Global IT Director

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Plarium Global Ltd. is dedicated to creating the best mobile and social experience for hardcore and casual gamers worldwide. With over 435 million registered users.

Plarium employs more than 1,800 individuals and is headquartered in Israel with eight offices and development studios across Europe and the United States. Our gmes are available on iOS, Android, and PC. They are also available through Plarium Play, our optimized game launcher for PC and Mac players.

 

Plarium is looking for a talented IT Director to join the global IT department and focus on the company’s products and services. You will be responsible for leading the IT solutions and infrastructures across the organization by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing IT technologies. You will lead the IT for the internal corporate infrastructure, production systems, cloud services at Plarium.

This role is full-time and is Israel based.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage the Global IT activity, budget and procurement across different studios and sites

  • Responsibility on end to end IT infrastructure level cross-company

  • Leading the global IT infrastructure vision, collaboration and innovation 

  • Networking, cloud environments, servers, windows, Linux, MAC and SAAS environment

  • Provide the necessary infrastructure to support the company's growth and scale

  • Ensure technology platform and production availability, disaster recovery plan and global monitoring platform

  • Lead global infrastructure projects end to end, validate its following the strategy

  • Support R&D needs across the company, create dev platforms following development needs

  • Create strong relationships with various business units and the studio’s IT department regarding infrastructure requirements (developers, DevOps, budget  etc.)

  • Collaborate with the information security department and implement its guidelines

  • Provide direction, guidance, and training to IT staff

 

Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience working in IT operations, supervising technology teams, and overseeing large information technology projects, in global companies

  • 5+ years of proven experience in managing IT managers and department

  • Excellent understanding of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, back-office systems, identity management, hardware, and new developments in the IT domain

  • Experience managing a “cloud first” technology stack based on platforms including Okta, Google Workspace, Slack, Zoom, GCP, Github, Docker

  • Knowledge of core network hardware and concepts (switches, routers, wireless, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP)

Desired Personal Skills:

  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal

  • Russian Speaker - big advantage

  • Leadership and management skills

  • Service-oriented

  • Have a “can-do” approach

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work in a global environment

  • A desire for constant improvement and excellence

What's next?

Send us your CV

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Found the perfect job for you? Excellent. Send us your resume and a link to your portfolio, if applicable.

Test task

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Our recruiters will ask you to perform a test task. This will allow you to demonstrate your professional skills and give us the chance to evaluate your work. If your test task meets our requirements, you will be invited for an interview with the technical team lead.

Professional Interview

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This will give you the opportunity to tell us about your experience and allow us to explain the technical aspects of the job. If you live a long way from the studio, we can arrange a Skype interview instead.

Meeting with HR

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After the professional/team lead interview, you will meet with our HR specialist. They will give you more information about your development prospects in the company and provide details regarding our employee benefits program.

Meeting with the VP / CEO

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In some cases, depending on the position, you will be invited to meet the VP / CEO, for a final decision.

Ready to start

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Once the above stages are complete, we will invite you to our studio to make a formal job offer. If you live in another city or country, you can use our relocation program to help you hit the ground running.

First day at work

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You're ready to begin life at Plarium. Welcome, friend.

Keeping in touch

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We keep all resumes and job applications on file. Don't give up if you're unsuccessful first time round - we'll contact you as soon as a suitable position appears.

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