Director of IT

Active Directory, Best practices, Budget, Business continuity planning, Compliance, Customer facing, Data security, Disaster recovery, Engineering, Evaluation, Help desk, Human resources, IT infrastructure, IT strategy, Identity management, Implementation, IT, Information security, Information systems, Infrastructure, Leadership, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows Azure, Policies, Privacy, Provisioning, Research, Risk management, Security, Service desk, Software, Startups, Technical support, VMware, Windows, AD, O365, backup, recovery, DR, AV, Sonicwall, data privacy, data protection, data regulation, GDPR, governance, risk, grc, CCPA, cyber security, AzureAD, Azure, office365, Microsoft Windows, Venture capital, Private equity
Full Time
$150,000 - $165,000
Travel not required

Job Description

Our client, a private investment firm (Venture Capital & Private Equity), is looking to hire a full-time IT Director to work onsite in Midtown Manhattan!

The firm includes partners and founders who focus on companies across sports and entertainment, media and marketing, consumer, and technology (amongst others).

This is a fully hands-on role while also managing 1 person. You are responsible for all things infrastructure (MS Windows shop) as well as the security posture of the firm (i.e. data regulations, data privacy, data protection, etc).


  • Lead corporate Information Technology strategy, Information Security, and IT systems at a global scale
  • Anticipate and maintain a vision for the future technology needs of the organization; recommending strategies, priorities, and projects that will best achieve our strategic goals and objectives
  • Develop and implement information systems, software applications, IT support and infrastructure systems including strategic long and short-term technology plans to ensure IT data security, risk management, disaster recovery and business continuity planning
  • Analyze the needs of each department, determining ways to meet business objectives by modifying existing or developing new information processing systems
  • Establish, plan, and administer the overall policies and goals for the IT department
  • Ensure policies are in accordance with regulation
  • Manage the research and selection of IT equipment, applications, and supplies
  • Exercise diligent evaluation and careful budgetary management, including budget preparation
  • Approve, prioritize, and control the IT project demands, managing timelines and expectations
  • Be the key point of contact for all data privacy and security related issues within the company
  • Responsible for the effective management and build out of our IT infrastructure and employee service desk for our teams in North America, Asia, and Mexico
  • Work closely with Engineering and Data teams to ensure our data handling is compliant with policies and best practices
  • Partner with the HR team to ensure our people are trained on the importance and practice of data protection, create seamless provisioning and deprovisioning processes


  • Expertise with Information Security & IT certifications, compliance, and products
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated technical experience, which includes managing group(s) responsible for customer-facing IT, implementing and administering Help Desk tools in a medium sized organization.
  • Experienced in maintaining a VMWare based infrastructure
  • Understanding of data protection legislation such as GDPR, CCPA, and experience in their implementation within a fast-growing technology startup environment
  • Ability to explain the importance of data security to people of varied backgrounds and job functions, and rollout and maintain data protection standards in a pragmatic way across a variety of environments.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure AD and Office365 from a security and organizational identity management perspective
Dice Id : 10513353
Position Id : 7160367
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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