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Director of IT

Culver City, CA

Posted: 01/07/2019 Industry: Information Technology Job Number: http://www.bosmaxhire.net/cp/?E85F6F361D43515B7B591A653A501A6B0D627F Pay Rate: 130000.00 - 135000.00 per year (Full-time / Perm)
Date Created : 1/7/2019 10:58:42 AM
Category : Information Technology
Location/City : CA - Culver City
Job Type : Full-time / Perm
Salary Range : 130000.00 - 135000.00 per year (Full-time / Perm)
Recruiter Name : Justin Allen
Recruiter Email : jallen@equisdifference.com

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Director of IT will play a crucial role in oversight and leadership of technology strategy and infrastructure. Reporting to the CFO, responsibilities include implementation, support and management of all existing technology systems. The Director of IT will serve as primary subject matter expert in the selection and development of future technology systems. The successful candidate will blend a hands-on approach to current systems and challenges with the strategic vision needed to ensure our technology systems effectively support future growth. The ideal candidate will be an experienced, results-oriented leader with a drive to continually improve business capabilities. This is a highly visible senior leadership role with the potential to have significant impact on the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as subject matter expert for all information technology solutions
  • Effectively lead the department to drive business results, taking accountability for selection of systems, successful implementations, resolution of issues, and support for all internal stakeholders
  • Manage departmental staff, ensuring optimum resources are in place to deliver business results
  • Partner with training to develop effective communication and training tools for IT systems
  • Develop, track and control information technology operating and capital budgets as needed
  • Serve as primary liaison with key IT vendors to ensure successful partnerships
  • Lead organizational activities in vendor selection, negotiation and management
  • Assess and communicate risks associated with IT systems, develop and lead efforts to mitigate risk appropriately
  • Ensure IT systems and operations adhere to applicable laws and regulations, including PCI
  • Ensure effective and reliable integrations between various technology platforms, including POS, Back Office, KDS, Payroll, Accounting Software, Mobile apps and digital marketing solutions
  • Lead innovation efforts to improve the guest, and employee experience, as well as organizational effectiveness and financial reporting
  • Lead Business Intelligence initiative
  • Participate and guide IT strategic and operational planning to achieve current business goals and support future growth

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong listening skills, practices empathic listening
  • Able to communicate clearly through both written and verbal mediums
  • Practices servant leadership, demonstrating a genuine desire to serve others
  • Takes ownership of their results and initiatives to improve; constantly strives for excellence
  • Ability to absorb data from multiple sources and effectively synthesize into clear, concise action plans and recommendations
  • Strong financial acumen, analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Current on leading industry trends and practices
  • Able to effectively utilize both direct and influential leadership to drive business results
  • Practices effective time management and goal planning
  • Demonstrates high integrity in both words and actions
  • Demonstrated experience managing integrations across multiple technology platforms
  • Ability to build strong consulting relationships with key business stakeholders
  • Ability to inspire and influence people and effectively drive change throughout the organization
  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills, strong analytical abilities, and process orientation
  • Ability to conduct research into emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products as required

REQUIREMENTS

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Technology
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive experience in Information Technology roles within the restaurant/hospitality industry
  • Experience in both large, well-run companies and smaller, high-growth companies is desired
  • Experience with restaurant POS, Back Office, e-commerce and digital marketing platforms


Justin Allen

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