Head of Global Digital Infrastructure (m/f/x)

Location : Aachen
Business unit : Corporate Unit


Your tasks

Your mission:

  • Develop our IT systems and services strategy alongside the corporate development;
  • Manage the operations of all IT systems and services, globally;
  • Own and continuously improve the overall architecture of our IT landscape to keep up with the needs of our business;
  • Drive our agenda for process automation and system evolution.

Your responsibilities:

  • Manage all IT efforts and dedicated IT personnel in Utimaco, globally, and own the IT budgets;
  • Manage the operation of our “aaS” cloud services;
  • Closely align with all functions in the business, to build and maintain a deep understanding of their IT needs, as well as the needs of our customers in digitally interacting with us;
  • Develop and implement the IT system roadmap and its policies & procedures;
  • Ensure world-class standards of our IT Systems and dedicated IT Services organization and expand it into a decentralized setting;
  • Continuously provide insight to management on status, actions, risks and budgets of the IT functions at Utimaco.

Your profile

  • Master’s degree in Computer Sciences or similar qualification;
  • Recent and proven track record as a CIO or Head of IT in an international, medium-sized high-tech and high-security company;
  • Good understanding of IT security and IT risk management frameworks, successfully prepared and undergone IT audits and site inspections;
  • Expertise across IT categories (infrastructure, applications, services) including cloud transformation and IT outsourcing;
  • Experience in operating the following business systems will be a plus: SAP-B1, Liferay Portals, FreshDesk, Jira, Confluence;
  • Enthusiastic, passionate, and customer oriented;
  • Excellent communication skills in English and German;
  • Intercultural business experience, USA – Germany would be a plus;
  • Willingness to travel up to 20%, mostly between our primary sites in Germany and USA.

We offer

  • A true global presence: in Europe, Americas, and Asia;
  • A leader in one of the hottest market: Cybersecurity;
  • Growing at fast pace, gaining market share over our competitors;
  • An open and friendly corporate culture characterized by a constructive and teamwork supportive culture;
  • Utimaco’s competitive benefit package;
  • The professional and personal support through targeted further education opportunities.

Do you feel addressed?

Then we look forward to receiving a meaningful application stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations.

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