Director of Information Technology
|Location:||San Francisco, CA|
|# of openings:||1|
About the Company:
Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is an environmental science, planning, and design consulting firm committed to the principles of sound science, technical excellence, integrity, and the promotion of outstanding decision making and sustainability. As a 100-percent employee-owned company with offices located in California, Washington, Oregon and Florida, continuing to meet the needs of our clients as well as the strategic aspirations of our employee-owners requires that we look to add the very best professional talent throughout our practices and offices. Specializing in project planning, environmental analysis and assessment, natural and cultural resources management, environmental restoration and design, and regulatory compliance, ESA’s scientists, historians, planners, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking and in-depth analysis to guide successful policy development, project planning, and the creation of enduring multi-objective solutions. Joining ESA means becoming part of a family of environmental professionals for whom every day involves growing your career, learning, creativity, fun, and the satisfaction knowing that you’ve contributed to outstanding iconic projects, improved environmental stewardship, and a more sustainable future for our communities and wild places.
About the Position:
ESA is seeking a Director of Information Technology to provide the vision and leadership necessary to insure that the organization makes appropriate and efficient use of information systems technology to maximize work productivity as well as effectively serve its clients and markets. The incumbent will oversee and direct the Information Technology group, develop policy initiatives and implement system design changes as necessary to maintain a strong position in a dynamic information technology environment and a constantly changing and intensely competitive environmental consulting marketplace.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate must poses a Bachelor’s degree and/or pertinent technical training in computer science, information systems or closely related field plus at least 10 years of relevant information systems work experience, including at least 6 years of network management and support as well as personnel management and administration experience. Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or related database management for “data rich” enterprises or projects. The ability to handle multiple tasks, be highly organized, and exhibit strong communication and interpersonal skills is essential. An M.B.A. or equivalent higher level degree and experience working for a mid-sized (250 – 500 employees), multiple office company with a mobile work force is highly desirable.
ESA has many systems in operation both for production and development. It is the responsibility of the Director of IT to set the strategic technology vision for ESA and to bring forth innovation that addresses business needs as it relates to Corporate Information Technology.
The core systems currently utilized at ESA are:
Corporate IT Software
Technical Software Used By Staff
ESA is owned entirely by its employees, creating a unique ownership culture rooted in a commitment to do work that matters, technical excellence and professional development. ESA’s comprehensive compensation and benefits program reflects our commitment to our employees. Our benefits include: 401(k) Salary Deferral Plan with company match program, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, medical and dental insurance vision care, paid vacation, sick leave, 9 paid holidays, group term life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, commuter/transit incentives, healthcare and daycare Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement assistance, performance bonus plan, and employee referral bonus program.
ESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. (EOE M/V/F/D)
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