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30/11 Darryl Pais
Managing Director at Corporate Search & Placements Pvt. Ltd.

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Head - IT Infrastructure - Bank (15-20 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 770642

We have been retained by our client, a well-established, professionally managed foreign bank to identify a Head IT Infrastructure to be based at Mumbai.

Job Purpose -

- To manage security and disaster recovery in relation to IT infrastructure, including the documentation, communication and implementation of related policies and procedures.

- Partnering with the Lead for Business Applications, this position will lead the Infrastructure and Operations teams with overall responsibility for technology infrastructure planning and deployment of technology for various projects.

- Responsible for overall system and infrastructure availability and develop a resilient infrastructure to reduce failures.

Key Responsibilities - 

- Planning, project management and implementation leadership, identifying opportunities for automation, cost savings, and service quality improvement.

- The head of IT Infrastructure is responsible for the implementation and operations of all technology infrastructures which includes data center, network and server services, telephony, service monitoring, user support/help desk, workstation management, servers, storage and related software. This position is operationally responsible for ensuring the availability, integrity, and security for all IT systems and infrastructure.

- Provides infrastructure services vision, enables innovation and seeks to leverage IT trends that can create business value consistent with the company's requirements and expectations.

- Development of enterprise standards and technology architecture and the IT operations governance process.

- To manage partnerships with external suppliers for IT infrastructure services including, support services, change management, consultation services and the production and distribution of regular reports.

- To monitor the performance of the IT infrastructure, ensuring that it is optimized and that future capacity planning in undertaken.

- To maintain and implement effective IT infrastructure policies, standards, procedures and guidelines.

- To research and recommend changes to the IT infrastructure architecture, ensuring that all new and enhanced facilities are effectively project managed and thoroughly tested, before being implemented in the production environment.

- Development of enterprise standards and technology architecture and the IT operations governance process.

- Conduct product and vendor evaluations ensuring best in class technologies and partners.

- Works closely with and manage strategic vendor partner relationships. Setup and run the Governance with the partners. Build strategic relationships for creating value for the organization.

- Participate in the formulation of the company's enterprise architecture and business system plans; assessing cost and feasibility, and ensuring the plan is aligned with and supports the strategic goals of the business.

- Hands-on technical depth enables direct oversight, problem-solving leadership and participation for complex infrastructure implementation, system upgrades and operational troubleshooting.

- Experience with comprehensive disaster recovery architecture and operations, including storage area network and redundant, highly-available server and network architectures.

- Delivering services as per defined SLA signed with clients and mapping the same with OLA signed with service providers.

Desired skills/Competencies:

- High levels of IT literacy.

- Experience leading a 24x7 Internet-oriented production environment, preferably across multiple data centers.

- Structured way of working.

- Good attention to detail in all aspects of work.

- Able to prioritize and work under pressure.

- Good interpersonal and team leadership skills.

- Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Candidate Profile:

- Candidates should be an IT Engineering / Graduate with Computer Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized University / Institution with above 15 years relevant experience in Banking Industry.

Interested candidates meeting with the above requirements should forward their resumes in word format only.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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