Director, Information Technology

Honest   •  

Playa Vista, CA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


11 - 15 years

Posted 79 days ago

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Our Mission

We're on a mission to empower people to live happy, healthy lives. We're a wellness brand with values rooted in consciousness, community, transparency, and design. Every day and in every way, we hold ourselves to an Honest standard. We believe that it is our responsibility to do our part to help create a healthy and sustainable future for all.

The Role

The Honest Company is seeking a Director, Information Technology to lead the development and implementation of IT initiatives that support the mission and growth of The Honest Company. We are seeking a strategic, supportive IT professional that has successfully managed an IT organization in a hyper-growth consumer products company. If you have a passion for delivering outstanding customer service, mentoring team members, and providing innovative solutions to complex technology problems, we’re looking for you.

What you’ll do:

  • Oversee IT Helpdesk, infrastructure, security, telephony, IT projects, software licensing, and hardware assets
  • Establish and build relationships with partners/vendors in conjunction with corporate leadership
  • Oversee all IT-related purchasing and work with Accounting to manage department budget
  • Oversee capacity planning and scheduling vendor negotiations related to IT needs
  • Manage IT staffing and budgeting projections company wide
  • Serve as a manager, mentor, and coach to the IT team, and motivating IT team members to achieve results
  • Champion change and effectively manage the implementation of new ideas
  • Communicate effectively with internal clients to identify needs, evaluate business solutions and strategies, and ensure the delivery of superior solutions
  • Reinforce a customer service oriented approach throughout practices on internal initiatives and increase internal client satisfaction
  • Continuously design, develop, monitor and improve infrastructure and application performance, security, compliance, and availability
  • Advise the CIO and business executives on the future technology needs, trends, and practices creating business cases and analysis of the associated capital expenditures/investments required to meet company’s long-term goals

You’ll love this job if you’re:

  • A strong communicator and collaborator. You work effectively with all members of the organization, from individual contributors to top execs
  • A dynamite problem solver and project manager. You’re always thinking (at least) one step ahead
  • A talented juggler. You successfully manage competing priorities, and you make it look easy
  • Calm and confident. You always maintain a friendly disposition -- even (and especially) under pressure
  • Adaptable and ambitious. You will enthusiastically take on other assignments as needed to support your team!

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10+ years of full-time work experience in an IT environment
  • 5+ years of experience managing an IT department
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of enterprise architecture in infrastructure, application, and data
  • Experience in managing both PC and Mac environments
  • Hands on experience of Windows and Unix operating systems, active directory, security, and single sign-on
  • Hands on experience designing and managing reliable LAN and WAN infrastructure (including switching, routing, firewall, VPN, IDS/IPS, MPLS), telephony solutions, cloud (AWS) and hybrid operations and database systems
  • Strong knowledge of current and trending security practices, regulations and technologies
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills
  • Extraordinary attention to detail along with the ability to think big-picture strategy