IT Manager

Summary: The IDEAL Candidate will have experience in managing and maintaining an IT Department and experience in the management of staff. This manager’s position will be very hands-on, heavy network support, reports directly to Gale Banks. Experience in networks with 140 users. Managing 20-25 servers, SQL, Windows 2000-2003-XP, all Dells, MS Exchange, Active Directory. Must have experience in managing and maintaining LAN/WAN networks. Experience in Macola business management software a plus. Must also have working knowledge in CRM & MRP. Familiar with Inter-tel telephone systems or other types of telephony systems.

Skills and Abilities: Proven leadership skill in the supervision of IT personnel involved in system administration and help desk support.

Must have experience in developing annual budgets, which include, IT Department labor and training, hardware/software procurement, and technology-based solutions and conducting cost/benefit analysis for all hardware and software purchases for the organization.

Ability to analyze and carry out systems performance evaluations. Establishes metrics to determine how well the current systems are performing, and recommends improvements. Creating feasibility studies to determine the overall soundness of applying computers or particular hardware/software to potential applications.

Establish and maintains procedures for disaster recovery readiness, including disaster prevention, data security, and disaster recovery policies and procedures.

Hands on experience in managing and implementing of all phases of system development from initial proposal through production, including staffing, implementing schedules, budgeting, delegating work, and supervising technical procedures. Working closely with senior management to insure all project are complete in a timely manner and within budget.

Experience in the configuration and management of all data-related communications systems including design and engineering of future internet and intranet LAN/WAN connections.

Education/Experience: BS degree with 5-10 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience within the information technology management industry. Must have experience managing multiple projects and tasks, and have the ability to work in a fast paced, challenging environment.