Director of IT

New York, NY
Business & Operations – IT
Full-time
Bustle Digital Group is seeking a Director of Information Technology to manage the IT security, business continuity, roadmap, budget, and support team. This role will also be responsible for the oversight of the support team, vendor partners, and projects. They will report to the VP of Technology. This role requires excellent communication skills, technology strategy skills, creative problem solving, mergers and acquisitions, office restructure and buildout, user engagement, and executive reporting. The ideal candidate should be a strong collaborator, and someone who enjoys learning quickly and sharing knowledge.

Responsibilities

    • Provide leadership, direction and guidance to the IT support engineering team
    • Manage IT roadmap for BDG
    • Manage cyber security risk assessment, audit compliance, and enforce policy and procedures
    • Spearhead merger and acquisitions projects
    • Vendor management including contract negotiations
    • IT project management and special operations
    • Executive reporting and strategy including budget management and forecasting
    • Enforcing best practice for security, disaster recovery, and business continuity
    • Establish and continuously implement the optimal workplace & collaboration technology, AV, network & security, and voice & mobile strategy
    • Provide workflows and solutions to different departments
    • Other duties as needed

Requirements

    • Minimum of 5-10 years experience overseeing a small to medium sized IT team
    • Strong management and leadership skills
    • Strong knowledge of Windows Server, Mac OS, Office 365, iOS and Android devices, Juniper, and Meraki
    • Experience with Active Directory, Google Apps, BetterCloud, SaaS, AWS
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate with colleagues / users across various levels of seniority

    • Preferred Experience:
    • Worked for a managed service provider, technology services, or technology consulting environment
    • ITIL experience
Bustle Digital Group is the largest premium publisher reaching millennial women. Every month, nearly 80 million readers turn to Bustle Digital Group publications — Bustle, Romper, Elite Daily, and The Zoe Report — for impactful conversation around the interests and issues engaging women today. Focusing on everything from pop culture to parenthood, Bustle Digital Group's content leverages the power of a diverse set of voices from coast to coast. Bustle Digital Group does business with over 300 global brands, and ranks among the most popular media companies with our demographic on social media. Bustle Digital Group was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles and London.