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IT Manager

Company: Career Transitions, LLC
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW: Our client located in the Schaumburg, IL area (Northwest of Chicago), is looking for an IT Manager to run the day to day operations of their technology infrastructure, including cloud management, procurement, security, support, and vendor management. The right candidate will have AWS experience, telecom, and small team management experience. This is a very stable organization with an exceptional leadership team who values learning and growth. It is truly a place you can stay long term while continuing to grow your technical and leadership skills.This is primarily a remote position without a set number of days each week required onsite. This person will only be required onsite at the Schaumburg or Chicago Loop locations when the work itself cannot be done remotely, so local candidates (current Illinois residents) are strongly preferred.RESPONSIBILITIES:Set IT strategy, establish goals, and develop short and long-term plans for the IT infrastructureLead, manage, and mentor a small team of 3 System AdministratorsManage technical support, ticketing process, on-duty schedules, and procurement for end user workstation hardware and softwareMaintain and enhance network services, enterprise applications, mobile devices, and telecommunicationsAdminister and manage the cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure) and Data Center (servers, hypervisors, networking, UPS, HVAC)Proactively lead Security efforts (network, keycards, endpoint protection, patching, email defense)Ensure high availability and 24/7 monitoring of the technology infrastructureManage vendor relationships and contracts, including outsourced managed service providersEstablish and enforce the organization's technology standards and policiesOversee management of the organization's backup system(s) to ensure critical systems, documents, and data are backed up offsiteEnsure organization-wide business continuity plans are in place, tested regularly, and readyManage execution of disaster recovery exercise(s) for the IT infrastructure and facilitate regular disaster recovery exercises with others in IT for all other IT platformsREQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's Degree5 years of successful project management and IT leadership are requiredAWS cloud infrastructure experience, exposure to or working knowledge of AzureIT Security experience with advanced knowledge of security best practices (network, keycards, endpoint protection, patching, email defense)Hands-on networking experience (Internet, Local Area Network, VPN, firewall)Data Center management experienceQuality Assurance skillsThis is a direct hire position with no visa sponsorships available and no contract positions available. Local candidates are preferred for this role, please consider that before applying.

Keywords: Career Transitions, LLC, Schaumburg , IT Manager, Executive , Schaumburg, Illinois

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