Manager, Infrastructure Services in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Manager - Infrastructure Services who will join our Infrastructure Services team.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit


The Business Transformation (BT) department is committed to supporting the company’s current and long term strategies. As part of the BT organization, the Manager - Infrastructure Services will partner with BT, Vendors and the Business t to support hardware provisioning, software installation and configuration in a secure environment to support day-to-day operational support of the SMG computing environment and related platforms. As a key member of a high performing team, we are looking for a highly motivated candidate who has a commitment to improvement and is open to learning new things.

In this role you will:

  • Manage all team resources including time allocation, business specification review, operational support, budgeting, resource planning, etc.
  • Guide and influence team members to accomplish the team’s technical, non-technical and schedule goals.
  • Coordinate infrastructure services activity to address corporate computing needs. This would include identifying and acquiring resources to meet the needs of projects and applications.
  • Provide leadership and oversight in gathering requirements, design, and developing multiple minor and major system enhancements
  • Linux System administration including problem identification and resolution, configuration changes, adding and removing software.
  • Creating and maintaining appropriate command and control functions for enterprise operations
  • Creating and maintaining appropriate monitoring toolsets.
  • Creation and maintenance of diagrams and documentation describing various aspects of the computing environment.
  • Develop project business cases and present to Senior Leadership to gain support/approval
  • Provide project management adhering to the BT methodologies for the implementation of new solutions
  • Ensure project budgets and forecasts are accurate and controlled
  • Lead production environment support by troubleshooting system issues and providing system solutions or process improvement options
  • Ensure the business systems are secure and reliable supporting continuous operation of the company
  • Research solutions to assist in developing an infrastructure services roadmap, partnering with BT functional areas, BT leadership and IT vendors
  • Assist with architecting infrastructure solutions that support new projects or improve existing infrastructure solutions.

The perfect person will have:

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills
  • 6 - 10  Years of hands-on experience with appropriate infrastructure platforms
  • Hands on linux systems administration experience highly desired
  • Strong technical knowledge with core infrastructure services across Systems, Network, and Security platforms
  • Significant experience with Cloud and SaaS providers for secure infrastructure platform designs
  • Working knowledge of tools used for vulnerability management and security compliance
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure health monitoring tools and processes
  • Integrating  servers and applications with other critical infrastructure components such as load balancers, reverse proxies, firewalls, IDS, SSO, and IAM
  • Knowledge of project management concepts and deliverables
  • Proficient in technical documentation

Non-Technical skills:

  • Problem Solving & Analysis  - Manages complexity & Ambiguity
  • Business Acumen -  Business Insight & Nimble Learning
  • Communication & Leadership / Communicates Effectively & Demonstrates Self Awareness
  • Relationship Building  and  Custom Focused
  • Creativity & Innovation  - Cultivates Innovation
  • Influence & Organizational Savvy - Ensures Accountability, Organizational Savvy & Drives Results
  • Planning & Organizing / Drives Vision, Purpose, & Strategy

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.
  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.
  • Generous vacation day policy.
  • Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.

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Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

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