Director, IT Communications & Infrastructure

Loews Corporation New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Business Technology at Loews Corporation is committed to delivering solutions and services on an agile modernized infrastructure to fulfill business strategy and achieve maximum value for the holding company.

As the Director of IT Communications & Infrastructure you will lead our infrastructure cloud migration while delivering resilient and reliable network and infrastructure architecture that ensures productivity, mitigates risks and supports the overall business strategy. You will leverage your experience and external networks to continually provide insights and strategy for the improvement of current architecture and in the adoption of new technology and services for the company.

This role will:

  • Propose and execute strategy as it relates to increasing reliance on network resiliency and a computing environment which is moving from on premises solutions to infrastructure as a service, software as a service and managed services

  • Lead teams working towards a common goal of reducing the technology footprint of physical equipment while providing a secure, resilient and high performing computing environment

  • Lead organizational change within teams

  • Be responsible for the Voice & Data Network, Internal and External Infrastructure, Database Management, Operating Systems, Conferencing and AV (Telepresence) and Operations

  • Develop actionable plans to ensure operational efficiency and reliability for network, voice, and infrastructure services through preventive maintenance, co-location management, Infrastructure as a service, and managed services

  • Develop and manage relationships with managed service providers across all areas of responsibility

  • Drive local and wide area network design, deployment and operation (LAN/WAN) across the company and in collaboration with our subsidiaries

  • Identify opportunities to leverage new and innovative technology and services to increase efficiencies, while tracking and managing existing equipment and license costs

  • Ensure constant alignment with security and business continuity initiatives related to networking and infrastructure, including Backup and Disaster Recovery

To be considered, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field

  • At least 10 years of practical business experience leading teams

  • Polished written, verbal and presentation skills

  • Proven collaboration and relationship management skills

  • Strong understanding of voice and data network technologies and virtualized infrastructure

  • Deep infrastructure management experience

  • Experience in backup and recovery

  • Effective vendor management

  • Successful leadership through transformative periods and ability to develop innovative solutions

  • Business orientation with an adaptable and consultative style

Loews Corporation is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse work culture. M/F/D/V


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Director, IT Communications & Infrastructure

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