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Director of IT

Rockville, MD

Provides leadership for those involved in the development, design, and optimization of one or more information technology and systems functions supporting company business processes and technical information systems platforms.. Has overall control of planning, staffing, budgeting, managing expense priorities, and recommending and implementing changes to methods.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Evaluate the company’s adherence to federal technology requirements for security
  • Be responsible for developing the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) throughout the IT Operations group
  • Sound understanding of computer systems, networks, security, telecommunications, databases, and storage systems. This list includes, but is not limited to, Microsoft, Cisco, VMWare
  • Provides direction for the effort required to protect the company’s data, tools and information systems.
  • Ensures infrastructure architecture standards maximize efficiency and support platform compatibility.
  • Provides direction for the effort required to protect the company’s data, tools and information systems.
  • Ensures infrastructure architecture standards maximize efficiency and support platform compatibility.
  • Coordinates delivery of services to user groups and ensures IT service is uninterrupted.
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
  • Participates with other senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives.
  • Makes final decisions on administrative or operational matters and ensures operations effective achievement of objectives.
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of the company.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

  • This position has two direct reports

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Sound understanding of cloud technology. This list includes but is not limited to Microsoft Azure, O365 and AWS
  • Sound understanding of the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Sound understanding of the NIST 800-171 and 800-53 security frameworks
  • Demonstrated familiarity with NIST 800 series guidelines
  • Broad based IT background with an understanding of networks, protocols, security configurations, cryptography, identity and access management, and the systems development life cycle.
  • Certifications and continuing education preferred (ITIL)

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