Director of IT
Posted on 2/10/2024
INACTIVE
Art of Problem Solving

501-1,000 employees

Online advanced learning platform for eager students
Company Overview
Art of Problem Solving (AoPS) is a leading educational platform that fosters a culture of intellectual curiosity and collaborative learning, with a proven track record of training the majority of the US International Math Olympiad team. Their competitive advantage lies in their comprehensive and advanced curriculum, which not only focuses on math but also expands into language arts, science, and computer science. With an international online community of over 800,000 members, AoPS demonstrates industry leadership by providing a platform for students to learn from expert mentors and connect with like-minded peers.
Education

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2003

Headquarters

San Diego, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

27%

2 year growth

37%
Locations
San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
IT & Security
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field
  • 5 - 8 years experience in IT, including experience at the Manager or Director level
  • Experience administering company-wide software solutions including G-suite, Clickup, Front, Zoho/LastPass, Slack, and Docusign
  • Experience with ISO 27001 compliance or similar preferred
Responsibilities
  • Manage the IT team, including hiring, training, developing, supervising, and evaluating staff
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the IT department
  • Develop, implement, document, improve, and audit policies and procedures related to IT department operations and company-wide IT security, data privacy, and data loss prevention
  • Monitor performance and security of IT systems, and makes recommendations for improving the IT infrastructure
  • Partner with key stakeholders across the organization to analyze business requirements and develop solutions for IT needs
  • Monitor IT spending and ensures cost-effectiveness of IT solutions
  • Lead large IT projects, including the design, deployment, and integration of new IT systems and services
  • Assess vendors for new hardware, software, and tech support services and manages technology vendor relationships. This includes contract negotiation
  • Oversee and administers company-wide software solutions
  • Ensure tech equipment at HQ and AoPS Academy locations, as well as remote employee workstations, are functioning properly and supporting business needs. This includes AoPS Academy classroom technology
  • Provide technical support for Tier 3 issues
  • Develop, maintain, and improve employee-facing IT documentation
  • Assure all IT activities are performed within the parameters of applicable laws, codes, and regulations
  • Remain up to date with advances in technology and industry best practices
  • Complete other tasks and responsibilities, as assigned
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience building out the IT function at a mid-sized company preferred
  • Firm grasp on IT infrastructure and operations best practices
  • Experience overseeing IT at multiple business locations, ideally including locations that are not in the same metro area as headquarters
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Dependable and results-driven with solid time-management and organizational skills
  • Absolute integrity and confidentiality