DLZ Corporation

  • IT Director

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Job ID
    # of Openings
  • About DLZ

    DLZ Corporation is an award-winning architecture and engineering firm serving public and private entities across the nation. As a multidisciplinary firm, DLZ provides engineering and architectural design services, construction management, surveying, right-of-way acquisition and materials testing. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest. In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of ENR's Top 150 U.S. Design Firms. Our growth is a testament to the quality of our work and the satisfaction of our clients.

    Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

    Job Description

    DLZ Corporation has an Information Technology Director opportunity in our Columbus, Ohio corporate headquarters. We are looking for someone excited by a challenge with a take charge mentality. 


    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Assist senior management with IT strategic decisions to support short- and long-term business goals.
    • Develop annual IT business plan, operating budget, and best practices for the organization.
    • Manage IT at an acceptable level of service for internal staff and external clients.
    • Oversee the technological infrastructure (networks and computer systems) in the organization to ensure optimal performance.
    • Analyze the costs, value and risks of information technology to advise management and suggest actions with Leadership.
    • Plan the implementation of new systems and provide guidance to IT professionals and other staff
    • Lead and mentor a team of 10 people.

    Job Requirements:

    • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Electronics/Computer Engineering, or Management Information Systems. Master’s Degree preferred.
    • Proven experience as CTO or similar managerial role.
    • 10 or more years managing information technology infrastructure.
    • Understanding of business finance, management and accounting.
    • Prior experience in an architecture, civil engineering, construction, or professional services business is strongly preferred.
    • Primary platforms and software include: MS Windows Server 2016, O365/Azure, Linux, Autodesk AutoCAD and Bentley Microstation, Cisco VoIP.


    At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


    DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.


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