Gradient AI is hiring a

Director of Cloud and IT

Boston, United States

This is a hybrid role based in Boston.  


If you want to work on cutting edge technology with friendly, intelligent people in a highly collaborative environment, then Gradient AI is the right place for you.  We are looking for a Director of Cloud and Information Technology to lead our AWS, Information Security, and IT teams.  This role is a senior role reporting to the Chief Technology Officer.  The role collaborates with teams across the entire company and is responsible for Gradient AI’s Cloud and physical infrastructure. 

Gradient AI:   

Gradient AI is a fast-growing startup, bringing state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) solutions to the trillion-dollar insurance industry.  Our software-as-a-service platform provides bias-free, data-driven insights, enabling insurance companies to profitably run their business and expand their offerings to underserved people and markets.  

How will you make an impact 

  • Grow and build a world-class DevOps, Information Security, and IT team 
  • Work closely with teams across the company to plan and execute on strategic projects 
  • Ensure systems and infrastructure are running reliably to ensure smooth business operations 
  • Lead the development and implementation of processes and procedures to support secure operations and successful completion of required audits (SOC2, HITRUST, etc.) 

Skills needed to succeed:  

  • 10+ years of experience coaching and growing DevOps, IT, and Information Security personnel. 
  • Excellent understanding of cloud technologies and architectures, AWS is preferred. 
  • Proficient in managing physical IT systems including Macintosh-based & Windows-based environments and networking equipment. 
  • Experience with external audit processes, SOC2 & HITRUST preferred. 
  • Strong understanding of Information Security principles with experience in applying them. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the proven ability to collaborate teams across the company. 

What We Offer: 

  • A fun, team-oriented startup culture. 
  • Generous stock options - we all get to own a piece of what we’re building. 
  • Unlimited vacation days. 
  • Flexible schedule that supports working from home. 
  • Full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, and more.
  • Ample opportunities to learn and take on new responsibilities. 

We are an equal opportunity employer. 

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