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Director of IT | New York, NY

Director of IT | New York, NY
June 10, 2020 admin

Professional Services firm in NYC is seeking a Director of IT to join their office, in a leadership role. Requirements: must have 15 plus years of IT experience, experience managing vendor relationships, industry experience in professional services or financial services and a Bachelor’s degree. Salary range $150,000-$165,000 DOE plus bonus.

IT Director Responsibilities:

  • IT Director will be responsible for the vision, planning, design, implementation and support of all network, IT data center, data and analytics, telephony, security and IT operations. 
  • Responsible for handling new solutions and enhancements, support end-user adoption, and continually evaluate and update the strategy to modernize the business and provide solutions to maximize efficiency
  • Responsible for the overall technical direction and support of IT.
  • IT Director will manage a small team and vendor relationships
  • Responsible for overseeing operations including telecommunications, workstations, end-user computing and support, service desk, telephony and video teleconferencing.
  • IT Director will oversee the vision, direction and support of all IT infrastructure, internal/co-location/cloud data centers, networks, disaster recovery, and vendor management as it relates to global networks, server and storage management, end-user telecommuting/collaboration, telephony, video conferencing, and security.
  • Responsible for all management of outsourced and third-party vendors for IT services, support, products, and integration
  • Establish technical standards, with regard to platforms, frameworks and roadmaps
  • Strong leadership to ensure that the portfolio of applications is fundamentally sound and fully integrated.
  • Provide leadership over existing and new programs, policies and procedures for IT Infrastructure operations and IT Security.
  • Continuously work to improve the IT Infrastructure organizations’ operation through evaluation and implementation of industry best practices, benchmark analysis and metrics.   
  • Communicate upgrades and changes to the end-user community.
  • Manage the expense and capital budget, ensuring that the system requirements are known and socialized through effective planning and communication with the stakeholders, including an agreed-upon prioritization process that reflects the company goals.
  • Lead and motivate an organization by hiring, developing and retaining highly qualified staff.
  • Handling in-person queries/tickets.
  • Function as a backup to the CIO
  • Manage the IT Budget
  • Salary range $150,000-$165,000 DOE plus bonus

IT Director Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 15 + years related experience in management and IT.
  • Experience Managing external vendor relationships is required
  • Industry experience in professional services or financial services is required
  • Strong leadership ability, and executive presence
  • Solid project management skills are a must
  • Experience working in rapid growth, dynamic, transformational organizations is a plus.