Director of IT - Infrastructure and Telecommunications

Houston, TX | Permanent

Post Date: 07/17/2017 Job ID: 284 Industry: Financial Services Type: Permanent Pay Rate: DOE

Financial Services Company in the Southwest Houston is searching for a Director, Information Technology with strong leadership skills and specific technical experience in network and telecommunications in a large organization.

Note:  Client is searching for candidate with large enterprise environment experience.


  • College Degree in relevant field preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience of related work experience.

Must Have:

  • Experienced managing 50+ resources
  • Experienced with a large user base 5000+ users
  • Experienced supporting 500+ offices with changing demands
  • Leadership skills
  • Someone that knows how to navigate an enterprise environment
  • Skills bringing teams together both internal and external to drive results (teamwork)
  • Must be adaptable to change.
  • Network and telecom background
  • Experience managing third parties
  • Experience driving implementations to completion

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and directs operations and/or services to meet customer and business requirements
  • Plans, implements and monitors IT technology solutions and activities involving the definition, development, maintenance and operation of systems, as well as for maintaining the area's technological level up to date
  • Manages and ensures adherence to policies, procedures, technical standards, methods, and priorities
  • Plans and coordinates investigations, feasibility studies and surveys of proposed and existing information systems and applications
  • Provides input to development and control of department budgets
  • Maintains current knowledge of equipment, systems and programming techniques appropriate to the organization
  • Directs the selection, development and training of technical employees 
  • Monitors operations and develops improvements


  • Provides leadership and direction through managers, supervisors and/or individual contributors
  • Accountable for the performance and results of a function/sub-function, division/region
  • Executes business plans and contributes to the development of business strategy
  • Decisions are guided by business unit or regional strategy and priorities
  • Applies broad industry knowledge and commercial awareness to drive financial performance
  • Leads through subordinate managers; contributes to the development of functional/ operational long-term strategy and develops annual business plans to ensure alignment
  • Guided by functional or regional strategy, has broad impact on the functional, divisional or regional results
  • Directs the resolution of highly complex or unusual business problems applying advanced critical thinking
  • Persuades and negotiates with senior leaders across the business

Team Management:

Candidate will be responsible for managing teams.

Travel Requirements:

Candidate will be requirement to travel up to 5%.

  • Candidate must have the proof of the right to work in the United States.
  • Unable to provide H1B Visa sponsorship.
  • Unable to work C2C with third party vendors.
  • Unable to provide relocation assistance.
  • Houston candidates preferred.


This position offers a competitive salary, bonus potential and full benefits.

Resume Submittal:

Please submit your resume and salary requirements to


Marie Mikelson
President - Executive Recruiter

Marie is a native Houstonian and has put her energy in building ProFound’s business relationships. She has specialized in IT and software development recruiting in the Houston area since 1999. You will often hear Marie tell people to “get-into-our-circle” because she knows people, companies and she’s working on new jobs all the time. As a professional networker, Marie practices good habits in business development, recruiting, customer service, working with a sense of urgency to help people. She believes in having a foundation of long term relationships in order to be a successful Business Owner, Recruiter and Business Developer.

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