Director - IT

  • Chennai
  • 95-100 lakh
  • 15-35 years
  • Views
  • 25 Apr 2019

  • Senior Management-Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Data Center/ Manage Infrastructure Services, IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

DescriptionThe Director of IT will serve as a key member of the senior leadership team, advising business leaders on direction and trade offs that are influenced by choices we make in technologies and infrastructure. They will own the implementation of the infrastructure and the methods/processes necessary to deliver and grow the business. The successful candidate will have experience managing real-time, high volume, high availability applications deployed in a hybrid model, utilizing both owned & operated co-located hardware. Duties & ResponsibilitiesManage teams of systems, network, and operations engineers to design, deliver, and maintain the client's product suiteDemonstrate technical leadership including mentoring managers and engineers in industry-leading practices such as Development and Operations, as well as participating in occasional hands-on implementation as neededManage the 24x7 support functions for all production systems and applications, including defining standards for operational software development and monitoringManage the 24x7 operation of the corporate network and infrastructureDefine security processes and procedures covering corporate and network operationsDefine processes and best practices for managing the corporate computing resources for a growing employee baseDevelop and maintain project schedules, and evaluate and manage risks for critical , while supervising work products from engineersDevelop and manage the IT budget, covering the infrastructure and software for our production applications as well as our corporate resourcesManage service provider relationships and contracts, establishing favorable pricing and termsDefine and execute strategic technology initiatives for systems and networking infrastructure Required SkillsAbility to design and implement high volume real-time large scale networks of systems, including load balancers, firewalls, routers, switches, etc.Ability to provide scalable computing services while maintaining fiscal responsibilityAbility to manage and negotiate vendor contracts Education/ ExperienceBachelor's degree or equivalent experience, with background in Computer Science or Engineering preferredMinimum 15 years experience working with Large-scale computing and network environmentsMinimum 6 years experience as a leader of other leadersMake sure to tell us about the achievement you are most proud of and what you learned from it.