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Director - Infrastructure

Company: Wespath Benefits and Investments
Location: Glenview
Posted on: April 4, 2021

Job Description:

Category:
Information Technology Date Needed by:
5/3/2021
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Wespath Benefits and Investments, recognized as a 2017-2020 Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For-- and a 2018-2020 National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For--, has an opportunity for an Infrastructure Director. The Director oversees the management, design, installation, operation, and maintenance of the organization's on-premise technology, vendor-managed and cloud infrastructure. The role will lead all activities of server, storage, network, endpoint, and other technologies needed for modern, efficient, effective technology success. Reporting to the Managing Director - Information Technology, this is a key management position that relies upon experience to lead technical teams and complex technology initiatives for a multifaceted, financial services company. The Director will have the technical expertise and business acumen necessary to implement best practices with best-in-class solutions to deliver robust infrastructure solutions that meet dynamic business needs and requirements. More specifically, the Infrastructure Director will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop strategies for implementation within area of responsibility that support the organization's business plan.R esearch and review industry trends to benchmark services and strategies.
  • Lead a team of IT infrastructure professionals that includes roles such as Network and Security engineers, Service Delivery specialists and various 3rd party vendor relationships.
  • Responsible for all components of: Data Centers (on prem, cloud and DR), Network (voice, data, wireless, security), Servers & Storage (performance, availability, backup, security), Office Applications (O365, etc.), Security, and Service Delivery.
  • Ensure standards are applied and implementation/support of all technologies for all areas under the Infrastructure scope. This includes assessing the need for upgrades, deferred maintenance, and risk to operating levels, as well as developing roadmaps for the area.
  • E nsure 24x7 available infrastructure to meet organizational needs and strive to eliminate downtime and improve the manageability of services.
  • Own and manage cybersecurity strategy and execution, ensuring that Wespath is adequately protected from cyber threats, which includes routine review and improvement of system level security to stay ahead of threats and bad actors.
  • Oversee management of IT Help Desk, including the end-user computing environment (desktops, laptops, mobile devices, desktop applications, etc.) to ensure end-user needs are met in a timely and effective manner.
  • Manage third-party vendor relationships and hold them accountable for delivery of service, software subscriptions and maintenance.
  • Build and lead an organization with customer focus, world-class quality, and effective communication with a focus on decisive, fast-moving solutions, quick and constructive resolutions to production issues.
  • Establish and maintain influential working relationships at all levels necessary to successfully promote and deliver technology strategies and innovation opportunities.
  • Ensure maintenance of accurate and complete system and support documentation.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of global laws and regulations related to data privacy, including GDPR, CCPA, as it relates to IT security and storage obligations.
  • Manage change management processes associated with upgrades, maintenance, troubleshooting or installation of new business applications; including coordinating with the organization's Project Management Office, business units, impacted customers, and technical teams where applicable.
  • Actively participate as a part of the department leadership team to develop long and short-term strategies, set and achieve measurable goals and objectives, and develop action plans with challenging but realistic deadlines.
  • Establish and maintain metrics necessary to support KPI reporting related to infrastructure performance and optimization, including defining and maintaining negotiated internal and external service levels to optimize delivery and cost.
  • Manage IT staff by recruiting, training, and coaching employees, communicating job expectations, and appraising their performance. Make staffing decisions in area of responsibility.
  • Possesses a continuous improvement mindset and proactively looks for opportunities to increase efficiencies, refine processes and cut costs with internal IT processes. Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field; or equivalent work experience.
    • 1 0+ years of progressive experience leading network administration, infrastructure support, security, end-user computing and critical infrastructure vendor management.
    • A bility to create, maintain and fully test a Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery plan.
    • D emonstrate solid change management practices from an operations perspective.
    • Solid understanding of network, data, telecommunication and environment security industry best practices, standard policies, procedures, monitoring, and measurements focused on financial services industry.
    • Pr oven ability to manage multiple concurrent large projects. Ability to set operational standards in a production environment and manage accordingly. Preferred Qualifications:
      • Industry standard technology certifications.
      • A dvanced degree in related field.

Keywords: Wespath Benefits and Investments, Glenview , Director - Infrastructure, Executive , Glenview, Illinois

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