• Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Salary: $160000 - $180000 per annum + 20-30% bonus, Commuter Subsidy
  • Technology: Microsoft Azure Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 19th Aug, 2019
  • Reference: NFI081919MEL

My client, is undergoing a digital transformation. They are building a highly energetic, talented team to create a next-generation digital platform in the Azure Cloud. As a hybrid-startup, they need talent with the vision, passion and attitude to accelerate delivery, but also depth of experience to effectively manage the digital operation that has been created.

The Senior Infrastructure Manager drives strategy, design & operation of a hybrid environment, enabling growth across all platforms. In this role, the candidate will lead service providers & internal team members to execute my client's infrastructure strategy. This role reports directly to the VP of IT. As part of the leadership team, this role balances business needs with technology operations, seeking win-win solutions to advance objectives. Key competencies for the role include:

  • Data Center & Hosting

  • Public Cloud (Azure)

  • Networking (WAN/LAN)

  • End User Support (Service Desk, Workstation Support/Engineering, Virtual Desktop)

  • Voice/Telephony/Collaboration (PBX, Turret Phones, O365)

  • Security Architecture

  • Business Continuity / Disaster Recover

  • Vendor Management (Consultants, MSPs, etc.)

  • Organizational Development/Succession Planning

  • Talent Development

  • Relationship building

  • Develop & maintain KPI's that map to successful outcomes

  • Drive innovation and new technologies

  • Develop strategic roadmaps & track progress towards delivery

  • Implement agile solutions to shorten cycle to value realization

  • Apply governance and drive accountability of service providers

  • Manage costs and continuously improve service performance

  • Ensure flexibility & elasticity for rapid changes in business needs

  • Manage operating environment to high standards/SLAs, adhering to ITSM methodologies

  • Demonstrate exceptional written & presentation skills

Qualifications Experience

  • 8 - 10 years of relevant technical leadership / management experience

  • Strong vendor management competencies, with experience managing MSPs & consultants

  • Hybrid cloud, public cloud (Azure preferred), SaaS experience

  • Experienced in design & architecture of Infrastructure areas

  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft platforms and open source solutions

  • Architectural & Design experience in support of building trading system or financial system platforms is preferred

  • Relevant industry certifications preferred, not required - i.e. CCNA, PMP, CISSP

  • Full background in technology lifecycle - vendor selection, implementation, management, decommissioning technology solutions

  • Budget & cost management

  • Strong organizational development, leadership & team building skills

  • Must be an influential communicator

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