Director of Infrastructure

Infrastructure, Networking, VMware, Linux, Servers, Financial
Full Time
$150,000 - $190,000
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

***We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent full time role***

A prestigious company is on the search for a Director of Infrastructure.  This individual needs to come from a Senior Manager or director background.  They need someone who is very hands on and has come from a large shop of 500+ servers.  They will be working with networking, VOIP, video storage, and mostly VMware.  They will have 12 people reporting to them and 1 manager.  They also want someone with financial industry background.


Responsibility for current IT assets and plan for future growth.

  • Develop and oversee execution of IT infrastructure strategy to Support Company’s business strategy and growth goals

  • Manage an overall team of 13 to conduct implementation, integration, service and support of physical technology for business users

  • Develop budgets associated with the information technology and communications systems and work with the CIO 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

  • 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)

Compliance and Policies

  • 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

 IT Capabilities

  • Lead a multi-faceted IT department and infrastructure base

  • Develop and oversee execution of long-term strategic recommendations for company, including cloud strategy

  • Ability to oversee development of sophisticated processes and tools to manage reliable provision of services to users

  • Develop and implement long-term strategic purchasing decisions for vendor support and PC hardware

  • Set strategy for and oversee company’s security and Disaster Recovery

  • Lead ITSM processes and establish ongoing improvements using metrics


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field; MBA preferred

  • 10-15 years information technology management experience, the majority in infrastructure management and infrastructure services provision (including people and team leadership)

  • Investment / Asset Management or Real Estate experience at high performing, results-focused organization strongly preferred

  • Expert knowledge of IT infrastructure processes, methods and techniques

  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and audits

  • Expert understanding of how technology relates to business, market and industry and applies strategic planning and direction as it relates to high-level business and customer needs

  • Skills related to operating platforms/software including: VMware, Cisco, Microsoft Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange

  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and deliver against service levels in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

  • Technology integration experience

  • Experience liaising with business leaders to conduct needs analysis

  • Experience with Microsoft technologies including Office, Exchange, SQL, IIS, and others

  • ITIL certification preferred

Posted By

Dillon Grooss

200 East 5th Ave., Suite 116 Naperville, IL, 60563

Dice Id : napil006
Position Id : 5848996
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