Head of IT Infrastructure

Head of IT Infrastructure

Deutsche Börse AG
Vollzeit ab sofort

Head of IT Infrastructure (female/male) 

We have a vacancy at Deutsche Börse AG in Frankfurt am Main

Deutsche Börse AG opens up international capital markets for its customers. Its product and service portfolio covers the entire process chain from securities and derivatives trading through the settlement of transactions and provision of market information to the development and operation of electronic trading systems. With its process-oriented business model, Deutsche Börse increases the efficiency of capital markets. Committed employees are the key factor for innovation and further growth. Without them Deutsche Börse Group would not have developed into one of the most modern exchange organisations in the world. More than 5,300 employees work for the Group - a dynamic, motivated and international team.

The IT Infrastructure Department covers all infrastructure related activities globally for the group, both on premise as well as cloud related. The position comprises the responsibility for networks and storage infrastructure; data center administration, operational tools & processes as well as security operations.

Your responsibilities

  • The Head of IT Infrastructure is a direct report to the Chief Information Officer of Deutsche Börse Group - Managing infrastructure delivery as a shared service for our product portfolio based on the operating principles of safety, integrity and efficiency
  • You take responsibility for a team of 150 people with 10 direct reports across 4 locations
  • You support change efforts with infrastructure impact, including major platform releases
  • You manage capacity and financial targets, operational risks and compliance requirements within a regulated environment, maintain an effective relationship management on senior level with our suppliers and internal users.
  • You perform an active quality management in service delivery, actively identify and propose measures to reduce errors and improve the quality of global and regional infrastructure systems alongside further improving processes and standards and their translation into IT Service Management tools and controls
  • You actively collaborate with the Chief Cloud Officer team with the objective to enable IT Strategy in cloud adoption best possible with the active support of your Department

Our requirements

  • University degree
  • Relevant management experience in IT, Operations or comparable infrastructure businesses, preferably in the financial industry
  • Excellent understanding of process management such as e.g. change, issue and incident/ crisis management, practical understanding of operational tools and automation
  • Solid understanding of technology, specifically network architecture and security architecture, but also some understanding of data centre, server storage and application architecture
  • Ability to structure and drive infrastructure related initiatives, including active contribution to cloud adoption
  • Fluent in English, German language skills are desirable, French language skills are nice to have
  • Proven ability to formulate strategic vision and transition into new technologies or IT Operating Models
  • Proven ability to negotiate vendor framework contracts for the main technologies across IT
  • Act as a change manager / catalyst for future technology disruptions
  • Ability to standardize complex Infrastructure environments and integrate new companies

60487 Frankfurt