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Director of IT

BlackHawk Industrial
Houston, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

SUMMARY: The Director of IT will be a key member of corporate leadership and will need to drive forward operational improvements across the enterprise as the organization expands. As such, the position requires a leader with organizational design and management experiences, IT roadmap and strategic development, effective communication and change management skills, extensive application and infrastructure background, and experience driving process improvement projects.

This position is eligible for remote work, but frequent travel to our corporate office in Tulsa, OK is required.


  • Personally exhibits, recruits and coaches associates consistent with Core Behaviors
  • Responsible for promoting culture of safety
  • Recommends and develops short and long-term IT strategy and plans for systems implementation, IT service management and operations, capital and operating budgets, and staffing to accomplish business objectives including carve-out standup.
  • Support, develops and monitors IT systems policies and controls, information security, asset tracking control, and regulatory compliance.
  • Development of holistic ERP strategy and management over implementation and ongoing support services.
  • Responsible for evaluating, and maintaining technology standards across operations including corporate offices, branches, vending sites and distribution facilities.
  • Supports acquisition diligence and integration efforts.
  • Develops, maintains, and oversees backup and disaster recovery (DR)/business continuity plans (BCP). Manages institutional risk related to data storage and security.
  • Directly and indirectly oversee employees in the IT Department. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and career development of employees; planning, assigning, and directing work.
  • Ensures timely, effective use of technology to support business goals/needs and ensures the organization migrates to an effective hybrid in source/outsource model for the provision of information technology services.
  • Administers the Department’s budget, within budgetary guidelines to contribute to cost effective operations of the company.
  • Establishes and maintains regular written and in-person communications with the executives, management and key stakeholders on projects regarding pertinent IT activities.
  • Centrally manages all hardware and software license agreements, communication agreements and vendor contracts.
  • Defines and communicates project / day to day milestones, service level agreements (SLAs), and resource allocation to executives, management and key stakeholders.
  • Performs other job functions as assigned.


  • Environment Design – demonstrated capability to design and implement an IT environment based on a well-articulated roadmap and strategic vision
  • Budgeting – proven capabilities in translating technology needs into prioritized plans and budgetary requirements
  • Communication – ability to communicate effectively with executives and management regarding technology concepts, plans, operations and requirements
  • Prioritization and portfolio management – proven capability of balancing strategic vision, operational requirements and technology alignment into an overall implementation plan
  • Project management – demonstrated project management skills ranging from minor technology upgrades to major shifts in technology approach
  • People management skills – proven experience coordinating a broad mix of IT staff
  • Proven experience in the design, development, and implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems, and products
  • Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly, business language
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Master’s Degree Preferred
  • 1-3 years experience in a similar position required
  • 10-15 years’ experience in IT operations, management and best practices
  • At least 10 years’ experience in a supervisory role; ability to lead people and get results through others, preferably with at least 5 years as a Director, VP or CIO.


  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) or equivalent preferred
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) or equivalent preferred
    Software certifications preferred
  • A+ certification preferred


  • 401k Plan and Company Match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

*BlackHawk Industrial is an Equal Opportunity Employer

BlackHawk Industrial


Houston, TX
77064 USA



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