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Director of Information Technology

HireStrategy • Reston, VA

Posted 25 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - Greater than 15 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
$145,000.00 - $150,000.00 /Year
Wireless, Consulting
Information Technology, Other


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Job Description

Our client is looking for a Director of IT to lead our team of Network, IT, Security and DevOps professionals, and to support growth in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment handling multiple responsibilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Director of IT will lead and direct cross-functional teams of technical experts
  • Maintain our existing network, including:
    • Connections to all major US Mobile Carriers: MPLS, Point-to-Point & VPN
    • Complex traffic shaping, rate limiting, security and filtering
    • RADIUS & DIAMETER traffic
  • The Director of IT will maintain our existing platforms, including:
    • AWS environments – existing & migration of physical environments
    • System Administration
    • Monitoring tools
  • The Director of IT will design, implement and deliver infrastructure solutions including:
    • Definition of scope
    • Project planning
    • Scheduling & prioritization
    • Contingency and risk planning
    • Work assignments and personnel.
  • The Director of IT will manage all aspects of Information Security, including:
    • Network Security & Borders defense
    • Compliance (PCI, SOC, etc) policies and procedures
    • IPS/IDS implementation and on-going maintenance
    • Audit trails, Backups & Disaster Recovery
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Manage multiple vendors relationships
  • Inventory, licenses and procurement

Job Requirements


  • 15+ years of technology development and management
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science/equivalent work experience
  • Extensive hands-on networking and troubleshooting experience in large, distributed environments
  • Extensive knowledge of TCP/IP, VLANs, Spanning Tree, multicast, VRF, QoS, BGP, OSPF, as well as MPLS connectivity/architecture
  • Security principles, certification requirements and processes
  • AWS Architecture and security
  • Planning, organization, professionalism
  • Willingness to work in an unstructured environment
  • Clear communication at all levels

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Wireless Telecom networks and infrastructure
Job ID: 263678
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