Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 1:19 AM
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With more than 2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries.Focused on enabling end:to:end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000retail locations and most automotivemanufacturers. CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre:sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, partssupply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.
We're large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.
From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we're hiring to support your growth and ours :Greenlight your career.
This leader is responsible for establishing and driving the technologies, solutions and strategies related to the design and engineering of the global infrastructure platforms. These platforms include compute and virtualization, storage and backup, and database. These solutions will be cloud, hybrid cloud, and on premise.
The leader will be responsible for understanding the health, resiliency, age, refresh and cost of the totality of these solutions.
:Ensure that Hosting Platforms, Hosting Operations and Cloud infrastructure are working cohesively to deliver a single, global enterprise hosting infrastructure ecosystem.
:Ensure our server data centers, server rooms, servers and cloud infrastructure are secure and compliant
:Responsible for identifying and implementing solutions to drive costs down and productivity up.
:Deliver hosting infrastructure that is reliable, consistently stable, redundant and high performing to ensure our business operations can operate without interruption
:Provide regular communication to IT leadership and Business leadership on areas for improvement, progress, milestones, and areas of success.
:Grow the technical organization through effective hiring, coaching, motivating and development of a world class technology team.
:Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or other technical field is desired.
:10+ years of professional experience leading large enterprise hosting organizations.
:5+ years of working in a senior:level leadership capacity; mix of corporate and consulting experience is a plus
:Experience managing multiple infrastructure platforms.
:Experience with on premise and cloud infrastructure hosting delivery operations.
:Direct experience in transforming an organizations on premise data center operations to Cloud infrastructure
:Ability to explain and champion technical concepts to a broad audience focusing on business acumen
:Ability to problem solve and work well in complex, ambiguous situations
:Strong analytical and product management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
:Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
:Ability to present technical problems and solutions to management in a manner that can consumed and translated into appropriate program improvement requests
:Excellent vendor management and negotiating skills
:Ability to drive and manage to a budget
:A proven track record of thought leadership and driving significant change to deliver new business capabilities and productivity
:Good business acumen and un
• Location: Chicago
• Post ID: 82399582 chicago