IT Director, Infrastructure

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The Judge Group, Inc.
Director, IT, CIO, ICS, Security, Linux, Oracle, SQL, Citrix
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Location: Long Beach, CA
Description:
Company: Large/Solid Corp/#1 within its domain in State of CA

Position: Director of Infrastructure

Location: Santa Clarita or Long Beach

NOTE: For a quick response, please apply direct to ckelly@judge.com and put "DOI" on the subject line. If you have the required skills, I assure you a prompt response.

Thank you!!

The Director of IT Infrastructure reports to the Chief Information Officer (CIO). This position will provide vision and leadership, careful planning and disciplined execution to ensure stability, availability and security. Functions include datacenters, networks, servers, virtualization, cloud infrastructure and platform services, databases, storage, telecommunications, radios, and collaboration systems. This position can be located out of our Santa Clarita or Long Beach office.

We are looking for a hands-on leader with broad and deep technical infrastructure experience. The ideal candidate will be composed under pressure, a self-starter, can quickly assess priorities, engage resources and drive to resolution. They will be people-oriented, have strong communication and organizational skills, and enjoy solving issues within a fast-paced environment. Success depends on the candidate's ability to build and maintain strong relationships internally and externally, cultivates excellent leaders, builds high-performance and accountable teams that demonstrate both an exceptional command of infrastructure fundamentals, as well as the ability to deliver innovative solutions.

Responsibilities

Implement and drive usage of best practices, standards, and methods for analysis, design, securing, configuration, testing, implementation, and operation of infrastructure

Partner closely with other teams such as OT/ICS Automation, Facilities, Physical Security, Data Analytics and others to deliver cohesive solutions

Lead a direct and indirect team, ensuring that we are recruiting, hiring, mentoring, and developing our talented team of professionals to achieve outstanding results

Actively promote the core values of the company within the organization

Communicate clearly and effectively in person and in writing to all levels of the company regarding infrastructure activities

Prepare and manage the operating and capital budgets and IT operating plans that maximize value creation

Manage operational costs and conduct near and long-term financial forecasts

Provide precise and cost-effective management of cloud services including AWS and Microsoft Azure platforms

Manage on-premise datacenters, computer rooms, and collocated datacenter facilities including remote hands services

Manage vendor selection, negotiation, contracting, performance, and compliance. Prepare RFI, RFP, RFQ, contracts, and other documentation

Participate in the review and prioritization of project portfolio providing trusted advice related to investments and information technology issues

Ensure IT infrastructure, controls, operations, and related services meet requirements and are scalable, available, reliable, maintainable and secure

Manage IT infrastructure assets including maintenance of component inventory and related documentation (e.g. CMDB)

Manage a mix of long-term projects and short-term service requests with a high degree of flexibility and effective delegation

Develop and maintain a robust 24/7/365 support model

Build and manage a disaster recovery plan in support of an overall business continuity program

Manage the organization and its service levels with data and metric driven decisions

Drive effective and efficient command of the fundamentals of managing traditional infrastructure

Lead a comprehensive infrastructure roadmap that leverages technology trends to challenge and change the status quo

Required Qualifications

Minimum 10 years of progressive and relevant experience in IT infrastructure and operations

Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or related discipline. Master's degree preferred

Breadth and depth of experience across physical, virtual and cloud infrastructure including Cisco network, security and communications, VMWare, Linux, Oracle and MS SQL Server, NetApp, Pure Storage, Tintri, Cohesity, Dell EMC PowerEdge, HPE, Citrix Netscaler, PAN, Netbrain, Appneta, AWS, Azure and similar technologies

Function professionally under pressure with a strong sense of urgency, while managing multiple concurrent projects and deadlines under sometimes ambiguous and often complex circumstances

Experience cultivating and leading high-performance teams, creating innovation culture, and mentoring to develop team members

Comfortable working with employees at all levels of the company. Demonstrates professional tact, good judgement, and discretion

Must be highly articulate, from business and technical perspectives, and able to deliver proposals and presentations to a wide variety of audiences with conviction and passion

Strong analytical and problem-solving skillset. Demonstrates attention to detail, follow-up and has excellent organizational skills

Contact: ckelly@judge.com

This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at www.judge.com


Company Information

The Judge Group is a privately-owned, leading professional services firm. What does that mean? It means we provide technology, talent and learning solutions to businesses around the globe, and we're great at it. Our expertise is positioned at the crossroads of people and technology—two of the most important aspects of successful business today.
Dice Id : cxjudgpa
Position Id : 639370
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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