Director Infrastructure Engineering

  • location: Edison, NJ
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $140,000 - $180,000 per year
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Director Infrastructure Engineering

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Our client, a large retail distribution company is looking for a Director for the Infrastructure Engineering team. You will manage and direct the strategy, architecture, development, and delivery of server, storage, and database infrastructures for the company, and work closely with senior management and departments within the organization to consistently deliver best in class technology services

location: Edison, New Jersey
job type: Permanent
salary: $140,000 - 180,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Manage Server, Storage and Database Engineering staff, develop team members, and implement practices and processes
  • Work directly with Enterprise Architecture to determine appropriate technology platform design, sizing and for various application and technology initiatives
  • Work/Liaison directly with application development teams to plan for and deliver server, storage and database capacity for various application upgrades and migration initiatives, and to support organic growth
  • Work directly with the IT support areas and provide Level 3 and 4 support and Engineering services to internal and external customers as needed
  • Plan, manage and provide technology infrastructure support to other IT areas and lines of business
  • Responsible for availability, security and performance of all development and production server, storage, and database infrastructure.
  • Manage the engineering and design activities of the company's technology infrastructure
  • Manage the development, evolution and implementation of best practices and processes while maintaining agility in delivering server, storage, and database capacity
  • Manage vendor relationships, technology expense and budgets
  • Partners with colleagues to lead the technology infrastructure operations and execution for the enterprise, supporting a highly scalable and redundant environment
  • Provides sound fiscal management to budgets for acquisition and maintenance of equipment
  • 15+ years' experience in a technology leadership role
  • Strong experience in server, storage, and database platform delivery, high availability, replication, and optimization
  • Proven expertise in server, storage and database concepts and technology with ability to mentor team members and closely direct implementation activities
  • Experience planning and implementing leadership, identifying opportunities for automation, cost savings, and service quality improvement
  • Provide infrastructure services vision, enables innovation and seeks to leverage technology trends that can create business value consistent with the company's requirements and expectations
  • Develop and mentor team to deliver the technology management and execution capabilities of the organization
  • Experience enabling a constant learning environment
  • Experience with comprehensive technology delivery that is secure and reliable including disaster recovery architecture and operations storage area network and redundant, highly-available server and network architectures.
  • Working closely with multi-team technical resources, engineering managers and other stakeholders to ensure the systems function within SLA and that outages are mitigated rapidly and effectively
  • Collaborative and Innovative leader comfortable with working in a dynamic environment
  • Strong delivery and customer focus with attention to detail and quality
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Proven success in managing growth and leading change in a fast-paced organization

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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