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Director of Information Technology

Posted on Jun 19, 2022 by SWANSON RINK

Denver, CO 80203
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Swanson Rink

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status


The Director of Information Technology is responsible and accountable for the smooth running of our technology systems including computer (desktop, server, cloud, mobile), software, network, and technology systems within the limits of requirements, specifications, costs, and timelines. The Director of Information Technology will oversee the team in the areas of systems implementations, integrations, maintenance, data management, systems architecture, vulnerability management and system governance. The successful candidate will have a proven professional track record, and a detailed knowledge of industry best practices and cyber security awareness. This role is hands-on, leading while working side by side with your team.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Analyzes IT infrastructure and systems performance to assess operating costs, productivity levels, upgrade requirements, and other metrics and needs. Research and recommend new products based on analysis, make recommendations to business decision-makers, and lead the effective delivery of new systems, products, and processes
  • Lead efforts to improve IT processes to achieve business goals, minimize security risk and increase user satisfaction
  • Coordinating IT activities to ensure data availability and network services with as little downtime as necessary; Develops and implements business continuity protocols to minimize disruption to business operations in the event of emergency situations or data loss
  • Manage the internal IT team and any IT contractors; including supervisors, system administrators, developers, security analysts, support technicians and vendors
  • Problem Management - Investigate and resolve problems involving complex systems and document results (Root Cause Analysis)
  • Oversee Change Management activities
  • Maintain company hardware and software programs
  • Implement company-wide technology updates and conduct user training
  • Overseeing departmental finances, including budgeting, and forecasting with Vice President
  • Evaluate the company's adherence to federal technology requirements for security
  • Maintain our corporate SOC2 certification and leverage NIST Standards: Implement and maintain best practices and procedures; maintain system & configuration documentation, user guides and troubleshooting. Update and expand IT security policies that cover data access, devices, incident response, and other issues
  • Oversee and coordinate security efforts across the company, including information technology, cloud operations, engineering, processional services, human resources, finance, and other groups
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field, Master's Degree preferred
  • 10+ years of IT and Security experience, with at least 5+ years of managerial experience
  • 5+ years of technical architecture experience or in-depth consulting and implementation experience
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft operating systems, Microsoft 365, and Microsoft Active Directory
  • Advanced communication (written, verbal and presentation) skills, to deliver complex information effectively and align people with the needs of the project/team.
  • Proven ability to create and implement strategic planning and direction while delivering on results
  • Familiar with information security principles and best practices (e.g., ISO27001, SOC 2, NIST CSF and ISF Standards of Good Practice for Information Security) and can translate these to a variety of non-technical audiences for understanding and adoption.
  • Possess strong influencing skills to educate and shift the security tolerances of the company, executives, employees, vendors, and partners
  • Experience in Cloud/Hybrid environments and SaaS environments

Salary will be based on several factors including: experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, as well as internal and external equity. The pay range and benefits offered for this position is expected to be: 120,000-160,000

Health care benefits, company paid holidays, Paid Time Off, 401(k)


Reference: 1634779191

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