Chief Information Officer

| Chicago

Morningstar’s Technology Group is a global organization spanning 10 countries with nearly 2000 dedicated employees. We are looking for an experienced CIO to leading our technology transformation. Reporting to the CTO, the CIO leads a global team of over 200 employees in the following areas:

  • Corporate Systems – Salesforce, Jira, Office 365
  • Infrastructure and Employee Experience – Data centers, offices, devices, networking, help desk
  • Cloud Services – AWS, GCP and Azure
  • Security – Compliance, Regulation, App Sec, Privacy, Sec Ops
  • Operations – TOC, CI/CD, Monitoring


The successful candidate will be a self-starter with 15-20 years of experience leading global technology organizations. They will oversee the day-to-day operations across the areas above and ensure we are executing on our strategic plan. As a member of global technology leadership team, the CIO will continually contribute to adapting leading technologies and practices to Morningstar and develop our technology people, thus driving growth of product and services excellence and operational productivity.

The responsibilities of CIO include but are not limited to:


Responsibilities

  • Ensure reliability, availability, scalability, and security of Morningstar's global processing environment
  • Develop and enhance Morningstar's future IT strategy
  • Analyze Morningstar's current IT organization (including location strategy), infrastructure, and enterprise business systems, and ensure alignment with the business’ strategic plans and future scale
  • Work closely with Morningstar's procurement team and IT vendors to identify and obtain best-in-class technology solutions
  • Ensure that Morningstar's IT operations adhere to all local laws in all worldwide locations
  • Protect Morningstar's IT and data assets from technology/policy breaches including human error, bad software, hardware failure, etc.
  • Partner with other senior executives to create strategic plans to support the growth of the business
  • Set, manage, and drive to achieve global IT objectives and team goals
  • Work with the CTO and other technology leaders to evaluate/develop and implement new technologies
  • Analyze and re-engineer internal processes to maximize quality and minimize service time


Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year college/university
  • 15+ years managing globally distributed IT technology teams
  • Solid understanding of modern technology
  • Deep knowledge of business principles and risk assessment
  • Excellent leadership, communication and organization skills. Ability to influence
  • A solid organizational foundation and process-oriented mindset

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
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    • PlayFrameworks
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    • Maria DBDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
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Location

22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

What are Morningstar Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.

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