Director of Global IT Operations at Seagull Scientific

| Bellevue
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Seagull Scientific has always done one thing—and done it exceptionally well. Its BarTender® software transforms information into labels, barcodes, RFID tags, smartcards, and documents that drive business and improve safety, security, efficiency and compliance.

Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, with branch offices in Madrid, Taipei, and Tokyo, Seagull Scientific's software is used in more than 150 countries and across virtually every industry. For more information about Seagull Scientific, please visit

This position is located in Bellevue, Washington.


An IT professional that has a successful track record with all aspects of managing a complex IT infrastructure, as well as Information Security and Compliance. As the Global IT Operations Director, you will provide strategic and tactical leadership for a global IT team, supporting systems and infrastructure, including:

  • Networking
  • Information Security and Compliance
  • Hardware maintenance contracts
  • Software licensing & maintenance
  • IT hardware acquisition and deployment
  • Helpdesk
  • Security
  • Cloud services
  • Vendor management
  • Servers
  • Routing
  • Virtualization
  • Domain administration
  • Facilities
  • Purchasing & budgeting


  • Oversee global IT operations, policies, procedures and assess them according to company goals
  • Lead and manage your small global team to provide solutions for our global network: system monitoring and performance tuning, system administration, systems control and security, and technical documentation
  • Identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities with strategic solutions that ensure data security
  • Conduct analysis, investigate and recommend security technologies - including managed security services, firewalls, encryption, intrusion detection, VPN and solutions for incorporation into product/services
  • Strategize the deployment of cloud applications
  • Ensure proper staffing and skillsets are in place to deliver quality IT services
  • Understand the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs
  • Ensure capacity planning is in place
  • Determine efficient and cost-effective IT hardware and software
  • Identify the necessity for upgrades, configurations or current systems
  • Create and monitor IT budgets and expenses
  • Build relationships with vendors and oversee all contracts and maintenance agreements
  • Evaluate the costs and benefits of cloud services and subscriptions
  • Provide weekly status reports for CEO


  • 5+ years of experience in each of the following:
    • IT infrastructure and staff management
    • Defining and managing IT policies and procedures
    • Windows Server 2003/2008
    • TCP/IP (DNS, DHCP, routing, VPN)
    • SQL Server, Exchange, IIS, Office/Outlook
    • PC/Server/network hardware
    • Management of cloud-hosted internal systems
    • Management of end-user-facing, cloud-hosted applications
  • Experience in Regulatory Compliance and Quality Assurance preferred
  • Well versed in a broad set of technologies, including networking, storage, collaboration tools, service desk, cybersecurity, virtualization, (VMware or equivalent) cloud infrastructure (IaaS, PaaS), etc.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to think creatively and strategically
  • Knowledge of Privacy Shield, European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Familiarity with Data Management functional areas, including development, data scientist, security and engineering
  • Willingness to travel as required


  • BS in computer science or 10 years’ experience in a related field
  • 5 years’ experience in managing staff and contractors in a technology environment
  • 5 years’ experience in vendor management
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics CRM or AX helpful
  • Good organizational habits and outstanding attention to detail
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Flexible, professional, highly motivated individual


  • This is a full-time position
  • At this time, we are looking at local candidates only, as we are not offering relocation packages
  • Ability to provide documentation that proves authorization to work in the US without visa sponsorship


  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision plan
  • 401K with 100% employer matching up to 3.0% with a 3-year vesting period
  • Competitive PTO Package
  • Paid company holidays
  • Competitive salary
  • On-site fitness center and deli
  • Free parking or transportation subsidy (ORCA)
  • Tuition-reimbursement benefits
  • Company-paid life insurance, short term and long-term disability benefits
  • Access to green space and Bellevue Open Space Trail System
  • Fun staff and team-building activities—anniversary party, lunches and seasonal events


We are fair, we are passionate, we appreciate excellence and we act as a team. We offer a dynamic, culturally diverse and fun environment in which people with energy, creativity and passion work together to deliver amazing product experiences for our customers. You will be part of a team where your insights and ideas are valued.


Seagull Scientific has a company culture that respects a diverse and unified team from a range of backgrounds whose different perspectives enrich our business. Everyone at Seagull is treated fairly, with respect, and is encouraged to voice their opinion.


Seagull Scientific Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

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