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Director of IT Infrastructure and Operations (DIT)

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00020109
Date Posted:Feb 23
Salary:$150,000.00/Year
Category:3 - Information Technology (I/T)
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Our client is looking DIRECTOR of IT INFRASTRUCTURE & OPERATIONS located in Metro Detroit

SUMMARY

The Director of IT Infrastructure and Operations (DIT) will be responsible for coordinating the analysis, design, planning, implementation, and maintenance of all facets of our clients Infrastructure. The DIT plans, coordinates, and directs all daily operational activities of the infrastructure and network teams and provides oversight and solutions that enhance mission-critical operations of the infrastructure and networks within the US and Mexico.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The DIT will report to and work closely with the Chief Information Officer (CIO) in identifying and implementing cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the business. This position supports the strategy, leadership, and day-to-day management of the IT organization inclusive of infrastructure, hardware, networks, unified communications, and elements of overall security of our Client. This position also has the responsibility of coordinating the identification and design of both the current and future technical solutions associated with infrastructure, unified communications, and day-to-day operational support.

  • Contributes to the development and maintenance of the IT department’s strategic road map, ensuring that information technology capabilities continually support the overall business’s goals and objectives.
  • Contributes to the creation and implementation of applicable IT policies and procedures that enable strong performance, security, and risk-management capabilities. In this position, the DIT explores new technologies, as appropriate and in conjunction with, the Chief Information Officer.
  • Responsible for the architecture and day-to-day support of the infrastructure and unified communications equipment to ensure a high level of performance by the organization.
  • Will oversee business continuity and disaster recovery within the department, as well as the recommendation and implementation of new investments throughout the technology infrastructure.
  • Responsible for oversight of the entire network and system infrastructure ensuring proper configuration, implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of security firewalls, sites, servers, data/file encryption, and internet connections.
  • Responsible for mentorship role to key IT personnel, promoting their professional growth, and readying them for the assumption of expanded roles and responsibilities within the organization.
  • Responsible for maintenance of knowledge within the Infrastructure and Operations Team, as well as, coordinating the retention of core knowledge with other IT leaders. This will include both best practices and the adoption of suitable trends.
  • Contributes in the selection, implementation, and upgrade of the business’s hardware, software/applications, and services.
  • Oversees the implementation and documentation of a viable business recovery strategy for the purpose of resuming operations of system architecture in the event of a disaster.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or any other related field.

  • Ten years experience in a senior IT position within a fast-paced and constantly evolving environment. With direct experience leading a team in the management of information technology and information systems.

  • Prefer Master’s degree in Computer Science or Business Management.

  • Prefer experience working as a senior leader in infrastructure, operations, or security fields.

​If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to aparish@venteon.us.com.

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