Director of IT

  • 2023-09-12
  • In the ever-changing world of technology, there is an opportunity for a forward-thinking leader to step into the role of Director of IT. Our client, a prominent online retailer specializing in high-quality auto parts and accessories, is seeking a pivotal individual to spearhead their IT-OT integration efforts. Reporting directly to the CIO, this position entails designing advanced IT systems to drive growth, efficiency. Working collaboratively with the CIO and COO, this individual will play a key role in a multi-year IT-OT program, leveraging cloud technology to establish a robust infrastructure.
    This is an in-office position. The preferred candidate should be located in Ottawa.


    • Lead and oversee IT / OT integration, achieving program objectives
    • Develop and execute comprehensive project plans, budgets, and resource allocations for successful completion
    • Assist the CIO in establishing a robust Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity Program
    • Collaborate closely with senior stakeholders, providing regular project updates
    • Drive improvements in efficiency, network infrastructure, and cyber risk reduction through project execution
    • Foster cross-functional collaboration to align projects with business strategy
    • Ensure IT infrastructure compliance with legal, regulatory, and company standards, prioritizing cybersecurity
    • Efficiently manage a technical team, aligning their tasks with growth goals
    • Maintain consistent communication with senior management and stakeholders, sharing project progress
    • Effectively manage allocated budgets

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
    • Over a decade of experience overseeing IT/OT-ICS projects
    • Proficiency in managing IT infrastructure, OT systems, and cybersecurity
    • In-depth comprehension of OT-ICS systems, networks, and security principles
    • Skillful at balancing strategic priorities, risk assessment, and investment decisions
    • Exceptional capabilities in leadership, communication, and stakeholder management
    • NetSuite ERP exp is considered an asset
    • Preferred certifications in project management and ITIL

    Join this exciting opportunity and become the driving force behind technological transformation. If you're ready to lead with innovation, collaborate with key stakeholders, and shape the future of IT/OT integration.

    Thank you in advance for your interest, only individuals deemed to have the skill set and experience to fit the role will be contacted. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship.