Director, Infrastructure Services Engineering

College Park, Maryland
Jan 16, 2018
Feb 20, 2018
Position # 106493
Full Time

You are a leader who is ardent about technology, knows how to influence and develop people, easily manages priorities, and welcomes challenge. You’re adept at strategizing and have the personal motto of “get it done”. You succeed through collaboration, build relationships and partner with people across the organization. You are forward thinking, able to abstract, and are a tenacious solution-finder who asks “what’s next” and achieves building “next”.

We are a fast-moving team responsible for helping UMD achieve its outcomes through developing and implementing teaching, learning, research and administrative solutions which leverage technology that align with strategic goals and objectives. We also focus on continuous improvement, fostering innovation, constant learning, and developing people to their full potential.

In this role, you will lead UMD’s Infrastructure Services engineering function. You will develop and nurture strategic relationships with business partners, IT leaders and external partners to implement solutions that align with strategic goals and objectives. Your task is to define and implement IT policies and processes, develop staff, create and promote an environment that fosters communication, collaboration, and innovation and effectively communicate the value and opportunity of emerging technologies.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.

10 years of progressive experience managing network, server, storage, and backup infrastructure.

5 years of experience managing multi-person teams.

Core Skills:

- Ability to use written and verbal communication effectively at all levels of the organization is essential.

- Proven experience in IT planning and systems development and deployment using ITIL – based approaches.

- Motivate and challenge staff and their valuable resources in order to deliver measurable results.

Technical Skills: Strong expertise in managing all infrastructure services including server, storage, cloud (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS), network, voice all within the context of IT security.

Soft Skills: Acting with urgency. Simplifying through process and automation. Problem-solving. Being flexible. Exercising sound judgment. Listening.

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