Head of IT – manage ENTIRE Infrastructure & Operations Department for MULTINATIONAL Financial Services Giant.
Johannesburg/ Pretoria - R1.2 Mil p/a (NEG)
Exceptional Opportunity for a very skilled HEAD OF IT to manage the ENTIRE Infrastructure and Operational Department for this Multinational Financial Services Giant.
The portfolio of the role covers all aspects of Infrastructure including Operations, Service and Project Delivery, Financial Management, Strategic Roadmap development, Risk and Security as well as assisting with the development of the Infrastructure Architecture.
YOU will be actively involved in developing this department to achieve a world-class service which will include modernizing the current Infrastructure into the CLOUD (including Azure, AWS and more)
This role is based in Johannesburg/ Pretoria and salary on offer is around R1.2 Mil (there is some room for negotiation depending on your experience)
Managing and leading the entire Infrastructure portfolio, including all aspects such as - Operations, Financial management, Project Delivery and more
Management of all systems – including traditional, distributed infrastructure, backups & datacenters and storage.
Design and implement the strategic road map for the department, including all modernization plans.
Lead multi-disciplinary teams to ensure client service and project delivery.
Lead the implementation of all Infrastructure related projects
Manage risk and security for the department which will include cyber security, governance, risk and audit requirements and more.
Manage Asset lifecycle of platforms
Skills & Experience required:
Degree/ Diploma in IT, Computer Sciences will be preferred.
8+ Years’ experience in a Infrastructure Management role with knowledge of Technology Services, IT and Business Process, current IT Trends and Operations.
Experience working with multiple technologies in an Enterprise environment such as Microsoft, IBM, HPE, Pure Storage, VMWare etc
Solid understanding of Infrastructure best practice including Governance, best Practice frameworks, SOP, Service management and Business Continuity
Solid Vendor Management & Relationship experience
Experience in managing cross-functional teams across multiple server environments
Knowledge of/ Interest in current IT trends including Cloud, DevOps, Azure, AWS etc