ITS Platform Engineering Manager 7674BR Finance & Administration ITS Operations
Detailed Job Description RIT is looking for a Platform Engineering Manager to join the Information Technology Services (ITS) team where we are always on to something amazing!
This position is primarily responsible for managing RIT's Platform Engineering Systems team which is located in the Infrastructure and Operations group within the Information Technology Systems department. The Systems team is responsible for implementation and support of the university's server platforms, including virtualization, cloud, backups, infrastructure automation, devops workflows, and application management in support of the entire university community.
Job Responsibilities :
As a Manager, you are accountable for developing and implementing all operational plans, procedures, and processes for the systems team. You will manage a team of employees who exercises latitude and independence in their assignments/projects, with a focus on procedure, process, and strategy implementation. Focus is on short-term (e.g. 1 year or less) operational plans.
Problems typically involve multiple areas, processes, or constituent groups. Has responsibility for making moderate to significant improvements to processes, systems, or outcomes to enhance the performance of level of the systems team. Influences others outside of own job area on policies, practices, and procedures. May manage certain processes or projects within a defined budget set by management and typically has hiring, firing, promotion and reward authority within own area, in accordance with manager review and approval.
Directly manages/supervises systems staff including individual objectives, work assignments/prioritization/quality, performance monitoring and appraisals, and development.
Plans, organizes, and, implements systems team strategy. Accountable for systems team's overall performance, and operational and/or financial resources. Directs operations and activities of the systems team. Determines priorities and direction of work.
Serves as a strategic advisor to executive and senior level managerial staff with authority to independently commit the organization to mission critical projects/programs/services/products or develops budgets and monitor expenditures.
Accountable for legal and policy compliance in managed work unit; manages risk.
Live our values, embrace diverse perspectives, and nurture the RIT community to remain a great place to work for all.
May perform other duties as needed. This position is primarily responsible for managing RIT's Platform Engineering Systems team which is located in the Infrastructure and Operations group within the Information Technology Systems department. The Systems team is responsible for implementation and support of the university's server platforms, including virtualization, cloud, backups, infrastructure automation, devops workflows, and application management in support of the entire university community.
Minimum Qualifications Edcuation/Experience:
Bachelors degree in information technology, data engineering, computer science, or related field or equivalent experience.
7 years of experience in information technology or other related experience
3 years of related managerial experience.
Excellent communication and collaboration skills and the ability to facilitate bringing diverse stakeholders to consensus.
Demonstrated experience leading Infrastructure, DevOps, Cloud or Systems teams or projects.
Demonstrated experience developing an empowered team that can inspect and adapt to new information and improve processes incrementally.
Demonstrated ability to manage and support foundational systems.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
Copyright 2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.
Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .