Manager, IT Infrastructure


(Waynesboro, Virginia)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
Lumos Networks is a fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region. We provide leading-edge data, broadband, voice and IP services over an expanding fiber optic network. We follow a strategy of being first to our regional markets with technology and services first introduced in metropolitan areas by national service providers. Lumos Networks delivers communications services with excellence, innovation, and integrity
Under the supervision of the Vice President of IT, this position would be expected to perform the role to architect, plan, direct, and coordinate the design, installation, maintenance and connectivity of IT Infrastructure (IT compute, storage and network systems and infrastructure) to ensure the stable operation of the organization’s IT assets. - See more at:
* Direct and administrate IT Infrastructure team and workload. Provide guidance to * members of the team. Manage operational costs. * Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with the * organization’s executives, decision-makers, stakeholders, department heads, * and end users regarding pertinent IT Infrastructure issues and activities. * Manage and ensure effectiveness and optimal operation of IT Infrastructure, * and their associated operating systems and software. Responsible for on-site * and off-site data centers. Assess, approve, and administer all equipment, * hardware, and software upgrades. * Practice IT Infrastructure asset management and monitoring, including maintenance * of component inventory, life cycle management and related documentation. * Provide daily and technical guidance and assistance to other IT staff. * Assess, prioritize and supervise new and ongoing IT Infrastructure issues and activities. * Develop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans * for compute, storage and network resource administration and appropriate use. * Negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and * services Prepare and coordinate splice requests and other activities with our IRU partners. * Prepare RFPs, bid proposals, contracts, scope of work reports, and other documentation * for IT projects and associated efforts. * Design and implement short and long term strategic plans to make certain compute, storage * and network capacity meets existing and future requirements. * Conduct research and make recommendations on network products, services, protocols, * and standards in support of IT Infrastructure procurement and development efforts. *
Ideal Candidate
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. **Education:** Four Year University degree or college diploma required; preferably in the field of computer science or other related academic fields. **Special Training or Competence:** * 5 years of experience managing and configuring enterprise-wide LANs, WANs, * WLANs, VPNs, etc. * Exceptional knowledge of service and application delivery, as well as successful * service level agreement accomplishments. * 2 years successful leadership of an infrastructure team. * Excellent knowledge of current protocols and standards, including Active Directory, * Group Policies, MS Exchange, Core Switching/Routing, SSL/IPSec, SAN, * Virtualization, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery. * Hands-on experience troubleshooting hardware such as servers, routers, bridges, * switches, hubs, modems, network interface cards, wiring. * Experience managing IT Data Centers, including security, fire suppression, HVAC, UPS, * Power Distribution etc.


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