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Kforce Manager of IT Systems and Cloud Infrastructure in Elmhurst, Illinois

Kforce has a client in search of a Manager of IT Systems and Cloud Infrastructure in Elmhurst, IL.Summary:The client is looking for a Manager for our Systems and Cloud Infrastructure team to design, implement, maintain, and support our fast-growing server, end user computing, and cloud Infrastructure. You will be a part of the IT Infrastructure team that is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, and highly available infrastructure to support business objectives and defined SLAs.Key Tasks:

  • Take the necessary actions to meet daily/weekly/monthly goals and objectives

  • Effectively communicate to all peers and supervisor

  • Provide daily supervision and direction to all systems team members

  • Monitor the performance and health of Infrastructure including traditional servers, VMs, IaaS, PaaS, and serverless code

  • Provide support, documentation, and guidance to vendors to ensure they are meeting their goals

  • Assist in the development and deployment of operational policies, standards, and procedure packs; Ensure vendor and employee adherence to standards

Work Quality:

  • Ensure that the values, objectives and quality standards of the Company are achieved/met

  • Monitor server deployments to ensure uptime and performance

  • Periodically work with the Director of IT Infrastructure & Manager of IT Infrastructure Projects to review and audit vendor work

  • Assist in the design of a various applications that support thousands of geographically dispersed users with minimal interruptions and maximum fault tolerance

  • Provide deep (Tier-3 ) resolution for complex cloud (AWS and Azure) issues; Act as a liaison between the business and outside vendors to ensure proper resolution

  • Provide technical expertise in the setup, optimization, and monitoring of AWS and Azure environments

  • High School diploma/GED and 6-8 years of related work experience required

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT, Business, Management, or a related field preferred

  • AWS or Azure certifications preferred

  • ITILv3 or COBIT Certification or experience working in an ITIL environment preferred

  • At least 3 years hands-on management experience

  • At least 3 years of cloud computing experience

  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience directly managing full time employees

  • Hands on experience building and maintaining cloud environments

  • Thorough understanding of Microsoft Active Directory and related systems

  • Understanding of relational and nonrelational databases

  • Understanding of virtual environments and associated networking (VMware, Citrix, etc.)

  • Hands on experience with Identity Management technologies such as SAML, WS-FED, and oAuth

  • Good decision-making ability; Sound judgment

  • Ability to use a computer screen and keyboard to run daily business

  • Proficient at operating general office equipment

  • Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time

  • Ability to effectively interact with customers

  • Ability to effectively function and contribute in a team setting

  • Easily adaptable to a fast-paced environment

  • Good oral and written communication skills; Able to speak English fluently

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours