A Senior Director, Technical Operations earns an average salary of $150,036 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$98,187 - $197,225
MEDIAN: $150,036

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$99,891 - $228,238  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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Job Description for Senior Director, Technical Operations

Senior directors of technical operations provide leadership, guidance, and support to a company's management regarding various technical issues, including resolving problems with software, firmware, and hardware, finding fast solutions for emergency malfunctions, and tending to the network's security. They may also be involved in strategic planning for how technical devices, tools, and software can be better used, as well as setting goals to help the company run more efficiently via technical operations.


Senior Director, Technical Operations Tasks

  • Work with development leaders in the creation of strategies to improve technical performance.
  • Develop and manage KPIs and quality assurance goals.
  • Direct and evaluate the work of engineers and developers.

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What is it like working as a Senior Director, Technical Operations?

Senior Director, Technical Operations in Jacksonville:
"Technical director role."
Pros: Being able to work independently with the team to produce positive results. Able to groom young individuals to be the future leaders in the organization. Most of the senior leaders are approachable and willing to encourage innovative ideas.
Cons: Human resource division lacks leadership. No proper incentive policy. Equal positions with equal responsibilities does not mean the equal remuneration all the times. Lacking proper performance appraisal methodology.

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Skills That Affect Senior Director, Technical Operations Salaries

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 11%