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IT Director - Remote

Company: Yugabyte
Location: Houston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

At Yugabyte, we are on a mission to build the default database for cloud native applications in a multi cloud world. We are well underway on this journey with YugabyteDB, the open source, high-performance, distributed SQL database that runs on any cloud and enables developers to get instantly productive using well-known APIs. And the best is yet to come! We are looking for talented and driven people to join us on our ambitious mission and help us build a lasting and impactful company.Yugabyte is looking for an IT Director who is passionate about leading and mentoring a growing international team of IT professionals! This person will work closely with Yugabyte's Security Team and with leaders from various sectors of Yugabyte to maintain our corporate network and IT assets, implement new technology, and support our compliance efforts.The IT Director will play a pivotal role in our company by managing all aspects of internal IT infrastructure. Your team will oversee and troubleshoot the company network, provision all new hire laptops and access to corporate systems, procure software, own third-party provider relationships, and assist us with all aspects of Yugabyte's security and privacy compliance. -The ideal candidate is responsible, dependable, willing to learn new skills and enjoys laying the foundation to scale an organization's IT needs in a fast growing environment. As a leader at Yugabyte, you will manage and develop a team of dedicated IT professionals to ensure we meet the requirements of the business.Responsibilities:

  • Grow and Learn: Yugabyte is a fast growing company with interesting problems
  • Procurement of IT equipment: source vendors, purchase equipment (e.g. computers, computer/home office accessories, software tools)
  • Administration of third party IT providers: Upgrading, installing, and configuring new hardware and software to meet company needs
  • Access Control: Guide and direct access control ticketing and fulfillment by the team
  • Endpoint infrastructure administration: Coordinate the management of all of our endpoints. This includes assessment, selection, and maintenance of hardware, antivirus, MDM and laptop management software, OS patching, software installation, etc.
  • Team management and recruitment: This will be a global IT management role. The IT Director will be responsible for the direction, mentorship, and training of the IT staff as well as strengthening the team as needed in the US and abroad.
  • Domain infrastructure management: Maintain all company domain names.
  • Assist in protecting the company's infrastructure: Work with our Information Security team to help carry out policies and protect the business' technology resources
  • Office Network Administration: Oversee onsite office technology management and maintenance with respect to conference/meetings tools; IT support for day-to-day operations, onsite equipment and software trouble-shooting; office network administration, etc.
  • Strategic Planning: Craft and maintain a strategic plan for our IT system landscape with multi-functional partners, including assisting with the decisions on new solutions as well as working to consolidate redundant solutions
  • Information Security: You will be working in tandem with Yugabyte's Information Security team to protect the company's infrastructure. A demonstrable understanding of security will be crucial in making good decisions related to infrastructure and access control.
  • Cross-Team Collaboration: Collaborative with multi-functional Yugabyte teams including DevOps, Information Security, Finance, Cloud Operations, and Software Engineering to assist with IT-based solutions to support the business objectives.
  • Help Desk: Oversee day-to-day operations across multiple time zones.
  • Compliance: Ensure that all Yugabyte processes meet our security and privacy requirements and controls, including assisting with risk assessments and compliance effortsRequirements:
    • Bachelor degree in a related field preferred
    • Senior level skillset managing corporate networks; network access control experience a plus
    • Organizational, and time management skills
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • 3 years of experience or more in an IT leadership role
    • Expertise in managing a mac and linux workstations a plus.
    • Mid-to-Senior level skill set managing a corporate Google workspace environment; Office 365 knowledge a plus but not required
    • Basic knowledge of provisioning users, applying network security rules, and integrating corporate processes like Okta authentication with at least one of the following cloud service provider environments: Microsoft Azure, Google GCP, and Amazon AWS
    • Mid-to-Senior level skill set in information security as it applies to hardening and securing corporate assets
    • Experience with Okta IdP administrationInterview Process: Health and safety remain a top priority for all of our roles. As such, all Yugabyte interviews are held virtually. - Although we are based in Silicon Valley, we hire exceptional folks wherever they are! - Our process usually lasts 2-3 weeks and consists of a phone screen and Zoom interviews including senior leaders.Our Benefits: -
      • Remote work
      • Competitive Salary
      • Full Health Benefits
      • Monthly Wellness Reimbursement
      • Internet and Phone Reimbursement
      • Home Office Setup ReimbursementEqual Employment Opportunity Statement:As an equal opportunity employer, Yugabyte is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws.

Keywords: Yugabyte, Houston , IT Director - Remote, Executive , Houston, Texas

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