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Director of Infrastructure Operations

Director of Infrastructure Operations

The Media Trust is on a mission to make the digital ecosystem a healthier, more valuable place for businesses, governments and consumers. Working with the world’s largest, most-heavily trafficked digital publishers and their AdTech partners as well as enterprises, the Media Trust delivers real-time security, data protection, performance management and quality assurance solutions that help protect, monetize and optimize the user experience across desktop, smartphone, tablet and gaming devices. The Media Trust is an industry pioneer with 15+ years of history continuously monitoring the online and mobile ecosystem.

The Media Trust Technology leadership team is looking for a Director of Infrastructure Operations to join our team to drive the operations of our mission critical infrastructure systems and help grow a high performing technical team. This role will be responsible for leading the day to day activities to manage and automate our private and public cloud infrastructure. The qualified candidate will have experience leading teams, defining system and network architectures, and managing data center operations. This role is an ideal opportunity for a hands-on leader who thrives in a face paced, startup style culture. The right candidate will need to stay on top of the long-term strategy as well as the operating details of the organization to ensure urgent tactical issues are closed and the team is taking steps to head off customer impacting risks and issues. In this role, you will contribute to building a world class team and infrastructure as we grow and expand our organization.

Responsibilities

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • As a member of the leadership team, apply your knowledge and experience to guide the technical architecture and implementation of the TMT hybrid cloud strategy;
  • Manage the System Administration and Data Center operations of our private cloud;
  • Manage vendor relationships with our data center and technology partners;
  • Grow and manage a team of system administrators, data center technicians, system & network engineers;
  • Provide technical expertise and hands-on contributions when required to consistently improve the reliability and uptime of our systems;
  • Ensure security and compliance programs are implemented and maintained effectively;
  • Ensure operational coverage and escalations for the 24/7 operations of our critical systems.

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have a unique blend of leadership and technical skills with a desire to grow and improve the Infrastructure Operations organization. The candidate must have a strong combination of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Engineering or similar discipline or equivalent experience;
  • 10+ years experience in a similar role in the technology industry;
  • Proven operations leadership with directly relevant experience in managing 24/7, high availability, complex infrastructure and operations found in data centers, manufacturing, logistics, or similar industries;
  • Track record of successfully scaling facilities, processes, and teams, and driving operations consistency across distributed facilities;
  • Demonstrable ability to hire, develop, and manage high-performing teams;
  • Experience developing and managing capital and operating expense budgets;
  • Experience with Linux systems, network devices, firewalls and load balancers;

The Media Trust is currently a 100% remote workforce due to the pandemic. We expect to return to a collaborative office environment sometime after the pandemic restrictions subside. This role will be 100% remote initially, and then based in our Northern Virginia/Tysons Corner office at a future date. 

The Media Trust offers a collaborative working environment where growth is encouraged and nurtured. In addition, we offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

The Media Trust provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. 

Disclaimer: The above description is intended to describe the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not to be construed as a complete or exhaustive list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description, or responsibilities as needed.