Senior Director / Head of IT

| Chicago

Overview

iManage LLC is in an expansion phase and seeking a Senior Director of IT out of our Chicago office. At iManage, we offer the opportunity to join a rapidly growing and profitable software company where everyone has a voice and ability to make an impact. Supporting over 500 employees globally, you will manage and build a best in class IT organization across the US, EMEA and APJ regions. As a successful candidate, you will possess strong leadership and critical thinking skills to drive our Global IT strategy. Joining as a member of our Senior Leadership team and reporting to our CFO, you will embody the iManage values, promoting a customer orientated culture filled with respect, hunger for learning, accountability and commitment to delivering great outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance and strategy on horizontal and vertical solutions, including architecture
  • Partner with internal customers to understand needs, troubleshoot and propose/implement long term solutions/applications
  • Organize and lead IT teams, taking ownership for audit-related governance, system maintenance and high availability applications across multiple portal-based products
  • Drive continuous improvements on solution scalability, reliability and security
  • In collaboration with CSO, enforce strong security controls and tools
  • Support all global facilities including telecommunications and AV environments
  • Operate campus and WAN network and firewall with high availability SLO
  • Oversee and manage the IT global budget
  • Prepare and maintain technical specs and documentation and establish and enforce high standards in regards to technical capabilities/technologies/compliance and legal requirements

Requirements

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
  • Minimum of 15 years of IT experience with at least 8 years managing a team in a software organization
  • Proven experience partnering with Senior-level and C-Suite executives to drive IT strategies
  • Experience in Data Center and Office Network designs using current best practices and tools including: VMWare, Windows servers and laptops, Linux and Mac, Office 365, MSDN, Cisco Switches and Meraki AP devises, Palo Alto Firewalls, Active Directory, Mobile Management, Cloud-based backups and Communication services
  • People management skills in a highly cooperative/collaborative environment capable of acting as a thought leader, advisor, mentor and coach
  • Flexible and adaptable demeanor with a passion for doing the right thing and willingness to roll up sleeves
  • Expertise in negotiating complex contracts and interacting and building relationships with vendors
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to explain technology solution in business terms as well as establishing rapport and persuading others

About iManage

iManage transforms how professionals in legal, accounting and financial services get work done by combining the power of artificial intelligence with market leading document and email management. iManage automates routine cognitive tasks, provides powerful insights and streamlines how professionals work while maintaining the highest level of security and governance over critical client and corporate data. Over one million professionals at over 3,000 organizations in over 65 countries – including more than 2,000 law firms and 500 corporate legal departments – rely on iManage to deliver great client work.

Learn more at: www.imanage.com

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • HBaseDatabases
    • HiveDatabases
    • Maria DBDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases

Location

Located a short walk from Chicago's major train stations and transit lines. Not to mention just down the street from West Loops trendiest restaurants!

An Insider's view of iManage

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

When it comes to work-life balance, life comes first, and our company knows this. It's great that I can take the time I need off to enjoy the "life" side.

Dave

Business Development

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

To collaborate with other teams in the company, I have daily stand-up meetings for my pod that include QA, QE, & the development teams. Whenever I need fast bits of information from individuals in other pods/product teams, I stop by their desk to ask for clarification. If I need more time than this, I schedule a meeting with all relevant parties

Adam

UX Design

How does the company support your career growth?

iManage supports career growth by providing opportunities to move within the organization to learn other parts of the business. Career growth presents itself in opportunities to engage in process improvement and the ability to lead and take responsibility for initiatives within my department

Jacqueline

Cloud Services

What does your typical day look like?

The most exciting part of my day is knowing that if I continue to work hard and challenge myself, I'll be rewarded. In my role you never known what a new day will bring - so that variety makes each day unique and exciting.

Andy

Sales

What are iManage Perks + Benefits

Culture
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)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
iManage's game room is filled with Ping Pong, Foosball and many board games. Play at your own risk; The ping pong table gets COMPETITIVE!
Some Meals Provided
Every Monday and Friday we bring in breakfast for the office. Monday and Tuesday fresh fruit is delivered!
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Every year we set aside a budget for each department to spend on further education and development opportunities. Continuous learning is core to who we are!
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