VP of Information Systems (VPIS)

General Administration
Austin, TX


The VPIS will lead all Information Systems (IS) activities at Ambiq including implementing strategies, and selecting technologies to improve company’s IT infrastructure. Candidate will be responsible for maintaining technology and infrastructure, staffing for IS activities, and IS infrastructure security for all Ambiq locations. The VPIS will advise on new purchases of technologies, monitor IT budgets, and provide IT guidance within the organization. IS activities will span finance, sales, marketing, communications, engineering, and operations.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Establish vision and goals for IS department.
  • Develop and deploy information security procedures to protect Ambiq’s most important IP.
  • Develop, deploy, and manage enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.
  • Manage servers, computer-aided design (CAD) infrastructure, CI/CD infrastructure for Ambiq’s integrated circuit, software, and solutions teams.
  • Ensure company’s technological processes and services comply with all requirements, laws, and regulations in different regions world-wide.
  • Study current and new industry trends, technologies, and software development.
  • Strategize and implement technology that increase the efficiencies of R&D environment.
  • Conduct third-party audits to ensure company information security.
  • Estimate and establish cost parameters, budgets, and potential ROI.
  • Collaborate with Team Leadership to create long-term plans and improvements.
  • Purchase software, equipment, and accessories for company.
  • Implementing technology to streamline internal operations and optimizing strategic benefits.

Specific Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, management information systems or related field.
  • 8+ years’ experience in information technology role, or related field.
  • 5 years in senior leadership role.
  • 10+ years of knowledge of designing and developing IT and IT security systems.
  • Deep experience in planning and implementing security procedures
  • Experience implementing ERP, CAD, and/or CI/CD solutions highly desirable.
  • Able to be a “big picture” modern era VPIS, and takes ownership of IT voice and vision.
  • Excellent leadership, team building, and management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creative problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge.

Key Persona and Professional Attributes:

Ambiq management is building a company that values continued technology innovation, a fanatical attention to customer needs, collaborative decision making, and, above all, enthusiasm for energy efficiency. The incoming candidate should embrace these same values. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, extremely creative, and should be comfortable learning exciting new technologies. This is an opportunity for growth and an opportunity to work on complex, interesting, and challenging projects.

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