Job Description

Job Vacancy :
Director of Information Technology

Date: October 2023

Location: Madison (WI), Oak Ridge (TN), Boston (MA) or Vancouver (BC)

Salary: Highly Competitive Plus Benefits

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Reporting to: Senior Leadership Team


About Type One Energy

Type One Energy Group is mission-driven to provide sustainable, affordable fusion power to the world. 

At Type One Energy we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. We are committed to creating a positive and supportive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. We value diversity, inclusion, and equity, and are committed to providing our employees with the resources and opportunities they need to succeed

The company was formed in 2019 by a team of globally-recognized fusion scientists with a strong track record of building state-of-art stellarator fusion machines, together with veteran business leaders experienced in successfully scaling companies and commercializing energy technologies.

Type One Energy applies proven advanced manufacturing methods, modern computational physics and high-field superconducting magnets to develop its optimized stellarator fusion energy system. Its FusionDirect development program pursues the lowest-risk, shortest-schedule path to a fusion power plant over the coming decade, using a partner-intensive and capital-efficient strategy. For more information, visit


About the role

Type One Energy is seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to join our organization as the Director of Information Technology (IT). As the Director of IT, you will be responsible for leading our IT department, managing technology resources, and implementing strategic IT initiatives that align with the company's goals and objectives. The ideal candidate is a visionary leader with a strong technical background, exceptional communication skills, and a proven track record of successfully driving IT innovation. You will also develop and implement a detailed cyber security plan for the business.

You will also develop and communicate the company's IT strategy, aligning it with overall business goals and objectives. You will also provide leadership and direction to the IT team, fostering a collaborative and innovative environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of our IT department and contribute to the overall success of our aim to provide the world with clean fusion energy.


·       Manage all aspect of Type One Energy’s computer and information systems, including:

o   Evaluating IT and software projects.

o   Managing the IT and software development teams.

o   Evaluate, develop and implement policies and procedures for the software development departments.

o   Evaluate, modify, and create information systems policies and procedures.

·       Recruit, build and manage a small team:

o   Software Engineering Manager

o   Supercomputer Hardware Manager

·       Analyze current and future projects.

·       Develop and implement a progress tracker of development projects.

·       In coordination with accounting, manage the budget for all IT projects in the business.

·       Liaise with the COO, CTO, CSO and CFO on all matters related to the efficient operation of the IT department.


Required Qualifications and Experience

·       Bachelor's/Masters degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.

·       Strong understanding of IT infrastructure, systems, and software, including cloud technologies.

·       6+ years of direct IT leadership experience.

·       Experience of implementing cyber security strategies within fast paced environments.

·       Excellent project management skills, with a track record of successfully leading and delivering complex IT projects.

·       Experience and knowledge of software solutions.

·       In-depth knowledge of IT security best practices and compliance standards.

·       Exceptional leadership and team-building abilities, with effective communication and interpersonal skills.

·       Ability to think strategically, innovate, and align IT initiatives with business objectives.

·       Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address technical challenges and make informed decisions.


Equality of Opportunity

Type One Energy is An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

To Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to Sam Belazka at and for more information please visit our website at

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