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Infrastructure Manager
Job#: 174312
Positions: 1
Posted: 02/21/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: US-KS-Overland Park
Department: IT
Category: National Bank Of Kansas City
Salary: Salary
Benefits: Full Benefits
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Job Description

National Bank Of Kansas City is looking for an experienced Infrastructure Manager at our Overland Park Branch.  We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package.  Applicant must meet qualifications to be considered for the position.  A background screening including credit check will be required of the final candidate.  NO CALLS OR EMAILS PLEASE.  EOE M/F/D/V


Summary Description

Performs administration, support, and ongoing enhancement of the organization's local/wide area network and telephony infrastructure.  Directs and coordinates activities to ensure efficient and effective systems functionality.  Responsible for the management of maintenance contracts and specific vendor relationships.  Role requires forward looking planning focused on consistent uptime, overall network security and recoverability.


Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provides enterprise-wide network and systems administration functions.
  • Project management for all major IT department initiatives. Conceives, scopes, delegates, participates in, or owns projects as necessary. Responsible for IT department resource planning for projects that improve the short and long term health of the Banks infrastructure.
  • Develops IT procedures. Assists Information Security Officer on IT policy development and enforcement.
  • Identifies, researches and resolves problems to ensure infrastructure effectiveness and efficiencies. Communicates with departments to report and resolve software, hardware and operational problems.  Recommends and implements measures to improve efficiencies and ensure service levels are met.
  • Interacts with external vendors to resolve issues, advises vendors on user needs, and manages implementation of vendor products.  Negotiates contacts with vendors and manages ongoing relationships. 
  • Participates in the oversight of install, testing, upgrade and configuration of network printing, directory structures, rights, security, software and hardware.
  • Designs, specifies, configures, installs, and maintains local/wide area network infrastructure, including telecommunications services. Maintains network documentation.
  • Responsible for the development of monitoring processes, resource planning, upgrades and future planning for the Bank’s virtual infrastructure and Storage Area Network.
  • Responsible for the ongoing assessment of the production environment and identify opportunities for improvement.  This should include all areas of the production environment and consider DR preparedness, backup, monitoring, storage, etc.  Lead efforts to implement appropriate changes.
  • Follows applicable laws and regulations, including OCC guidance regarding security and IT deployment.
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned.


Knowledge Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred
  • 5 years IT experience and knowledge of IT application systems
  • Advanced software system administration skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system
  • Excellent knowledge of network infrastructure.


Skill Requirements

  • Sound judgment and decision-making abilities
  • Strong leadership and business communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritizeand meet established deadlines
  • Ability to develop strategies, documentation, project plans, test plans, prioritize tasks and provide guidance to IT staff
  • Effective analytical skills
  • Ability to perform essential functions of the job with or without accommodation
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