speaking, writing and active listening
  • Great customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Have a positive attitude and be a team player.
About MycoTechnology

Incorporated in 2013, Aurora, Colorado based MycoTechnology, Inc. is a food technology company that harnesses the metabolic engine of mushrooms, known as mycelium, to create novel ingredients that solve the food industry’s biggest challenges. Our innovative ingredients and transformative technology offer solutions for sugar reduction, food insecurity, sustainable protein, natural immune support, and much more. For more information, please visit www.mycoiq.com.

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