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Job Title
DIRECTOR – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND SECURITY, UK

DESCRIPTION

We are looking for an experienced Director of Information Technology and Security to lead the delivery of a world-class IT service and security posture for Proximie globally. You’ll work with stakeholders across the company, delivering the mission-critical IT and security services necessary for Proximie to fulfil its mission to serve the surgeon, the patient, and our business partners.

Proximie is a distributed company, but you’ll be available in core UK working hours and available to travel to the office in Central London on a monthly basis, pandemic lockdowns permitting.

You will be managing and growing the team internationally and report to the CTO.

REQUIREMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Own the internal IT function supporting Proximie globally
  • Provide line management of all IT support engineers
  • Oversee the management of the internal helpdesk
  • Oversee the implementation and management of all internal IT and IT security measures
  • Lead the implementation of IT compliance projects, i.e. SOC2
  • Develop, communicate and maintain all IT policies and procedures
  • Be the go-to authority on all IT matters related to security compliance audits and vendor assessments
  • Develop and conduct internal IT training and awareness programs
  • Provide security expertise and leadership as part of the technology leadership team
  • Participate in the technology security leadership team
  • Oversee the architecture, budget and technology selection for general IT and IT security requirements
  • Be a hands-on leader, lead your team by example and action.
  • Contribute to internal L2 and L3 support escalations.
  • Engage with stakeholders across the business to understand requirements and efficacy of productivity tools and security controls.
  • Partner effectively with other members of the Technology team to maintain and execute the highest standard of information security practices across IT and application architectures.
  • Scale the IT team as requirements demand
  • Ensure compliance with all global requirements, including GDPR and HIPAA
  • Use metrics and data to influence decisions

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • BSc in Computer Science, and/or relevant experience
  • 8+ years of commercial experience delivering IT and internal security project and ongoing services
  • 3+ years of experience managing 5 or more engineers
  • Experience successfully implementing and delivering a SOC2 (or comparable) programme
  • Experience in formal Secure SDLC techniques such as Risk Management and Compliance Audits
  • Experience working in cross-functional and geographically dispersed teams
  • Experience defining vision and strategy for an effective and secure information technology service
  • Experience in HR responsibilities such as recruitment, 1 on 1s, task delegation
  • Production experience with 1 or more of the following cloud providers: AWS, Oracle, or Azure
  • Current on modern security working practices such as Zero Trust and DevSecOps

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • ITIL, ITSM accreditation
  • GDPR, HIPAA, ISO27000, HITRUST, FedRAMP and comparable accreditations
  • MSCE Administration and Security accreditations
  • Experience in Atlassian products (Jira, Jira Service Desk, Confluence, etc)
  • 1+ years of experience in a start-up/scale-up environment
  • Knowledge of the Military, NHS, and the healthcare IT market
  • Experience managing firewalls, switches, WiFi & VoIP equipment
  • Cloud certified in AWS, Oracle, or Azure

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