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AVP – Infrastructure Services

Mumbai, India Full Time

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Reporting Structure

Reports to Sr VP, IT Project Management

Education

Bachelors in Engineering; Masters in Engineering Degree preferably CS/EC; MBA in Systems or equivalent desirable

Experience
  • Minimum of 12+ years of total experience, out of which at least 5+years in Data Center management experience and in managing Infrastructure (Network, Storage, Compute) Projects with exposure to ITIL

  • Experience in the Technologies/Protocols/Products like (but not limited to) TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, HSRP, IPsec, VPN, MPLS. QoS, Multicast, dot1q, STP, VLANS, VTP, HSRP, VoIP, WLAN, DNS, DHCP, ARP, SNMP, Net Flow, Cisco vPC, FCoE, Cisco Fabric Path, Cisco Catalyst Switches, Cisco Routers, Cisco Nexus Switches, Riverbed WAN Accelerators, Cisco ASAs, Cisco WLAN products, Juniper, Checkpoint, VMWare, Hypervisor etc

  • Maximum of 17 years of total IT experience

Industry

Preferably from a Technology, ITES, Shared Services or Banking organization

Responsibility

The AVP Systems Engineering role will have the following responsibilities

  • Recommend the most suitable network architecture and define the solution at a high level for specific projects

  • Develop technology appropriate roadmap for Data Center Infrastructure

  • Perform network modeling, analysis and planning

  • Ability to independently manage the Data Center Ops, both from internal stakeholder management as well as vendors who are managing the network services on ground

  • Identify and proactively manage changes in scope, budget and schedule to ensure that the business value of the project is still achieved

  • Escalate issues and risks and proactively takes ownership for resolution

  • Track milestones and deliverables and provide regular status reporting to all levels of stakeholders

  • Work with vendor team to perform troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems

  • Vast Experience in routing, switching, load-balancers, firewalls, IDS/IPS, WAN Optimizers, global site selectors, SAN fabric switches etc.

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills with strong understanding of standard Network Designs, Storage and Compute Best Practices and Solutions

  • Share best practices, lessons learned and constantly update the Infra repository based on changing technologies, benchmarks and knowledge related to recent, current and upcoming vendor products and solutions

  • Strong communication skills with ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently with stringent timelines

Certifications
  • Cisco Certifications (CCNP or CCIE) or similar preferred

  • TOGAF, PMP or any other technical certifications will be an advantage

Employment Type
  • On Contract - Full Time. Initially for a period of three years, extendable by mutual consent

Location
  • Mumbai