VP, Infrastructure Services
London, United Kingdom | D+H
Operations / Production
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Manage organization of >200 infrastructure engineers and operators across all core Infrastructure technologies, including (but not limited to): Active Directory / Windows, Unix, Storage, Backup, Middleware, Database, Voice & Data Networks, Monitoring, IT Risk & Controls and 24*7 NOC.
Develop and execute transformation projects to drive cost efficiencies via increased automation, including: Data Center Rationalization, Cloud Migration, Platform standardization, Service provisioning automation, Configuration Management, SD-WAN implementation, improved monitoring and telemetry, etc.
Partner with Product, Sales and Strategy / Architecture teams to deliver client installations of the firm's flagship products - both on client premise and hosting within Finastra datacenters.
Partner closely with the firm’s CISO organization to drive improved security controls across the enterprise.Provide thought leadership in creation of the IT Risk and Controls agenda – drive increased risk focus across all Infrastructure disciplines. Provide governance and oversight ensuring audit and regulatory compliance.
Minimum 15 years’ experience managing large scale infrastructure organizations in a 24x7 mission-critical enterprise environment.
Detailed proficiency of core Infrastructure technologies, particularly Operating Systems, Networking and Database.
Strong Expertise in current industry trends, including Agile, SRE, DevOps, Cloud technologies, etc.
Must have strong proficiency and demonstrable experience in driving transformational change in large organizations, driving automation, cost efficiencies and risk reduction.
Excellent interpersonal written and verbal communication skills.Must be able to communicate effectively at all layers of the organization – from C-Suite to hands-on technical personnel.Must be able to build consensus amongst partner orgs, influence teams, etc.
Must possess strong customer service orientation & the ability to lead and motivate teams in a dynamic, fast-paced, global environment
Strong working knowledge of global financial services regulatory requirements and experience interfacing with regulatory agencies.
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