Director of Infrastructure
Rethink what’s possible with SwitchThink! SwitchThink Solutions is an IT Services CUSO from Desert Financial.
As a collaborative partner for innovation, SwitchThink Solutions offers technology solutions that help credit unions achieve their transformational goals. Our knowledgeable development, infrastructure, and IT operations experts work hand-in-hand with our clients to maximize the benefits of their technology and speed their results.
Who you are...
You are a strategic planner with a love for technology infrastructure. As the Director of Infrastructure, you will plan, organize, and manage the overall operations for the network and platform operations teams to ensure the stable operation of the organization's IT infrastructure. This includes developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas, particularly network infrastructure, server infrastructure, data communications, and telecommunications systems. You will schedule and direct the activities of your teams to resolve hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion. Always ensuring that project/department milestones and goals are met, while adhering to approved budgets.
A typical week might include the following
Managing the day to day operations of the Network and Platform Operations teams, including identifying operational efficiencies, cost savings opportunities, workload intake and balancing, and tracking department goals.
Providing leadership and supervision to Infrastructure Team through one on one meetings, individual development plan creation and coaching, weekly and monthly team meetings, directing priority shifts, ensuring team cross functionality, and team collaboration.
Implementing a cloud operations staff and run model A team focused on operating a cloud services enterprise such as AWS/Azure manages their environment through a cross functional team that is more focused on the full stack technology enterprise, skills for scalability and ensures value for clients for faster service delivery and resolution.
Managing the service delivery for Cloud Services including metrics, compliance with service level agreements for service requests, change, incident and problem management.
Developing and maintaining capacity planning model for cloud service offerings in accordance with the Business Plan for Cloud Hosting. Serving as the incident and problem manager and single point of contact for the (Network and Platform Technology for Cloud Services) and cloud services for clients
Developing a capacity management program across all technology platforms in addition to developing and maintaining a strategic partnership with vendors to ensure proper discounts, SLAs, and commitments are met.
Managing the data center facilities including; interfacing with colocation vendor, performing quarterly access management review, processing and maintaining smart hands reports, maintaining cabling and rack changes, as builds and run books, and access to portal and review service requests for break fix.
Overseeing operations infrastructure in data centers for tracking available capacity, proposing expansion plans.
Maintaining and improving operational procedures on failure management, monitoring, preventative maintenance, expansions and upgrades.
Managing day-to-day operations of the services maintaining continuous availability as well as the expansion and provisioning of additional capacity for services.
Managing security compliance, auditing, and monitoring of our services (servers, network, VoIP).
Developing and maintaining lifecycle roadmaps.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
This role might be for you if you have...
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field, experience in lieu of education is acceptable
8 years leadership in IT operations, supervising technology teams, and overseeing large information technology projects
Deep knowledge and hands-on experience supporting key infrastructure components including networking, virtualization, storage, and telephony technologies
Deep knowledge of supporting infrastructure related disaster recovery scenarios
Exceptional communication and leadership skills
Strong project management skills
Bonus points if you have...
15 years IT experience with a broad background in IT infrastructure
10 years IT leadership experience
Experience migrating on premise architecture to the cloud
Experience leading a private or public cloud and cloud operations team
We are considered leaders in the local credit union space, and we are growing like crazy. We’ve got a culture passionate about smarts, courtesy, continuous learning...and our people love it. A full 93% of our employees would recommend us to their friends. Come find out why! Learn more at jobs.desertfinancial.com or www.switchthink.com/careers
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.