Director of Windows and Virtualization Engineering

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on Jan 10, 2022 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Chicago, IL 60601
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus and equity eligible*

Prestigious Global Financial Institution is currently seeking a Director of Windows and Virtualization Engineering. Candidate will lead a team in the design and build of core infrastructures that will host all shared services, working with team to prioritize projects and facilitate collaboration.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the life cycle of a Virtualization and Windows Engineering infrastructure from operations turnover to decommissioning.
  • Provide technical oversight and guidance to ensure that all operational activity is structurally sound, complied with regulations and standards, and coordinated to meet change, release, incident, and problem management standards.
  • Seek opportunities to improve the efficiency of the team and the shift operations.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in leading a team operating Virtualization technology from VMWare like VSphere, VSAN, NSX, and Microsoft/Windows Technologies.
  • Experience operating Software defined Data center and expertise in managing software defined networks and Software Defined storage is required.
  • Collaboratively work to design an automation framework to automate delivery of Infrastructure as A Service in a standardized way.
  • Seek opportunities to reduce costs while simultaneously improving operational efficiencies.
  • Experience in automating IT infrastructure delivery in private and public clouds (AWS, Azure)
  • Development experience with infrastructure as code techniques and infrastructure automation tools.
  • Experience creating continuous integration and continuous deployment frameworks.
  • Training less experienced members
  • PowerShell/Python Automation
  • Demonstrated, responsive and proactive communication skills (verbal and written) to succinctly and directly summarize and document issues and processes, Broad range of technical knowledge with demonstrated knowledge of system architectures, inter-relationship of the infrastructure and application layer, and end to end solution composition
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of ITSM platforms such as ServiceNow
  • Candidate should have strong business acumen and budget control experience; must know what levers to pull to achieve financial results.
  • Bachelor's degree in MIS, Computer Science or related field, 10+ years in an IT related role.
  • Minimum 7+ years' experience in IT Engineering and/or Operations leadership/management role

Reference: 1457680399

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