Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Jobs

Job Information

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma IT Infrastructure Operations Manager (Commerce) in Durant, Oklahoma

IT Infrastructure Operations Manager (Commerce)


Job Purpose or Objective(s): The Commerce Infrastructure Manager’s role is to plan, organize, and manage a geographically distributed team and overall operations to ensure the stable operation of the organization’s IT infrastructure. Provide a complete technical architecture; this includes developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas, particularly network infrastructure, server infrastructure, data communications, and telecommunications systems.

Primary Tasks:

  1. Develop and implement short and long-term strategic plans, in collaboration with executive management, to ensure data and telecommunication infrastructure capacity meets existing and future requirements.

  2. Build and maintain all critical IT infrastructure including Virtualization, Servers, Storage, Switches, Load Balancing, Firewalls, and Networking.

  3. Implement and deploy Windows and Linux based systems to support business objectives including pre-production and production areas.

  4. Negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure infrastructure-specific products and services.

  5. Perform other tasks including patching, maintenance, and administration of systems and applications as needed to meet the requirements of the business and objectives of the team.

  6. Schedule and direct activities to resolve hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion.

  7. Assess latest Infrastructure Security vulnerabilities and implement corrections as required.

  8. Assess staff performance and provide coaching and guidance to ensure maximum efficiency.

  9. Uphold policies and standards for acquiring, implementing, and operating information technology systems.

  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:


  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Technology or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience in Data Center and managing 5,000 Users

  • Expertise in two or more technology domains (network/infrastructure, collaboration, cloud, data, applications/middleware) but fluency in all technology domains.

  • Demonstrated expertise in several soundness disciplines (TOGAF, recovery and availability, security, etc.) and operational disciplines (systems management, change management, etc.).

  • Demonstrated expertise in cloud computing, security, virtualization, network, identity management, data storage, and disaster recovery.

  • Interpersonal and leadership skills - servant leadership, collaboration, facilitation, and negotiation skills.

  • 5 years of infrastructure/architecture management experience.

  • 5 years experience working with large scale LAN/WAN technology.


  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or Computer Technology

  • Professional Certifications: ITIL, VCA, CISSP, CCNA, MCP (desirable)

  • Migrations to Public and Private Cloud

  • Served as an Infrastructure SME

  • Knowledge of the business for which the enterprise architecture is being developed.

  • Experience Patching, setting up Firewalls, SDWANs, Endpoint Asset Management and Domain Administration

  • Active Directory Migration

  • 10 plus years of IT related experience


Job Information Technology

Primary Location OK-Durant

Work Locations Durant HQ 1802 Chukka Hina Durant 74701

Organization Information Technology

Schedule Regular


Day Job

Req ID: 20008132