Director, Information Technology, GITIO Operations
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. - San Jose, CA

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Job Description If you39re looking to energize your career, now is a great time to join Brocade. As a leading provider of data center networking solutions, Brocade helps organizations around the globe achieve their most critical business objectives. Today, Brocade is extending its proven data center expertise across the entire network with future-proofed solutions built for consolidation, virtualization, and cloud computing. This includes open, virtual, and efficient networking solutions in the following areas Storage networking Data center and Ethernet fabric routing Software networking (including SDN and NFV) Campus networking Director, Data Center and Network Operations Responsible for setting IT operations direction, creating and establishing policy and procedures for all aspects of IT Operations and developing operational standards for all aspects of IT infrastructures across all sites.

Responsible for the management and operation of a 247 US data centers including equipment capacity planning, maintenance, backup services, and disaster recovery aspect of the operation. Responsible for managing existing outsourced servicesvendors in the IT infrastructure areas, including all aspects of telecomm services (telephone carrier, T1 connectivity, data center, etc.), firewall management, and data network connectivity to ensure services are delivered based on pre-arranged SLA in the contract In addition, overseeing and developing operational metrics to monitor performance, contractual service levels, and maximization of returns on investments. Proactively monitors, identifies, and provides problem resolutions in all aspects of systems, websites, and network performance. Responsible for managing the IT Infrastructure Operations Group.

Management tasks include hiring, performance management, training, retaining, and terminating employees in the group. Leads the development of direct reports through performance management and coaching. Assist in preparation of annual budgets and monitor expenditures against budget plans, preparing detailed explanations of significant variations. Responsible for implementing infrastructure-monitoring tools (i.e.Network Management system) to ensure all the infrastructure services are being managed at the optimal level as well as to proactively plan for required infrastructure bandwidths.

Responsible for ongoing and multiple system development, maintenance, change management, and deployment projects. QualificationsJob Responsibilities Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related disciplines, Masters Degree preferred or equivalent work experience. 12 years plus in overall IT operations including detailed knowledge of server and storage architecture, Exchange, Netbackup, SQL Server, and Networking Infrastructure components. Learn more about diversity at Brocade.

Brocade is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer Brocade is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. The Company does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. For U.S, Applicants Brocade participates in E-Verify. Function Information Technology Architecture, Brocade, Capacity Planning, Change Management, Computer, Development, Director, Disaster Recovery, Ethernet, Exchange, Firewall, IT, Management, Metrics, Network, Networking, Performance, Software, SQL, SQL Server, System, Systems

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