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IT Operations Director

Atlanta, GA

Posted: 06/13/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Management / VP / C-Level Job Number: 10955

IT Operations Director

Our client is looking for a talented IT Operations Director to lead several teams with a company located in the Atlanta area.

This person is responsible for the day to day logistics and operations of all production environments at all locations.   Infrastructure environment (Linux and Windows, Storage, Virtualization and Applications like AD/DNS/DHCP/ADFS/FTP, SMTP/MSMQ/RABBITMQ). 

  • Oversee all technology operations (e.g. Systems, DevOps, Help Desk & Production Incident Response) and evaluate them according to established goals
  • Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management
  • Analyze the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs
  • Purchase efficient and cost effective technological equipment and software
  • Inspect the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems and report to upper management
  • Coordinate IT managers and supervise system engineers, technicians and other professionals to provide guidance
  • Control budget and report on expenditure
  • Assist in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts

Here' s what our ideal candidate has:
  • Proven experience as an IT Director or similar role
  • 8 years of progressive hands-on experience in systems operations, implementation, and operations
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux Ubuntu and CentOS
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows 2012+
  • Experienced with automation tools such as Ansible, Jenkins, Vagrant, and BitBucket
  • Incident Management, Desktop Support management experience
  • Capable of managing and overseeing:  VMware hypervisor, DNS and authentication services, and Systems-monitoring tools such as ExtraHop and Splunk
  • Advanced knowledge of shell scripting tools, such as Bash, Python, and PowerShell
  • Experienced in automated backup tools, such as NetBackup, systems hardening and performance tuning
  • Knowledgeable in cloud deployment and security

Benefits: Generous Salary plus bonus potential, comprehensive company benefits, casual work environment, flexible PTO, 401K with company match, many opportunities for advancement

Keywords:  IT Operations, Incident Management, Desktop Support, Leadership, SQL, MySQL, Windows, Linux, MSMQ, RABBITMQ, VMware

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