JOB SUMMARY: As the Infrastructure Lead, the role will be to ensure sound delivery of technical services for the company with the goals of maximum up time and performance.
You will be a key hands-on leader supporting a data center environment that delivers a mix of hosted and cloud services to users across five locations in the Chicagoland area.
You will be providing a mixture of preventative support, maintenance, and new implementations around a virtualized Windows Server environment, Juniper networking, Palo Alto Firewalls, Riverbed WAN acceleration, VMWare Virtualization, and much more.
You will tackle challenging, unique situations every day and work with many levels of personnel at the company and within the infrastructure team.
You will be looked upon as a subject matter expert and advocate to fellow team members on making reliable technical decisions around supporting and deploying large and small scale services and engineering complex solutions that run the companys business-critical systems.
The successful candidate for this role will have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, solid oral/written communication, and presentation skills and a desire to tackle the complex problems.
This role requires a candidate able to excel equally on the technical and management side.
EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field; a viable combination of experience and education will be considered.
MINIMUM RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE: Demonstrated management experience of a team of 4 or more.
Required 5+ years of senior level IT related experience.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS: Climbing, Balancing, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling, Reaching, Standing, Walking, Lifting Ability to exert up to 50 lbs of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs of force constantly to move objects.
Extensive walking when working on campus.