Ahead Consulting - Head of Infrastructure


Ahead Consulting is looking for a Head of Infrastructure to work at a large international insurance organization in Tokyo. The Head of Infrastructure will work under the general direction of the CIO and is responsible for infrastructure & operations throughout Japan.


Oversee data center infrastructure (servers, storage, facilities, networking & appliances), data center applications (primarily Citrix, VPN, Exchange, Lync, and other messaging services), network administration, network engineering, client environment engineering, and tier 2 and 3 support

Lead global, strategic technology initiatives to build and maintain key elements of the firm’s enterprise infrastructure and associated project portfolio

Provide leadership for delivery of 24/7 service operations and KPI compliance. Establish metrics, key performance indicators, and service level agreements to continually improve the performance of IT operations.

Ensure comprehensive disaster recovery architecture is maintained and operations are in place to ensure compliance with required RPOs and RTOs during business continuity events

IT strategic planning, project planning, and budget planning

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