Data Center Manager
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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 2/25/2017
NTT Data Inc
This role concentrates on the implementation and operations of a cloud datacenter infrastructure, datacenter administration, servers, storage, middleware, non-application software, networks, and operations that support the applications and business processes as required. Operations Lead is a technical hands-on opportunity to work in a cloud for an enterprise company addressing critical marketplace innovation & pushing the envelope of a high volume infrastructure to scale horizontally to address security, reliability, performance, availability and scalability of the infrastructure.
Key Job Functions
*Manage incident resolution within the environment, facilitating collaboration among other infrastructure and application support teams as required.
*Serve as an escalation point from third party support teams for major incidents, and escalate to the appropriate stakeholders as required.
*Managing the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, and support of operating systems (Windows, Linux), devices, hardware, software, etc.
*Partner with and influence stakeholders to promote simplification, standardization and innovation and to ensure risk are understood and minimized.
*Act as a subject matter expert for troubleshooting and resolving complex, multi-tier problems that span a number of different components.
*Automate production operations processes.
*Automate continuous integration and deployment processes.
*Implement application performance monitoring to ensure platform uptime and performance
*Define, measure, and meet key operational metrics including performance, incidents and chronic problems, traffic and conversion, etc.
*Ensure that change management projects manage risk to applications and technologies. Design project to minimize disruption and help maintain consistency in critical environments. Work with support teams to manage approvals for changes impacting production.
*Establish strategic direction for operating system platforms including technology reviews, analysis and selection in order to ensure company has adequate infrastructure to provide suitable operating environment(s) for various applications.
*Develop architecture strategies to ensure that current products can continue to evolve into the next generation storage, to ensure cost-effective data protection solutions, and to ensure scalable solutions for enterprise-wide deployment.
Specialized Knowledge & Skills
*7+ years' experience building and supporting large-scale, business critical systems.
*Expert knowledge of Unix/Linux.
*Cloud computing experience operating large cloud based environments for production applications preferred, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or other large scale cloud deployment.
*Knowledge of Data Center networks, routing, switching, firewalls and site to site connectivity.
*Knowledge of File Transfer applications such as IBM Sterling Gateway, CA XML Gateway etc,
*ITIL based experience with Incident, Problem, Change and configuration management
The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result..