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Infrastructure/Network Manager
Ref No.: 17-00302
Location: Vero Beach, Florida
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 05/01/2017

Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a direct hire opportunity with our client in Vero Beach, FL for a Infrastructure/Network Manager
The Infrastructure/Network Manager will be responsible for the administration and management of business critical systems provided by the IT department. The main focus of the position will be centered on the successful evolution of the Infrastructure portfolio to modern best practice based solutions supporting the company's business objectives. This includes translating business vision and strategy into effective enterprise change by creating, communicating, and refining the key insights (requirements, principles, models) that describe the future state, enable evolution and transformation. The goals of this position are to improve the organizational efficiency, effectiveness, and agility by delivering business-aligned future states and roadmaps to achieve that vision to leadership.

This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, volunteers, and partners. This will include technical research and development, strategy formulation and operations management to enable continuing innovation within the enterprise. This position will also include compliance, network management and helpdesk responsibilities. The incumbent will need to multitask across these areas of responsibilities. This position does include budget and reporting responsibilities, as well as vendor management and maintaining external business relationship.
This individual will also have direct people management responsibilities of a small team of technical individuals. Experience managing staff and conducting performance management, performance reviews, and overall people management is required.

Education/Experience/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
10+ years of experience, showing progressive management/leadership experience
Expertise in project management, with solid understanding of managing milestones, deliverables and resource scheduling for multiple, highly visible, long term and complex projects
Solid "hands on” knowledge and experience with applications infrastructure to include application servers, database servers, virtualization, iOS and other mobility platforms.
Solid understanding of the Cyber threat landscape and options for remediation
7+ years experience with Windows server platforms.
Bachelors Degree, preferably in Computer Science or similar major studies. MBA preferred.
Experience integrating multiple companies onto one platform.
Understanding of Solaris/Linux based operating systems.
Strong Background in MS 365 cloud, messaging & productivity system.
Solid knowledge of LAN/WAN configurations to include experience with Cisco routers & switches, internet firewalls and wireless technology.
Experience setting up and managing database systems such as SQL Server.
Advanced hardware & software troubleshooting skills.
Maintains quality customer service skills, a strong work ethic, and is a team player with the ability to work well independently.
Must possess above average organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and problem solving skills.
Considered an out of the box thinker, multi-tasker, problem solver that displays a willingness to learn.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.