Bank Information Technology Director – To $135K – Chicago, IL – Job # 2973

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our bank client is seeking to fill an Information Technology Director role in the Chicago, IL area. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring organization-wide systems and information connectivity.

The position includes a generous salary of up to $135K and an excellent benefits package. (This is not a remote position).

Bank Information Technology Director responsibilities include:

  • Providing direction and support to the IT team in running regular checks on network and data security, as well as conducting regular system audits.
  • Providing leadership and management of the IT Team by being an active advocate for the best interests of all employees.
  • Overseeing and determining timeframes for major IT projects including system updates, upgrades, migrations, and outages.
  • Assisting with managing and reporting on the allocation of the IT budget.
  • Monitoring systems operations, establishing user profiles, user environments, directories, and security access on the Local Area Network (LAN) as needed.
  • Identifying and acting on opportunities to improve and update software and systems.
  • Ensuring policies and procedures are up to date and that all employees are held accountable for complying with those policies.
  • Inspiring and empowering employees to identify initiatives aligned to strategy or operational improvements and supporting them in the end-to-end development and deployment of an initiative.
  • Consulting with computer operations management, supervisory staff, and various I.S. personnel to assure that I.S. standards for control, security, and recoverability are understood and followed.
  • Designing and maintaining systems documentation, processing logs and inventory of equipment, and providing off-hours support, including on-call rotation.
  • Primary contact for hardware and software issues, as well as, managing the process of maintaining PCs and PC applications.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • College degree or Completion of a specialized course of study at a business or trade school or Completion of a specialized and extensive in-house training or apprenticeship program.
  • Eight or more years to twelve years of similar or related experience.
  • Ability to motivate or influence others is a material part of the job, requiring a significant level of diplomacy and trust.
  • Work frequently involves contacts requiring considerable discussion of problems, material presentations, and resolving issues impacting departments or divisions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge and a good understanding of Information Technology, Security, and control objectives.

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