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Director, IT Business Strategy Office - Remote

Primary Location United States Date posted 07-Apr-2022
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Job Title:

Director, IT Business Strategy Office - Remote

Role Overview:

Reporting to the VP of IT Service Management, you will lead a team responsible for understanding the company and functional teams strategy then creating and aligning the IT strategy. The successful candidate will also oversee the definition of McAfee’s business architecture. A key responsibility will be the successful participation with the functional teams managing awareness/communication activities resulting in true business partnership aligned to the business priorities.

Business strategy will drive the needs that inform the business processes which the technology strategy will solution. A successful candidate will have a keen understanding of our business and the relationship skills to partner with the functions to turn business needs into technology strategies. Execution of these technology strategies will be a hand off between this department and the operational Technology Strategy team.

This is a remote position based in the United States. We will only consider candidates in the United States and we are not offering relocation assistance at this time.

Responsibilities Of The Role

  • Maintain a deep knowledge of evolving trends and the latest advancements in technology, strategy, and management to develop innovation solutions and approaches
  • Establishes a repeatable strategy development process for use across the enterprise
  • Manages the definition of the IT strategy and the alignment with McAfee’s business strategy by setting the joint direction in collaboration with business stakeholders
  • Oversees and understand best practices, work to define strategies that may include governance, organization structure and staffing, enterprise architecture models, business capability models, process definitions, and enterprise operating models
  • Regularly review roadmaps for strategic vendors and understands their application to existing and emerging strategies
  • Understand best practices, work to define strategies that may include governance, organization structure and staffing, enterprise architecture models, business capability models, process definitions, and enterprise operating models
  • Establishes the overall Technology Services scorecard to measure value of the delivery or strategies
  • Analyze initiatives & priorities based on value, cost and complexity
  • Ensures business cases are completed for all strategies prior to approval for execution with timed impact from the sequenced roadmap
  • Oversees the definition of process optimization frameworks and initiatives
  • Manages the definition, maintenance and oversees the execution of recruiting and training plans

Leadership Expectations

  • Coordinates the provision of the IT strategy
  • Provides motivational and inspirational leadership for the segment, and communicates to direct reports clear performance expectations
  • Supports filling in key capability gaps of teams through capacity development and recruiting efforts
  • Coaches, mentors and develops the direct reports and the top talent/high potential staff
  • Acts as a role-model to communicate at all levels and provides direction and support in times of change

About You

  • Prior experience in management consulting in a defined strategy role is an advantage
  • 5+ years of experience at a senior leadership level
  • 5+ years of experience with public cloud and private cloud technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure, and VMWare)
  • 5+ years of experience writing business cases to support strategic business initiatives, process improvement initiatives or IT transformation
  • 5+ years of experience improving the business value of technology
  • 15+ years of experience in technology (e.g., IT, Development, etc.)
  • Exception leadership presence, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated success in creating and delivering business value through IT Strategy
  • Passionate about Technology, continued innovation, partnership both with key technology partners and internal partners.


Company Overview

McAfee is a leader in personal security for consumers. Focused on protecting people, not just devices, McAfee consumer solutions adapt to users’ needs in an always online world, empowering them to live securely through integrated, intuitive solutions that protects their families and communities with the right security at the right moment.

Company Benefits and Perks:

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone at McAfee to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.

  • Pension and Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Support for Community Involvement

We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

For Colorado Residents the starting salary for this position is $145,500.00

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