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Information Technology Engineer

First Western
Denver, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

About First Western Trust.

First Western's mission is to be the best private bank for the western wealth management client. We believe that each of our clients shares our entrepreneurial spirit and values our sophisticated, high-touch wealth management services that are tailored to meet their specific needs. We provide a trusted adviser platform with an established approach to investment management through a branded network of boutique private trust bank offices located across Colorado, Arizona, Wyoming and California.

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, we provide a fully integrated suite of wealth management services on a private trust bank platform, which includes a comprehensive selection of deposit, loan, trust, wealth planning and investment management products and services.

You can find us trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "MYFW."

Your Potential at First Western Trust

Are you looking for a career in Finance? Do you enjoy solving problems and working through challenges? Do you have a passion for analyzing financial data and providing value through recommendations? Do you want to be part of a culture of growth?

Great! If you are ready to join a growing team apply now! We are looking for highly motivated, detail oriented, self-starters for a great career opportunity.

Pay Range: $71,000 - $89,000 , based on experience
Full Range: $71,000 - $107,000
Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Application Close Date: Open until filled

Job Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoots, diagnoses and resolves network/server issues
  • Prepare Documentations of Systems, Controls, and monitoring
  • Proposes and implements systems enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the system
  • Monitors usage and performance
  • Responsible for recommending and implementing process improvements
  • Researches, evaluates and recommends software and hardware products
  • Proactively administers the networks of our managed services customers in an effort to improve the efficiency and effectiveness
  • Independently prioritizes personal tasks in order to meet deadlines with consistency. Works at a team level to ensure SLA adherence.
  • Trains associates on established policies and procedures. Ensures that all policies and procedures are adhered to as defined by management.
  • Collaborates with peers, management and/or internal business unit representatives as appropriate to identify and/or lead the implementation of process improvement initiatives.
  • Provides support in the execution of various projects - generating automation level increases and other forms of efficiencies or cost savings.
  • Provides department-level support to the broad organization, acting as the final point of escalation and interacting with internal leaders to produce solutions and/or results.
  • Know and comply with all Company policies set forth on the Company's Intranet;
  • Review Associate Handbook and Company Policies annually, as prescribed by Human Capital;
  • Complete and Comply with the Companies Code of Ethics and Conflict of Interest Questionnaire and Policy Acknowledgement;
  • Complete all assigned training on time.
  • Embrace and adhere to First Western's Core Values
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Advanced-level familiarity with Microsoft Office Applications, SQL, Exchange, vmWare and Citrix.
  • Ability to communicate clearly to various levels within the organization.
  • General knowledge and understanding of the financial services and/or information technology industries is required.
  • Strong social and emotional intelligence skills and ability to influence others effectively is required.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Resiliency and ability to work in a highly time-sensitive environment.
  • Adaptability and comfort with periodic change.
  • Ability to work independently to gather information
  • Ability to sit at a computer monitor for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to perform repetitive finger, hand, and arm movements.
  • Ability to lift up to 15lbs.
  • Ability to reach, squat, bend, and manually manipulate standard office equipment.
  • Ability to drive to various locations.

Education Level Education Details Required/Preferred
Bachelor's Degree, Computer data or information science field, finance, or business administration (or equivalent professional experience), Required

Experience Level Experience Details Required/Preferred
5-7 years, Experience as a system administrator/engineer, Required
1-3 years, Experience in a financial services organization, Preferred
1-3 years, Supervisory Experience, Preferred

License/Certification Details Time Frame Required/Preferred
Microsoft, Citrix, and vmWare certifications preferred, Upon Hire, Preferred

Looking to take your career to the next level? First Western is not only offering a competitive salary to start and full health (dental, vision) benefits, but also the following:

- Strong Bonus Potential
- 401(k) Plan with Match
- Paid Parking/Transportation Benefits
- Access to Training & Professional Development Programs
- Sponsorship for Obtaining Professional Certifications
- Flex Spending Accounts
- Health Savings Account
- Paid Time-Off + Bank Holidays

Ready to Apply? Please submit your resume and cover letter and answer the questions below. A member from our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch with you shortly should they determine your qualifications are fit for the role.

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First Western will accommodate applicants with disabilities who need help applying for a position. Contact for assistance.

First Western Financial, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our associates. Equal Opportunity Employer including disabilities / vets.

First Western


Denver, CO



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