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VP IT

Full Time

VP IT

Job description

Lightricks is home for creators everywhere and creates award-winning apps - in the field of image, video and sound processing - downloaded by more than half a billion (>550M) people all over the world.

We are now looking for a VP IT to spearhead our constantly growing IT department consisting of Security, System, SaaS and Helpdesk teams. You will be reporting directly to the CFO while collaborating with the CTO around our hardest problems. You will take full ownership of IT at Lightricks: management, strategy and execution of IT infrastructure for the entire organization across all sites (Israel, UK, US, China and more as we keep expanding).

Responsibilities

  • Build and scale the department’s IT strategy & infrastructure to meet our ambitious plans. Devise and establish policies, systems and best practices that enable Lightricks’ roadmap to be fulfilled.
  • Lead the IT teams to find solutions that help manage the business activities in an efficient and secure manner.
  • Direct the effective delivery of networking, development, and disaster recovery systems and processes.
  • Work closely with all senior management around IT challenges. Be the point of contact to all external vendors and advisors in the IT domain.
  • Prepare and manage the IT financial budget (hardware, software, licensing, equipment and more).
  • Spearhead the IT department into tomorrow’s world and prepare us for an IPO from an IT standpoint.

Requirements

  • Successful track record as an IT leader of a large, global organization (500+ people, multiple sites around the world).
  • Proficient in analyzing, implementing and evaluating complex IT systems.
  • Deep familiarity with computer systems (hardware/software), networks and security.
  • Able to efficiently control & manage the information technology department’s budget.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills, outstanding communication abilities.

Benefits

  • Heavily discounted 4-year stock option grant.
  • Private medical insurance for you & your loved ones.
  • Contributions towards health & fitness membership.
  • 7% matched pension contributions.
  • Weekly & monthly team building activities - Games Nights, Private Chef, Happy Hour, Pottery Workshops, Cocktail making & more.
  • Breakfast, dinner, snacks, refreshments & coffee!
  • Travel to our global sites.
  • Hybrid working & a super cool office space located in Central London.

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Location

DESCRIPTION

Jerusalem

Israel

Lightricks Germany

Do you want to work on beautifully crafted applications in a creative startup environment while enjoying the benefits of a mature and profitable company? Then read on. We are currently forming a new team in Munich and are looking for top-notch developers who share our vision of democratizing creativity with award-winning apps.

JOB DESCRIPTION

DESCRIPTION

Lightricks is home for creators everywhere and creates award-winning apps - in the field of image, video and sound processing - downloaded by more than half a billion (>550M) people all over the world. We are now looking for a VP IT to spearhead our constantly growing IT department consisting of Security, System, SaaS and Helpdesk teams. You will be reporting directly to the CFO while collaborating with the CTO around our hardest problems. You will take full ownership of IT at Lightricks: management, strategy and execution of IT infrastructure for the entire organization across all sites (Israel, UK, US, China and more as we keep expanding).

Lightricks is home for creators everywhere and creates award-winning apps - in the field of image, video and sound processing - downloaded by more than half a billion (>550M) people all over the world.

We are now looking for a VP IT to spearhead our constantly growing IT department consisting of Security, System, SaaS and Helpdesk teams. You will be reporting directly to the CFO while collaborating with the CTO around our hardest problems. You will take full ownership of IT at Lightricks: management, strategy and execution of IT infrastructure for the entire organization across all sites (Israel, UK, US, China and more as we keep expanding).

Responsibilities

  • Build and scale the department’s IT strategy & infrastructure to meet our ambitious plans. Devise and establish policies, systems and best practices that enable Lightricks’ roadmap to be fulfilled.
  • Lead the IT teams to find solutions that help manage the business activities in an efficient and secure manner.
  • Direct the effective delivery of networking, development, and disaster recovery systems and processes.
  • Work closely with all senior management around IT challenges. Be the point of contact to all external vendors and advisors in the IT domain.
  • Prepare and manage the IT financial budget (hardware, software, licensing, equipment and more).
  • Spearhead the IT department into tomorrow’s world and prepare us for an IPO from an IT standpoint.

Requirements

  • Successful track record as an IT leader of a large, global organization (500+ people, multiple sites around the world).
  • Proficient in analyzing, implementing and evaluating complex IT systems.
  • Deep familiarity with computer systems (hardware/software), networks and security.
  • Able to efficiently control & manage the information technology department’s budget.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills, outstanding communication abilities.

Benefits

  • An amazing option plan
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous pension
  • Subsidised private healthcare, lunch and gym membership.
  • Refreshments! Fruit, veggies, snacks & of course, lots of coffee!

We’re open to suggestions on perks!

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Amazing stock option plan
  • 28 days of paid vacation + 13 public holidays
  • Subsidised lunch
  • Home office policy
  • Team events
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Relocation allowance, if needed
  • Fruit, snacks & coffee



We’re open to suggestions on perks!

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