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State Street Corporation.

IT Infrastructure Director, Vice President

State Street Corporation. - Stamford, CT

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Job Description

For nearly four decades, State Street Global Advisors has been committed to helping our clients, and those who rely on them, achieve financial security. We partner with many of the world’s largest, most sophisticated investors and financial intermediaries to help them reach their goals through a rigorous investment process spanning both indexing and active disciplines. With trillions in assets, our scale and global reach offer clients unique access to markets, geographies, and asset classes, and enable us to deliver both thoughtful insights and creative solutions. SSGA is the investment management arm of State Street Corporation. For further information, please visit

Your role will include maintaining as well as helping to define a next-generation application and database infrastructure and systems from an operational perspective. While you will work within the guidelines of product life cycles and high availability requirements, you will also push the boundaries with the use of emerging technologies. You will have a proven track record of utilizing your technical background to solve difficult problems. Your project management and organizational skills will be used to collaborate closely with local and remote teams. You will translate broad requirements into the specific database, application, and system requirements. Your leadership skills will help guide a diverse, multi-functional team to implement new technologies and systems. You strive to maintain, update, and upgrade existing infrastructure to keep them performing at top efficiency. You love new challenges every single day and are analytical, results-oriented, and have great attention to detail.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

Support high availability operations of database and application infrastructure while maintaining proper governance and change controls

Provide technical guidance in the identification and resolution of system performance problems

Direct and respond to infrastructure outages, including technical troubleshooting and situation management

Ensure issues are resolved within defined SLAs

Design and specify future infrastructure deployments with considerations for capacity, availability, security, and interoperability and ranges all the way from the underlying hardware to the application tier

Coordinate with other groups including application, ETL, network, corporate infrastructure, and external vendors to ensure proper and timely execution of daily database loads and job execution

Respond to and provide accountability for audit and governance inquiries

Mentor and provide guidance for more junior members of the team

Lead on-site and off-shore support personnel

Occasional weekend and evening work required, including on-call responsibilities for critical issues.


A Bachelor's degree in a computing, science, or engineering discipline and 7 years of work experience in an enterprise computing environment

Demonstrated experience with system design, implementation, operations and performance tuning

Have experience with Linux, UNIX (Solaris), Microsoft Windows with programming and scripting experience (Java, UNIX shells, Python, PERL, Ruby, PHP)

Familiarity with CI/CD environments

Experience with databases such as Oracle, MS SQL Server, Sybase, MySQL, Hadoop preferred

Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills

Ability to multitask across multiple concurrent projects

Ability to work alone and as a member of a team

Experience working in the financial services industry a plus

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Stamford - CT - USA

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State Street Corporation.


IT Infrastructure Director, Vice President State Street Corporation. - Stamford, CT, United States


Location: Stamford, CT

Company Profile:
State Street is a leading financial services provider serving some of the world’s most sophisticated institutions. We offer a flexible suite of services that spans the investment spectrum, including investment management, research and trading, and investment servicing.