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VP, IT Infrastructure

Primary Location Plano, Texas Additional Locations Date posted 04/30/2019
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Job Title: Vice President, IT Infrastructure

Location:Plano, TX

Role Overview:

Reporting into the CIO, this IT leadership role is focused on running on-prem, hybrid, public and private cloud infrastructure which includes global networking, compute operations and data centers. This role will be responsible for upgrading and modernizing our foundational capabilities, reducing technical debt and partnering with the Enterprise and Consumer business leaders.

A core aspect of the role will be to provide technology thought leadership to help align IT’s vision and goals to McAfee’s vision.

Company Overview

With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building the best in class robust and scalable security products for consumer and enterprise customers. As industry top performers, we aim to develop optimized high performance system software solutions with high availability and reliability.

About the Role:

  • Drive McAfee’s strategic and tactical private data center consolidation in advance of migration to a hybrid on-prem and public cloud computing model
    • Partner with and manage our external vendors in honing the strategic public cloud data center vision as well as the planned migration of apps and workloads
  • Lead the global IT Infrastructure in developing multi-layered IT architecture with the goal of delivering next-generation workload management for McAfee’s Cloud, Enterprise and Consumer engineering divisions
  • Drive modernization with a specific focus to software defined network
  • Grow, manage and motivate a 100+ global organization consisting of internal directors, managers, and employees and external / outsourced resources
  • Focus on improving our core infrastructure services
  • Lead our core Infrastructure and continue to have significant transformation responsibilities
  • Will interact with executives and/or major customers
  • Will influence long-term vision and strategy for the IT Infrastructure organization, and will direct and control the activities by providing vision and direction to managers and senior managers in various teams within the organization
  • Will promote McAfee Values across the organization

About You: 

  • A proven and passionate background leading internal and outsourced global IT Infrastructure teams of 100+ or more people
  • We need to leverage your extensive and vast background including IT Infrastructure expertise in open-source and software defined infrastructure global environments
  • Transformational leader – a visionary yet hands-on IT professional who is accountable for driving global workload migrations
  • Must be able to measure and analyze productivity and effectiveness across all areas of the business. Ultimately ensuring internal and external customer success
  • Private Infrastructure experience ideally gained within global software development organizations
  • Excellent organizational skills. Must be able to deliver high priority, cost-efficient and diverse infrastructure projects on time and with high quality. Flexibility to adapt and manage assignments as they evolve and are replaced by other priorities in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Impeccable managerial and interpersonal communications skills enabling you to collaborate and be influential at all levels combined with being comfortable providing strategic and tactical advice to executive staff
  • Business travel will take place, including international trips, but with advance planning ability

Company Benefits and Perks:

Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring our true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work. Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee.    Perks include:

  • Pension / Retirement Programs
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs
  • Support for Community Involvement

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Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

HQD1 - US - Plano TX

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McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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