Senior Core Infrastructure Specialist

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-7833

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Senior Core Infrastructure Specialist is a key leader responsible for overseeing the design, implementation, and maintenance of the hospital's core technology infrastructure. This role involves advanced technical expertise, strategic planning, and team leadership to ensure a robust and secure IT environment that supports healthcare operations

Client Details

A prominent Healthcare facility


Key Responsibilities:

Infrastructure Planning and Strategy:

* Develop and execute strategic plans for the hospital's core infrastructure to align with organizational goals and future technology trends.
* Collaborate with IT leadership to establish and implement long-term infrastructure roadmaps.

System Maintenance and Optimization:

* Perform regular maintenance tasks, updates, and patches to ensure the stability and security of the infrastructure.
* Monitor system performance and proactively optimize resources to meet the hospital's evolving needs.

Troubleshooting and Technical Support:

* Provide technical support for infrastructure-related issues, collaborating with IT helpdesk and support teams to resolve problems promptly.
* Investigate and troubleshoot hardware and software issues to minimize downtime and ensure a reliable healthcare IT environment.

System Upgrades and Enhancements:

* Evaluate and recommend system upgrades and enhancements to keep technology systems aligned with evolving healthcare needs.
* Coordinate with vendors and internal teams to implement upgrades and ensure minimal disruption to hospital operations.

Integration and Interoperability:

* Work on integrating different technology systems to ensure seamless communication and data exchange.
* Collaborate with vendors and other IT professionals to address interoperability challenges and optimize system integration.

Advanced Technical Expertise:

* Serve as the subject matter expert for complex infrastructure issues, guiding the team in troubleshooting and resolving advanced technical challenges.
* Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry best practices to continually improve the hospital's infrastructure.

Vendor Management:

* Manage relationships with technology vendors, ensuring the hospital receives optimal support and solutions for infrastructure-related products and services.
* Evaluate and recommend new technologies and solutions to enhance the hospital's IT capabilities.

Security and Compliance Leadership:

* Take a lead role in developing and implementing security policies and practices for the core infrastructure, ensuring compliance with healthcare regulations.
* Conduct regular security assessments and audits, addressing any vulnerabilities promptly.

Project Management:

* Lead infrastructure projects from initiation to completion, managing resources, timelines, and budgets.
* Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful integration of infrastructure components with other hospital systems.

Capacity Planning and Performance Optimization:

* Conduct in-depth analysis of infrastructure performance, capacity, and scalability.
* Implement strategies for optimizing resource utilization and ensuring the infrastructure meets the hospital's evolving needs.

Database Management and Maintenance:

* Collaborate with IT architects and developers to design and implement database structures that support healthcare applications and systems.
* Ensure proper data modeling and indexing for efficient data retrieval and storage.
* Database Security and Compliance
* Database Maintenance and Optimization
* Data Backup and Recovery
* Database Upgrades and Patch Management

Job Offer



* Bachelor's or master's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science
* Extensive experience in designing, implementing, and managing core IT infrastructure in a healthcare environment.
* Proven leadership experience, including managing and mentoring a team of IT professionals.
* In-depth knowledge of advanced server, network, database and storage technologies.
* Strong understanding of healthcare industry regulations and compliance requirements.
* Excellent problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills.
* Project management certification (e.g., PMP) is a plus.

A Senior Core Infrastructure Specialist plays a critical role in shaping the hospital's technology infrastructure, ensuring it meets current and future healthcare needs while maintaining a high level of security and compliance.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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