DIRECTOR OF IT, SECURITY

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OVERVIEW

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for directing and implementing corporate IT initiatives that support the strategy and goals of the corporation. Organizes and directs IT functions including local area network and wide area network hardware and software infrastructure development and maintenance, applications programming/analysis and enterprise systems development and administration. Implements IT standards, policies and/or master plan for the IT function. Guides the development and acquisition of new technologies and tools to improve the organization's internal operations and data delivery. Continually evaluates technology strategies. Implements new technological directions. Guides the organization in their deployment. Advises IT leadership of enhancements to existing applications and implementation of new systems. Provides strategic guidance and technical assistance to IT staff and business partners.

DETAILS

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience

Oversees a sector of the IT functional area

Implements IT plan according to the IT and corporate strategy

Guides the maintenance and enhancement of hardware and software systems that support field
business applications and local area networks / wide area networks ("LAN / WAN") for employees

Deploys IT staff to ensure uninterrupted IT network support at maximum performance

Ensures field compliance with IT standards, policies and procedures

Accountable for the function's budgets and approves related capital expenditures

Assists with the creation and successful management of multi-million dollar budgets

Assists with negotiating multi-million dollar contracts with third-party vendors


Education 
BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent work experience

Related Work Experience
5 to 7 years IT work experience
3 to 5 years leadership experience
2 to 4 years project management experience