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IT Director, Infrastructure and Architecture

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The Judge Group
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Rate
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Location: Boston, MA
Salary: Competitive
Description: The Judge Group is currently seeking an IT Director, Infrastructure and Architecture for a permanent opportunity in Boston, MA. This position will report to the VP of IT and is responsible for defining and managing enterprise standards for hosting, cloud, networking, integration, collaboration, end user computing, network security, mobility and Process Manufacturing IT operations/systems.

This job will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight for IT infrastructure and architecture initiatives
  • Ensure alignment between corporate and IT needs and objectives while focusing on best practices, and awareness of emerging trends
  • Creation and implementation of an IT infrastructure and cloud strategy designed to meet the current and future needs of the organization
  • Integrating innovative solutions to control costs and provide a strategic advantage for the organization
  • Work with business and IT functional teams to develop and implement a Cybersecurity strategy to ensure a secure environment
  • Work with business and IT functional teams to ensure change management coordination of IT changes
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with business and IT partners ensuring area of the responsibility is prepared to meet the demanding needs of the organization, current and future
  • Build and maintains relationships with other IT leaders to develop a clear understanding of business needs; ensure cost-effective delivery of IT technology and services to meet those needs
  • Ensure that all IT services and technology are conducted in line with Company policies and applicable standards, legislation, and regulations
  • Participate in the assessment of external and internal technology capabilities with a focus on suitability for integration of both with the existing IT operations environment
  • Supports the IT sourcing strategy and provides oversight for vendor and strategic IT business partner relationship management
  • Create and maintain an infrastructure plan to ensure all related assets are fully tracked, supported, maintained, and update
  • Work with the IT leadership team to plan future skill needs to acquire and develop the appropriate mix in house technical skills and competencies.
  • Provides leadership, coaching and direction to the IT infrastructure and architecture teams
  • Ensure IT security and compliance requirements are embedded in IT architecture standards, working with Security and Compliance group
  • Advocate for technology improvements that will deliver flexible platforms
Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, related field or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of Information Technology experience, and 6+ years of management experience
  • Process Manufacturing experience
  • Experience with MES systems i.e. Wonderware
  • Ability to support entire organization currently including vendor managed hosting of SAP, server/storage, backup/restore, disaster recovery, phone systems, AV equipment, print/scan services, cloud hosting, VM, Office365, helpdesk, Cyber-Security,
  • Business transformation and change management awareness
  • Able to manage and adapt to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines
  • Rigorous budget management in accordance with annual IT budgets
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, support activities and tasks simultaneously
  • Review and negotiate hardware acquisition and maintenance contracts; and pursue master schedule agreements to capitalize on economies of scale
  • Ability to lead a fast-paced IT team of both full time and contract staff
  • Ability to interact with internal and external business users to gather and prioritize business requirements, oversee the design of solutions that adhere to architectural standards and direction to solve business requirements, and provide guidance to project and support organizations.

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