Director of IT Infrastructure
Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson
Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Director of IT Infrastructure. Candidates will be a strong hands-on technologist and will be responsible for leading and overseeing the technology infrastructure and information systems management. Candidate will lead a team of 12 people, and be responsible for developing the overall strategy for infrastructure management and services, and overseeing its execution through the IT team.
This position oversees all technical processes and physical assets to ensure efficient, effective, reliable and secure technical operations. Provides expert direction and oversight for major decisions around architecture and manages the deployment of new infrastructure. Ensures high availability and performance for all technology while managing a team of resources who provide fast, high quality and reliable service and support. In addition, this position is responsible for improving reliability and performance.
Develop and oversee execution of IT infrastructure strategy to support business strategy and growth goals.
Develop budgets associated with the information technology and communications systems and work with the CTO and CFO to ensure appropriate and rapid approval.
Approve major contracts with vendors for all technology, communications, and information systems, service and equipment purchases/leases.
Recruit, lead and develop key members of the infrastructure organization.
Oversee strategy and management of all major service categories.
For each, define and deploy appropriate policies, support processes, service levels and security measures: Network management Server and storage management Voice systems End user computing (PCs, LANs/Wi-Fi, printers, phones and PDAs.)
Oversee development and approve IT policies (including security and anti-virus programs), standards and best practices.
Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements including coordination with the Audit and Legal teams.
10+ years information technology management experience, the majority in infrastructure management and infrastructure services provision.
Experience at an Investment/Asset Management or Real Estate high-performing, results-focused organization is strongly preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills is required as this position will report status and findings to the executive team.
Candidate should be an expert with multiple languages and tools and expert in merging technologies.
Experience of network/systems security required, as is experience with VMware, Networking, Voip, F5, Firewalls, Microsoft technologies including: Office, Exchange, SQL, IIS and others.
Systems Architecture and Records management experience is preferred.
A Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology or a related field is required.