Director, Information Technology

Missouri, United States Minor Outlying Islands

Remote position available

Job Description

Looking for an IT Director that can help drive transformation and has strong proven leadership and communication skills. Any experience in leading DevOps in modern technologies a strong plus. Any experience in technologies we use to drive transformation such as AWS, UiPath, SQL a plus.

This position is responsible for understanding our business and IT strategy and ensure that we have the skills and capabilities required to deliver on our business and technical commitments. They will also focus on Continuous improvement within the area and lead IT initiatives and special projects within their portfolio of applications.
  • Manages the selection, evaluation, contracting, and integration of externally available hardware, software, and data to deliver business solutions.
  • Directs and manages through analysis, planning, design, development, testing, installation, and maintenance of support systems for business areas.
  • Selects and builds strong teams through formal training, diverse assignments, and coaching, mentoring, and other development techniques.
  • Manages and develops project cost estimates, benefits and assessment of potential project risks.
  • Manages projects, people, customer expectations, and business priorities to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Manages budgets, plans and expenses; may have cost center responsibilities.
  • Oversees throughput for encounter processing acting as liaison between the customer and Magellan IT teams.
  • Oversees and acts in review board fashion for reports delivered from Magellan to the customer.
  • Manages vendors.
  • Shares best practices throughout IT.

General Job Information


Director, Information Technology



Job Family

Info Technology Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience



Bachelors: Computer and Information Science

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


  • 10+ years of experience in Software Engineering and leading teams through the development and support of applications.
  • Must have 2+ years of experience leading teams.
  • Broader experience across IT or across different industries (for external hires) is a must.
  • Experience in health care, insurance or related field.
  • Critical thinker.
  • Demonstrated problem solving techniques.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to coach and build skills within the team.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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