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Senior IS Infrastructure Lead

 

 

We have an immediate opportunity for a Senior Infrastructure Lead to join our IS team at our offices in Princeton, NJ. This position reports directly to the Director Infrastructure and Operations of Global User Services and acts as the infrastructure representative for the NA and LATAM region.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures compliance with infrastructure, network and security standards defined by the Infrastructure governance team.
  • Manages infrastructure related projects in the region. (establishes project charter, business case, project team, project plan,  risks and mitigations matrix, organizes and chairs steering committee).
  • Maintains frequent contact with Infrastructure governance team which is based in Spain.
  • Acts as main interface with other IT colleagues such as IS delivery manager, field support engineers and business facing team to capture local infrastructure requirements.
  • Work with central governance teams to evaluate hardware and software requirements and design infrastructure solution based on the captured needs and requirements and according to standards.
  • Identifies infrastructure and network vendors in NA and LATAM regions based on projects or activities requirements.
  • Provides support in case of major infrastructure incidents.
  • Coordinates third-party maintenance for Infrastructure & network hardware, software and telecommunications services.

 

We value:

  • Experience in supporting various infrastructure and network environment in large worldwide environment
  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills
  • Strong Project management skills (certification in PMI / PRINCE / SCRUM is a plus)
  • Strong technical network and infrastructure knowledge
  • Sound Industrial network knowledge
  • Excellent services oriented mindset
  • Ability to work in a multi-national and multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent combination of analytical and planning skills

             

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience supporting office & industrial Network Infrastructure, Windows Server, Linux/Unix storage environments
  • Experience in successful management of network or infrastructure projects.
  • Prior experience with Software Defined data center technologies ie. ( Comvault or similar )
  • At Least 5+ Years of overall Infrastructure Architecture & Engineering in defining and developing high security, high availability solutions
  • Prior Experience developing and/or supporting core Infrastructure computing services ( Domain Controller, DNS, Virtualization, VMWare, Storage, Backup/Recovery, Data Security, Data Replication & monitoring
  • 3+ years of experience implementing, enabling  Core Infrastructure capabilities: Compute, Storage & Networking Services
  • Experience delivering secure data center infrastructure platform
  • Expertise in one or more Infrastructure automation technology
  • Experience with automating network and host provisioning

Total of 10 plus year hands on IT work, with 5 years experience in Virtualization

 

We offer:

  • Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste
  • Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
  • Being part of a results oriented organization culture that foster team collaboration
  • Work for a world leading company in environmental and sustainability initiatives
      
    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
    function.  Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
     
    At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to
    reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act
    within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer
    competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:
     
    * Generous Paid Time Off!
    * Quarterly Bonus Potential!
    * Retirement Plans!
    * 401(k) with Company Match!
    * Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!
    * Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!
    * Flexible Spending Accounts!
    * And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey