Director of IT Infrastructure

New York Permanent USD140,000 - USD170,000 per year
  • Career Building
  • Dynamic Work Environment

About Our Client

Multi-Billion dollar industry leader in fragrance and cosmetics. Offering a collaborative and inclusive work environment with lots of room for professional growth and development,

Job Description

  • Evaluates vendor cost and quality of services;
  • Work with security to implement resources securely;
  • Manage infrastructure lifecycles;
  • Communicate and validate product architecture with peers, partners and stakeholders;
  • Lead the design and implementation of system architecture and interfaces using industry best practice;
  • Develop reporting metrics, dashboards and status reports, including performance against SLAs;
  • Ensure the needed level of infrastructure diagrams and documentation are produced and maintained;
  • Lead the development of a library of deployable and documented scripts, processes, and procedures for cloud migration and operational tasks;
  • Planning and execution of the IT OPEX budgeting process;
  • Contribute to the design, documentation and testing of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning as required;
  • Forecast system demands and recommend upgrades, expansions and reconfigurations;
  • Assist the team with project planning and other large collaboration efforts, while fostering an environment of open communication and problem solving;
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to obtain and translate requirements into technical implementations;
  • Experience with cloud services for DevOps, Container/Orchestration, networking, security, data, and storage.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Advanced degree in an IT, computer science or management related field;
  • In-depth experience working with technologies including Microsoft Azure, .Net, SQL Server, Web Services, REST APIs, etc;
  • Experience working in a multi-campus higher education environment;
  • 10+ years' experience delivering business-critical IT infrastructure that includes design, administration, implementation and management experience;
  • 5+ years of experience in large, cross-functional teams influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders effectively across the organization;
  • Formal training and/or current certifications in ITIL or ITSM;
  • Relevant experience hosting client facing SaaS applications in both on-premise datacenter environments and public cloud;
  • Excellent customer service skills, including both verbal and written interpersonal communication skills;
  • Bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, or related field required;
  • Strong working knowledge of currently accepted information security standards, guidelines and best practices;
  • Advanced analytical, reporting, consulting, negotiating and meeting facilitation skills;
  • Self-motivated and self-directed with the ability to work independently, with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment;
  • Experience designing and implementing secure application hosting & Enterprise solutions that are compliant with data security standards;
  • Superior process design and implementation skills;
  • Advanced knowledge of IT Infrastructure technology standards, guidelines, and tools.

What's on Offer

Competitive rates and benefits starting from day 1!

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Job summary

Information Technology
Sub Sector
Senior IT Management
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Will Luff
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