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Director, Information Technology (IT)

Company: Recruitomics Consulting
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

About Vizgen: Vizgen is a rapidly growing company developing the next generation of spatially resolved genomic profiling tools that enable researchers to gain new insight into the biological systems that underlie human health and disease. The company's groundbreaking MERFISH spatial transcriptomics technology images RNA molecules with high accuracy and unrivaled detection efficiency at subcellular resolution. MERFISH provides transformative insight into a wide range of tissue-scale basic research and translational medicine in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious disease, developmental biology, and regenerative medicine. For more information, go to Summary: We are looking for a Director of Information Technology to join our team at Vizgen in Cambridge, MA. In this role, you will be responsible for Vizgen's IT strategy, planning and execution of all IT functions and systems across the company as we rapidly grow. You will build and lead a group of dedicated professionals and manage external partners providing IT services to a global company. A key element of this role will be striking the right balance between the strategic and hands-on elements of the role, taking Vizgen to scale. The right candidate will have proven experience building scalable IT processes and effective partnering relationships with all levels of the business while maintaining quality service in support of our values as the organization grows. Key Responsibilities: A key element of this role will be striking the right balance between the strategic and hands-on elements of the role, taking Vizgen to scale Lead and grow the IS team, which includes recruiting, training, developing and keeping the team highly motivated and engaged Manage business & lab systems, including IT services, employee devices, infrastructure, projects, and partner relationships Lead the vision, strategy and execution of the technical platforms and security roadmap & rollout as the company scales Manage IT budget and external vendors Effectively document and monitor all processes Ensure the maintenance of current projects and technology systems; Propose strategic solutions and recommend new systems and software Direct and establish IT-related projects Requirements and Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent 10+ years of relevant experience working in the IT field; 7+ years leading and managing in a progressive team environment Demonstrated success building scalable processes within a high growth environment Strong technical skills with knowledge of a wide variety of tools and technologies such as end computing systems, identity management, SAAS applications, cloud applications Experience and strong understanding of cloud computing, networking and information security Ability to assess needs relating to hardware, software, SAAS and Helpdesk Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills to manage deployment and maintenance of IT projects across the organization High sense of urgency to resolve issues quickly and efficiently If you aren't sure you meet every requirement but are excited about what you read here, please consider applying! We believe diversity drives innovation. Above all, we're looking for the right person with skills and talent to grow the company together all while enriching your professional and scientific experience. We offer a competitive salary, meaningful stock ownership, 401K, health benefits, a great work environment and the opportunity to enter a high-growth startup company. We are recruiting candidates who have demonstrated leadership and excellence throughout their careers and are excited by the prospect of tackling challenging technical problems. This position may be subject to pre-employment checks, including driving history check, drug screening and a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. All pre-employment checks will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER Vizgen affords equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, age, military status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or gender unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification.

Keywords: Recruitomics Consulting, Cambridge , Director, Information Technology (IT), Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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