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IT Operation / Infrastructure Director

  • Job reference: 931647
  • Location: Texas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Infrastructure, IT & Telecoms
  • Date posted: 11/08/2020

Essential Responsibilities and Job Duties:

* Oversee all technology operations (e.g. data center, server and physical infrastructure, network and security operations, data storage and disaster recovery) and evaluate them according to established goals

* Managing the compliance and testing of the IT General Controls and frameworks, such as COBIT, ITIL, SOX, HIPPA, ISO, NIST and EUGDPR.

* Successful delivery and commitments of project milestones, timelines and SLA's agreed upon by upper management.

* Maintaining and expanding the SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, time-based) metrics for hardware, software, storage.

* Identifying and eliminating security vulnerabilities with testing and strategic solutions that increase data security.

* Compile and enforce IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management.

* Analyze the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs

* Purchase efficient and cost-effective technological equipment and software.

* Inspect the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency.

* Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems and report to upper management.

* Coordinate with IT managers, G&G computing requirements and other professionals to provide guidance and oversight.

* Control budget and report on expenditures, forecasting future capital expenditures.

* Providing effective leadership in building relationships with vendors, auditors, internal business representative and team members.

* Handle other projects, duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

* Minimum of 5-10 years of proven experience working as an IT Operation Director or similar role; oil and gas industry experience preferred.

* Bachelor's Degree in computer science, engineering or relevant field required.

* Master's Degree in computer science, engineering or relevant field preferred.

* Current understanding and experience with Sarbanes-Oxley legislation, PCAOB Standards, and other relevant guidance issued regarding Section 404.

* Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications.

* Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks etc.

* Experience in controlling information technology budget.

* Experience in managing small teams in a matrix organization required.

* Original, creative thinker with the ability to formulate and express a contrarian viewpoint.

* Able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.