Emtec, Inc.

  • Director of Virtualization and Server Technologies

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
  • Company Overview

    Emtec is a Global consulting company that provides technology-empowered business solutions for world-class organizations. Our Global Workforce of over 700 consultants provide best in class services to our clients within the Healthcare & Life Sciences, Utilities, Business Services, Banking, Insurance & Financial Services, Education and Manufacturing sectors. Our clients span the emerging, mid-market and enterprise space. With multiple offices worldwide, we are uniquely positioned to deliver solutions to our clients leveraging Oracle, Salesforce, Microsoft and Infor with a focus on Mobility, Cloud and Analytics. Emtec’s singular mission is to create “Clients for Life” - long-term relationships that deliver rapid, meaningful, and lasting business value.


    At Emtec, we have a unique blend of Corporate and Entrepreneurial cultures. This is where you would have an opportunity to drive business value for clients while you innovate and continue to grow and have fun while doing it. You would work with team members who are vibrant, smart and passionate and they bring their passion to all that they do – whether it’s learning, giving back to our communities or always going the extra mile for our client.

    Position Description

    Are you a dynamic leader that hungers to drive change and constantly strives to improve and evolve IT environments?  


    As the Director of Virtualization and Server Technologies you will lead and mentor a team of engineers responsible for building, designing, and maintaining enterprise systems that run enterprise applications.  Working in a collaborative environment with other IT leaders you will help propel our clients and their technology forward to meet business needs and goals.    



    • Collaborate with other Infrastructure leaders to design and implement solutions that align with business goals
    • Supervise local and remote staff members while providing training, mentoring, and direction 
    • Set individual and team goals, prepare development plans, conduct performance reviews, and prioritize the workload of the team
    • Ensure project work is completed on schedule and within budget
    • Communicate project plan and status updates proactively
    • Provide support when necessary to assist, troubleshoot, or diagnose complex issues in all areas of IT
    • Flexibility to provide support after normal business hours and respond to emergency work requests in critical situations
    • Responsible for the prompt resolution of all issues brought to the attention of the department and notifies senior leadership of non-routine problems and issues
    • Works with other infrastructure leaders to define, implement, and apply policies and procedures for operational efficiencies
    • Collects and tracks team metrics to ensure department goals are being met or exceeded
    • Forecast server, storage, and virtualization infrastructure needs for resource and budget planning
    • Maintain licensing compliance with vendors
    • Interacts with vendors for quotes, support, new technologies, and vendor relationship tasks
    • Completes other projects and duties as assigned

    Must Have Skills:


    • Minimum of 10 years’ technical experience of system installations and administration in a predominantly Windows Environment
    • Minimum of 5 years’ technical experience with VMware and Citrix
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a management role
    • Desire and drive to be “the person” to drive excellence from start to finish 
    • Expert knowledge with Windows Platform services
    • Advanced working knowledge and experience of Windows Server Systems, VMWARE, O365, Cisco Hardware, Pure Storage, and ERP Solutions
    • Excellent working knowledge of TCP/IP networking
    • The ability to see the “big picture” and scope requirements to the organization’s direction
    • Experience using proactive software and hardware monitoring solutions
    • Advanced troubleshooting skills to drive to root cause
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent industry experience

    Preferred Skills:


    • Budget and forecast planning experience a plus
    • Interviewing and resource selection skills

    Professional Skills:


    • Excellent communication skills with proven ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form
    • Strong team and leadership skills
    • Maintains composure during all types of situations and is collaborative by nature
    • High standards of professionalism, consistently producing high quality results
    • Self-sufficient, independent requiring very little supervision or intervention
    • Demonstrate flexibility and openness to bring creative solutions to address issues


    Emtec is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply



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