IT Infrastructure Lead

Infrastructure, Cisco, Windows, Linux, Unix, Firewall, Load Balancing, LAN, WAN, Project Management, Project Implementation, Data Center
Contract Independent, Contract W2, 12+ Months Contract
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description


Location: Kansas City, MO

Duration: 12+ Months Contract



  • Responsible for leading cross departmental Infrastructure delivery for one or more technology projects to completion by collaborating with a Program or Project Manager and both IT and business team members.
  • This includes providing process guidance for implementation of servers, databases, networking, information security and other infrastructure components as needed.
  • The IT Infrastructure Lead will ensure that all infrastructure components are documented accurately and consistently with other concurrent projects at client.
  • Lead collaboration efforts and coordination across integration components (hardware, software, network, security, data base, etc.)
  • Apply architectural and operational practices to projects consistent with client architectural and operational standards, processes and procedures.
  • Provide IT infrastructure status and reporting
  • Uses planning skills to manage and complete projects on time and on budget.
  • Deliver technical infrastructure scope documentation for projects
  • Manage project related technical infrastructure risks and issues
  • Facilitate resource planning and the allocation of appropriate infrastructure resources to the project within IT and participate in development/maintenance of Infrastructure specific tasks/timeline.
  • Manage vendor technical infrastructure interface and integration across components
  • Facilitate and coordinate delivery of the required development, testing and production environments according to the project plan
  • Coordinate procurement of necessary hardware and software components via responsible parties
  • Participate in the development of the System Requirement Document including performance management
  • Foster communication between all IS, I, Business teams, QA, vendors, PMO and executive teams
  • Ensure that the Project Guiding Principles are embraced by business teams at all levels
  • Facilitate the development of detailed technical infrastructure design, including vendor components
  • Participate in project Go/No Go decisions


Mandatory Skills:

  • Knowledge and applicable experience with multiple company standard infrastructure technologies or similar platforms; such as Cisco enterprise LAN/WAN gear, Windows/Linux/Unix O/S, Information security tools/firewalls, load balancing, Cisco networking, and enterprise application environment and environment management.
  • Understands and considers business goals, corporate IT standards, department strategy, service level agreements, EVA’s and budgetary implications.
  • Knowledge of configuration management and extensive project management experience.
  • Communicates effectively with all levels of employees, both technical and non-technical.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with other departments.
  • Effective project team member, assuming leadership roles for projects as required.
  • Takes the initiative to search for and identify alternative and/or innovative solutions to infrastructure/architecture problems and challenges.
  • Uses planning skills to manage and complete projects on time and on budget.
  • Quickly adapts to the demands inherent in managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related field
  • 4 years infrastructure project management and infrastructure project implementation.
  • OR 8 years infrastructure project management and infrastructure project implementation.

Posted By

Kiran Thatipally

3569 Habersham At Northlake, Bldg K Tucker, GA, 30084

Dice Id : capricor
Position Id : 540101
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