Director of Information Technology


Industry: Software / SAAS / PAAS | Houston, TX, USA

11 month's ago

Primary Skills Required
previous experience in similar role

Resource Type
Direct Hire

150,000.00 to 170,000.00 Salary + Bonus


Job Description

Our client is a leading service provider for retail distribution. We are currently looking for a Director of Information Technology to join their team.

The Director of Information Technology will manage and direct the company’s information technology (IT) operations, ensuring the department provides efficient and effective technical support service.


  • Leads development and implementation processes for the organization’s IT systems and department.
  • Develops and implements business continuity protocols to minimize disruption to business operations in the event of emergency situations or data loss.
  • Establishes efficiency and efficacy standards, providing recommendations for improvement of IT infrastructure.
  • Analyzes IT infrastructure and systems performance to assess operating costs, productivity levels, upgrade requirements, and other metrics and needs.
  • Oversees security of systems, networks, and enterprise information.
  • Facilitates IT security audits or investigations.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with external IT vendors and service providers.
  • Coordinates multisite IT systems via enterprise resource planning (ERP).


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in the latest Microsoft technology for IT systems and management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical and management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Thorough understanding of IT and practical applications to support the company’s goals.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science required; master’s degree or MBA preferred.
  • At least ten years of experience managing an IT department.