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Director IT Operations

Company: Avidity Biosciences
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

- Avidity Biosciences is pioneering a new class of oligonucleotide-based therapies called AOCs designed to overcome the current limitations of oligonucleotide therapies in order to treat a wide range of serious diseases. We utilize our proprietary AOC platform to design, engineer and develop therapeutics that combine the tissue selectivity of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) and the precision of oligonucleotide-based therapies in order to access previously undruggable tissue and cell types and more effectively target underlying genetic drivers of diseases. We are passionate about the impact of every employee in bringing these potentially transformative therapeutics to patients in need. Make a difference with us. Job Summary The IT director is responsible for the management, strategy and execution of IT infrastructure and data management for Avidity. Job duties include but are not limited to: Overseeing technical projects in alignment with organizational goals, directing and implementing the effective delivery of IT infrastructure, data management, and IT security processes and procedures. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ownership and execution of strategic 5-year IT Road Map
  • Oversee day to day activities of internal IT staff and manage outside MSP infrastructure partner.
  • Analyze and lead implementation efforts with business for IT system needs.
  • Assess needs for new IT equipment and software.
  • Assess and standardize business data management needs across the organization.
  • Develops and implements business continuity protocols to minimize disruption to business operations in the event of emergency situations or data loss.
  • Oversees security of systems, networks, and enterprise information.
  • Facilitate IT security audits as needed
  • Develop and manage relationships across the organization to ensure cohesive and collaborative communication.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this role successfully, an incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The preferred requirements listed below are representative of the skills, knowledge, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Preferred Education and/or Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience working in IT operations, supervising technology teams, and overseeing large information technology projects
    • Excellent understanding of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and data storage systems, and telecommunications systems
    • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills

Keywords: Avidity Biosciences, San Diego , Director IT Operations, Executive , San Diego, California

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