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IT Infrastructure Manager

Columbia Sportswear Company

Job - Corporate/Business

Close Date: 08/09/2019

At Columbia Sportswear we don’t just design, architect, build, configure, automate, and deploy systems across the world, we also adopt technology aggressively to provide Ma Boyle an advantage!! If you are a fervent believer in the power of technology to drive a company to the next level, and have a messianic sense to guide infrastructure engineers to produce game changing results, we have an opening for you – IaaS Infrastructure Manager.

Success in this position requires delivering a stable but innovative product and a mindset of “delighting the customer”! Your job will be to provide guidance to full stack engineers who eat and breathe technology while also keeping a careful eye on administration and support services. You will also need to develop and maintain an effective technology infrastructure from a full lifecycle perspective. This job is not for the light hearted as our technology is tested tough.

•Focus towards innovation and thinking outside the box to solve problems, while considering potential impact to people, process, technology.
•Guiding and mentoring a team of 10 or more infrastructure engineers and serve as a point of escalation for customers and team members for troubleshooting of technical issues.
•Manages vendors to provide network, security, engineering and support systems. Manages escalations to both vendors and internal support organizations for timely recovery of systems and services.
•Leverage the team to provide global 24x7 production support for a data-intensive storage, compute, and networking environments
•Define and gather metrics to measure the overall effectiveness of the infrastructure team while tracking delivery of quality customer service. Reviews performance and effectiveness of engineering teams and services.
•Manage and drive midsize projects to a successful outcome
•Contributes toward the development of standard operating procedures in all areas of influence;continues to find new ways to improve quality and efficiency.
•Develops and implements methods to measure and report on infrastructure or apps/services performance and reliability
•Participates in financial performance (budgeting, forecasting, capital planning and spending)
•Proven ability to develop and execute a minimum of a 6 month roadmap. Participate and influence department strategic roadmaps
•Optimize services to achieve enhancements in performance, capacity and availability while achieving cost optimization

•A bachelor’s degree specializing in Information Technology, Computer Science or Operations
•A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, including 4 year of supervisory experience
•Successful track record of exceptional results for leading engineering teams of 10 or more
•Working knowledge and proven platform experience in Windows, Linux, VMware, EMC and Cisco platform systems. Experience with Cloud, PaaS and SaaS platforms a plus. Experience with legacy IBM mainframe/minicomputer a plus
•Working knowledge of DevOps, IaC, Kanban, Agile and similar concepts
•Working knowledge and proven experience in Cisco LAN, WAN and data center networking systems. Experience with SDN, SDDC, SD-WAN technologies a plus
•Working knowledge with Microsoft Office 365 including Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint and Exchange.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

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