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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 12/21/2016

SmartSource Technical Staffing Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA
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SMARTSOURCE is currently searching for an IT Infrastructure Manager for one of its Clients

Job Type: Contract to Hire
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Location: Collegeville, PA 19426 OR Center City, Philadelphia 19107

The IT Manager is responsible for the definition and execution of all aspects of IT infrastructure, including personal computing, cloud services, network setup and security. This role manages and coordinates all infrastructure projects to meet company needs and ensures that the standards and procedures are followed during design and implementation of information systems. The role will also be responsible for monitoring the systems to ensure the highest level of infrastructure performance.

The Infrastructure Manager analyzes new system requirements and ensures that systems will offer scalability, reliability and can be effectively integrated with current infrastructure. Implements and adheres to design criteria and standards, and ensures that all systems are working at optimal levels prior to operations acceptance. This leader will need thorough knowledge of Infrastructure domains. Performs a variety of tasks, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Responsibilities Partner with company leaders in identifying necessary enhancements and solutions to meeting the business and user needs. Lead infrastructure projects and related cloud migration, major configuration changes, product updates, ensure proper operations documentation is in place. Assess technology provider & capabilities to deliver services according to strategy. Partner with outsourced vendors to identify and address continual improvements in the network, disaster recovery procedures, hosting technologies, and related services. Provide guidance on design and configuration of complex solutions as well as provide functional/technical expertise. Ensure proper level and quality of user support.

The ideal candidate should possess the following:
Bachelors Degree (in technology discipline preferred). Minimum 3 years of experience in IT Infrastructure experience. Experience with private hosting environments, cloud computing and related virtualization technologies. Prior experience driving the integration of legacy IT infrastructure resource with Cloud and other modern technologies/architectures to more effectively meet tactical and strategic requirements. Proven project and process management skill set. Highly motivated, results oriented, customer-focused, team player. Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level. Strategy and planning: an ability to think and plan over a 12-36-month time span. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate to both business and technical individuals. Strong influence skills & ability to deliver with direct and indirect report resources.