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VP of Information Systems



Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

At Similarweb, we are revolutionizing the way businesses interact with the digital world by revealing to them everything that happens online.

Our unique data and solutions empower over 4,300 customers globally, including industry giants like Google, eBay, and Adidas, to make game-changing decisions that drive their digital strategies.

In 2021, we went public on the New York Stock Exchange, and we continue to reach new heights! Come work alongside Similarwebbers across the globe who are bright, curious, practical and good people.

We are looking for a VP of Information Systems and Technology reporting to the CTO

Similarweb is a data company. We provide our customers with data about the digital world and help them win in their markets. The R&D organization is in charge of collecting raw data from multiple sources, producing the data and insights, developing and operating our SAAS and DAAS platforms, as well as Information systems,

The VP of Information Systems and Technology is a leadership position in the R&D organization, leading the IS and IT divisions. The role is focused on attaining technology leadership enhancing and building efficient workflows and business processes.

As a VP of Information Systems and Technology at Similarweb, you will:

  • Technology Leadership. Develop and oversee the vision and strategic roadmap for all aspects of information technology, ensuring alignment with company objectives. Maintain and optimize existing systems while selecting and implementing new technologies to enhance operations. Stay current with technological advancements to drive innovation and efficiency.
  • Software and Application Services. Lead the development, deployment, management and lifecycle of business, finance, HR, customer care, and other foundational applications throughout the company.
  • Infrastructure Management. Ensure robust, secure, and efficient operations of the IT infrastructure.
  • IS Governance and Change. Lead Information System governance, including change management processes and establishing centers of excellence. Ensure compliance as directed by applicable stakeholders.
  • Project Management and Deployment. Direct the planning, execution, and successful delivery of IT projects, aligning them with business timelines and demands.
  • Financial and Budget Management. Develop and control the IT budget, strategically investing in technology solutions that enhance operational efficiency and innovation.
  • Team Leadership and Development. Mentor and lead the IT and IS departments, fostering a culture of high performance, continuous improvement, and alignment with strategic goals.
  • Risk Management and Compliance. Manage IT-related compliance and risk, adhering to industry regulations and standards.

What does the ideal candidate look like:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, or a related field. An MBA or relevant advanced degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in IT or IS management, with at least 5 years in a leadership role within a technology-driven environment.
  • Proven expertise in managing a wide array of IT functions, including modern SaaS platforms, IT infrastructure, user services
  • Strong project management skills and experience leading significant IT initiatives.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, proven ability to engage and manage a diverse team.
  • Language Proficiency. Fluent in English, both written and spoken, to ensure effective communication across all levels of the organization.

For this position we require coming 4 times to the office

If you're ready to be part of a global company that's shaping the future of digital intelligence and committed to hiring the best talent, apply now and embark on an exciting career journey with Similarweb! Your adventure starts here.

Why you’ll love being a Similarwebber:

You’ll actually love the product you work with: Our customers aren’t our only raving fans. When we asked our employees why they chose to come work at Similarweb, 99% of them said “the product.” Imagine how exciting your job is when you get to work with the most powerful digital intelligence platform in the world.

You’ll find a home for your big ideas: We encourage an open dialogue and empower employees to bring their ideas to the table. You’ll find the resources you need to take initiative and create meaningful change within the organization.

We offer competitive perks & benefits: We take your well-being seriously and offer competitive compensation packages to all employees. We also put a strong emphasis on community, with regular team outings and happy hours.

You can grow your career in any direction you choose: Interested in becoming a VP or want to transition into a different department? Whether it’s Career Week, personalized coaching, or our ongoing learning solutions, you’ll find all the tools and opportunities you need to develop your career right here.

Diversity isn’t just a buzzword: People want to work in a place where they can be themselves. We strive to create a workplace that is reflective of the communities we serve, where everyone is empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We are committed to inclusivity across race, gender, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, age, religion, spirituality, identity and experience. We believe our culture of equality and mutual respect also helps us better understand and serve our customers in a world that is becoming more global, more diverse, and more digital every day.

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