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The Manager of Information Technology Engineering is responsible for providing the vision and leadership to develop maintain and enhance infrastructure and align it with business strategies imperatives and core values. This position has both strategic and functional management responsibility for Infrastructure technologies at HCH. This position is responsible for the overall design, operation, support, reliability, continuity, recovery, and security of the Open Systems environments, Middleware, and DevOps/Automation/Orchestration.
Strategy - Responsible for strategy development deployment and support of IT Engineering infrastructure systems to meet the needs of Business Units and future IT needs. Works to improve processes with a focus on efficiency and quality improvements. Partners with Executive Leadership to develop and define the technology strategy. 20%
Leadership - Responsible for providing a leadership role in Engineering projects undertaken to accomplish company infrastructure objectives. This includes involvement in the planning and implementation of short and longer term projects. Ensures Engineering projects are implemented in a manner consistent with industry best practices. 20%
Server Administration - Responsible for all aspects of administering the Open Systems, virtualization, and Middleware across both HC and Valassis. Strong understanding of DevOps, open source technologies, automation, and orchestration processes and tooling. Broad knowledge and success track record of maintaining/supporting server environments. 20%
Security & Compliance - Accountable for the implementation and review of Security for the Engineering Infrastructure teams based on policies standards and procedures set forth by HCHC Corporate Security group. This includes meeting Internal Audit requirements Industry required Compliance and other Certifications as needed. For example: PCI SOX SAS70 CyberTrust etc. This also involves business continuity and disaster recovery planning and testing. 20%
General Management - Manage third party vendors, partners and/or suppliers who provide services to HC and Valassis. Develop, track, and maintain annual IT staffing, purchasing and operations, and capital budgets. Enforce the use of established and documented IT processes tools and best practices. Develop and implement effective resource capacity planning and demand management. Also performs staff reviews and evaluations as needed. 10%
Service Delivery Management - Ensure all critical systems operate efficiently safely and in accordance with defined SLAs. Ensure development and administration of policies procedures and guidelines to assure production systems availability which meets or exceeds established Service Level Agreements. Familiarity with ITIL based management methodologies is required. 10%
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Business or Engineering or equivalent work experience required. Person must have excellent knowledge of IT operations and infrastructure processes.
8 years of progressively increasing responsibility in an IT Infrastructure capacity
Solid teamwork & interpersonal skills with ability to communicate & persuade customers & management at all levels
Ability to create original concepts
Excellent oral & written communications; strong management business planning & development skills
10 years IT & business experience in strategic planning development & implementation
COMMUNICATION AND CONTACTS
Must be skillful at communications at all levels specifically to Senior Leadership key clients and suppliers and with all Processes and Divisions within the company.
Must align project plans and deliverables to achieve financial benefits and desired outcomes.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Manage 6-12 direct management reports. Responsible for implementing employee developmental activities like performance review team building career planning and succession planning.
Vericast offers a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401K matching and flexible PTO. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available, not to mention smart and friendly coworkers!
At Vericast, we don’t just accept differences - we celebrate them, we support them, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our clients, and our community. As an Equal Opportunity employer, Vericast considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classifications protected by law. Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting our Talent Acquisition team at or 616-541-3145.