SVP, Technology & Infrastructure

$200,000+ yearly

Job Category:Technology

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Remote

Location:Deerfield, IL  [Remote]

Job ID:123441

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Job Description
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Vice President of Technology & Infrastructure to lead our client’s IT operations and infrastructure initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cloud computing, networking, server management, end user support and managing a decentralized environment in collaboration with managed services providers.

SVP, Technology & Infrastructure Responsibilities:
  • Lead and oversee the technology and infrastructure functions, ensuring alignment with the company's strategic goals and business needs
  • Provide strategic direction and thought leadership for IT operations, infrastructure and cloud initiatives
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive technology and infrastructure roadmap, considering best practices, emerging technologies and scalability requirements
  • Manage a team of technology professionals, providing mentorship, guidance and fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation
  • Drive the adoption of cloud computing technologies and solutions to optimize performance, scalability and cost-efficiency
  • Oversee network design, implementation and maintenance to ensure secure and reliable connectivity across the organization
  • Manage server environments, ensuring high availability, performance and disaster recovery capabilities
  • Collaborate with managed services providers to deliver effective decentralized IT support and services
  • Define and enforce IT security policies, procedures and practices to safeguard sensitive information and ensure regulatory compliance
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of IT systems, infrastructure and services, making continuous improvements to enhance operational efficiency
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including application development, security and business units, to align technology initiatives with business requirements
  • Stay current with industry trends, advancements in technology, and best practices to guide the organization's technology strategy
  • Prepare and present reports on IT operations, infrastructure performance and project updates to executive leadership

SVP, Technology & Infrastructure:
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field; master's degree preferred
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in IT leadership roles, including management of technology and infrastructure teams
  • Strong expertise in cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and their integration into business processes
  • Extensive knowledge of networking technologies, server administration and IT security principles
  • Experience in managing decentralized IT environments and collaborating with managed services providers
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills, with the ability to inspire and lead cross-functional teams
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities, with the capacity to engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to align technology initiatives with business goals
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to make informed decisions under pressure
  • Relevant industry certifications (e.g., CCNA, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, CISSP) are a plus

Thank you,

Kelsey Person
Recruiting Lead
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.