Director of IT

We are looking for an experienced IT Director to oversee all IT (Information Technology) functions in our company. You will be in charge of a team of IT managers and manage the company's technology operations and the implementation of new IT systems and policies. An excellent IT director is very knowledgeable in IT and computer systems. They have a solid technical background while able to manage and motivate people. The ideal candidate will be experienced in creating and implementing IT policies and systems that will meet objectives. The goal is to ensure IT systems and people are effective and functioning within the limits of budget, time and specifications of the company.

Responsibilities

-Managing information technology and computer systems, oversee all IT staff. -Controlling and evaluating IT and electronic data operations -Responsible and accountable for the smooth running of our computer systems within the limits of requirements, specifications, costs and timelines. Supervise the implementation and maintenance of our company's computing needs. -Maintain a detailed knowledge of industry's best practice processes. -Manage information technology, including, but not limited to, researching and purchasing equipment based on the company's needs, maintain existing equipment, monitor end -of -life and form a plan for cycling out old equipment. -Manage all information systems, including subscriptions -Assist in the planning and implementation of new systems -Plan, organize, control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations -Manage IT staff by recruiting, training and coaching employees, communicating job expectations and appraising their performance -Design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures -Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems -Act in alignment with user needs and system functionality to contribute to organizational policy. -Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time * Audit systems and assess their outcomes -Preserve assets, information security and control structures. -Handle annual budget and ensure cost effectiveness. -Other duties as may be assigned.

Physical Requirements

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Working Environment

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Experience

-5+ years of experience managing a mid -sized company's IT and computing needs -Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems -Expertise in data center management and data governance -Hands -on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation -Understanding of special requirements within the industry -Understanding of security vulnerabilities and up -to -date knowledge of threats and threat mitigation -Ability to manage personnel

Education

-Bachelors degree in IT systems or similar

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