AVP - Data Center Technologies

PeopleStrong HR Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • Delhi
  • Confidential
  • 10-17 years
  • 07 Jul 2015

  • Project/ Program Management IT

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

To ensure design, deployment, configuration & testing of Data centre Technologies e.g. Compute, Storage, Virtualization , Networking, Information security systems etc. through creation of the architecture blueprints.
The role holder would also be responsible for delivery & installation of the same by the System Integrators (SIs), Partners etc. as per defined requirements & within the established guidelines of cost, quality & time.
Key Responsibilities
Strategy Design and Implementation
Provide inputs to the overall strategy pertinent to IT Infrastructure
Techno-commercial assessments of architectural prepositions and IT solutions
Ensure implementation of the organizations IT strategy Technical Need Analysis
Collaborate with Head, IT Infrastructure to understand the IT infrastructure related requirements and provide inputs in creation of architecture and functional requirement specification documents
Provide inputs for bid-process management for selection of consultants/ vendors for designing the Hardware and Network Architecture including inputs for design of RFPs, evaluation of vendors, solutions, technical assessments etc
Collaborate with the finalized vendor to articulate the requirements of the User Agencies (UAs) and maturity of IT architecture of Providing Organizations (POs) and design the Hardware and Network architecture to ensure alignment with same
Provide inputs to R&D team on Best Practices, methods and emerging technologies in the related domain; Support in evaluating their applicability and feasibility for implementation

Design of Infrastructure Architecture
Undertake sizing of the IT Infrastructure including Server, Storage, Network & Security, and Support peripherals to ensure that they support user requirements on a sustainable basis
Collaborate with consultant/ vendor to design the architecture and configuration of the Hardware and Network infrastructure
Finalize the IT infrastructure based on cost benefit analysis and adherence to security and governance standards
Identify and ensure timely resolution of the potential implications and conflicts between the Infrastructure architecture, with any constraints imposed by the Infrastructure (logical/physical) design to the architecture; evaluate viable alternative approaches and recommendations in coordination with the consultant/ vendor
Identify and build improvements in the existing/future architecture based on changing needs of the organization, challenges faced in current implementation, technological changes at Providing Organizations end or changing needs of the User Agencies (UAs)

Infrastructure Development
Provide inputs for bid-process management for selection of vendors for implementation of Hardware and Network infrastructure, including inputs for design of RFPs, evaluation of vendors etc
Communicate the infrastructure blueprint to the finalized vendor in order to undertake development infrastructure in line with the envisaged plan
Monitor the activities of System Integrators to ensure that Hardware and Network infrastructure development & implementation is as per the defined guidelines of cost, quality and time
Ensure design and configuration of IT infrastructure components, estimate and decompose the capacity requirements and other aspects of the system like telecommunications in line with the Architectural blueprint
Ensure development of network security, building of firewalls, application of cryptography to network applications, management of file permissions
Ensure design and deployment of a Controlling Software to identify parts of the network which are causing issues in order to undertake corrective action
Oversee testing of the designed networks, network technology, network security systems & network OS to ensure their efficacy & ability to deliver on organisational requirements
Ensure all dependencies, priorities and risks are managed across the project; Keep a track of the project budget and investigate reasons for deviations, if any Consultants
Ensure removal of bottlenecks and hurdles for the smooth advancement of activities
Ensure complete knowledge transfer from various Consultants/SIs
Ensure resolution of technical issues/ queries of the SIs
Provide technical guidance to the O&M team for upkeep & maintenance of the Hardware and Network infrastructure

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