Responsibilities:
The Director of Systems is responsible for server uptime, product strategy and roadmap management of iconectiv's Server Engineering services, both Linux and Windows. The candidate will lead the team, proactively planning the direction and strategy of all technologies directly affecting iconectiv core infrastructure and business systems. Candidate will have the following responsibilities:
 
•Responsible for corporate, production design and implementation
•Manage a team that supports all corporate infrastructure via on-call rotation, 24x7
•Define enterprise standards and ensure product engineering and lifecycle processes are followed
•Conduct evaluations of current services, looking for prospective enhancements
•Oversee and drive the implementation of enterprise initiatives related to core Infrastructure Services
•Direct and guide junior members of the team
•Advise and present to senior management technology related issues and trends
•Interact with key stakeholders to proactively identity business problems and opportunities that can be addressed with innovative technology solutions
•Translate business requirements into technical requirements
•Partner and work collaboratively with various IT groups to influence future technology decisions

Required Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree required, Masters of Science preferred
•Strong documentation and communication skills (run books, test plans, RFP support, verbal, written and presentation)
•Self-motivated get the job done, take charge attitude
•Line item budget responsibility
•5 years’ experience in infrastructure engineering
•Strong scripting skills
•Experienced Ansible and Kickstart (5+ years minimum)
•Experienced with Microsoft and Linux based Operating Systems (8+ years minimum)
•Experienced with Active Directory and Group Policy Management (8+ years minimum)
•Experienced with Virtualization technologies such as VMWare, RHEL KVM  (8+ years minimum)
•Experienced with DNS, DHCP, SMTP and Security Patching (Windows, Linux) services (8+ years minimum)
•Experienced with x86 server hardware (HP/Dell/Cisco UCS) (8+ years minimum)
•Experienced with Backups and Storage technologies (Netapp, EMC) (8+ years minimum)
•MCSA, MCSE or VCP certification is a plus

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About iconectiv
At iconectiv, we envision a world without boundaries, where the ability to access and exchange information is simple, secure and seamless. As the authoritative partner of the communications industry for more than 30 years, our market-leading solutions enable the interconnection of networks, devices, and applications for more than one billion people every day. Working closely with private, government and non-governmental organizations, iconectiv has intimate knowledge of the intricacies and complexities of creating, operating, and securing the telecommunications infrastructure for service providers, regulators, enterprises and content providers. iconectiv provides network and operations management, numbering, registry, fraud and revenue assurance and messaging solutions to more than 1,000 customers globally.

As the world continues to change in ways we cannot even begin to imagine, we know that one thing will never change -- the need to stay connected. The world of tomorrow is counting on us, and we are delivering.

A US-based company, Telcordia Technologies, Inc., doing business as iconectiv, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ericsson. For more information, visit www.iconectiv.com.

Responsibilities:
The Director of Systems is responsible for server uptime, product strategy and roadmap management of iconectiv's Server Engineering services, both Linux and Windows. The candidate will lead the team, proactively planning the direction and strategy of all technologies directly affecting iconectiv core infrastructure and business systems. Candidate will have the following responsibilities:

•Responsible for corporate, production design and implementation
•Manage a team that supports all corporate infrastructure via on-call rotation, 24x7
•Define enterprise standards and ensure product engineering and lifecycle processes are followed
•Conduct evaluations of current services, looking for prospective enhancements
•Oversee and drive the implementation of enterprise initiatives related to core Infrastructure Services
•Direct and guide junior members of the team
•Advise and present to senior management technology related issues and trends
•Interact with key stakeholders to proactively identity business problems and opportunities that can be addressed with innovative technology solutions
•Translate business requirements into technical requirements
•Partner and work collaboratively with various IT groups to influence future technology decisions

Required Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree required, Masters of Science preferred
•Strong documentation and communication skills (run books, test plans, RFP support, verbal, written and presentation)
•Self-motivated get the job done, take charge attitude
•Line item budget responsibility
•5 years’ experience in infrastructure engineering
•Strong scripting skills
•Experienced Ansible and Kickstart (5+ years minimum)
•Experienced with Microsoft and Linux based Operating Systems (8+ years minimum)
•Experienced with Active Directory and Group Policy Management (8+ years minimum)
•Experienced with Virtualization technologies such as VMWare, RHEL KVM (8+ years minimum)
•Experienced with DNS, DHCP, SMTP and Security Patching (Windows, Linux) services (8+ years minimum)
•Experienced with x86 server hardware (HP/Dell/Cisco UCS) (8+ years minimum)
•Experienced with Backups and Storage technologies (Netapp, EMC) (8+ years minimum)
•MCSA, MCSE or VCP certification is a plus


Relocation Benefits: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.

Full Time Employee benefits:
•Health care benefits
•401(k) with company match
•Holiday pay
•Paid time off (inclusive of a volunteer day)
•Tuition Reimbursement upon approval
•On-site Gym

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore, employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.


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