Vice President - Data Center

PeopleStrong HR Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • Delhi
  • Confidential
  • 12-16 years
  • 01 Sep 2015

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Data Center/ Manage Infrastructure Services
Job Description

Job Responsibility:

To create a scalable, resilient, secure and cost effective Data Center /Data Recovery infrastructure by creation of the architecture blueprint and development of the entire infrastructure based on the enterprise architecture blueprint.
The role holder would also be responsible for ensuring DC/ DR delivery & installation by the vendors as per defined requirements & within the guidelines of cost, quality & time.
Provide inputs to the overall strategy pertinent to data center; Ensure implementation of the strategy.
Ensure adherence to the departmental budget.
Collaborate with Head, Infrastructure to understand the infrastructure requirements for DC/ DR center and provide inputs in creation of a functional requirement specification document.
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 at company.
Undertake sizing of the Infrastructure including Server, Hardware 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 Data Centre/ Data Recovery Center.
Infrastructure Development
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 DC/ DR center Architecture development & implementation is as per the defined guidelines of cost, quality and time.
Logistics & Operations
Provide inputs for planning critical services at the DC/DR Facility such as security, physical data archiving, waste disposal etc; Design access controls for the DC/DR.
Facility to ensure physical security of the data.
Ensure development of robust back-up or alternative systems for problems which may strongly impact core activities such as power shortage.
Respond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues at the DC/DR Facility during the construction phase and resolve issues escalated by the Implementation Partners
Develop policies & procedures for governing the use of the DC/DR Facility post construction.

Candidate Profile:

B.Tech (IT)/ BE degree in IT / MCA while M.Tech/ MBA is desirable with 12- 16 years of experience working with top companies in IT infrastructure management and implementation/ managing IT infrastructure of a reputed organization having large IT setup
8- 10 years of experience Infrastructures experience in the design and implementation of large-scale, multi-tiered, heterogeneous IT infrastructures/Data Centres with experience in setting up two Data Center facilities.
Expert understanding of leading SAN storage technologies and network server platforms
Experience in building enterprise infrastructure architecture covering backend storage platforms, servers, user-end infrastructure network etc.
Experience in Hardware, configuration, integration, and support.
Detailed knowledge of Data Center technologies with experience in deploying different kinds of hardware platforms, storage platforms in a 2/3-way data center scenario.

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