The Rockefeller University seeks a Director Of Infrastructure to join Information Technology. The Director of Infrastructure role is responsible for establishing the strategic and technical direction for the university's cyber-infrastructure, whenever possible advancing the university's adoption of a cloud first deployment philosophy and a serverless environment that appropriately leverages automation, DevOps methodologies, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) principles, and containerization/virtualization to build and maintain robust, resilient, and highly available systems and service offerings. In this role, the candidate will have the oversight of several groups within the Information Technology department, including: the Platform Services and Cloud Services (PSCS) group, which is responsible for Active Directory, Enterprise Messaging (O365), Enterprise storage (currently NetApp and Data Domain), collaboration services (DropBox and OneDrive); Networking and Telecommunications, and Cloud and Container Engineering (CCE).
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in computer science, information systems/technology or a related technical or scientific field required; graduate degree preferred. Proven track record of successfully managing diverse technical staff required. Strong expertise in commercial cloud infrastructures (i.e. AWS, GCP, and Azure) and containerization (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Swarm) technologies is required. Experience in an academic computing environment or scientific laboratory highly desired. Familiarity with virtualization technologies and related tools (e.g. Vagrant, VirtualBox, VMware, VDI) a plus. Experience managing Linux/UNIX and Windows Enterprise services infrastructure with a diverse technical endpoint environment (Windows Server OS, Microsoft Exchange, RedHat/CentOS/Ubuntu, load balancers and proxy servers) required. Familiarity with networking infrastructure and protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP) required. Knowledge of both traditional telecommunications infrastructures (e.g. PBX) and VoIP and Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) technologies is preferred. Must have experience with establishing and maintaining high-quality enterprise system and service monitoring environments. Experience with collaborative automated test tools (e.g. Cucumber) desired. Should be familiar with code repositories such as GitLab. Must have the ability to prioritize based on the objectives of multiple groups and build strong relationships across teams. Working knowledge of modern programming languages and concepts (in order to facilitate an infrastructure-as-code environment) is strongly desired. Proven ability and passion for continuous learning, ability to critically evaluate new technologies. Understanding of Agile/Kanban techniques highly desired. Must possess a strong sense of ownership and accountability, along with a positive, constructive approach with an emphasis on collaboration and good execution.
We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
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The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics and physics. The university's 72 laboratories conduct both clinical and basic research and study a diverse range of biological and biomedical problems with the mission of improving the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity.