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Manager IT Infrastructure - CUB Foods

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Information Technology
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125901 Requisition #

Purpose

 

Manages the overall IT infrastructure for Cub Foods Holdings LLC.  Sources and negotiates Information Technology (IT) hardware, software and service contracts with the goal of lowering costs of goods, ensuring quality and service by leveraging total company spending. Oversees implementation and daily support to ensure SLA’s are met and Cub’s environment is current and stable.  Oversees design and implementation of changes to the environment.

 

 

Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities

 

  • Oversee IT Infrastructure and managed services partners for areas to include Network, Security, IT Servers, Cloud providers, and data center operations.
  • Select and manage vendor performance for IT Infrastructure areas
  • Responsible for the development and negotiation of contractual performance metrics and service levels
  • Negotiates IT Infrastructure services and IT Managed Services agreements
  • Responsible for successful and sustainable implementation of IT services.
  • Manages vendor performance metrics and ensures vendors are meetings SLA’s, enforcing compliance as appropriate
  • Evaluation of vendors, services, and costs to ensure Cub has the right solutionin place commensurate with the Cub strategy and cost model
  • Evaluates and possesses a strong understanding of technology total cost of ownership cost elements
  • Researches alternative sources of supply and vendor selections
  • Ensure Network and security design standards are upheld to secure our internal, employee, and customer data is safe and secure
  • Communicates issues and reports to management and takes action as appropriate
  • Develops long-term strategic planning with key vendors to bring competitive advantages to Cub
  • Develops and continuously improves Vendor Management processes to enhance efficiency and reduce costs
  • Develop company infrastructure standards and architecture standards including server, OS, cloud provider, and SDLC

 

Job Requirements

 

 

Relevant Experience, Education, Certification, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred
  • 5+ Years experience with IT infrastructure
  • 2+ years experience IT infrastructure leadership
  • Previous experience with IT contracts and IT managed services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess high degree of initiative, creative, innovative, proactive skills and abilities
  • Good interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective business relationships at all levels of the company and in the business community
  • Good project management, leadership and supervisory skills
  • High level of analytical and financial skills
  • Possess the ability to create and make management presentations
  • Understanding of technology cost structures
  • Experience in negotiating contracts
  • Computer proficiency and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • 2 + years technology purchasing/ sourcing related experience

 

 

Physical Environment

  • Most work is performed in a temperature controlled office environment
  • Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal
  • Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment in the course of normal workday
  • Stooping, bending, twisting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties
  • Position may require travel

 

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work performed by the employees assigned to this job. All employees must comply with Company policy and applicable laws.  The responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified may vary within each department and/or location.

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