Kforce IT Manager-VMware/SAN/Cisco/Citrix/AD-Known Firm in New York, New York

Kforce is working with a well-known investment firm based in New York, NY. They are seeking a hands-on Technology Manager with VMware/Windows Server/Cisco background. This is a highly visible managing a small team and reporting to the VP.Summary:Under the leadership of the VP, Information Technology, the Infrastructure and Operations Manager oversees the IT day-to-day operations while seeking to improve IT services for the end-user satisfaction. This is a hands-on leadership role. The responsibility encompasses all aspects of RUSA technology infrastructure operations to provide a secure, compliant, robust, reliable, scalable and efficient infrastructure and to direct infrastructure support strategy and operations.Essential Functions:

  • Oversees the day to day support of all production platforms to ensure the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of the network, servers, telecommunications services and information

  • Ensures that platforms are efficiently utilized, and that the cost to operate and support the platforms aligns with group and business expectations

  • Ensures that all regulatory and compliance requirements are met for all platforms

  • Provides infrastructure services vision, enable innovation and leverage IT trends that can create business value consistent with the organization's requirements and expectations

  • Leads company-wide strategic technology initiatives to build and maintain key elements of the enterprise infrastructure and associated project portfolio, including but not limited to 24/7 data center infrastructure management and evolution, mobility and remote access services, wireless networks, messaging environments, active directory integration, global WAN, software-defined internetworking, and innovative

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work related experience

  • With a Science degree, minimum of eight years of directly job-related experience required

  • Two or more of the following Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Citrix Certified Associate (CCA), VMWare Certified Professional (VCP), and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

  • ITIL or PMP is a plus

  • Experience/and/or education may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis

  • Extensive knowledge of data center operations, telecommunications, network engineering, data center applications, client/server computing, and production operations support; specific technologies of note include but not limited to Microsoft Server and Client operating system and infrastructure applications, Cisco Voice and Networking, VMware, Citrix, EMC and/or NetApp Enterprise-level SANs, Cisco Server infrastructures, and multi-carrier WANs

  • Experience in related IT disciplines such as data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software applications, database administration and outsourced systems

  • Strong leadership and management abilities; ability to lead cross functional project teams in implementing projects of a complex nature

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and planning at a strategic, global level; ability to translate strategic plans into specific objectives, and to create and execute project plans to achieve objectives

  • Ability to see the "big picture" across such areas as private and public hosted infrastructure and services, identity management, security, telecommunications, enterprise storage

  • Vendor Management experience is also important

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:120000.00Maximum Compensation:155000.00