Director of IT Infrastructure
Job TypeFull Time
CompanyNorth Wind Solutions
Job Description

The IT Director of Infrastructures responsibilities can include, but not limited to:

  • The IT Director of Infrastructure Operations responsibilities can include, but not limited to:

    • Inspire and lead cross functional teams who collaborate with internal customers and external vendors to ensure high functioning operations of multi-faceted IT infrastructure.
    • Supervises the application build/configuration process.
    • Build and lead personnel by creating team plans and guaranteeing they are completed; maintaining team atmosphere; provide training and development budgets; overseeing the performance management program with opportunities and feedback on skill performance.
    • Maintain collaborative working relationships with internal teams, business partners and vendors to design and deliver solutions and resolutions related to infrastructure.
    • Negotiate and manage contracts; documenting all work and deliverables; and monitoring vendor activity to ensure obligations are met.
    • Ensure highly available operating environments utilizing secured on premise, hosted, SaaS, PaaS and cloud platforms.
    • Lead projects by utilizing adopted department methods, developing, and maintaining a project charter, project plan, and status report; managing all needs for assigned projects; identifying team members, measurements, and resource needs; and executing project plans and progress.
    • Maintain accurate system and network procedures and documentation for standards, assets, circuits, inventories, security configurations, audit controls, etc.
    • Oversee the installation, provisioning, and data protection of existing systems and networks including configuration of hardware, software, and peripherals.
    • Ensure standards are followed including those provided by security, audit, and best practices.
    • Develop and maintain a disaster recovery/business continuity plan. Work with IT leaders to test and ensure an actionable recovery.
    • Maintain a strong working knowledge of technologies, architectures, and systems relevant to operations.
    • Lead critical troubleshooting efforts and provide direction for issues in conjunction with vendors and infrastructure environments.
    • Develop and maintain security and assess control on systems and networks in collaboration with Security team to deliver projects, incident management needs and monitoring.
    • Evaluate current infrastructure investments and drive efficiencies for performance and financials.

    This position is contingent upon contract award.

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Computer Science or similar degree preferred. or professional work equivalent
  • Must have DOE Q might also need DOD TS Security Clearance.
  • 10+ years of experience in infrastructure (platforms, network, security)
  • 7+ years of managerial experience
  • Knowledge of technologies and languages in Operational platform knowledge, but not limited to: Linux, Unix, VMWare, Microsoft Server, Amazon Web Services, NetApp, Cisco LAN/WAN/wireless/US
  • Experience with data center operations, communications, and disaster recovery
  • Understanding of hardware scalability, high availability, risk mitigation and methods of implementing IT infrastructure.
  • Enterprise project management and contract management experience
  • Experience in defining and monitoring KPIs
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing situations
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate to all levels of talent
  • Solid problem-solving and conflict management skills

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.