Bastian Solutions
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time
  • Information Technology
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, 401k

The Director of Information Technology has full responsibility for all Bastian Information and ERP Systems, networks, servers, applications, business intelligence/reporting and telecommunications. This position serves as the direct manager of all IT personnel and enables the Bastian Solutions companies to leverage the latest information and technology to provide better products and services to our customers, employees, and suppliers. The Director of IT helps the management team execute strategic business goals through the use of information technology.


Superior Performance Objectives:

  • Highly effective use of our ERP as a tool for success. 
  • Successful Client and Vendor VPN support connectivity management. 
  • Successful cloud based backup and information flow. 
  • Lead an industry leading IT department
  • Superior promotion of a team environment
  • Happy and enthusiastic IT employees
  • Redundant IT System Architecture so Bastian Employees do not know when a system goes down.
  • "Bullet Proof" Backup Systems and Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Compliance with IT Best Practices and Security systems. 
  • Communications with Corporate Operations Manager and President are clear and frequent. 
  • Effective Equipment Lifecycle plan.


  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science / Information Systems (MBA or Masters preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of Virtual Windows Server environments, LAN, WAN, Enterprise grade software solutions and ERP software. 
  • Sound knowledge of virtualized environments, hardware and data storage solutions (VMware, Hyper V, EMC)
  • Understanding of Business Intelligence reporting using SSRS and other current reporting technologies.
  • Experience with MS SQL Server, SharePoint, Dynamics AX 2012 (Preferred).
  • Training and/or demonstrated practical experience in computer skills
  • Office 365, Azure, Dynamics 365, and ability to implement Multi-Site MPLS Network. 
  • Microsoft, Cisco and VMWare Certifications preferred


  • Excellent Leadership skills
  • Enjoys information technology and how it can be effectively utilized to grow our business units.
  • Superior technical trouble shooting skills. 
  • Patience to teach employees on IT related matters at their own level. 
  • Comfortable networking with external resources when appropriate to get the job done. 
  • Very Organized and Detail oriented. 
  • Positive, Energetic, and Optimistic 
  • Enjoys investigating and implementing new technologies. 
  • Great teammate to the rest of the employees. 
  • Maturity to work independently. 
  • Strong sense of customer service. (Servants heart) 
  • Willingness to perform routine tasks as well as complex ones 
  • Ability to deal with interruptions while maintaining progress toward completing the important tasks. 
  • Ambition and desire to succeed. 

General Duties:

  • Lead, motivate, and challenge the IT staff and Bastian employees to do their best and be successful! 
  • Updated, clear, concise IT policies and procedures. 
  • Excellent ambassador for Bastian on customer service issues and supplier relations. 
  • Great external relationships with (Networking, Telecommunications, Computer Hardware, etc.) 
  • Participation in corporate social activities. 
  • Maintains IT capital equipment inventory 
  • Timely execution of specific task list items and scheduled reports.
  • Manages all software licenses
  • Work with Director of Operations and President to set and maintain budgets for IT Department: Review in detail quarterly. 
  • Responsible for e-mail and Intra-company communications 
  • Upgrade and educate on new software releases 
  • Maintains information systems security clearances 
  • Maintain computers so that there is minimal down time. 
  • Maintain accountability of the entire computer resources in the company at all times. 
  • Comprehensive and Robust Performance Reports in all areas
  • Ensure a 99.5% AX 2012 availability with a repair time of less than 4 hours. 
  • Evaluate and install patches, and resolve software related problems. 
  • Instill positive attitude, respect, and teamwork among all employees 
  • Minimize Paperwork / email or real-time screen reports 
  • Spend time observing Bastian employees using your applications to optimize them. 
  • Recommend and purchase computers, printers, etc. 
  • Ability to perform all coordinator functions -> develop ways to automate the process 
  • Attend computer / software trade shows 
  • Telecommunications Expert 
  • Accounting Integration 
  • Employee Training / Certification 
  • Archiving Database records as necessary
  • Research new technologies and implement them to give our company a competitive advantage and achieve our corporate business strategies. 
  • Provide quick, professional responses to employees on IT related requests. 
  • Ability to effectively train all employees on IT related issues
  • Ability to develop and grow the IT Staff
  • Effective use of our eCommerce solutions (Miva Merchant)
  • Web Centric Knowledge Sharing (Intranet)


About Us:


Bastian Solutions, a Toyota Advanced Logistics company, is an independent material handling and robotics system integrator providing automated solutions for distribution, manufacturing, and order fulfillment centers around the world. We have over 60 years of experience building long term business partnerships. In addition to salary, commissions and incentive plans, we offer a wide variety of benefits, services and perks available to assist employees and their families in a variety of ways. These benefits help each individual maintain a good balance in their life.


 Other benefits of the role include: 


  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match
  • Vacation/Holiday Pay
  • Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Volunteer Work
  • Professional Associations, Conferences and Subscriptions
  • Company Meetings & Events


 Join our growing team implement industry leading automated material handling solutions!


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