IT Operations Director - Investment Firm - NYC (Onsite)

New York, New York Permanent USD180,000 - USD220,000 per year
  • First Technology Director Hire for a growing investment firm in NYC
  • Work directly with CEO to support the business

About Our Client

Our client is a rapidly growing investment firm with operations in midtown NYC. They are expanding their footprint in the US. This role will partner hand in hand with the CEO.

Job Description

  • Provide strategic guidance, oversight and leadership for the Technology organization and business overall
  • Responsible for the day-to-day successful operations of end-user related software and hardware
  • Prepares yearly budgets and establish working relationships with Finance department to meet departmental needs and keep technology accounts current
  • Establishes upgrade guidelines and ensures best practices are followed with the procurement, management and setup of hardware and software
  • Reviews and implements business continuity protocols to minimize disruption to business operations in the event of emergency situations or data loss
  • Analyzes systems performance to review operating costs, efficiency levels, upgrade requirements, and other metrics and needs
  • Establishes policies and procedures to support new technology initiatives across the organization
  • Identifies and recommends new technology solutions and keeps up to date on current technologies and trends
  • Establishes technology vendor relationships and meet with them regularly to assess business opportunities

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

    • 8+ years hands-on experience within a corporate technology operations environment, ideally in financial services
    • 5+ years experience leading technology teams and projects
    • Bachelor's degree, relevant certifications and continuing education preferred
    • Advanced knowledge of Databases, Networking, Systems, Windows, Windows Clustering, Active Directory, Group Policy, VMWare ESXi, and Cloud (GCP/Azure)
    • Working knowledge with software & project management tools
    • Outstanding organization, project management skills and attention to detail with proven decision making and problem solving skills
    • Strong communicator (both written and verbally) who can simplify complex subjects and deliver important messages internally and externally.
    • High level of dedication to deliver quality results and interpersonal ethics, integrity, and compliance
    • Ability to travel and work non-traditional hours, nights, weekend and holidays

What's on Offer

180-220k Base salary + annual bonus.

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Job summary

Information Technology
Sub Sector
Technology & Telecoms
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Eric Fine
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