Director, Information Technology at Kyruus

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Director, Information Technology 

First and foremost, Kyruuvians care deeply about our vision to enable human beings to care for human beings, our mission, and our CORE values: 

  • Caring – We care about doing the right thing, in the right way, every time. 
  • Ownership – We own both our successes and our mistakes, taking responsibility and always learning how to be better.
  • Respect – We respect and celebrate the individual traits that enable each of us, our customers, our providers, and our patients, to be the best that we can be. 
  • Empowerment – We embrace a culture that supports everyone’s ability to contribute and lead.

Here’s what that would mean for you in the Director, Information Technology role. 

Caring

You’ll contribute to the Kyruus mission by establishing and maintaining our internal information technology vision, strategy, and programs to meet business needs. You’ll be responsible for the execution of the strategy, policies, standards, and management practices that ensure that our corporate information assets and technologies are adequately protected across the entire organization and are aligned with specific business-driven risk appetites and profiles. You’ll be integral to the entire organization by through providing and sustaining thoughtful leadership for Kyruus, information technology initiatives and security program and establishing and cultivating relationships within Kyruuvianss to understand each department’s unique needs to empower the information technology team tocan best design and support secure solutions for user enablement. 

Ownership
  • You’ll provide leadership in the development and implementation of a complete information technology security program for Kyruus, overseeing and working closely with our cross-functional Risk & Information Security Team. The security program will encompass the protection of data and technology assets internal to Kyruus as well as with third party vendors and services providers.
  • You’ll own responding to the technical needs of the business, answering HelpDesk tickets and analyzing business workflows and architecting appropriate and best possible solutions. 
  • You’ll contribute to the development, implementation, and maintenance of policies, standards, and procedures across the organization to reduce information and information technology risk. These policies, standards, and procedures will include security access and controls, data management, incident handling and response, and endpoint lifecycle and hardening. You’ll manage quarterly audits of systems and services in compliance with those policies, standards, and procedures.
  • You’ll work with business/application decision makers to provide analysis of new business/application solutions during the acquisition process. You’ll provide input to decision makers related to security measures, including documenting risks, as well as assist with the contracting and implementation processes. You will work with business owners to conduct annual audits of vendors, according to policy and standards. 
  • You’ll implement new technologies and deploy new hardware and software across the organization; including license management cost management, user management, as well as on-boarding training and for continuous application adoption. 
  • You’ll oversee technology dependencies outside of your direct organizational control, including reviewing contracts and the creation of alternatives for managing risk. 
  • You’ll develop training materials and communications to educate all Kyruuvians on matters of information security and help embed security awareness into their daily lives.
  • You’ll own information technology tasks if there’s an office move and all the architecture of office technologies. 
  • You’ll periodically assist with Salesforce administration and vendor management. 
  • You’ll report to the Senior Vice President, People in the Technical Operations department within the General & Administrative Division. 
Respect

How You’ll Use Your Professional Skills

You’ll use your 7+ years of experience in a technical operations and leadership role to:

  • Respond accurately and professionally to the needs of the business and other user’s within the organization. 
  • Successfully and effectively recruit for technical positions within your team and plan for new team resources when required. 
  • Provide guidance on departmental and cross-department objectives and initiatives.
  • Remain comfortable and confident in an ambiguous situation. 
  • Extend and position the IT department as a strategic business partner to the Kyruus team rather than localized support and/or service.
  Empowerment

How You’ll Know You’re Succeeding

  • You’re able to juggle and execute many different tasks well, delegate work efficiently, and manage your team’s performance conscientiously. 
  • You’re incredibly focused on training and teaching others about different situations or issues as they arise, while being very responsive to requests and delivery excellent work with patience and kindness. 
  • You’re solutions oriented when working with the information technology team, coworkers in other departments, and vendors. 
  • You’ll be able to leverage excellent written and communication skills to get cross-functional and executive alignment on your initiatives.
  • You’ll become a trusted partner for the organization with respect to technical operations, both internally as it relates to employees and externally with prospects, customers, and partners.
  • You monitor the external threat environment for emerging threats, and revise the overall risk profile accordingly, advising relevant stakeholders on recommended courses of action.

Where You’ll Go From Here

  • Kyruuvians in the Director, Information Technology role can move in a more linear career path to a Senior Director, Information Technology. Depending on interest, experience, and performance, there is also an opportunity to expand scope to build expertise and focus on information security and progress to a Director, Corporate Security or other information security-focused career path.
  • Kyruus also loves to see an internal transfer. If a linear career path is not what you’re looking for, you can work with your manager and HR to explore lateral moves to other parts of the organization as you continue to grow with us. 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • FlaskLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • GoodDataAnalytics
    • InVisionDesign
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

51 Melcher Street, Boston, MA 02210

An Insider's view of Kyruus

What's something quirky about your company?

We Kyruuvians add k’s and “:u”s to commonly used words, tools, APIs, pretty much anything that contributes to our own growing lingo. For example, we have an employee recognition program that’s called Ku:udos, Kamunda is Kyruus API wrapper for Camunda (a workflow engine), Downloadu:ur is a tool to deliver reports to clients, and you get the idea!

Nausheen

Vice President, Engineering

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our platform ingests, parses and organizes data from health systems' provider and scheduling data, providing customers with a platform to make finding a doctor and booking an appointment as easy as booking a seat on a flight. Scaling our match capabilities with new sources of data, algorithms and presenting it simply are current areas of focus.

Chris

CTO

What are Kyruus Perks + Benefits

Kyruus Benefits Overview

We have free snacks/food/drinks, awesome health/dental/vision benefits, Wellness + Commuter reimbursement, performance bonus, unlimited vacation, and more.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Resilient Coders, Cradles to Crayons, Greater Boston Food Bank, United Way, Breakthrough Greater Boston, RAINN
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
D+I Group, Women in Product Development, Book Club
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
You betcha! Healthy = Happy. 300$ a quarter to spend on things that make you a better you!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Share in our success!
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 20 days of paid sabbatical after their first 6 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Annual/Quarterly Launch Parties, Trivia/Game/Movie Nights, Ice Cream Socials, Scavenger Hunts just to name a few and, of course, just good ol' fashions drinks and/or food after work.
Game Room
More boardgames than you'll ever be able to play in a lifetime! Videogames too. Favorites - SmashBro's, RocketLeague, Halo 1 (pistols), MarioKart / Diddy Kong, 007, Conquers BFD, any N64 game really.
Stocked Kitchen
Of course. Seltzers (salsa?), candy, snacks, chips, all the things.
Some Meals Provided
Catered lunch on Fridays.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings weekly.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We have all the standard tech company perks (perhaps minus some of the "google-level" stuff like volleyball courts/sleeping pods/trips to the real Hogwarts/personal helicopters, tame+alive helper dinosaurs/etc) but what sets us apart is our people. We care about our mission - making healthcare better - and it comes through in our culture. Not only are Kyruuvians the smartest folk on the block (you wont hear us say that btw) we are also some of the most kind, caring, and helpful humans one could hope to meet.

Working here, and being part of this team is truly awesome.

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