Addison Group

MGR - IT Manager - Hands-on, O365, Security - Denver

3+ months agoColumbus, OH

Title: Hands-on Technical IT Manager
Location: Denver, CO
Salary: $75-110K
IT Manager

This position will report to the Director of Accounting and will be responsible for overseeing the entire IT function for the Company. The Company is currently utilizing an outsourced IT provider for all IT support, and certain employees within the Company assist in managing the IT provider and special IT projects. The Company desires to bring more of the IT function in house but still plans to utilize certain outsourced IT services as needed.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • General duties
    • Ensure employees are receiving adequate IT support, which could include support from an outsourced IT provider
    • Monitor IT security for the Company
      • Review vulnerability scan reports, firewall reports, network access reports, etc.
      • Ensure updates and patching are occurring timely
      • Coordinate other tests of security as needed
      • Manage employee access and folder permissions
      • Ensure backups are occurring
      • Educate employees on IT security awareness
    • Manage all IT duties performed by outside providers
    • Train employees on new software and software updates
    • Manage employee access to other company software (Adobe, Webex, accounting software, etc.)
    • Manage IT equipment inventory and ordering new equipment for employees
    • Monitor compliance with IT policies


  • One-time initial projects
    • Perform a comprehensive IT assessment of the overall company and each department, make recommendations for improvement, and develop a plan for implementation
    • Manage the migration to O365
    • Implement additional security improvements
    • Review various internal processes for security concerns and recommend improvements
    • Develop and document a comprehensive set of IT policies
    • Determine which outsourced IT provider(s) and which services we will utilize going forward
  • Project management duties
    • Lead all IT projects and assist in other projects that have an IT component
    • Oversee external development resources for website hosting and website development needs
    • Lead software research, selection, and implementation
    • Other projects as needed across the company


Qualifications
  • A minimum of five years of experience in a technology position and a minimum of two years in providing IT support services
  • IT Background and Certifications
    • Microsoft cloud based technology
    • Information security
    • A+ CompTIA
    • Microsoft certifications or other security certifications are a plus
  • Project management experience or certifications a plus
  • Willingness to work on call as needed
  • Desire to learn and grow as a professional
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to take on other non-IT tasks as needed in a small company environment

Job ID: AddisonGroup-488652