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IT Leader

About Peak Nano

Peak is a US-based, AI-driven technology company that uses nanotechnology to solve macro-level global challenges. Our engineers and researchers are developing solutions for advanced optics, aerospace, life sciences, and other industrial solutions. We are the leader in applying artificial intelligence to design and optimize reusable polymers to make the world a safer and more sustainable place. We help enable and protect people, national defense, and the planet.

Position Overview

We are seeking a broadly skilled and proactive IT-focused Leader to join our Software Development & Digital Infrastructure (SDI) team. In this role, you will serve as the face and owner of everything IT at Peak, including management of HPC resources, building & leading the IT-focused team, and continued development & support of our IT-systems’ capabilities. The ideal candidate is driven to improve or create what is needed to keep the organization digitally secure while also providing for a frictionless end-user IT experience.

Team Formation & Leadership

  • Lead structuring, recruiting, and performance management of the IT team.

  • Mentor team members, ensuring professional growth and the team’s overall success.

  • Allocate resources efficiently, ensuring the best use of team’s strengths and capabilities.

IT Systems

  • Develop & manage HPC infrastructure, in support of our AI Dev and Optical Design teams

  • Own & maintain networks of both business sites and fleet of end-user hardware

  • Identify future capability needs of our IT systems, charter projects accordingly

  • Drive IT projects to completion, collaborating with our MSP, external vendors, and internal stakeholders

  • Troubleshoot issues of these systems and ensure high availability and performance.

  • Administer Microsoft Azure AD/Entra/O365 environment.

Digital Security

  • Initiate, improve, and manage security measures to protect the organization’s digital presence.

  • Manage security audits, vulnerability assessments, and develop mitigation strategies.

  • Own digital security training

Documentation and Training

  • Provide or facilitate IT-systems training for end-users and junior team members.

  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of IT systems, processes, and procedures.

Userbase Support

  • Shape Peak’s IT system & capabilities to provide a low-friction experience for your end-users

  • Be our foremost advocate of digital best practices.

  • Responsible for the standardization of stocking of IT hardware.

  • Be responsible as the front line for urgent or physical hardware issues.

Target Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field

  • Detail oriented, excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.

  • 5+ years supporting or managing an enterprise IT environment

  • Demonstrated project management skills.

  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Working knowledge of general end-user IT hardware (PC/Mac/conf room, etc.)

  • General knowledge of HPC, networking, VOIP, data storage, virtualization, and business applications

  • Experience with cloud platforms and deployment architectures (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP).

  • Experienced and proficient in a scripting language, capable of learning others.

To be considered for this opportunity, please send your resumé to with the Subject Line ‘IT Leader’.