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IT Director
Ref No.: 18-02297
Location: Miramar, Florida
Position Type:Full Time
The IT Director will be the lead innovator, operator, and Client of all company technology-based services and will play a key role in developing and executing the Company's business and technology strategies.
  • Advise Executive Management on opportunities and risks associated with technology
  • Act as a trusted advisor by building and maintaining relationships with business unit leaders
  • Execute a data-centric strategy and drive digital transformation for Company's operations, products, sales and marketing
  • Create the mission and vision of the IT organization, lead the development of the IT strategy and roadmap ensuring integration with the Company's strategic planning process
  • Provide assessment and direction on emerging technologies to ensure Company's IT capabilities respond to the digital business strategy; monitor and analyze technology and trends that could improve the company's products and performance
  • Develop and control annual budget for technology & data processing to ensure it is consistent with overall strategic objectives
  • Develop, interpret and enforce banking regulations and Company policies across all technical and data processing activities
  • Direct IT sourcing, provide executive oversight for strategic vendor and partner relationship management, and negotiate contracts with technology vendors and service providers
  • Responsible for cybersecurity oversight and incidence response plan
  • Maintain a viable Technology Business Recovery and Disaster Plan
  • Provides leadership, coaching and direction to the IT leadership team and staff
  • Bachelor degree in Technology, Business Management or Engineering. MS/MBA (preferred)
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience with a banking or financial services company
  • 3 plus years senior management experience
  • Ability to convert business strategy to technology execution
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organization and decision-making skills
  • High ethical standards, including maintaining confidentiality
  • Experience managing data centers, business continuity, cybersecurity and other technology infrastructures
  • Experience in developing and managing technology budgets
  • Experience interacting directly with Regulators in areas of technology compliance
  • Experience managing technology vendors
  • Awareness of industry trends in technology and development management; cloud computing, data management; artificial intelligence