Head of Information Technology Services

New York /
Security & Trust – Information Technology Services /
Full-time
At ASAPP, we are on a mission to build transformative machine learning-powered products that push the boundaries of artificial intelligence and customer experience. We focus on solving complex, data-rich problems — the kind where there are huge systemic inefficiencies and where a real solution will have a significant economic impact. Our interaction platform uses machine learning across both voice and digital engagement channels to augment and automate human work, radically increasing productivity and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of customer experience teams.

We are seeking a Head of Information Technology Services that will report to the Chief Security & Trust Officer and will develop and implement a strategic and tactical Corporate Technology program that meets the requirements of ASAPP's current enterprise and ongoing operational growth initiatives. At ASAPP we strive for excellence in all that we do and we expect the technology environment to be cutting edge and reflect our own technology journey as a company.

This role’s mission is to architect, develop, deploy, and maintain solutions in the enterprise that support ASAPP's overall mission and leverage its people and technology for maximum benefit.

Principals at work include minimized, cloud centric infrastructure, mobile workforce, zero trust, and a heavy focus on high availability, standardization, automation, scalability, and security.

What you'll do

    • Oversee and manage the entire IT organization, software, hardware, and business applications portfolio to enable the ASAPP business to scale and thrive
    • Lead, operate, and develop the following functional areas: Corporate Systems Engineering, SaaS Systems Engineering, Enterprise Service Desk, Identity & Access Management
    • Collaborate with lines of business leaders to assist them in their forward momentum through automation and SaaS systems leverage
    • Join the department leadership team and partner closely with the Head of Security Engineering & Architecture and Head of Security Assurance to ensure alignment with both company security and compliance objectives
    • Build, mentor, lead and inspire a team of experts who will implement solutions and manage global infrastructure to maximize employee productivity, engagement, and security

What you'll need

    • 10+ years enterprise IT software, hardware, systems, automation, SaaS application management, and network management
    • 5+ years managing small to medium teams and vendor relationships to success
    • Strong commitment to customer-enablement through technology leverage, automation, and a service oriented approach to enrich employee experience
    • Significant cloud-forward design and implementation experience across major SaaS, IaaS, PaaS environments
    • Solid understanding of networking and hardware - switches, routers, firewalls, wifi infrastructure
    • Strong security skills and understanding/operation of corporate security controls
    • Experience with high availability, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning/execution
    • Knowledge of IT frameworks and maturity models
    • Innate management skills with leadership vision
    • Strategic long(er) term thinking with applied tactical execution to get stuff done
    • Impeccable communication ability and skills to drive momentum and change

What we'd like to see

    • Curiosity, tinkering, and forward spirit of innovation
    • Coding/scripting/tactical automation skills a strong plus
    • Facilities systems and physical security IT systems experience a plus
    • Event coordination and AV management systems operations a plus

Benefits

    • Competitive compensation with stock options
    • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental insurance
    • 401k matching
    • Fitness and wellness stipend
    • Mobile phone reimbursement
    • Mental well-being benefits
    • Professional learning and development stipend
    • Parental leave, including adoptive and foster parents
    • 3 weeks paid time off (increases with tenure) and unlimited sick leave
ASAPP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. If you have a disability and need assistance with our employment application process, please email us at careers@asapp.com to obtain assistance. #LI-CM1