Director, IT Infrastructure

Davis Vision | Superior Vision - San Antonio, TX (30+ days ago)


Davis Vision | Superior Vision is a leading provider of vision and eye health solutions offering services to the full spectrum of the vision care marketplace, including employer groups, health plans, and government-sponsored programs. We deliver value to our members through our extensive access to providers and having the industry's broadest, most diverse networks. No other vision carrier comes close to the size, accessibility, and diversity we offer. We have built lasting relationships based on one foundational principle: our members are our highest priority. Every department embodies a member-centric approach to service.

We are an innovative company that is always looking forward and adapting our comprehensive portfolio of products to match -- and anticipate -- what our customers need. We are a true partner with our customers by leading and guiding them to make the best choice.

Great Environment

We are committed to a culture of delivering outstanding service, provider access, and member and customer value. You'll find a strong commitment to ensuring our culture also embraces quality and continuous improvement. We seek associates who are creative thinkers with fresh insights, who thrive in a dynamic, customer-centric environment.

Scope and Purpose of Position:

The Director, IT Infrastructure will coordinate with developers to design and deploy secure applications. Research, design and implement systems required to keep environment secure and stable. Provide guidance, support and training to Support Center analysts. Installs, modifies and makes repairs to servers, Storage Area Network, Local Area Network, Wide Area Network and software systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Implement and maintain the availability of all systems and stay up to date with industry technical developments.
  • Provide guidance to analysts on application changes, system changes, troubleshooting procedures, and resolution procedures.
  • Take ownership, analyze and communicate systems issues that cannot be resolved by analysts.
  • Review and enhance documentation for troubleshooting and resolution procedures for analyst support.
  • Identify and analyze recurring problems due to systems changes, training and user errors.
  • Effectively communicate recurring problems to management.
  • Coordinate activities between other Information Services groups and other departments.
  • Provide and update status information to manager, problem request tracking system, and/or users.
  • Promptly escalates unresolved critical problems beyond the service level threshold to the appropriate area or vendor.
  • Supervise all activities with the Support Center and all activities associated with technical issues.
  • Supervise, develop and motivate staff through effective coaching, counseling, performance evaluation, skill and competency growth, performance goals and career development.

Education & Experience:

  • Preferred bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent combination or experience and education
  • Five (5) plus years of experience designing and maintaining stable and secure server environment, LAN environments and SAN environments

Competencies:

  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems and TCP/IP based networks
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
  • Cisco Certified Network Administrator
  • Cross training in all departments as needed
  • Must possess project management and prioritization skills
  • Able to multi-task for a variety of projects/initiatives, including executing and delivering results in a timely manner
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be very organized and detail oriented
  • Analytical thinker with desire to be continually challenged
  • Ability to reason and solve challenges
  • Ability to manage in a highly confidential and professional manner
  • Must be a team player with a positive “Whatever it Takes” attitude
  • Ability to work onsite and participate in interactive onsite meetings on a regular and predictable basis
  • Ability to initiate immediate interaction, coordination and collaboration with team members, clients, customers etc.

If you are prohibited from working on a government contract, this may disqualify you from consideration for this position.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious beliefs, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability or history of disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or disabled veteran, or any other status protected by Federal, state or local law.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • IT Infrastructure Management: 5 years

Education:

  • Bachelor's

Location:

  • San Antonio, TX

Required work authorization:

  • United States