Director, Information Technology

Director, Information Technology

About Beta Bionics

Beta Bionics, Inc. is a medical technology company working to commercialize the world’s first bionic pancreas called the iLet®. The iLet bionic pancreas is a wearable investigational device designed to autonomously control glucose in people with diabetes or other conditions of glycemic dysregulation.


Fueled by investments from high-profile funds and strategic partners and leveraging technology backed by years of clinical data, we are now entering a tremendously exciting phase in our development as we prepare to begin our large pivotal clinical trial and anticipated commercialization of the iLet bionic pancreas.


Beta Bionics is a public benefit corporation. This means we are a for-profit company with obligations to serve both our public benefit mission and shareholders’ interests. Beta Bionics is also a certified B Corporation; and as such accountable to operate with high standards of transparency, sustainability and accountability to our customers, employees, business partners, society, and the environment.


Successful candidates will be working with highly experienced colleagues, who are amongst the best in their fields and dedicated to bringing to market our truly disruptive technology. We have a mission-driven, passionate and collaborative culture where you will have a high degree of empowerment and opportunity to make a significant impact.


Please contact us if you fit the profile below and if you are interested in joining us on this journey to achieve Beta Bionics’ bold commitment to the millions of people waiting for the iLet bionic pancreas!


Director Information Technology

The Director of Information Technology is responsible for all aspects of developing, implementing and maintaining technology initiatives within the Company, assuring high performance, consistency, reliability and scalability of all technology offerings. This individual maintains existing enterprise systems, while providing direction in all technology- related issues in support of information operations and the Company’s vision. The Director of IT is responsible for building a high performing team in a complex changing environment and must have proven successes in collaboration, communication, critical thinking and future planning.


Location and Travel

This position is based in Concord, Massachusetts or Irvine, California and requires extensive travel.


Key Job Responsibilities

  • Drives technology strategy for all IT infrastructure areas

  • Partners with business functions to understand and meet IT requirements

  • Hires, trains, develops and motivates IT resources aligned with the business growth plans

  • Optimizes  partnerships to augment current capabilities

  • Prepares and manages budgets for technology and services purchases

  • Develops  and track metrics to assess organizational performance

  • Leads  building of scalable processes to increase efficiency and customer      satisfaction

  • Stays up to date with cybersecurity threats, trends, and technology solutions

  • Leads strategic planning and execution around IT Security

  • Effectively frames complex issues for decision makers and peers

  • Oversees the design and implementation of systems, services, processes, and policies

  • Manages outsourced service providers and works directly with outside vendors to negotiate services and product agreements

  • Participates in third party and internal quality audits and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) testing and reporting involving Information Technology

  • Establishes policies, goals, budgets, plans, and procedures related to areas of responsibility

  • Analyzes the costs, value and risks of information technologies to advise management and suggest solutions

  • Establish ongoing change management capabilities to support major innovation and transformation programs

  • Works with the Company’s Chief Compliance Officer and Data Privacy Officer in establishing IT services frameworks and best practices in accordance with federal and state privacy laws and standards

  • Supports the maintenance of the ERP and CRM systems and implementation of new  modules

  • Manages  and monitors the installation, configuration and maintenance of network and network infrastructure; monitors security; updates system documentation

  • Maintains both local and SaaS software

  • Responsible for development and maintenance of Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity Planning (BCP)

Works in accordance with quality system procedures


Required Education and Experiences

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information systems management, or equivalent experience

  • 8-12 years of experience in leadership positions in IT

  • Ability  to develop and communicate IT infrastructure strategy

  • Proven ability to execute projects with high levels of customer satisfaction and adoption

  • Track record of developing IT professionals, building teams and financial acumen

  • Experience with cloud technologies, digital/mobile and migrations

  • Demonstrated continuous improvement mindset with ability to manage large volume of projects

  • Strong partnering skills with all areas of the business

  • Effective influencing and negotiating skills when working with vendors

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity.

  • Proficiency with business finances including analyzing data, identifying trends and business recommendations.

  • Exceptional attention to details combined with strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and strong follow up skills


Qualifications

  • Multi-site, international experience preferred

  • Preferred: Salesforce applications and integration, Experience in ISO standards, Software Development Lifecycle (SLC) processes, IT Validation practices, SQA practices, and GxP, SOX, HIPAA, etc. regulations around IT systems


Benefits

· Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses

· Comprehensive medical and dental coverage

· 401(k) program with employer match

· Generous paid-time-off


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is the policy of Beta Bionics to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Beta Bionics will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


How to Apply

If you are interested in the position, please submit your resume to HR@betabionics.com.