Virtual Server Engineering Manager

  • Allstate,
  • Charlotte, NC
  • 10 hours ago
Manager, IT, Network
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can't be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You'll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers' lives. We'll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you'll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you'll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

The Virtual Hosting Capabilities Manager plans, directs and drives execution of virtual hosting capability programs that are of a complex and critical nature. This role encompasses system design, testing, implementation, consumption and operational maintenance of all related systems and technologies. The Manager selects, leads, counsels, motivates, sets expectations and evaluates medium to large teams. The Manager impacts the team and business results and assists in defining, implementing and prioritizing IT policies, procedures and best practices.

Span of Control:
  • Manage multiple virtual hosting environments including Platform as a Service (PaaS), virtual server hosting (IaaS), virtual desktop hosting (1200 hosts / 15,000 VMs)
  • Manage team of 12-20 direct reports
  • Manage budget for platforms
  • Vendor and contract management

Key Responsibilities

  • Build long-term relationships within team and amongst peers by creating an environment of safety, innovation, integrity, and honest open communication.
  • Model and create an environment of accountability for direct reports and peers
  • Establish vision, direction and specific objectives for team efforts allowing individual freedom of action to accomplish objectives.
  • Execute HR-related processes including setting goals, collecting performance data and developing and mentoring team based on open, timely and honest feedback.
  • Set and execute platform strategy, including objectives, plans and policies to develop and deliver innovative solutions and systems in support of Enterprise goals.
  • Manage day to day work of direct reports by monitoring budgets, expenses and scope. Facilitate project delivery and support for complex infrastructure projects of critical importance.
  • Coordinate with decisions makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.
  • Drive decisions that have an impact on quality, availability and effectiveness of business activities beyond immediate teams.
  • Initiate and implement continuous improvements in the virtual platform; including automation and self-service capabilities.
  • Participate in long-term technology strategies that contribute to Allstate business and functional strategies.
  • Influence direct reports, clients, service providers and peers to successfully deliver on business goals and commitments.
  • Partner with others in the organization to set and manage expectations; continually seek opportunities to be a thought partner and deepen relationships.
  • Adapt communication approach for audiences at multiple internal and external levels.

Job Qualifications

5+ years of technical and people leadership.

Experience leading or working in a geographically dispersed team environment.
Experience working with enterprise level IT infrastructure platforms including Network, Storage, Compute and Hyper Converged.
Prefer experience with full VMware suite of technologies including VSAN, VXRAIL, VROPS, VSPHERE.


Bachelor's degree preferred

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary - but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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Charlotte, NC, 28245

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Position Id : 2676_124858-en_US
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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