Manager Network and Infrastructure in Mobile, AL at Austal

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Mobile, AL

Job Description

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 

REPORTS TO:  Sr. Director of Information Systems and Technology

SUPERVISES:  Managers and Direct Reports


  • Manages changes in priorities, funding, scope, and timing to maintain alignment
    between business expectations and IT Department plans and budgets.
  • Must look 1-3 years ahead to consider the long-term consequences for the enterprise
    when choosing a technical direction, proposing a technology investment, harmonization
    of the environments, simplification opportunities or advising on strategic issues.
  • Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and
  • Interacts with the executive leadership on matters related to IT projects
  • Selects, develops and evaluates staff to ensure the efficient operation of function.
  • Negotiate and administer vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and service
  • Identifies innovative technical and process solutions that drive the desired performance
    in cost, quality, compliance, customer service and revenue.
  • Ensures that appropriate standards (corporate, industry, national and international) are adhered to.
  • Management of all systems administrators, Network Engineers and database administrators
  • Setting Goals and Expectations for the Systems, Network and database support teams
  • Manage physical equipment within data center including HVAC, UPS, FM200, racks, switches, servers, routers, and appliances
  • Leads IT Disaster Recovery response team, process and procedures



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience required
  • Eight years IT work experience will be considered as equivalent to a degree.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in various IT leadership positions required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of standards and best practices for IT required
  • Demonstrated ITIL, Cobit or equivalent foundation knowledge required.
  • Strong project management skills required.
  • Strong technical knowledge of technologies and tools for IT required.
  • Excellent communication skills, analyzing abilities and management skills required.


  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance may be required if deemed necessary in the scope of your position responsibilities.
  • Candidates must meet the following employment eligibility guidelines to be eligible for employment  with Austal USA:
    • 18 years or older at time of application
    • Able to provide proof of US Person status (permanent resident or citizen)
    • No felony convictions of theft/deception or violent crimes within seven years from disposition date
    • No felony convictions of drug crimes within three years from disposition date
    • Willing to submit to a drug screen
    • Willing to submit to a background check


DIRECTION EXERCISED: Governance of IT operations and direction of IT Network & Server teams.

DISCRETION EXERCISED: Recommendation of IT Strategy to management.

LIAISES WITH: External IT Support vendors and department managers.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to humid conditions, bright flashing lights, moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, outside weather conditions, and extreme heat.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles at or below the PEL, toxic or caustic chemicals, and heat and cold.  The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud, + 90 dB.


Must comply with company, federal, state, and local safety and environmental rules and regulations while performing daily job tasks.