Position: Head of IT Infrastructure

Up to $140K+ DOE + Bonus - Excellent total package
Local Candidates Only

Location: Boston, MA Area


Mid-Sized, successful, and growing Boston based global investment management
company - Great Company - Lots of Upside - Excellent Compensation Package -

Position Responsibilities - Summary:

The IT Infrastructure Team is responsible for the technology infrastructure
and technical support globally. The team consists of approximately 50
technology professionals whose key functions include IT Operations,
Telecommunications, Market Data, Database Management, Service Desk, and Risk
& Strategic Services including Business Continuity Planning.

Reporting to the Head of Information Technologies, the Head of IT
Infrastructure provides global technology vision and leadership for
formulating, evaluating, and implementing information technology solutions,
policies and initiatives that improve the quality and effectiveness of the
strategic goals and the efficiency of its business operations.

Position Responsibilities - Detailed:

- Management of IT Operations, Telecommunications, Market Data,
Database Management, Service Desk, and Risk & Strategic Services teams
- Acts as a liaison with the Investment Systems, Client Systems and
Research Systems application development teams and the Quality Assurance
team to ensure full understanding of data flow, data integrity, and system
- Assesses information technology control elements to mitigate IT
risks regarding the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of business
- Management of the IT Operations team for 7×24 operations and
technical support
- Responsible for enterprise management of desktop systems, servers
and data storage comprised primarily of Windows/Intel platform
- Responsible for the global network supporting all data, voice and
video services including remote access and VoIP implementation
- Responsible for Data Center and Disaster Recovery Center
- Management of core firm-wide applications for messaging and data
storage including Microsoft Exchange and SQL Server
- Planning and implementation of technical security including
firewalls, anti-virus, spyware, spam, active directory and logical access
- Oversight of the business continuity planning and disaster
recovery implementation and testing
- Manage relationships with the technology vendors and market data
providers including Microsoft, Dell, Bloomberg, Reuters, Factset
- Work closely with the Facilities group for physical construction,
moves, and support of the facilities applications including building access
- Oversight of the IT audit for SAS70 certification

Required Skills and Competencies:

Mandatory requirements:

- 10+ years experience managing technical organizations
- 10+ years experience managing telecommunications
- 10+ years experience in the financial services industry
- 5+ years experience with offshore vendors
- 5+ years experience with Citrix, VMWare


- Strong technical and management skills extremely important
- Self-directed and motivated
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Solid communication skills


- High energy, positive attitude, professional and mature
- Leadership qualities
- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, set goals and meet


Up to $140K+ DOE + Bonus - Excellent total package - Comprehensive Benefits
No Sponsorship Available - No Relocation Available - Local Candidates only

Contact Information:

Gary Wright - President - Wright Associates
Phone - (508) 761-6354
Email - replywrightassociates AT verizon DOT net
Website -www.wrightassociates.org