BDO USA, LLP Director of IT Infrastructure amp; Enterprise Operati in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job id : 13882BR table id="tblJobDetail" role="presentation" border="0" width="92%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="3" align="center"tbodytrtd class="TGAlignLeft" width="80%"span id="Job Summary" class="TEXT" aria-labelledby="lblJobSummary"The Director of IT Infrastructure Enterprise Operations (Director) leads a diverse IT team. The Director devises and implements the strategic plan related to the Firm’s core infrastructure and operations, sets strategy, establishes standards and ensures compliance and accuracy for assigned technical baselines, including cloud architectures, server technologies, and communication technologies, as well as LANs, WANs, Internet, Intranet and wireless implementations. The Director is efficient, and coordinates support of the Firm’s operations and needs (digital platforms, business systems, etc.). This role recommends and manages short and long-term projects designed to meet business requirements for infrastructure functionality, performance, availability, cost and business continuity needs while considering business direction and growth strategies. The Director designs and implements short and long-term strategic plans to ensure infrastructure capacity meets existing and future requirements, as well as defines hardware, software and communication standards in conjunction with owners and stakeholders. The Director develops proposed budgets, manages operational costs and conducts near and long-term financial forecasts for expanded functionality/user base. This role establishes and maintains regular written and in-person communications with the Firm’s department heads and end users regarding pertinent infrastructure activities, as well as negotiates with vendors and contractors to secure infrastructure and operations-specific products and services. The Director prepares RFPs, bid proposals, contracts, scope of work reports, and other documentation for infrastructure projects and associated efforts./span/td/trtrtd valign="top"span class="Fieldlabel"label id="lblQualifications"Qualifications/label/span/tdtd class="TGAlignLeft" width="80%"span id="Qualifications" class="TEXT" aria-labelledby="lblQualifications"Education: - Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a relevant field, required - Advanced degree in Information Technology or a relevant field, preferred Experience: - Fifteen (15) or more years of information technology experience required, including: • Ten (10) or more years of experience in a leadership role managing and developing people • Ten (10) or more years of hands-on experience managing or overseeing mid to large-scale information technology projects, including complex cross-functional and cross-organizational projects • Ten (10) or more years of infrastructure or IT operational leadership/management experience, developing strategy, executing and interacting with top leaders across the organization - Experience within a large, professional firm, preferred - Experience managing large technology teams, IT resources and complex multi-million-dollar operating budget, preferred - Experience in formal project management, preferred Software: - Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, required - Experience designing, architecting and administering High Availability Systems, Redhat Linux, VMWare, Apache, DHCP/DNS, Microsoft Windows Advanced Server, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, and SAN/NAS Storage, preferred Other Knowledge, Skills Abilities: - Strong understanding and appreciation for all major functional areas of IT -