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COMPANY OVERVIEW: A leading industrial services company providing services to the refining and petrochemical industries.
POSITION TITLE: IT Director
COMPENSATION: Competitive salary + bonus
BENEFITS: Standard package
LOCATION: Houston, TX
This position plans, directs and manages the information technology department in order to ensure the development and implementation of cost-effective systems and efficient computer operations to meet the company''s current and future decision-making requirements. Provides company-wide direction in areas of policy and planning for data processing and related functions.
The successful candidate will have proven professional experience, a track record of successful key IT implementations and a detailed knowledge of industry''s best practice processes. Experience will include a combination of network administration, help desk, security, and website design experience.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leads the department''s strategic and operational planning to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment and management of current and future IT systems across the organization.
Oversees all personnel assigned to the IT department by coordinating, assigning, reviewing work and establishing work schedules, maintaining standards, monitoring work progress, inspecting completed work assignment, answering questions, and providing advice and direction as needed.
Establishes and maintains information technology policies, standards, practices and security measures to ensure effective and consistent operations, and to safeguard information resources.
Develops, tracks and controls the annual IT operating and capital expenditures budgets.
Evaluates IT equipment needs throughout the entire organization and develops and maintains a plan that will ensure business needs are met.
Directs and coordinates technology installations, upgrades and maintenance, and selects and purchases new and replacement hardware and software, when necessary.
Ensures that all IT activities are performed within the parameters of applicable laws, codes, and regulations, especially with respect to cybersecurity.
Evaluates technology risks in order to develop and maintain an updated network disaster recovery plan and backup procedures and ensures that all server backups and disaster recovery plans are followed.
Plans, coordinates and assists with the implementation of system-related projects and upgrades, and ensures that adequate controls are in place to safeguard data from unauthorized users or loss.
Remains knowledgeable about pertinent advances and industry trends regarding information technology.
Oversees company''s capital asset replacement plan and execution.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
10+ years of experience in IT leadership roles
5+ years management experience
Proven working experience as an IT Manager or relevant experience.
Previous experience including network administration, help desk, and website design.
Prior experience managing ERP systems.
Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems
Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation
Strong strategic planning, analytical, and implementation skills
Strong mentoring, training, and hiring abilities
BS in Computer Science, MIS or similar field or equivalent experience.
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Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, 401(k), Bonus Plan
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