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22/11 Anup Purushotham
Manager at Silverpeople

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Director - Information Technology - University (10-25 yrs)

Andhra Pradesh Job Code: 767926

About Company:

One of the highly reputed and top ranked university/Colleges in India with high paced growth and expansion.

Roles and Responsibilities:

- Develop IT strategies and advise management on various business process, meeting and discussing with vendor partners to understand best in the industry solutions.

- Evaluate campus current IT related requirements and develop overall roadmap to meet future requirements for continuous improvement.

- Implement the network design and monitor it 24X7.

- Responsible for establishing hosting and managing the IT infrastructure and networks.

- Collect requirements from the end user department and design or create or procure accordingly. Maintain/optimize the usage of IT network.

- Define and document a selection criteria and performance analysis for each of the unique technical requirements. Perform analysis on Make, buy or open source for each requirement, wherever applicable.

- Develop and enforce appropriate IT policies and guidelines.

- Managing IP addresses for all the systems connected to the university network

- Maintain network security e.g. Establish firewall, intrusion prevention systems

- License management, maintaining License information, Optimize its usage and periodic renewals.

- ERP Implementation, Training & User support. Business Process Automation and documentation. Collect requirements from the end user department and configure users and processes. ERP customization, Go-live & Training. Implementation of ERP system software and train users.

- Work with departments and units to support their ICT aims and objectives, assist in development of short and long term computing and technology priorities

- Managing entire IT Infrastructure, Budgeting, Vendor Management, Asset Management and Procurement and implementation of multiple system and applications

- Monitoring daily operations to ensure that Infrastructure as a whole provides a high degree of reliability; inspecting Hardware & Network, User Issues, IT Security & Policy and Documentation on a regular basis

- Desktop support, Labs, Network & Wi-Fi, Application support, Data centre support, Biometric Systems Enforce and ensure compliance with software licenses

- Lead the IT support function for all departments in the campus in troubleshooting system, network and applications related issues.

- Oversee Website hosting and maintenance. Periodic technical maintenance of Web and database servers. Tracking of Website hits. Continuous Monitoring for Threats.

- Perform periodic technical and process audits on the following: Network / Internet, Data Canter, Desktop, Biometric & CCTV.


- Master's Degree in any IT related discipline from a recognized University/Institute

- Successful implementation of ERP in an educational institution.

- Understanding of Agile methodology must.

- Must have carried more than one digital transformation projects.

- Preference would be given to candidate having at least 10 years of experience in similar profile with a reputed University / Higher Educational Institution

- Preference would be given for candidates from top engineering institutes with global exposure handling large volume of students

- Candidates are expected to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and must have an intimate knowledge of the higher education landscape in India and internationally

- Candidates with the will to drive the vertical completely by recruiting their own team and set up the policies

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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