Director, IT Infrastructure

    • Houston, TX

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Director, IT Infrastructure in Houston, TX. Job Responsibilities:

  • Overall leadership (technical and people) of Data Center Operations, multi-platform Servers, Networks (Voice and Data) and Data Base Administration
  • Build high caliber teams that work together, share information, and plan for the future while creating a bullet proof foundational infrastructure
  • Oversee the day to day operations of 24/7 high traffic environments as well as plan new build outs and initiatives
  • Participate in strategic planning, tactical operations planning, and the development of business continuity / disaster recovery plans for production and other environments
  • Conduct capacity planning to ensure timely acquisition of IT resources, monitor infrastructure budget and IT resources
  • Oversee infrastructure related Capital Expenditures and Computing expenses for the company, including budgeting, tracking, and cost containment
  • Oversee all monitoring and analysis tools and processes
  • Direct the long term strategy for the Infrastructure Architecture
  • Work closely with the development teams to facilitate enterprise application architecture initiatives
  • Act as liaison between Infrastructure and other departments
  • Develop and implement standards, procedures, best practices and business processes
  • Provide reporting citing metrics on server and systems monitoring, backups, utilization, trends, successes and challenges

  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • 12+ years total experience, including 8+ years in a production 24/7 high traffic web environment
  • Excellent technical management skills with in-depth knowledge of foundational infrastructures and new digital environments
  • Excellent people management skills and the ability to create high performing, highly collaborative teams
  • Excellent time management, communication, decision making, presentation and organization skills
  • Strong understanding of best practices for infrastructure architecture, secure systems design and scalable fault tolerant web architectures
  • Comfortable managing large volume websites and 24/7 availability
  • Skilled at developing teams and future strategies for Cloud, Data Center Operations, multi-platform Servers, Networks (Voice and Data) and database administration
  • Experience with ERP, CRM and Mobile application implementation
  • Hands on experience with full site deployments from the planning/design stages to full implementation
  • Strong verbal and written skills with equally strong presentation/standup skills
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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