Director of IT

Sacramento CA 95832 Fed 3250 Meadowview Rd.

Job Description

Looking for an IT Director / Site Leader in the Sacramento, CA area. This Director of Information Technology will need to be close to the business and understand all their systems. Looking for a Director of IT with broad experience including working in IT development / support.

- Candidate should have experience in ETL, moving data, managing data, reporting, and general application support experience.
- Healthcare experience highly preferred, but not required.

This role 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 of IT



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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