Director of IT Infrastructure

Recruiter
Request Technology - Kyle Honn
Location
Chicago
Salary
150000.00 - 180000.00 USD Annual + bonus
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
28 Mar 2019
Position/Level
Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Responsibilities

  • Oversee strategy and management of all major service categories (Voice, Network, Server/Storage and End User).
  • 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.
  • Develop and oversee execution of IT infrastructure strategy to Support Company's business strategy and growth goals.
  • Oversee development and approve IT policies (including security and anti-virus programs), standards and best practices.
  • Manage an overall team of 10-20 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.
  • Recruit, lead and develop key members of the infrastructure organization.
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements including coordination with the Audit and Legal teams.
  • Lead a multi-faceted IT department and infrastructure base.
  • Develop and oversee execution of long-term strategic recommendations for company.
  • Ability to oversee development of sophisticated processes and tools to manage reliable provision of services to users.
  • Set the direction and oversee development of training and other end-user support for company employees.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field, Masters degree highly preferred.
  • Significant experience in information technology management experience, the majority in infrastructure management and infrastructure services provision (including people and team leadership)
  • Expert knowledge of IT infrastructure processes, methods and techniques.
  • Expert with multiple languages and tools.
  • Expert in emerging technologies.
  • Skills related to operating platforms/software including: VMware, Cisco, Microsoft Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange.
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and audits.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. This position will report status and findings to the executive team on a regular basis.
  • 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. Extensive experience working on executive teams.
  • Experience of network/systems security.
  • Technology integration experience.
  • Experience liaising with business leaders to conduct needs analysis.
  • Experience with Microsoft technologies including Office, Exchange, SQL, IIS, and others.
  • Knowledge of storage area networks and advanced networking topology.
  • Systems Architecture and records management experience is preferred.
  • Data analysis and related technologies for financial modelling preferred.

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