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Manager of Infrastructure Applications

  • Location: Fort Worth, Texas, 76106
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

  • Job Ref: 186492

Our client is seeking a Manager of Infrastructure Applications for a direct-hire opportunity in Fort Worth Texas!

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, anticipates and resolves problems, and ensures inter-group cooperation to meet all operational obligations and objectives.
  • Make recommendations and implement enhancements for increased uptime, performance and reliability.
  • Review infrastructure performance reporting and metrics for stability to support 24x7x365 operations.
  • Participate in ITIL based change management process providing business impact and risk perspective to proposed production changes. Ensure team follows established policies and procedures for internal and external audits.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Develops and directs the Infrastructure Applications team of personnel by hiring, training and leading the best qualified people, utilizing effective communication, motivational and coaching techniques, leading by example, and providing ongoing performance management.]
  • Provides strategic direction and recommendations on new technology. Seeks ways to continuously improve the performance of the team productivity and establish work priorities and time requirements.
  • Ensure complete infrastructure technical documentation.
  • Ensures overall system performance meets or exceeds company and department goals and objectives by evaluating current methods, making recommendations and by developing project plans.
  • Interface, communicate and build relationships with internal customers throughout the organization at various levels of management.
  • Research and interface with vendors for various needs of services and system support for project planning and accomplishing various business objectives.
  • Supports change control and disaster recovery activities for the team
  • May be requested to participate or lead special project or advisory teams
  • Participate with annual budget process and establishing objectives for group

Required Skills and Experience

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in the following technologies:
    • Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy
    • Office 365 & Azure AD
    • Microsoft Exchange Server
    • Cloud voice platforms – UcaaS/CCaaS
    • Enterprise Desktop Management Platforms – LanDesk, SCCM
  • Knowledge and experience in the following technologies:
    • Application architecture concepts and fundamentals
    • Citrix VDI
    • Middleware applications – WebSphere, JBOSS
    • Microsoft Windows Server OS
    • Server Virtualization
    • LAN/WAN concepts and fundamentals
    • Information Security Applications and Platforms
    • Microsoft Office applications
    • Enterprise Storage platforms
  • PC operating systems and applications
  • Ability to lead and manage a work team
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and multitasking ability
  • Strong attention to details
  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams with a collaborative interpersonal style
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively document procedures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Ability to work weekends and after business hours 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science plus seven to ten years Open/Distributed Systems experience; or equivalent combination of education or experience.
  • Prior experience in a management or supervisory role required.