Director of IT

MIS

Central, Israel

Description

We seek an experienced, highly skilled IT director to join our technology team. In this role, you will oversee and manage the entire Corporate Information Technology Department and ensure that our company’s technology is meeting its goals and objectives efficiently and reliably. You will work closely with senior leadership, users, and the technology team to help determine the best way possible to meet the company's technology needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Corporate IT department, including infrastructure, applications, and Helpdesk
  • Liaise between all parties to understand requirements and how best to meet them
  • Procure buy-in from senior management for needed projects
  • Manage and oversee all stages of the development lifecycle for new projects
  • Work to deliver products on time and within budget
  • Help to prioritize short- and long-term objectives
  • Maintain existing programs, seeing that necessary updates are made
  • Oversee maintenance of hardware
  • Stay up to date on security risks and ensure corporate security
  • Report progress and challenges to senior management
  • Work to meet the overall corporate goals
  • Optimize profitability and customer satisfaction through technology
  • See that all reported issues are resolved quickly and efficiently

Project Management:

  • Organize and lead projects based on stakeholder requirements
  • Manage project milestones and deadlines
  • Communicate effectively across groups to accomplish project tasks


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field is required; a master’s degree is a plus
  • Must have familiarity with cloud-based technologies and environments.
  • Evidence of continuing education, such as certifications, is a plus
  • Minimum eight years of experience in the technology field
  • Minimum five years experience in leadership or management in an IT setting
  • Significant experience in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Solid working knowledge of current security protocols and threats
  • Excellent project management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to foresee possible issues and troubleshoot them proactively
  • Excellent customer service skills

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment 
  • Exceptional customer service orientation 
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment 
  • Have an ardent desire to learn continually and grow professionally