Head; Technology Infrastructure
Driving strategy and execution of operations of the bank’s technology infrastructure and ensuring operational availability, performance, scalability, recoverability, security and continuous improvement of these infrastructure.
- Responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring an enterprise-wide technology infrastructure vision, strategy, and program necessary for ensuring technology infrastructure high availability, scalability, recoverability, flexibility, etc.
- Develop short-term, medium term and long-term technology infrastructure strategies for the bank. Oversee further development and implementation of a technology infrastructure roadmap, including key prioritization and sequencing of key systems to support the bank’s strategic goals.
- In the capacity of a trusted advisor to the bank on technology aspects, participate in the formulation of the bank’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.
- Leadership in ensuring that the infrastructure for branch power systems (i.e. UPS, Inverters, and Generators), datacenters MEP and facilities, compute, storage, networks, servers, databases and middleware are operating optimally 24/7.
- Ensure the infrastructure team is mitigating, monitoring and managing infrastructure related risks.
- Responsible for managing overall Technology Infrastructure day to day operations to improve infrastructure costs, performance and end user satisfaction.
- Identifying opportunities for automation, cost savings, and service quality improvement.
- Manage strategic relationships with key Technology product and service providers.
- Interface with business unit managers to define infrastructure support initiatives and solutions for improving service efficiency and effectiveness.
- Provides infrastructure services vision, enables innovation and seeks to leverage IT trends that can create business value consistent with the bank’s requirements and expectations.
- Development of enterprise wide policies, processes and standards as well as the Technology Infrastructure operations governance and control processes.
- Conduct product and vendor evaluations ensuring best in class technologies and partners for successful business operations.
- Development and overseeing SMART metrics for the infrastructures to ensure effective capacity and performance is in place to meet or exceed business needs.
- Development of an annual OPEX & CAPEX budget and ensure it is managed and tracked appropriately.
- Manage demand and capacity for infrastructure resources.
- Ability to present technical data in a comprehensive, yet clear manner.
- Knowledge in engineered systems e.g. Visualized environment, enterprise level engineered platforms, etc.
- Sound understanding of strategic network infrastructure systems, core network, LAN/WAN and related communications systems
- Demonstrated leadership and personnel management skills.
- Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills .
- Be a team player that motivates and educates other team members
- Strong Planning and organizing skills
- Project Management skills
Qualifications and Experience
- At least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security or related academic field.
- IT professional certifications in VMware Certified Professional Datacenter Virtualization (VCP 5 DCV) , Certified Data Center Management Professional (CDCMP), ITIL Intermediate, CCNP or OCA will be an added advantage.
- At least 10 years of relevant work experience which includes 5 years at management level.
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