Director of IT for Retail Brand in Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL
Date Posted: 02-13-2019
Position Overview

The Director of IT is responsible for the management, strategy and delivery of IT systems and infrastructure for the organization. This position will manage a team to deliver technical solutions and implementation of new IT systems and policies to meet company goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities Include
  • Supervise continued improvements of and integrations with core IT systems such as NetSuite ERP to meet current and future business needs
  • Identify gaps in our current IT infrastructure or opportunities for a technology or software refresh in critical areas
  • Ensure the availability, speed, security and scalability of the Company's IT infrastructure including: enterprise applications, website architecture, servers/storage, call center software, live chat, access control, and remote access
  • Lead and project manage cross-functional teams to ensure success of new and existing IT systems, and to ensure continued improvements of ERP systems.
  • Minimize IT security risks through proactive risk identification and mitigation
  • Maintain compliance with key industry IT standards including PCI compliance
  • Refine and enhance Brilliant Earth’s IT policies, procedures and training
  • Develop and manage metrics to measure and improve IT performance

Key Qualifications
  • BS degree in a related field REQUIRED;
  • Minimum 7 years experience in the Information Technology arena, with minimum 3 years of management and strategic experience in the field;
  • Experience overseeing large, complex, multi-unit IT programs (retail/restaurant preferred);
  • 5+ years experience with database platforms, server virtualization, security platforms, storage/backup platforms, and coding languages
Raponi Consulting, Placement & PR Firm
244 Fifth Avenue, Suite S293
New York, NY 10001
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