Mitchell International, Inc.

VP, Information Technology - Office of the CTO

Job Location US-CA-San Diego
Job ID
17-7872
Type
Regular Hire

Company Overview

Mitchell International is a rapidly growing technology company in San Diego, CA, whose mission is to empower better outcomes for the Property and Casualty industry by streamlining claims managements processes. The Vice President of Information Technology will lead the Office of the CTO in an effort to introduce a governance framework, and in scaling process excellence, for the centralized IT organization. Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), this role will implement and manage best-in-class processes and competencies for operating, maintaining, and protecting a fast growing and increasingly complex technical environment. In addition, this role will consult on, and facilitate the embedding of operational excellence and responsible stewardship across the IT organization. This role will interact regularly with C-level executives.

Job Description

 

Responsibilities:

  • Drive collaboration across a centralized IT organization and senior level executives to lead the careful and responsible management of the technical organization.
  • Establish (analyze, define, prioritize and implement) an efficient framework of repeatable, scalable processes for a dynamic, centralized IT organization servicing multiple business units. (Such as ISO27001, COBIT, ITIL, Six Sigma, and DevOps).
  • Achieve measurable improvements in the organization’s capabilities and effectiveness to perform against expanding workloads and demands for services.
  • Lead the cost/benefit analysis of technology evaluations, decisions and roadmap planning for architecture and technical migration (related to cloud, on premise, and hybrid infrastructure).
  • Coordinate capital and operational budgeting and forecasting for infrastructure, licensing, vendors, partners and workforce.
  • Lead assigned functions within the Office of the CTO, such as Strategic Planning, Financial Management, Information Security, Program Management, and Business Continuity.
  • Exercise influence across IT, and company-wide, in the areas of operational excellence and scale.

Qualifications

 

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Business or a related technical field, MBA or related MA preferred.
  • 20+ years professional work experience in Information Technology, with 10+ years or more in major leadership positions.
  • Entrepreneurial/Innovative leader of business transformation efforts and track record of successful change management.
  • Experience in providing mature and scalable IT services, preferably with a software-as-a-service company, managing Enterprise Systems and infrastructure,
  • Experience with big 5 consulting and/or Financial Services sector– a major plus.
  • Proven people and teams development and leadership skills.
  • Experience in leading and managing co-located and virtual/distributed teams.
  • Experience working in high and fast growth environments, with growth driven organically as well as by acquisitions (from due diligence, Day 1 and total integration).
  • Demonstrated understanding of the following IT domains/controls: security administration, technology change management, data management, business continuity and disaster recovery, operations and problem management, and asset management.
  • Experience in working with Agile delivery/development organizations – a plus.
  • Certifications and proven track record in using ITIL and Lean/Six Sigma (Green Belt or higher) – preferred.
  • Powerful and prolific written and verbal communicator – Ability to effectively convey complex information to executives.
  • Ability to interact and form trusting relationships with internal stakeholders and external customers from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
  • Position requires up to 20% travel

 

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