July 23, 2019

IT Manager – Kion

Kion LLC

About Kion
Our purpose is to empower people to live a joyful, adventurous, and fulfilling life. We are an eCommerce dietary supplement and functional food company. Our core values are integrity, joy, adventure, transparency, health, humility, gratitude, and authenticity.

Job Overview
We are looking for an experienced Information Technology (IT) professional to research, evaluate, plan, implement, and maintain all IT systems for the company to provide critical interdepartmental infrastructure for marketing, eCommerce, fulfillment, customer service, office facilities, and accounting. This includes: providing all leadership, accountability, and day-to-day management of eCommerce technology team, platforms, and projects to ensure smooth daily operations; developing IT strategy; and overseeing the collection and organization of all business data.

The Right Fit
At Kion, we hire for culture first. Then ability. And then skills. Please consider the following when deciding if this opportunity is the right fit for you.

Culturally, we seek team members who are interested in:
Personal Growth

We seek these core abilities and qualities for this specific role:
Excellent communication and organization skills
Excited about IT structure, implementation, and strategy
Strategic thinker with creative ideas for building out a department
Excited about learning new systems and improving current standard operating procedures
Proven ability to project manage
Strong sense of follow-through and completing tasks
Ability to problem-solve
“Can do it, can figure it out” attitude
Wants to lead, and continue to develop and grow as a leader
Balance between detail and big picture thinking

As for skills, we are looking for someone who has experience working in a fast-paced environment and responding well to change and new ideas. You must already possess the following skills:

Web design and development experience
eCommerce technology and platforms experience (eCom carts, merchant gateways, OMS, accounting integration, fulfillment center integration, etc)
Experience in cross platform data management with the ability to manage a complex data ecosystem
Experience in integration technologies and APIs
Some previous backend programming experience in at least one language (e.g. pHp, Ruby, Python)
Strong understanding of web application development methodologies
Knowledge of IT security and regulatory compliance

Additionally, we are looking for someone with the following experience and background:
A minimum of a B.S. in Information Technology or Management of Information Systems
Strong experience working in E-Commerce Technology
Minimum of 5-years experience in web technologies and project management

People with Whom You Will Interface
You will be supervised by our Director of Finance and Administration
You will supervise our Junior Webmaster and will work closely with our contracted IT Consultant
You will interface with all departments in the company for various projects

Job Details
Full-time, $65,000-$75,000 Salary
Based in Downtown Boulder headquarters
Mix of office and remote work (currently, 3 days in office and 2 days remote)
Opportunity for extended remote work (e.g. you can request to work remotely from Europe for a month)
Fully covered health insurance
Four weeks PTO + seven national holidays
Monthly team adventures and parties
Annual multi-day team retreat at retreat center
Phone stipend
Gym stipend
Discounted and free supplements
Exceptional opportunities to grow professionally

Application Instructions
If you want this to be your future, please follow these steps:
Please only apply if you fit the culture, abilities, and skills/experience listed above.
Check out GetKion.com and learn about what we offer.
Send an email to: office@getkion.com with your resume and a link to a 1-2 minute YouTube video explaining why you think you are the right person for this job.

*Please note: in-person interviews in Boulder will take place during Early-August with our new, AWESOME IT Manager starting Late August, 2019.

Thank you – we look forward to working with you!


Please send inquiries to Caitlin Welch at cwelch@getkion.com.