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Manager, Global IT Infrastructure

Braze

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Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Braze as a Global Infrastructure Manager and Lead a Passionate Team in Scaling our Global Office Infrastructure

Overview

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£180000

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New York

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In-person- New York United States

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Braze is a customer engagement platform that fosters growth and loyalty between brands and their customers through real-time, cross-channel engagement. Recognized as a Great Place to Work® across multiple regions, Braze is dedicated to professional development, work-life harmony, and creating a supportive, transparent culture. With headquarters in New York City and offices worldwide, Braze welcomes diverse talent to contribute to their vibrant and rapidly growing team.

Role Summary

  • Oversee global office infrastructure, transitioning from contractor support to an internal team.
  • Manage the architecture, installation, and maintenance of AV, security systems, and networking equipment for office build-outs.
  • Develop policies and procedures for infrastructure management.
  • Lead networking, audio-visual, physical security, and end-user cloud security functional areas.
  • Collaborate with various teams and manage vendors to deliver IT services.
  • Monitor performance, create reports, and ensure business continuity.
  • Proactively identify and develop solutions for infrastructure issues.
  • Travel to global sites for infrastructure support.
  • Contribute to annual IT division budget recommendations.

Role Requirements

  • 7+ years of network engineering experience, with 5+ years in IT infrastructure management.
  • Strong vendor management and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Juniper infrastructure, wireless networks, and preferably Ruckus systems.
  • Knowledge of Zscaler ZIA and ZPA for end-user cloud security solutions.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team.

At Braze, we have found our people. We’re a genuinely approachable, exceptionally kind, and intensely passionate crew.

We seek to ignite that passion by setting high standards, championing teamwork, and creating work-life harmony as we collectively navigate rapid growth on a global scale while striving for greater equity and opportunity – inside and outside our organization.

To flourish here, you must be prepared to set a high bar for yourself and those around you. There is always a way to contribute: Acting with autonomy, having accountability and being open to new perspectives are essential to our continued success. Our deep curiosity to learn and our eagerness to share diverse passions with others gives us balance and injects a one-of-a-kind vibrancy into our culture.

If you are driven to solve exhilarating challenges and have a bias toward action in the face of change, you will be empowered to make a real impact here, with a sharp and passionate team at your back. If Braze sounds like a place where you can thrive, we can’t wait to meet you.

The Global Infrastructure Manager is a new role and will oversee our growing global office infrastructure.  This role will lead the transition away from contractor support for our infrastructure to building out an internal team.  The services under the responsibility of this role are the underpinning (or supporting) services and infrastructure that enable the delivery of employee-facing IT services supporting our offices.  You will manage/oversee the architecture of infrastructure for office build-outs, infrastructure upgrades, and day-to-day operations. You will manage and grow the Infrastructure team.

What you will do:

  • Manage the design, installation, configuration, and maintenance of AV, security systems, and networking equipment for office build-outs.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures related to infrastructure management.
  • Manage services and direct reports in three functional areas: networking, audio-visual, physical security, and end-user cloud security.
  • Work alongside the service desk, security teams, development teams, project managers, and vendors to deliver IT services.
  • Manage and support the network, AV, surveillance, and physical security systems
  • Performance monitoring, Implementing reporting of performance, and ensuring business continuity. Proactively identifying issues and developing solutions to remediate issues.
  • Own the architecture, planning, configuration, and implementation of our networking infrastructure.
  • Responsible for supporting, monitoring and responding to infrastructure incidents
  • Report on infrastructure performance and availability.
  • Design and execute long-term plans that assure a company’s infrastructure capacity remains up-to-date.
  • Maintain activity logs and identify and measure critical operational metrics.
  • Expect to travel to global sites to support office infrastructure builds and maintenance
  • Provide recommendations for the annual IT division budget

Who you are:

  • 7+ years of experience in network engineering and 5+ years of experience in IT infrastructure management.
  • Experience with vendor management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of supporting Juniper infrastructure and wireless networks in an enterprise environment.  Familiarity with supporting Ruckus systems is a plus.
  • Experience with end-user cloud security solutions such as Zscaler ZIA and ZPA
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

For candidates based in the United States, the pay range for this position at the start of employment is expected to be between $128,000 and $144,000/year with an expected On Target Earnings (OTE) between $160,000 and $180,000/year (including bonus or commission). Your exact offer may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to cash compensation, Braze offers full- and part- time employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package that includes equity grants of restricted stock (RSUs) so that all Braze employees own a piece of our company.

WHAT WE OFFER

Details of these benefits plan will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. Benefits may vary by location.

From offering comprehensive benefits to fostering flexible environments, we’ve got you covered so you can prioritize work-life harmony.

  • Competitive compensation that may include equity
  • Retirement and Employee Stock Purchase Plans
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental, vision, life, and disability
  • Family services that include fertility benefits and equal paid parental leave
  • Professional development supported by formal career pathing, learning platforms, and tuition reimbursement
  • Community engagement opportunities throughout the year, including an annual company wide Volunteer Week
  • Employee Resource Groups that provide supportive communities within Braze
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun culture recognized as a Great Place to Work®

ABOUT BRAZE

Braze is a leading customer engagement platform that powers lasting connections between consumers and brands they love. Braze allows any marketer to collect and take action on any amount of data from any source, so they can creatively engage with customers in real time, across channels from one platform. From cross-channel messaging and journey orchestration to Al-powered experimentation and optimization, Braze enables companies to build and maintain absolutely engaging relationships with their customers that foster growth and loyalty.

Braze is proudly certified as a Great Place to Work® in the U.S., the UK and Singapore. We ranked #1 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces (Medium), #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (Medium), #4 on Great Place to Work’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Europe (Medium), #10 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Women (Large), #19 on Fortune’s 2023 Best Workplaces in New York (Large). We were also featured in Built In's 2024 Best Places to Work, U.S. News Best Technology Companies to Work For, and Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Tech.

You’ll find many of us at headquarters in New York City or around the world in Austin, Berlin, Chicago, Jakarta, London, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo – not to mention our employees in nearly 50 remote locations.

Please see our Candidate Privacy Policy for more information on how Braze processes your personal information during the recruitment process and, if applicable based on your location, how you can exercise any privacy rights.

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