director it in chennai

randstad india
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chennai, tamil nadu
Information Technology
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randstad india

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director it in chennai

Overview of the role:
 The Director of Information Technology Operations oversees the organization’s IT service delivery, operations and supports the security posture, information risk management and compliance, cybersecurity strategies for the company.  
 This position is accountable for developing and implementing components of enterprise security, risk and IT policies, monitoring security risks, and managing the core IT operational functions and working with the various functional group leadership to align compliance, security, and IT services with business needs.     This position will direct a team of external service providers and internal Corporate IT professionals     

Reports to: MD & CIO



  • Information Security & Compliance Management
  • Manages the enterprise-wide information security governance process, working cross-functionally with other IT functions as needed
  • Executes and maintains a cybersecurity strategy to leverage new technology and threat information
  • Establishes annual and future-state IT security goals and strategies and aligns with the needs of the business
  • Creates and/or updates security plans, instructions, briefings, policies, and guidance as needed in support of the CIO &CISO
  • Defines and communicates corporate plans, procedures, policies, and standards for the organization for acquiring, implementing, and operating new security systems, equipment, software, and other technologies
  • Maintains a robust information technology strategy to ensure innovation while optimizing costs
  • Responsible for leading/overseeing enterprise-wide technology projects in conjunction with external service providers, ensuring projects achieve their intended outcomes on time and on budget
  • Assists in addressing IT Systems and Infrastructure related elements associated with Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Manages the performance of external service providers engaged in the delivery of technology services
  • Partners with customers and analyzes issues and problems from the customer perspective
  • Manages complex internal/external customer relationships for long-term value
  • Keeps abreast of new market developments in technology and security and compliance
  • Mentors and oversees internal Corporate IT staff members
  • Encourages and facilitates the development of a significant knowledge base in others



o Minimum 10+ years of IT leadership experience

- Experience as a people manager

- Experience in the healthcare industry

- Experience in the service provider industry


● Certifications:

- Experience in managing an outsourced, collaborative technology environment

● ISC 2 CAP, CEH, CISSP, CBCP, PMP, ITIL or comparable certification


Technology Skills:

Microsoft Stack, Linux, Azure, AWS, Oracle Cloud, VoIP, Cisco Routing & Switching, Deltek CostPoint, UltiPro, GRC Tools

Industry experience: Information Technology/Healthcare



o Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree

▪ Preferred Majors: Information Technology, Business Administration or a closely related field


Cloud, Devops, Infrastructure, migration