IT Operations Director - Investment Firm - NYC (Onsite)

New York Permanent $180,000 - $220,000 per year
  • First Technology Director Hire for a growing investment firm in NYC
  • Work directly with CEO to support the business

About Our Client

Our client is a rapidly growing investment firm with operations in midtown NYC. They are expanding their footprint in the US. This role will partner hand in hand with the CEO.

Job Description

  • Provide strategic guidance, oversight and leadership for the Technology organization and business overall
  • Responsible for the day-to-day successful operations of end-user related software and hardware
  • Prepares yearly budgets and establish working relationships with Finance department to meet departmental needs and keep technology accounts current
  • Establishes upgrade guidelines and ensures best practices are followed with the procurement, management and setup of hardware and software
  • Reviews and implements business continuity protocols to minimize disruption to business operations in the event of emergency situations or data loss
  • Analyzes systems performance to review operating costs, efficiency levels, upgrade requirements, and other metrics and needs
  • Establishes policies and procedures to support new technology initiatives across the organization
  • Identifies and recommends new technology solutions and keeps up to date on current technologies and trends
  • Establishes technology vendor relationships and meet with them regularly to assess business opportunities

The Successful Applicant

    • 8+ years hands-on experience within a corporate technology operations environment, ideally in financial services
    • 5+ years experience leading technology teams and projects
    • Bachelor's degree, relevant certifications and continuing education preferred
    • Advanced knowledge of Databases, Networking, Systems, Windows, Windows Clustering, Active Directory, Group Policy, VMWare ESXi, and Cloud (GCP/Azure)
    • Working knowledge with software & project management tools
    • Outstanding organization, project management skills and attention to detail with proven decision making and problem solving skills
    • Strong communicator (both written and verbally) who can simplify complex subjects and deliver important messages internally and externally.
    • High level of dedication to deliver quality results and interpersonal ethics, integrity, and compliance
    • Ability to travel and work non-traditional hours, nights, weekend and holidays

What's on Offer

180-220k Base salary + annual bonus.

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CIO & IT Leadership
CIO & IT Leadership Subsector
Technology Media & Telecoms
New York
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Eric Fine
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