Infrastructure Team Lead

Location
Russia - Saint-Petersburg

We are searching for an Infrastructure Team Lead, located in Saint-Petersburg, and reporting to the IT & Innovation Director.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Plan and schedule the team’s day to day activities and job priorities
  • Contribute to project planning, delivery, and completion
  • Ensure maximum system availability and performance to meet the needs of the business
  • Seek to provide a highly available environment and work closely with the Infrastructure Specialists & Architect
  • Work to ensure that new technologies are introduced within the environment to maximize efficiencies, reduce costs, and provide the best growth platform
  • Provide monitoring solutions across the environment that will help achieve other key accountabilities
  • Maintenance, Capacity Planning, and implementation of server, storage & network environment
  • Management of network infrastructure across layer 2/3 environment, WiFi & firewalls
  • Continuous improvement of ITIL processes to support the management of incidents problems, and changes
  • Ensure that all fault tickets are logged in Jira, correctly classified and update high daily, low priority weekly
  • Ensure system documentation is created and maintained for all changes
  • Management and engagement of key vendors and partners
  • Oversee and participate in all related change management
  • Provide reports as required, such as but not limited to performance, capacity, design specifications, alarming specification etc
  • Support the technical activities of other team members, providing a level of guidance to the team when it comes to technical activities in his/her technical domain
  • Undertake assessment & estimation of computing and storage-related project activities
  • Perform budget estimates as required
  • Create short-form business cases as required

As Team Leader for our Infrastructure Team, you will be responsible for a group of experienced and competent employees (in- and outsourced) with specialist expertise in networking, storage, virtualization, operation of hybrid environments, etc. You have a leading and coaching role and will work both operationally and strategically, and act as an important support for, above all, your team members. You are responsible for the day-to-day operational work, supplier relations, and our internal IT processes. Furthermore, you are active and a driving force in our development and responsible for the team following best practices according to our IT policy and guidelines.

Key professional skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of computer usage and programming
  • Proficient in English and Russian
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel globally 20% annually
  • Strategic thinking
  • Project management skills
  • A desire to keep learning
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Negotiation
  • Be able to work on own initiative

Package Description:

  • A competitive salary and quarterly KPI bonus;
  • International environment with a strong entrepreneurial and innovative culture;
  • Great opportunities for professional and personal development.

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