IT Director

We are looking for an experienced IT Director to oversee the IT development in our organization. This role shall combine advanced technical background and experience of system architect / VP Engineering / Deputy CTO / Deputy CIO with a good understanding of business and ability to align technology with business and strategy.

The IT Director’s responsibilities include managing IT development projects, liaising with other departments to ascertain their technological requirements, and developing and implementing solutions that meet these requirements and are aligned with our organization’s objectives.

To be successful as an IT Director you should have an excellent technical aptitude as well as superior project and people management skills. An outstanding IT Director should be able to ensure smooth, secure, and consistently updated technical operations within an organization.

Who we are:

Global Message Services (GMS) is a global messaging company with over 15 years of expertise in the industry and extensive knowledge of messaging, traffic monetization, and customized software solutions. GMS is a one-stop-shop for worldwide communications through high-quality turnkey solutions tailored to each client’s needs.

What you’ll do:

  • On a strategic level – design and keep up to date the vision and roadmap of internal systems and data (3-5 years horizon) and harmonization with strategic corporate plans. Conversion of the vision and roadmap in annual plans and ultimate responsibility for its execution
  • Be a strategic IT partner for top management and all corporate functions regarding technology enablement and innovations
  • Ensure optimal systems landscape (including unification) and corporate spend on internal automation
  • Manage operations, integration, testing, selection, lifecycle (including sunsetting) of all internal IT systems. IT Department acquires functional ownership over existing systems (Salesforce, 1C, Conga) and ultimate ownership of newly developed systems (DWH, Master Data, BI DB, and Reporting solution).
  • Implement DB solutions to manage all corporate data. Any need to capture, modify, or transform corporate data shall be under the control of IT department and aligned with Information Security Department.

What we expect:

  • Master’s degree in computer science or a related field required.
  • Proven 7+ years experience as IT director \ Head of IT or similar role.
  • Strong experience in developing and implementing strategic systems architecture plans; professional experience as a .NET, Java, or other server-side Software Engineer
  • Strong understanding of information processing principles and practices, cloud solutions
  • Digital leadership skills: capable of empowering and leading an IT team to meet business and IT goals
  • Solid people management skills: providing direction, monitoring performance, motivating staff, and building a positive working environment
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving IT landscape and keep pace with the latest thinking and new technologies
  • Advanced level of English & excellent communication skills: providing verbal and written communication that is outstanding to both direct reports and senior management as well as other stakeholders
  • Strong business acumen and project management skills
  • Commitment, integrity, and progress enthusiast.

 What we offer:

  • Multicultural & dynamic environment in fast-growing worldwide business.
  • One-of-a-kind company culture – a mixture of open mindset, high dedication, striving for success, and team spirit.
  • Professional team that is committed and stands for the highest standards of performance.
  • Our values – Commitment, Integrity, and Progress – are vivid in day-to-day company activities.
  • Customer-oriented culture with high respect to both internal and external customers.
  • Competitive salary and bonus system.
  • Training, medical insurance, and other perks and benefits.

Choosing GMS, you choose progress.

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Grow together with our team

    Meet our people

    Working for GMS is an exciting opportunity to apply your personal, natural talents, develop new skills, and take inspiration working with colleagues from different countries on many continents. It is an amazing experience to meet various nationalities, taste many cultures and introduce yourself to the world.

    For me, GMS is an environment where you could suggest anything which can improve the company and our services, irrespective of your current position. It’s a place where your ideas can be heard, implemented, and give you great results!

    Sergii Sushchenko

    Head of Pre-Sales Division

    For me, working at GMS means being involved in a fast-growing player in the telecom market, which opens up more opportunities for my personal growth and gaining valuable knowledge. GMS is a team of very professional and experienced employees who create a productive, yet very friendly atmosphere. It inspires me a lot.

    Oleksandr Krasin

    Technical Support Engineer

    GMS is a part of big, interesting projects, and gives me an opportunity to create the IT system of my dreams with a team of selfless colleagues. The most extraordinary tasks always find an ideal solution, and this is greatly appreciated. The comfortable work environment in our company is due to the attitude of each employee and it is nice to know that everyone is doing their best over 100%.

    Viktor Korobkov

    Head of IT Operations Division

    Work at GMS is a relentless evolution and expansion of boundaries. At the same time, surrounded by a devoted team of professionals, focused and friendly, dealing with ambitious tasks and challenges seems effortless.

    “Impossible is possible!” reflects the courageous and conscientious nature of the company in the best possible way. And due to common thinking and touch of each team member, everyone is able to fulfil one’s ambitions and aspirations while growing professionally and personally.

    Vladimir Gerneshii

    Head of Product Strategy and Go To Market Division

    Working for GMS brings new challenges every day, difficult and sometimes impossible. But with fresh ideas, advice, and the support of our fantastic team, we secure new wins every day. For me, GMS is a highly professional team, which not only performs their job well but provides the best service to make customers happy, doing our best to allow their business to grow.

    Denys Migunov

    Head of Network Management Division

    GMS is a space of opportunities and challenges that open up before me. The company’s rapid growth makes it possible to solve interesting problems, gain new knowledge, communicate and learn together with cool, experienced colleagues. Each day is a coin for my professional growth piggy bank. From year to year, the company becomes a strong player in the global telecommunications market, and it is nice to know that I contribute to this, too.

    Andrii Sukhin

    Billing Specialist

    Working at GMS is:
    – making the complex understandable;
    – providing high-quality and easy-to-understand solutions for colleagues;
    – being flexible in approaches and methods;
    adapting to new, challenging conditions;
    and thus ensuring GMS’ progress as well your own personal.

    Ihor Lapka


    Working for GMS is an excellent experience, with challenging tasks. For me, GMS is a team of professionals who always work together to improve results. Together we achieve our goals, develop professionally and personally, and turn all difficulties into challenges. We are a large and friendly Family!

    Kyrylo Visych

    Corporate Server Systems Senior Engineer

    For me, working at GMS means, above all, work and self-development in a professional team. Thanks to this you get new experience, face previously unknown tasks, learn to deal with challenges, and constantly develop. GMS is a real school, a forge of first-class specialists. The knowledge and experience you get here are priceless.

    Igor Lisogorskyi

    Senior Engineer