Information Technology (IT) Director
Information Technology (IT) directors provide direction to an organization in matters involving relationships with external technology vendors or providers and management of an organization’s IT security from the operating system level to the enterprise level.
Manage security of network, systems and enterprise information.
Review the performance of IT systems to determine operating costs, productivity levels and upgrade requirements.
Build relationships with external IT vendors and service providers.
Benchmark and make recommendations for the improvement of the IT infrastructure of IT systems.
Required to have held managerial positions at various levels in the IT industry.
An advanced or post-graduate degree in information technology or a related field. Getting an MBA degree is also a very popular route to take in the pursuit of this career goal.