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Job titleVP – IT
Job typeSmart Industry
Salary180,000 - 220,000 USD
LocationNorth America
Bonus PackageBonus Package
Job description

Do you have extensive experience working as an IT management professional for a software and/or SaaS company? Do you want to lead the IT & Information Security transformation, as well as the ongoing management and growth of the department? Our client is currently looking for VP of IT & InfoSec to join their team in the USA. 

The company 

Our client is a leading company in the digital transformation space with customers across the world. They are an enterprise software vendor including both cloud-based and on-premises solutions for their customers.  

With significant growth plans, they are now looking for a Senior IT professional to upgrade their internal systems globally and ensure greater security regarding their cloud offering.  

The role 

As VP of IT and InfoSec you will establish and execute company strategy and manage all aspects of the company’s IT and Information Security department. You will manage policies, programs, technology support services, network communication and business intelligence systems to accomplish business goals and objectives. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Planning and executing company strategy 

  • Sponsoring and overseeing security best practises 

  • Formalising business processes and recommending infrastructure changes  

  • Identifying changes and challenges within the security landscape 

  • Managing security certifications and their maintenance  

  • Supporting customer and business requests  

  • Training all security-related content and procedures 

  • Monitoring IT systems policies to ensure data accuracy 

  • Maintaining backup and disaster recovery plans  

  • Supervising 10 employees, including career development, and directing work  

 

The requirements 

You’ll have a minimum of 10 years’ experience working as an IT management professional for a software and/or SaaS company. Other requirements include: 

  • Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or another related field 

  • Software industry experience is required 

  • Working knowledge of cloud infrastructures including AWS or Azure 

  • Experience of enterprise system implementation (ERP, HRIS, CRM, and Salesforce) 

  • Proven IT leadership and strategy development experience  

  • Operating system experience with Linux and Windows 

  • Experience across applications (both on premise and SaaS), infrastructure and cybersecurity 

  • Excellent communicator with an ability to develop long-term relationships  

  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills  

  • Flexible and willing to travel throughout the territory  

 

Important information 

Reference number: 9780 

FMC contact for this role: Justin Pritchard (justin.pritchard@fmctalent.com)

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.