Director of IT
We are excited to be working with a renowned company that has been a leader in the Hydrocarbon Resins industry for the past 90 years. With a strong commitment to establishing lasting partnerships and a people-centric approach, our client has built a reputation for excellence.
Currently, we are seeking a highly talented and experienced IT Director to join their team in Pittsburgh, PA.
In this role, you will be responsible for leading a dedicated team and overseeing all aspects of the company's technology infrastructure. The position offers a unique opportunity to make a significant impact and contribute to the continued success of the organization.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in IBM iSeries or IBM System i and a proven track record of managing complex IT projects and teams.
· Develop and execute the company's IT strategy in alignment with business objectives
· Lead and guide the IT team to ensure successful completion of projects and deliverables
· Oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of the company's technology infrastructure
· Implement security measures to protect the company's data and systems against unauthorized access or breaches
· Manage IT budgets and expenditures to ensure cost-effectiveness and efficiency
· Stay updated on emerging trends and technologies, and recommend strategies for adoption or implementation
· Collaborate with other departments and stakeholders to ensure IT solutions meet business needs
· Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
· 8-10 years of progressive IT experience, with a focus on managing complex projects and teams
· Extensive expertise in IBM iSeries or IBM System i, including programming and maintenance
· Strong knowledge of network infrastructure, virtualization, cloud computing, and security best practices
· Excellent leadership, communication, and teamwork skills
· Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
· Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
· Experience with ERP systems administration
· Background in manufacturing industry, preferably chemical manufacturing