Information Technology Manager

Kalispell, Montana
Information Technology
Job Type
US$ 55,000 - US$ 65,000 per year, $55k - 65k per year + none
Ref. Number
Nikki Demars, Spherion
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Job Description

Local business is seeking a qualified candidate to assume the newly created role of IT Manager.

Position Functions:
Ensure the network, workstations, servers, and applications are available for staff, all applicable help desk tickets are responded to quickly by support staff, all software is installed and configured in line with current security objectives.
Verifies all systems are backed up or replicated to a secondary site. Works with Security Specialist to ensure that systems are secured. Evaluates and recommends new technologies and solutions to implement and tests system upgrades, features and enhancements for implementation. Schedule upgrades and security patching of managed server applications. Setup, manage, and delete employee user accounts for Active Directory and other applications.

Position Requirements:
Superior customer service skills with the ability to translate complex technical jargon for staff. Proven ability to operate effectively in a fast paced environment and to triage and prioritize multiple support issues.
Ability to manage a small team, work with 3rd party vendors to support and maintain core systems, and to interpret complex technical jargon into simpler terms for non-IT staff. Intermediate experience with programming languages, fault tolerant systems, and virtual server technology, modern firewall technology, securing networks, workstations, servers and VOIP Systems, with backup/replication technologies. Advanced experience with TCP/IP networking, supporting Microsoft Windows desktop/server operating systems, supporting Microsoft Office and with DNS & DHCP. Advanced programming or scripting experience.

Working hours: Full time, Mon-Fri

Required Education and Experience:
-2-Year College degree or related employment experience
-Previous management experience preferred, previous networking experience required, previous server support experience required, previous credit union or banking core software experience and previous Symitar Episys experience preferred.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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