IT Manager

Employer: FoxGuard Solutions
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: IT/Computers/Networking
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 9/13/2021
Closing Date: 11/30/2021
FoxGuard Solutions
FoxGuard Solutions develops customized cyber security, compliance, and industrial computing solutions. As a leading operational technology company we deliver reliable, secure and configurable solutions that include: several cyber security solutions, including Patch & Update Management Services as well as turnkey computing solutions for mission-critical applications designed to fit a customer’s intended use, expected life-cycle and desired price point.
Job Description

FoxGuard Solutions is looking for a detail-oriented, experienced individual to join our team as a full-time IT Manager. In this role, one would be responsible for managing the IT department, maintaining and developing our technical infrastructure, and supporting both physical and cyber security initiatives. If you are looking for the next step in your IT career and have experience with managing infrastructure and network services, this is the position for you! Apply today!

What will you be doing?

The IT Manager is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and daily execution of all IT functions, and the team's adherence to corporate policies and procedures as a primary IT team representative. Areas of focus include systems administration, helpdesk, network services, and servers.

  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills; capable of training users in applications and operating system fundamentals, and writing basic documentation.
  • Formulate and organize operational priorities and translate those priorities into appropriate staff organization, task assignments, and career development plans for staff.
  • Maintain corporate relationships with technology manufacturers, vendors and subcontractors and negotiate contracts and service level agreements on behalf of FoxGuard Solutions.
  • Plan, prioritize, manage, and complete multiple projects on time and within budget and effectively manage technical projects.
  • Research IT solutions and make recommendations for the improvement of IT systems and IT infrastructure
  • Ensure compliance of IT practices against stated procedures and corporate policies.
  • Provide day-to-day support and guidance to team members in the pursuit of quality customer service and IT communications.
  • Drive execution of IT projects through regular reviews of backlog and work in progress.
  • Serve as the key IT representative and central contact for information as it relates to Information Technology across the company.
  • Prepare an annual business plan for the IT department, by coordinating with other departmental heads and the junior level management of the IT department.
  • Set annual targets related to IT operations and monitor the overall performance of the entire department.
  • Oversee the IT capital and IT operational budget expenditure.
  • Support of ISMS/ISO 27001 Certification and Processes.
  • Encourage team collaboration in the delegation and prioritization of tasks, maintaining alignment with the vision implemented by the Director of IT.
  • Champion the use of an Agile process to deliver business value early and often.
  • Enforce the documentation of project progress and accomplishments
  • Promote continuous improvement of IT practices and procedures

What you will bring to the table...

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university and a minimum of three years of related experience; or high school diploma and a minimum of five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Requires working knowledge of critical technology concepts including related software, relational databases, data warehousing, information security and automation.
  • Ability to prioritize resources, facilitate the execution of multiple projects simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of Linux and Microsoft Windows Operating Systems in a secure domain environment.
  • A minimum of 3 years management experience.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Professional technology, project, or information security certification(s) such as CCNA, CISSP, Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert, CompTIA Project +, CAPM, CITM
  • Strong candidate will provide technical expertise and direction for the IT department
  • Working knowledge of SCCM

What we can offer you…
FoxGuard Solutions offers a competitive salary with a great benefits package, which includes dental, medical and vision insurance, as well as 401k, wellness programs, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, educational assistance and paid-time-off - and don't forget Ice Cream Fridays! That's right ice-cream every Friday!

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