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Director, Information Technology at Third Rock Ventures
Boston, MA, US

The Director, IT will be responsible for driving the company’s IT processes, procedures and
overall strategic direction. This will be a hands-on role supporting day-to-day operations of
network, security, enterprise architecture and telecommunications infrastructure at Third Rock.


Responsibilities:

  • Create, maintain and update IT practices, policies, procedures and associated plans for
    security, desktops, and infrastructure.
  • Management of internal IT systems, databases and special projects.
  • Evaluate and determine strategy for insourced and outsourced IT service models,
    including management of MSP.
  • Assess and make improvements to enterprise data architecture strategy and manage
    storage, backup, integration and accessibility of data, including disaster recovery and
    business continuity plans.
  • Support the IT needs of internal staff, ensuring a high level of service and
    responsiveness
  • Manage IT activities related to new company launches
  • Provide strategic IT guidance to Third Rock portfolio companies

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree in computer science or related technical discipline plus 5-7 years of relevant
    experience managing IT infrastructure and services. Experience in biotech or venture
    capital is a plus. Experience with evaluating, implementing and managing on-prem and
    cloud infrastructure (storage/compute/networking), enterprise systems, and core
    services.
  • In depth understanding of public cloud technologies (preferably AWS)
  • Ability to identify impediments to complex business and technical issues and provide
    timely and cost-effective solutions.
  • Prior experience in successfully implementing, utilizing and leveraging outsourcing
    strategies.
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.