Infrastructure Director

Job Overview
Our client in the Woodbridge area of NJ has an excellent opportunity for an Infrastructure Director!
 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage/Lead Server, Storage and Database Engineering staff, develop team members, and implement best in class practices and processes.
  • Work/Liaison directly with Enterprise Architecture to determine appropriate technology platform design, sizing and for various application and technology initiatives.
  • Work/Liaison directly with application development teams to plan for and deliver server, storage and database capacity for various application upgrades and migration initiatives, and to support organic growth.
  • Work directly with the IT support areas and provide Level 3/4 operational support and Engineering services to internal and external customers as needed.
  • Proven expertise in server, storage and database concepts and technology with ability to mentor team members and closely direct implementation activities.
  • Plan, manage and provide technology infrastructure support to other IT areas and lines of business.
  • Responsible for availability, security and performance of all development and production server, storage, and database infrastructure.
  • Manage the engineering and design activities of the company’s technology infrastructure.
  • Manage the development, evolution and implementation of best practices and processes while maintaining agility in delivering industry standard server, storage, and database capacity.
  • Manage vendor relationships, technology expense and budgets.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in a technology leadership role.
  • Strong experience in server, storage, and database platform delivery, high availability, replication, and optimization.
  • Planning and implementation leadership, identifying opportunities for automation, cost savings, and service quality improvement.
  • Provides infrastructure services vision, enables innovation and seeks to leverage technology trends that can create business value consistent with the company’s requirements and expectations.
  • Partners with colleagues to lead the technology infrastructure operations and execution for the enterprise, supporting a highly scalable and redundant environment.
  • Provides sound fiscal management to budgets (capital and expenses) for acquisition of equipment, maintenance and services.
  • Develops the team and mentors talent to deliver the technology management and execution capabilities of the organization. Enable a constantly learning environment.
  • Experience with comprehensive technology delivery that is secure and reliable including disaster recovery architecture and operations storage area network and redundant, highly-available server and network architectures.
  • Working closely with multi-team technical resources, engineering managers and other stakeholders to ensure our systems function within SLA and that outages are dealt with rapidly and effectively.
  • Collaborative and Innovative leader comfortable with working in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong delivery and customer focus with attention to detail and quality.
  • Ability to act decisively and work well while directing multiple project and operational activities simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills to effectively liaise with staff in all areas and levels of the organization.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to foster collaboration, value others perspective and gain support and buy-in from stakeholders.
  • Proven success in managing growth and leading change in a fast-paced organization.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills that result in conclusive recommendations and sound decisions.
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