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Senior Director, Infrastructure & Security in Chicago, IL at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 8/2/2020

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Senior Director, Infrastructure & Security

City: Chicago / State: Illinois                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company. It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.



Job Description and Responsibilities

EVRAZ North America is has an opening for a Senior Director, Infrastructure and Security to lead the overall coordination of our information technology (IT) services. This role will be responsible to ensure compatibility, availalbity and integration with enterprise strategies while ensuring proper IT security controls are in place. The successful candidate be an excellent project manager with a track record of driving results and translating investment into value for the business. Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, this role will be based in Chicago and will work closely with our IT product group managers and operations management teams across North America.

  • Plan, organize, and manage staff and overall operations to ensure the stable operation of organizational IT services
  • Manage operations for desktop and laptop personal computing, help desk, email, Windows servers, midrange, mainframe systems as well as networks and security services
  • Ensure proper security controls are in place including: developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas: desktop infrastructure, systems infrastructure and network infrastructure
  • Oversee third party vendors and outsourced relationships including vendor selection and SLA management
  • Implement and support short-term and long-term strategic plans to ensure system, storage and backup infrastructure capacity meets existing and future requirements
  • Implement the overall IT security framework in alignment with ISO27001 standards
  • Manage department budget, develop reports to demonstrate return on IT investment to the business
  • Manage and set priorities for the design, maintenance, development, and evaluation of all infrastructure systems, including networks, storage, vmWare, Linux/Unix, backup libraries, NetBackup, email, Citrix, Footprints, Zenworks etc.
  • Develop infrastructure and security project plans that develop key activities, timelines, and resource requirements needed to achieve project objectives while adhering to Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) processes and ISO27001 requirements



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required, Masters or PhD in Business, Information Technology, Data Management, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field is strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible experience managing an infrastructure team in a large environment (+1,500 users and 250 servers)
  • Minimum of 8 years at management level in a large organization with experience managing remote staff and working in a matrix organization, experience working in Canada a plus
  • Extensive expertise and demonstrated experience with infrastructure and security toolset: designing, reporting and delivering system and network solutions; end user computing, security solutions and managing to service level agreements
  • Knowledge of infrastructure and security architecture and delivery, as well as, successful service level agreement accomplishments, experience managing outsourced relationships a must
  • Ability to establish and articulate a vision, set goals, develop and execute strategies and track and measure results
  • Advanced analytical and project management skills, strong ability to deal with complex problems involving multiple facets, variables and situations where only limited standardization and resources exist
  • Extensive expertise in systems and network management, experience managing large complex virtual and physical environments with legacy systems and mainframe solutions
  • Experience implementing IT security working with both internal and outsourced resources; experience with Cisco Umbrella and Cisco products preferred, operational technology (OT) security (OT) a plus
  • Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions, interpret documents, understand procedures, write reports and correspondence and speak clearly to members and employees
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with ability to multi-task and work with minimal or no supervision
  • Knowledge and competency with current protocols and standards including: Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix, server virtualization including VMWare and Hyper-V, wireless technologies; system center technologies such as Footprints and SCCM, SolarWinds ,Orion or similar monitoring tools as well as backup and archiving technologies and cloud technologies

 

All applicants must be legally able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

In addition to a competitive wage and generous benefits package, our employees share in the Company’s success through incentives like profit sharing. We provide opportunities for advancement and promote often from within—which means that a job at EVRAZ can take your career farther than you ever imagined.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required, Masters or PhD in Business, Information Technology, Data Management, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field is strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible experience managing an infrastructure team in a large environment (+1,500 users and 250 servers)
  • Minimum of 8 years at management level in a large organization with experience managing remote staff and working in a matrix organization, experience working in Canada a plus
  • Extensive expertise and demonstrated experience with infrastructure and security toolset: designing, reporting and delivering system and network solutions; end user computing, security solutions and managing to service level agreements
  • Knowledge of infrastructure and security architecture and delivery, as well as, successful service level agreement accomplishments, experience managing outsourced relationships a must
  • Ability to establish and articulate a vision, set goals, develop and execute strategies and track and measure results
  • Advanced analytical and project management skills, strong ability to deal with complex problems involving multiple facets, variables and situations where only limited standardization and resources exist
  • Extensive expertise in systems and network management, experience managing large complex virtual and physical environments with legacy systems and mainframe solutions
  • Experience implementing IT security working with both internal and outsourced resources; experience with Cisco Umbrella and Cisco products preferred, operational technology (OT) security (OT) a plus
  • Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions, interpret documents, understand procedures, write reports and correspondence and speak clearly to members and employees
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with ability to multi-task and work with minimal or no supervision
  • Knowledge and competency with current protocols and standards including: Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix, server virtualization including VMWare and Hyper-V, wireless technologies; system center technologies such as Footprints and SCCM, SolarWinds ,Orion or similar monitoring tools as well as backup and archiving technologies and cloud technologies

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