IT Operations Manager
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP.
Responsible for 24x7 Global Data Center Operations to support the Firm’s Information Technology. Directs Global Network and Data Center operations. Acts as a liaison between engineering, operations, development, and outside vendors in the areas of provisioning, networking, change, capacity planning, modifications and troubleshooting. Partners with senior management team to align Data Center Infrastructure Capacity and Operations team with strategic direction. Administers and controls the IT operational expense budget to contribute to a cost effective operation. Directs plans, organizes and controls all activities across IT operations in North America, Europe and Asia to ensure the effective, efficient and secure operation of all technical systems. Creates, maintains and enforces written policies and procedures regarding Network and Production Systems Operations. Compiles and reviews Data Center and NOC performance records to determine productivity, quality of output and cost of services. Develops methods to continually improve results. Evaluates new equipment, software and processes continuously, recommends changes as appropriate, and supervises their installation. Structures, leads, trains and develops IT staff for maximum effectiveness. Analyzes complex business needs and recommends technical solutions. Ensures the consistency and maintainability of existing applications by creating, maintaining, and enforcing standards/procedures for implementing technical solutions. Directs and prioritizes the work load of IT staff, contractors and trades. Responsible for standardization of MEP and Structured Cabling systems for the Firm’s Data Centers, Collocations, and office locations.
Data Center Projects-End to End Project Responsibility. Scope involved design, standards definition and specifications, Engineering and Trade RFP/selection, Bid Leveling, on-site construction supervision, commissioning and closeout and acceptance.
- Fukuzumi, Koto-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
- Redhill , Surrey United Kingdom
- Dayton, OH United States
- White Plains, NY United States
Office Projects-End to End Project responsibility for IT Infrastructure. Scope involved design, standards definition and specifications, Engineering and Trade RFP and selection, Bid Leveling, on-site construction supervision, commissioning and closeout and acceptance. Scope involved all cabling from Point of Entry to MDF, MDF/IDF/WSO and all electrical and environmental systems.
Sao Paulo, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, New York, Seoul, Shanghai, and Washington