Posted: Saturday, January 20, 2018 11:01 AM
At Vertiv, we offer the stability of a global leader in a growing industry and the opportunity of a startup. We design, manufacture and service the mission-critical infrastructure technologies for vital applications in data centers, communication networks and commercial and industrial environments. With $4.4 billion in sales, a strong customer base and global reach in nearly 70 countries, our move to establish a standalone business enables us to deliver greater value to our customers and create new opportunities for our people. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or recently received your MBA degree, you'll find a variety of opportunities at Vertiv. Explore them now and join our team of 19,000 employees in making the future of our customers' business possible.Given the focus on a significant digital transformation, Vertiv is seeking an experienced executive to lead our platform services team. Akin to a CIO and/or CTO, the Platform Services Executive will focus on building and operating a global shared services organization that focus on providing cross-functional enablers to the Digital Solutions organization. These services would include the provision of a comprehensive enterprise architecture, a robust data environment, a strong integration platform, a world-class infrastructure organization and other enablers such as testing and information technology service management. Reporting to the Chief Digital Officer, this executive will enable greater agility, assist in the building of a high-maturity technology organization, maintain a strong control environment and mold the organization into a more flexible, reliable and efficient organization., * Establishes, maintains and leads our digital / technology architecture and the Architecture Review Board * Champions our cloud-first strategy and provides infrastructure services vision, enables innovation and seeks to leverage IT trends that can create business value consistent with the company's requirements and expectations * Establishes, maintains and leads our data strategy; oversees data governance, manages the data lake, and provides access to data and the analytics platform for firm-wide insight analysis * Promoting an open and reusable architecture, establishes, maintains and leads our integration / API strategy * Partners with the Digital Solutions Group to lead technology service operations and execution for the enterprise, supporting a highly scalable and redundant environment (including incident and change and release management functions) * Establishes and manages our testing center of excellence * Supports technology delivery that is secure and reliable including disaster recovery * Drives the organization to achieve best-in-class service capabilities, quality, and economics * Proactively manages risk to safeguard the company's reputation by fully complying with all legal and regulatory mandates * Provides sound fiscal management. * Creates an environment that is recognized as the premier platform services organization in the industry by attracting, developing, and retaining the best talent * Establishes and proactively enhances the service delivery model to achieve business goals * Works closely with technical resources, engineering managers and other stakeholders to ensure systems function within service agreement standards * Embraces the importance of the customer experience and will work closely with the design teams to deliver innovative solutions * Articulates the business benefits of teams' initiatives, ensuring their support and buy-in from clients * He/she will identify opportunities for automation, cost savings, and service quality improvement.* Master's Degree in Information Technology or related function * Minimum of 12 years of progressive enterprise level Information Technology experience * Minimum of 8 years of executive leadership experience in enterprise-wide information technology as a CTO or CIO * Requires an exceptionally accomplished technology executive with a proven record of leading people, aligning processes and technology in the pursuit of strategic business outcomes. * The ideal candidate will be a commercially-inclined, energetic, and pragmatic CTO with the ability to create real value through the alignment of technology and business interests. * The ideal candidate will likely be a transformational infrastructure leader at a complex organization who has demonstrated experience in building broader shared-services capabilities. * Must be a dynamic leader whose track record buys immediate credibility across a complex business. Just as importantly, this person must be the consummate communicator, able to influence and build meaningful relationships outside of the technology/digital function and across all levels of the enterprise. * Must have a proven record of building best-in-class technology capabilities with innovative delivery models leveraging both outsourced and in-house service teams. * Experience in a global manufacturing and commerce environment with an expertise in engineering and enterprise resource planning systems would be preferred., No calls or agencies please. Vertiv will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire. 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• Location: Columbus, Texarkana
• Post ID: 76592227 texarkana