Kforce Infrastructure Manager in Coppell, Texas

Kforce has a client that is seeking an Infrastructure Manager in Coppell, TX.Summary:The I.S. Infrastructure Manager position is responsible for infrastructure services that include data center and store infrastructure, data center applications, store applications, network administration, network engineering, wireless and telecom services, as well as the analysis, design, deployment and operations of software and hardware, network, data center and security systems supporting the business. This is a hands-on technical role while also managing a group of technical infrastructure personnel and developing and establishing infrastructure standards and procedures.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees all aspects of the IT infrastructure operations, network communication (LAN, WAN, email, etc), data center, store hardware and software as well as backup/recovery

  • Leads strategic technology initiatives which build and maintain key elements of the company's enterprise infrastructure, including but not limited to 24x7 data center infrastructure management and strategy, active directory integration, software-defined internetworking and innovative end user computing solutions

  • Leads the Information Systems Platforms Infrastructure Team in implementing and managing tactical and packaged applications such as Microsoft Windows/Active Directory, various UNIX and Linux systems, wired and wireless networking, Voice over IP, mobile devices and management and other off-the-shelf systems as required

  • In partnership with the Store Systems development team, designs solutions and contributes to projects within Store Systems environment

  • Designs, manages and maintains tools to automate operational processes

  • Installs, configures and maintains server and network hardware

  • Directs installation, configuration and administration of network and system hardware and software in accordance with accepted industry best practices security standards

  • College degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Business Administration or related field or equivalent related work experience required

  • Eight or more years of experience in Information Technology with five years of experience in Infrastructure

  • Three years of management experience in information technology services

  • Extensive knowledge of data center operations, telecommunications, network engineering, data center applications, client/server computing and production operations support

  • Extensive experience with VMware including performance monitoring and management, problem remediation for ESXi servers, vCenter, related VMware technologies and Hyper converged technology (Simplivity)

  • Experience working in a 24/7 on-call environment and the flexibility to work additional and/or late hours based on business needs

  • Thorough understanding of WAN/LAN troubleshooting and support using Cisco-based switching, routing, and wireless technologies

Experience in the following:

  • System Center Configuration Manager administration, package creation, deployment, patching and reporting

  • Active Directory administration and Active Directory scripting

  • Windows server administration

  • Exchange administration

  • SQL administration

  • VBScript/PowerShell and batch scripting

  • Microsoft Office, Office365, Azure AD, and SharePoint Online

  • VMWare administration

  • Cisco Networking

  • Enterprise social network design and implementation

  • Data center implementation and management

  • Public cloud providers, ideally Amazon Web Services

  • IT audits

  • PCI knowledge a plus

  • Identity Management experience a plus

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:100000.00Maximum Compensation:120000.00