Randstad Director, Infrastructure & Cloud Architecture in Parsippany, New Jersey

Director, Infrastructure & Cloud Architecture


Parsippany, NJ

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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Director, Infrastructure & Cloud Architecture

The Director will set the future direction of infrastructure architecture, including internal and cloud based hosting & management, will oversee the existing infrastructure architecture and will approve the development of solutions in support of the application landscape and data management.

  • In partnership with the IT leadership team, identify opportunities and risks for architecting the company s infrastructure solutions, including identification of competitive services, opportunities for innovation, and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles.

  • Identify technology trends and the competitive landscape to assess opportunities to leverage technology advancements

  • Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms for delivering the company s services.

  • Support the company s roadmap through the design and deployment of timely infrastructure to power business goals and applications

  • Participate in the development of governance processes to ensure that objectives are achieved, risks are managed appropriately and the organization s resources are used responsibly for the infrastructure landscape

  • Collaborate with the appropriate departments to assess and recommend technologies that support company organizational needs.

  • Communicate the company s infrastructure strategy to management, staff, partners, customers, and stakeholders.

  • Working with a matrixed team, including full-time employees, consultants, solution vendors and off-shore resources

  • Developing full-stack and reference architecture designs for infrastructure across hybrid environments inclusive of cloud platforms

  • Mentoring and developing associates

  • Capital and expense budgets and forecasts for infrastructure - in collaboration with finance and the other IT towers

  • Infrastructure strategy and roadmap development with business solutions, operations, architecture and engineering

  • Work with PMO and the other IT towers to ensure effective project execution


  • Plan and direct architectural solutions for:

  • Hybrid platform management - including tools and processes

  • Infrastructure architecture for business solutions

  • Capital and expense management for infra

  • Drive strategic solutions that align infrastructure to the overall enterprise architecture

  • Design and drive the overall long and short term roadmap for infrastructure architecture

  • Engage with business solutions to provide infra solutions to enable business objectives


  • MS/BS in Information Technologies or related field and/or equivalent experience

  • 10+ years experience managing complex projects through lifecycle

  • Multi-tenancy/multi-landlord cloud implementation and management

  • Strong background dealing with n-tiered architectures

  • Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) development and governance

  • Multi-platform/multi-applications development environment knowledge

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