Insight Investments Corporate Office - Costa Mesa, CA

  • Director, IT

    Job Locations US-CA-Costa Mesa
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all Information Service functions: Service Desk, Network, Servers, Databases, Storage, Telephony, Security, and Business Applications
    • Builds and maintains relationships with other executives to develop a clear understanding of business needs; ensures cost-effective delivery of IT services to meet those needs, and is able to respond with agility to changing business priorities
    • Leads the development of the IT strategy and roadmap; ensures its integration with the enterprise’s business strategy and plans through innovative, secure and stable technology solutions
    • Sets the mission and vision of the IT organization to foster business-oriented culture and mindset
    • Assembles, manages, and leads the members from IT and Business Analytics to create synergies across the enterprise to deliver cost-effective and innovative shared solutions in achievement of business goals
    • Uses interpersonal skills to lead collaborative teams and ensures high performance and engagement
    • Establishes budgets and performance controls for people and systems
    • Partners with all department leaders and other stakeholders to promote and support the use of information technology for organizational excellence and continuous improvement
    • Provides strategic vision and leadership to the emerging infrastructure, security, mobility, modern workspace, tele-conferencing, productivity, application, and development trends
    • Supports the business initiatives through innovative, secure and stable technology solutions
    • Oversees all technology systems, telephony, network infrastructure, computer operation, user support, security systems, and business applications (e.g. Enterprise, Financial Applications, CRMs, etc.) including IT vendor selection, negotiation and management
    • Develops and implements strategies for disaster security/recovery and business continuity
    • Optimizes the value of IT resource by properly prioritizing between Operations, IT and business projects

    Qualifications / Education

    • Five years or more in an IT leadership role
    • Must possess a broad range of experience in a complex enterprise setting, preferably in financial services or technology product/service resellers
    • Experience with enterprise applications and services such Office 365 Suite (Office, SharePoint and Skype for Business), Dynamics GP, Dynamics CRM, Salesforce, databases, reporting, and Windows/Mac OS
    • Familiarity with .NET technologies and the ability to oversee a team of developers who design, develop and maintain the operation of a database-driven ASP.NET/C# Web applications
    • Proven success in providing a high level of management in multiple functional areas. Highly developed knowledge in management, IT strategic planning, and technology services planning
    • Deep and broad technical knowledge of enterprise technologies including servers and virtualization, networking (LAN and WAN), cloud services, storage, disaster recovery, security, and telecommunication (i.e. VMWare, Palo Alto, Cisco, SCCM, PRTG equivalent, NetApp, etc.) across multiple sites
    • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills; heavy emphasis on providing exceptional customer service
    • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to develop and communicate an IT vision that inspires and motivates IT staff and aligns to the business strategy
    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field. Master’s degree preferred


    • Proven ability to collaborate, build relationships and influence individuals at all levels and demonstrate the business value of IT
    • Experience with developing and managing information technology budgets
    • Demonstrates ability to develop and execute a strategic people plan that ensures that the right people are in the right roles at the right time and that employees are highly engaged and satisfied
    • Experience with Lease Accounting application (i.e. LeaseWave)


    Insight Investments, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, status as a Veteran or other protected classification.


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