IT Manager

Sentinel Technologies Inc Lincolnshire , IL 60069

Posted 2 months ago

Responsibilities

As an IT Manager you will be responsible for the technical infrastructure, organization and processes to ensure that they meet the long- and short-term requirements of the business. You will work with support staff and supervisors/managers in the planning and execution of department and project activities. Additionally, you will assist with further developing the skills and capabilities of the infrastructure technology staff and support organization and effectively utilize service providers and employees to provide a level of quality service to the business. This is a full time/direct hire opportunity located onsite in Lincolnshire, IL.

Qualifications

  • Proactively meet with business and IT management, staff and committees and IT Suppliers to translate the business requirements into actionable IT infrastructure and operational plans and projects to enable and support the business application systems.

  • Provide 24x7 support and resolution to problems and questions for the entire IT infrastructure environment, including but not necessarily limited to:

  • a multi-platform, multi-site processing environments containing the Windows Server, PCs, and laptops

  • private computing and storage providers

  • data and telecommunication systems, including all ponse

  • LAN and WAN hardware and software including routers, hubs, switches, network acceleration solutions

  • transaction processors such as On-Line Transaction Processors (OLTP), OLAP, database management systems, Internet servers, and internet application servers

  • Database and file management software

  • security software and hardware including Internet firewalls, VPN, end-user behavior management and tracking

  • messaging software and non-business application-level middleware

  • Proactively manage the relationships with the business user community, Suppliers and project team members by performing such activities as developing and implementing Service Level Agreements (SLAs), incorporating business requirements in process design and technology selections, developing processes that ensure a high level of service to the internal user and external communities of customers, suppliers and customers.

  • Develops, communicates and builds staff commitment to the department-division-corporate mission and continuous improvement culture while empowering staff to achieve objectives and perform consistently to the mission.

  • The candidate must have a car, as this position requires travel between location and the transportation of equipment

  • A valid driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance will be required

  • Legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship

  • Must demonstrate a "can-do" attitude

We focus on candidates that display our "ACE" factor - Attitude, Compassion, and Enthusiasm to deliver quality solutions with exceptional customer service.

Overview

MOTIVATED..make IT happen!

Sentinel Technologies, Inc. has been rated a top workplace every year since 2012!

About Us:

Sentinel delivers solutions that can efficiently address a range of IT needs - from security, to communications, to systems & networks, to software applications, to cloud and managed services; all of which include our staffing solutions for our clients. Since 1982, Sentinel has grown from providing technology maintenance services to our current standing as one of the leading IT services and solutions provider in the US. We have aligned with many of today's global technology leaders including Cisco, Dell, VMware and Microsoft. Sentinel services customers both nationally and internationally with primary support operating centers in Downers Grove (HQ), Chicago, and Springfield, IL; Phoenix, AZ.; Detroit, Lansing, and Grand Rapids, MI; Milwaukee, WI; Denver, CO; and Fort Lauderdale, FL.

If you are MOTIVATED you can make IT happen at Sentinel. Our commitment to our employees is to create a work environment that encourages creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, fosters growth through certification and hands-on training, and values a team-oriented culture with rewards based on impact!

If you share our passion about what technology can do and want to be part of a top workplace environment - we'd like to have you join our team. Learn more at www.sentinel.com/careers.

As part of Sentinel's employment process, candidates will be required to complete a background check. Only those who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Sentinel is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact SentinelHR1@sentinel.com.

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