Framestore is an Oscar, Bafta, and Emmy award-winning global creative company working in film, advertising, AR/MR/VR, theme park dark rides, and pre/post visualization work among many other creative endeavors. We are looking for a driven problem solver possessing a strong appreciation for team building and communication. The successful candidate will need to be highly organised with great communication skills and a can-do attitude.
The Head of Global Infrastructure will work closely with the Facilities and Systems teams among others with the goal of maintaining smooth infrastructure operations. This is a management role that requires the leadership and guidance of Global infrastructure standards across all Framestore offices and data centers as well as hands-on engineering
Infrastructure best practices at all Framestore sites including offices in London, Montreal, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Mumbai, Melbourne, and Vancouver
Infrastructure capacity planning for space, weight, cooling, and electrical loads
Design, implement and maintain reliable and secure infrastructure
Provide strategic direction and oversight of network, power, cooling, and data center services
The creation and maintenance of clear up to date technical infrastructure documentation
Interaction with other trades and consultants to specify and supervise planning & installations
Occasional site travel to global offices will be required
Design and deploy cost-effective, resilient, with redundant systems in place where practical.
Designing infrastructure systems that focused on resiliency and uptime
Plan and oversee the infrastructure to support large scale hardware rollouts on-prem server rooms and datacenters
Liaise with vendors, analyse, and negotiate hardware and service contracts
Producing tenders and selection processes on returns
Creation and maintenance of internal planning documents and budgets.
Ability to project manage Infrastructure tasks as part of construction and expansion projects
Oversight of electrical distribution systems across multiple countries
Oversight of mechanical cooling and ventilation systems
Oversight of network infrastructure deployments - passive copper and fiber cable systems
Oversight of CCTV and Access control systems hardware deployments
Leading and developing a small team of Infrastructure engineers in London and Montreal
Extensive Infrastructure and Engineering experience is required
Experience managing people and a team
Working experience with AutoCAD LT drawing package software
Working experience with Google or Microsoft office packages
Experience with Project Management tools like smartsheets or MS project
Ability to clearly communicate technical information to technical and non-technical people
A pragmatic approach with a clear eye on cost vs value.
Ability to design systems without critical points of failure