Director of IT (US Citizens only)
Company: Rhombus Power Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Rhombus is purposefully transforming global security enterprises
with Guardian, its Artificial Intelligence platform for strategic,
operational, and tactical decision-making at the speed of
We are looking for people who are driven by a sense of purpose. In
this role, you will serve as our Director of IT to solve our
customer's uniquely complex problems. We expect you to be a
systems-level thinker and a real doer. You will excel in this role
if you are hungry to make a difference and are intellectually bold.
And we sure hope that you smile when you hear our clients say, "If
we can dream it, Rhombus can do it."
Come join our cross-disciplinary and world-class team of
technologists who are working hard every day to deliver
game-changing solutions to transform national security.
Palo Alto, California
The Director of IT will have end-to-end responsibility in managing
Rhombus' technology operations and the implementation of new IT
systems and policies, as well as building out the IT team. As a
senior member of our staff, you will be a trusted advisor to the
executive leadership team on all matters related to IT. Ideal
candidates will be highly flexible, fast, and experienced in
creating and implementing IT policies and systems that will meet
objectives while influencing and motivating those around you to
adopt them. The goal is to ensure IT systems and people are
effective and functioning within the limits of budget, time and
specifications of the company.
We're seeking those who have a relentless work ethic, vigor, and
This position may require travel to client sites.
- Oversee all IT Operations and Security, in-house or through
vendors (network architecture, infrastructure, etc.) and
continually evaluate them according to established business goals.
Ultimately, you will be responsible for creating a high-performing,
secure IT infrastructure!
- Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the
implementation of strategies determined by Rhombus' executive
- Coordinate IT managers and supervise computer scientists,
technicians and other professionals to provide guidance (these
could be internal or 3rd party vendors)
- Develop metrics and reporting mechanisms to track program
efficacy and to share situational awareness with Rhombus leadership
team, as well as influence and inform the development and
enhancement of corporate policies in support of insider risk
- Define a strategic roadmap, including a scalable infrastructure
that will support companywide workflows, applications,
communications, and data sharing
- Plan and manage a departmental budget with lean standards and
high impact in mind, and manage and develop a high-performing team
that enables secure and productive business operations across
multiple work sites, including remote workers and international
- Minimum 7 years of Data/Information Security experience leading
programs and teams, preferably with several years in quickly
scaling tech startups. Minimum BA/BS inInformation Technology,
Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field
- Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security,
network and systems administration, databases and data storage
systems, and phone systems, particularly in an organization with
multiple work sties
- Advanced knowledge of enterprise architecture in the area of
IaaS, identity and access management (IAM), collaboration platforms
and security technology.
- Understanding of IT Service Management (ITSM) and the IT
Infrastructure Library (ITIL) frameworks.
- Demonstrated experience in vendor management and capacity
planning in a fast growth environment.
- Knowledgeable in compliance and information security
certifications such as SOC 2 Type 2 and FedRAMP and experience
building processes and policies and rolling out tools in compliance
- Knowledge of a modern tech stack of cloud applications, and
public cloud platforms preferably AWS and Azure.
- Experience working closely with application development and
DevOps teams, focussing on maximizing their productivity in a
highly secured environment.
- Experience managing geographically distributed branch offices,
and local networks and related equipment.
- Experience rolling out VPN and SSO tools and technologies, and
linking local networks with public cloud platforms.
- Candidates that hold recent certifications in CompTIA,
Kubernetes, Google Cloud, AWS, Azure, CISSP, CISM, etc.
- Due to the nature of our work, US Citizenship is required for
Rhombus Power Inc. (Rhombus) has its headquarters at Stanford
Research Park , Palo Alto. We are purposefully transforming global
security enterprises with Guardian, its Artificial Intelligence
platform for strategic, operational, and tactical decision-making
at the speed of relevance.
Rhombus compensates, motivates, and develops employees. All team
members at Rhombus are trusted, empowered, and involved. Employees
have clear roles and expectations - and their roles are flexible
enough to move at the speed of relevance in order to meet and
exceed client expectations. We have a unique culture of global
purpose, rooted in the innovation and progress of Silicon
Rhombus knows that diversity is a condition for success. We are
committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud
to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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