Director Enterprise Infrastructure

 •  savers Renton, WA

15+ years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/06/17
Renton, WA
15+ years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/06/17

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates business and technical leadership; mentoring, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Passion for attracting, growing, and retaining high performing talent and building a top notch engineering team.
  • Champion engineering excellence across the organization and drive innovation.
  • Exceptional technical acumen to influence the architecture and design of cloud and/or on-prem fault-tolerant, highly scalable and self-managed systems and services.
  • Hands-on experience with the following:
    • Highly available architectures
    • Wireless technology for the enterprise with highly secure technologies
    • Intense routing, firewall, VPN access technology experience
    • Networking platforms (Cisco/Palo Alto/Juniper)
    • SDN, MPLS, DMVPN, and private network
    • Call Center telephony platforms
    • Network performance management and capacity planning
    • SDLC and partnership with Application Development on solution Architecture
  • Strong knowledge/experience in:
    • Business Case/System Design Analysis
    • Application Development Management
    • Concepts/Lifecycle Maintenance
    • Agile, scrum
    • Automation
    • Managed Services
    • Global Delivery
  • Ability to accurately collect and effectively relate information at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to be detail-oriented.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Ability to work directly with 3rd party vendors to deliver best in class solutions that push forward the evolution and architecture of information data delivery.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication and collaboration skills to partner with teams in remote locations.
  • Ability to strike an appropriate balance between business requirements and technical constraints while managing ambiguity effectively.
  • Ability to work with vendors and external partners and drive excellence in delivery.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum 15+ years of relevant technology industry experience managing and/or leading enterprise level IT/enterprise infrastructure functions
  • Proven leader with general management skills and a track record of managing teams in the quality service delivery of IT projects utilizing ITIL or Six Sigma (preferably both).
  • Proven leadership skills and a track record of team building; ability to recruit/ hire top talent and inspire others
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to quickly articulate complex issues. Verbal, written and presentation skills, including interpersonal and team
  • Develops strategic and operating plans and workable business processes for own department in alignment with function strategy.
  • Manages large scale business processes and/or projects, setting priorities and measurable objectives, monitoring and reporting on the process, progress and results. Typically influences work of cross-functional or extended teams.
  • Responds to, solves and makes decisions on business requests that have broader department impact and/or moderate risk. Presents alternative solutions to business issues by leveraging the broader organization.


Ideal Candidate Profile

  • History of leading the technology infrastructure function for a multi-national enterprise. Experience working with field and/or retail organization. 
  • Strong experience working successfully with managed service providers including but not limited to leading RFP processes, vendor & contract management, negotiating/re-negotiating contracts and creating an environment for mutual success.
  • Prior experience in large organizations where scale, relationships, and multi-national foot print complexities are realities and smaller aggressive start-ups where deep market savvy, business expertise and urgency are required.
  • Proven track record of building scalable solutions, organization structures and management processes inside a culture of innovation.
  • Strong track record of building high performing teams.

Additional Details

Minimum Required Education, Training and Experience:

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Architecture, IT or related business field.
  • 15+ years of infrastructure experience with minimum 10 years management/leadership experience

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