Storage Capabilities Manager
Posted on Feb 15, 2020 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest
Looking for a candidate that is a Storage Capabilities Manager. You will direct and drive execution of Network Attached Storage, Object Storage, Backup/Data Protection and Archive platform activities and programs that are of a complex and critical nature of all storage: You will need to come from a large enterprise environment manage multiple storage and backup platforms. 10-15 direct reports.
Manage multiple storage and backup platforms
Manage team of 10-15 direct reports
Manage budget and vendors for platforms
Build long-term relationships within team and among peers by creating an environment of safety, innovation, integrity, and open communication.
Model and create an environment of accountability for direct reports and peers
Establish vision, direction and specific objectives for team efforts allowing individual freedom of action to accomplish objectives.
Execute HR-related processes including setting goals, collecting performance data and developing and mentoring team based on open, timely and honest feedback.
Set and execute platform strategy, including objectives, plans and policies to develop and deliver innovative solutions and systems in support of Enterprise goals.
Manage day to day work of direct reports by monitoring budgets, expenses and scope. Facilitate project delivery and support for complex storage and data protection projects of critical importance.
Coordinate with decisions makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.
Drive decisions that have an impact on quality, availability and effectiveness of business activities beyond immediate teams.
Initiate and implement continuous improvements in the storage and data protection platforms; including automation and self-service capabilities.
Participate in long-term technology strategies that contribute to Company business and functional strategies
Background in Enterprise IT infrastructure management
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Effective relationship management
Organizational and time management skills
Team orientation willingness to share information and collaborate with peers
Storage and Data Protection experience
Ability to plan work and mobilize team to meet objectives
Education: Bachelors degree preferred
Experience: 5+ years of technical and people leadership.
Experience leading or working in a geographically dispersed team environment.
Experience working with enterprise level IT infrastructure platforms.