IT Director for full-time position

Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted: 14-07-2016

Tangentia Global Services( IT staffing division of Tangentia) is looking for a highly skilled Information Technology leader for a full time position at one of our premier customers in the Banking/ Financial Services business based in Chicago, Illinois. The selected candidate will be responsible for delivery, stabilization, and Run and Maintain duties associated with large and complex IT programs.  These programs involve the transition and delivery of integrated enterprise systems and software development, cloud services, highly available systems/networks, and other mission critical-services. This position will work closely with business leaders and interact/manage our government customers usually at their locations.

  • 10-15+ years of technical experience in architecture, software design & development, system/network design and implementation, and mission-critical application support utilizing CMMI and/or ISO delivery best practices.
  • Experience must show a progression of technical leadership and responsibility.
  • Must possess excellent verbal communications and writing skills, with experience leading not only technical staff, but also cross-functional business teams.
  • Strong technical project management skills with the ability to work on and track multiple projects simultaneously. Proven track record of leading multiple partners/sub-contractors. Experience working with/for large system integration companies and/or serving government customers.
  • Solid experience leading large enterprise projects from concept to operations working with customers at different levels including developers, product managers, operations, sales, business development, and c-level executives.
Strong working knowledge in SDLC - requirements gathering, design, development, QA, and operations. Working experience in modern enterprise technology including Java/J2EE, MS .NET, BPM/Workflow, ESB, Web Services, XML, and/or relational DB (Oracle, MS SQL).
  • Pro-actively manage cross functional technical team through the transition and delivery of technology capabilities in support of the services being delivered on programs. Anticipate problems and complications, and formulate solutions so as not to impede the progress of the project. Collaborate with and leverage internal IT resources – Solution Architecture, Development & Integration, and Shared Services.
  • Work with business and customer stakeholders to define solution objectives and requirements. Ensure all business systems, IT systems, partner platforms, and networks are in place to support the business and that the technical design accurately represents the business requirements.
  • Develop, maintain, and distribute standard IT project management deliverables based on industry best practices for successful delivery of solutions including: integrated project plan, project budget and variances, issues & action items log, meeting minutes, risk assessment, mitigation, and contingencies.
  • Lead vendor selection process (including RFP and Pricing) and manage against deliverables including SOW, change management, approval of deliverables, and SLA.
  • Assume responsibility and drive ownership for issue resolution. Accountable for on time solution delivery, quality, cost and operations.
  • Create and maintain scorecards to track internal, vendor and partner performance.

Education & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science (Engineering also acceptable)
  • Master of Science degree in Computer Science (Engineering also acceptable)
Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or CMMI certifications preferred
This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading American Financial Company. If you think you have the skills for this position, please send us your resume by following the links below or send it via email to and reference Chicago-Banking-044
Salary would be paid commensurate with experience and would not be a bar for the right candidates.
While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.
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