Thermo Fisher Scientific IT Director, Infrastructure & Security in Boston, Massachusetts
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $35 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving sophisticated analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or growing efficiency in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our distributed team of more than 90,000 colleagues delivers an outstanding combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com .
The ideal candidate for this position is passionate about IT infrastructure and cybersecurity as it relates to R&D and analytical instrumentation used in laboratories by our customers. The IT leader in this role contributes to the development and execution of strategy, and provides leadership for a staff of senior IT managers and senior business analysts. The IT leader works with the business unit and divisional leadership to enable strong business alignment and interpersonal efficiency. Responsibilities include developing and implementing innovative standard methodologies and IT process models that align with new product introductions (NPI), customer requirements for instrument installations, as well as providing IT mentorship and support for commercial and operational teams across the business. The IT Director operates as the single point of contact and leader to VP/GM’s, ensuring we deliver on business priorities and goals. Implementing effective and efficient communications across IT, business PAC/NPI, PMO and Operations. The role supports an IT operating model that uses existing IT and Business processes, streamlines the in-take and prioritization processes and provides oversight and governance to ensure success.
Be an authority and champion for innovating and implementing technical solutions, tools and processes that increase the quality, value and efficiency of the IT organization
Provide clear ownership, executive level communication and organizational transformation using PPI business system, Data Science and 4i values.
Solicit inputs from business and IT leaders and focus on the highest priorities to ensure the engagement based on business readiness and strategic priority.
Demonstrate leadership and experience in IT infrastructure (compute, storage, automation) and cybersecurity as it relates to instrument software and hardware.
Work with customers and our commercial team in sales support and tiered critical issue resolution from our global support teams.
Build a culture of shared responsibility and ownership for interpersonal execution and motivation to build a cohesive team across multiple IT organizations and business partners
Build an innovative team culture passionate about meeting commitments with a high standard of quality and business responsiveness
Work closely with Genetic Sciences teams to ensure alignment of priorities across the project portfolio and non-project responsibilities
Minimum 10 years in dynamic IT leadership roles building global expertise in business relationship management, IT strategy and solution delivery
IT experience working in support of a molecular diagnostics company
Proven experience in IT operations, infrastructure support and cybersecurity program execution
Confirmed foundation in cybersecurity, TCP/IP and network architecture.
Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
Good interpersonal and organizational influence skills
Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills
The ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of executives and leaders
BS Required, MS or MBA preferred
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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