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Reference Number: PR 0003657

Director – Infrastructure & Computing Services

1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

What you'll do


The Director – Infrastructure and Computing Services is responsible for developing a multi-year strategy for all of Wendy’s data processing, cloud solutions, hybrid environments, data center footprint including disaster recovery in support of our company and restaurant operations. The Infrastructure and Computing Services Director will work with Business and Product Owners to ensure design and delivery of solutions in alignment with the future architecture. The director is responsible for creating and maintaining the capacity planning models used to demonstrate efficient and effective architecture, define the repeatable building blocks and standards to be put into use, publish the living 3 year roadmap.

Specific Responsibilities Include

  • Create a 3-year roadmap for computing services which aligns with and supports IT and business strategy. Support and co-lead the Architecture Review Board as well as contribute on the Enterprise Architecture practice maturity and evolution at Wendy’s. 
  • Develop the infrastructure and computing Reference Architecture Library using a hybrid model in realization of current state and desired future state.
  • Create and maintain the roadmap for data center, cloud and hybrid environments in support of company solutions and needs. Develop and enforce best practices for computing services and disaster recovery practices.
  • Publish To-Be and review the As-Is documentation for current and new computing services locations, on prem and cloud based.
  • Provide insightful data to guide decision making and offer proactive solutions. Implement effective oversight and tools to ensure that Wendys operational stability, efficiency and resiliency.
  • Partner with a cross functional groups, technology vendors, product owners and with program management to design and execute strategies.

This position will be based at The Wendy's Company headquarters in Dublin, a suburb of Columbus, OH. Wendy’s is the world's second largest quick-service hamburger company and was built on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.  

What we expect from you

Education / Experience

  • Bachelors Degree; Degree in engineering or a technology-related field, or equivalent work- or education-related experience.
  • Knowledge of Windows VMware/Linux Operating Systems, Virtualization platforms/VDI, Network, Cloud Computing, Storage. Strong familiarity with data center and cloud-based infrastructure and network technology.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences.
  • Poise and ability to act calmly and competently in high-pressure, high-stress situations.
  • Must be a critical thinker, with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Exhibit excellent analytical skills, the ability to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, as well as the ability to work well in a demanding, dynamic environment and meet overall objectives.
  • 8-10 years of related experience.

Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Please note that the Wendy’s Company does not accept unsolicited résumé’s from recruiters or employment agencies.  In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit résumé’s to an approved requisition, the Wendy’s company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

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