Senior IT Infrastructure Specialist - New York, NY

New York, NY

05 Jul 2013

At Cushman & Wakefield, we employ the most talented professionals and invest in superior resources and technologies to provide our clients with innovative advice and bottom line results.

The talent of our extraordinary people and the culture and business approach we foster, coupled with the exceptional, creative services we provide and the results we deliver worldwide for owners, occupiers, and investors are what really distinguishes Cushman & Wakefield from all other real estate service firms.

Cushman & Wakefield is currently seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

Senior IT Infrastructure Specialist - New York, NY

Job Summary

The Infrastructure Specialist is responsible for the implementation and ongoing management of an organization's infrastructure systems. This individual provides maintenance, support, and enhancements to systems. The specialist also monitors and analyzes the systems to make sure they are consistently running and provides troubleshooting and support to users within the company. Experience is typically specialized in one or more of the following sub-competency areas:

• Messaging Applications & Systems

• Email Applications & Systems

• Human Resources Applications & Systems

• Finance Applications & Systems

• Marketing Applications & Systems

• Communications Applications & Systems

• Brokerage Applications & Systems

• Capital Markets Applications & Systems

• Client Solutions Applications & Systems

• Valuation and Advisory Services Applications & Systems

• Computing Platform Hosting

• Storage Platform Hosting

• Messaging Platform Hosting

• Directory Services


Principle Responsibilities

• Install and configure servers and technology infrastructure to ensure optimum performance and appropriate security

• Respond to and resolve server and infrastructure access and performance issues

• Monitor system logs and performance to identify issues so that correct action can be initiated

• Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for systems

• Plan and coordinate system migrations between systems


Minimum Qualifications

• Minimum of 5 years of infrastructure development experience developing and designing infrastructure to support custom solutions

• University Degree and/or equivalent College Degree and/or equivalent experience

• Knowledge of IT processes, general controls and project management

• Full system development life cycle understanding

• Demonstrated success in delivering projects on time, on budget and according to client expectations


Required Skills

• Experience with system validation and readiness testing

• Experience with ITIL based service management, incident management, change management and configuration management processes.

• Good analytical, problem-solving, and decision making skills

• Good communication skills (verbal and written)

• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally

• Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) (required), ITIL Foundation (desired)


If you have the skills necessary to thrive in a fast paced environment, we offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits package and a genuine career opportunity.

To be considered for this position, please email your resume to Please include “Senior IT Infrastructure Specialist” in the subject.


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