Senior Director, Information Technology

Cutera Brisbane , CA 94005

Posted 3 weeks ago

Cutera, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUTR) is a leading global aesthetic device company with a comprehensive product portfolio and a global distribution footprint. Our teams are made up of energetic and passionate employees who are inspired by developing and selling products that help people look and feel better about themselves. Founded in 1998, we design and manufacture cutting-edge products in our Headquarters location in the San Francisco Bay Area. We offer competitive benefits to all levels of employees. It is a very rewarding and fun place to work! Wouldn't you like to join us?

Position Summary:

  • The Sr. Director of IT is responsible for defining and delivering IT strategy and capabilities across the organization, as well as for the implementation and maintenance of current systems and services. S/he also must ensure maximum uptime and stability in the Company's computer systems and networks.

  • As a leader in IT, this position will be responsible for giving oversight and direction to IT and business leaders on strategy, standards, and opportunities for shared services and economies of scale. S/he will also work to develop, and execute against, the annual IT operating budget, focusing on the plan of execution of the Company's overall strategy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the senior management team, make a key contribution to the formulation of the Company's business strategies.

  • Proactively advise the senior management team on the emerging technologies and trends that are most relevant to the Company's goals and evolving needs.

  • Develop an IT vision, strategy, and a roadmap, and lead the IT team and its business partners in effective execution.

  • Ensure, on an ongoing basis, that current and planned technical architecture, investments and solutions are aligned with Company business objectives.

  • Build strong relationships with business groups and their leaders across the enterprise, and develop a detailed understanding of their issues, challenges and opportunities.

  • Lead the functional areas of Infrastructure, Applications including enterprise applications, IT operations and end users support services.

  • IT Infrastructure Responsible for setting the strategy for IT infrastructure, and for current and future organizational needs, with complete knowledge of the Company's network architecture.

  • Applications and services Oversee maintenance and implementation of all software applications and services, including but not limited to: ERP system, CRM, MS Office, IoT, Business Intelligence, etc. Lead efforts to scope new product development and/or selection when applicable.

  • Data Protection / Security Secure high value data and high value users, make key decisions on IT investments that bolster the Company's defenses, implement changes that improve detection, monitoring and response management. Define/maintain security policy and best practices. Perform internal security audits and reports.

  • Compliance / Regulatory Drive IT compliance programs; define and promote IT policies, procedures and standards that align with all regulatory requirements and industry best practices. Responsible for all implementation, documentation and maintenance of ITGC as necessary under the Company's SOX environment.

  • Prepares and maintains technical specifications and related documentation to secure procedures and prevent system failure. Responsible for Company's disaster recovery plan.

  • Researches and makes recommendations on hardware and software purchases. Negotiates with vendors on behalf of the Company to ensure cost-effective purchasing decisions.

  • Manage operating and capital budgets. Manages budget and controls expenses effectively.

  • Lead staff responsible for the day to day operations and administration of the strategic and tactical projects within their functional prevue (infrastructure, operations, end user support and collaboration applications). Hires, trains, develops and appraises staff effectively.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • BS/BA in computer science or equivalent combination of education and experience. MS or equivalent preferred.

  • Ten or more years of relevant, progressive experience managing an information systems department in a medium or large size firm.

  • Solid technical knowledge and experience in the use and application of the most current technologies and products used in the industry. Comprehensive knowledge of essential IT functions including: network infrastructure, storage, servers, databases, cloud computing, disaster recovery, security, telecommunications and vendor management.

  • Proven experience managing and leading IT teams consisting of onsite resources, contractors, consultants and managed services providers.

  • Experience in compliance to relevant data protection regulations (PCI, HIPAA, GDPR, SOC1/2 requirements and controls).

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to break down complex problems to make decisions and drive progress; strong strategic planning, project management and collaborative leadership skills.

  • Possesses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written; able to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Able to work collaboratively with diverse leaders, communicate an IT vision and strategy across all levels of the organization, and build consensus around key initiatives and projects.

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, hire and motivate a high performing IT team that values transparency and accountability.

  • High level of organization, attention to detail, aptitude for planning/managing deadlines.

  • Excellent interpersonal and project management skills with ability to work effectively with multiple functional areas.

  • Strong commitment to a team approach, and awareness of team and individual success dependencies.

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines.

  • Ability in exercising sound judgment and working independently with minimal supervision and/or guidance.

  • Proactive problem solver, presents problems and recommendations simultaneously.

  • Self-motivated, highly-driven, independent, and results-oriented. Ability to work within a fast-paced environment.

Applicants responding to this posting must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Competitive salary, benefits, ESPP and stock options. Cutera is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


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