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IT Infrastructure Senior Director

Company: MYRGroupHarlan120225061802
Location: Seattle
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

Our team is growing and we are seeking a Senior Director, IT Infrastructure, who will be responsible for the overall management, strategy, and operations of our existing IT infrastructure as well as ensuring we support the Company’s future IT needs relative to strategy and growth. We are looking for a relationship builder who is excited about working with our employee groups ranging from our project and field teams to our executive leadership teams to identify how we can provide the best IT support possible. 

This position will lead both Operational Excellence and Customer Service areas for our IT organization. This position specifically develops, leads, and manages technology infrastructure, network communications, user support and provides necessary project management of IT-related system implementations. In addition, this position is responsible for developing and mentoring a highly effective team across multiple technology disciplines, helping us to elevate our programs. Your expertise will help us to leverage existing technologies to best serve the business and to get the most out of the investment, and replacing or consolidating under-performing technologies and systems.


  • This position will be located onsite at our new Corporate Office in Thornton, Colorado (just north of Denver). 
  • We offer relocation assistance for this position!

Company Overview: 

With roots dating to 1891 and 7,200+ employees, MYR Group Inc. (MYR Group) is a publicly traded holding company of specialty electrical construction companies. MYR Group and our subsidiaries provide large-scale electrical construction services throughout the U.S. and western Canada. The following values guide and inspire us and help to shape our behavior and culture: Safety, Respect, Responsiveness, Creativity, Integrity, Initiative, and Teamwork. We are contributing to a clean energy future while fostering a safe, supportive, and inclusive work environment. Our culture is built on shared values and mutual respect, where teamwork and collaboration occur naturally.

Throughout our history, we have partnered with utilities, power companies, commercial clients, and developers to deliver some of the largest electrical infrastructure, notable commercial and industrial, and renewable energy projects. We are consistently recognized as one of the top five specialty electrical construction firms by Engineering News Record. Our efforts and accomplishments received worldwide recognition as we were named to Fortune’s 2020 list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies.

Job Duties:

  • Build a highly effective, high-performing team across multiple locations and technologies, including Service Desk, Service Delivery, Networking, Communications, Server and Storage Management and Security.
  • Lead the team in developing and deploying infrastructure solutions with an emphasis on Service Delivery and consolidating infrastructure across the enterprise.
  • Develop an effective project management strategy, implement techniques, and mentor the team in the discipline.
  • Develop and implement change management policies to reduce risk and minimize negative impact to the business.
  • Develop strategic partnerships and alliances with functional leadership across the organization to ensure that technology solutions are effective and in alignment with functional and organizational needs.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to assist in documenting needs, developing effective solutions, and creating business cases.
  • Develop and mentor team leaders.
  • Responsible for the overall development of team members, developing their skills, their continuing education/training, and developing their career paths.
  • Stay abreast of the latest technologies and exploring new trends and how they can be applied to current and future business needs.
  • Develop strategic partnerships and alliances with vendors.
  • Establish standards of performance and monitor conformance for both staff and strategic partners.
  • Ensure technical problems are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Develop, monitor, and report on departmental technology's key performance indicators.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency, and costs of existing technology and systems, research new or alternative solutions, and make recommendations to senior management as appropriate.
  • Ensure that investments in technology are appropriate to the needs of the business, the developments in the industry and that they produce satisfactory returns.
  • Prioritize, assign, and manage a portfolio of technology projects in support of business goals; ensure delivery of projects within time and cost limitations.
  • Incorporate best practices to improve existing methods and processes.
  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a company-designated office or field location
  • Understand and comply with the company’s Code of Business Ethics Policy and other industry-specific professional and ethical standards, if applicable


  • 15 years of progressive IT or technology experience is required with progressive prior people leader experience is required. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field or related field is required; combination of relevant education and experience considered in lieu of degree.
  • Willing to travel up to 30% of the time for business purposes, within North America.


  • Proven track record of success as a people leader and mentor, including leading direct reports who have direct reports.
  • Excellent knowledge and demonstrated experience in most aspects of infrastructure, security, telephony, and cloud services.
  • Experience working with business partners to determine needs and develop appropriate technical solutions/responses to solve business problems.
  • Experience with integrating acquisitions into existing corporate IT infrastructure and systems.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple ongoing projects and responsibilities to meet business technology needs.
  • Familiarity with Office 365 suite of collaboration tools.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience ($150,000-$180,000), plus participation in our annual incentive program, with weekly pay via direct deposit. Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
  • Relocation Assistance is available for this role!
  • Comprehensive benefits package
    • Medical and Basic Vision Combined – Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums
      • $15 weekly premium for employee-only & employee plus family coverage
    • Dental – 100% employer-paid
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Company-paid short and long-term disability
    • Company-paid life and accidental death & dismemberment
    • Company-paid business travel accident insurance
    • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
    • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident, and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employee and dependents
  • Generous 401(k) Plan
    • 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting
    • Annual profit-sharing potential
  • Paid time off
    • PTO starting at 15 days annually
    • Holidays (8 per year)
  • Superior educational assistance program

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

MYR Group and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement. All communication regarding candidates, submissions, and job openings must be done with through the corporate Talent Acquisition team only. Any violation of these terms may disqualify new agreements or terminate any existing agreement with MYR Group, Inc.


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