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Information Technology Manager

Are you a thought leader with a "we do that" attitude? Do you keep current by reading, interpreting, and applying information on technological changes and updates and adapt well to changes in technology?

Awesome! We'd love to meet you!

LKCS is looking for an experienced and motivated full-time Information Technology Manager who will be responsible for overseeing and managing the operation of our computer networks including hardware/software support, training and special projects.

You should bring your knowledge of:

  • VMware virtualization
  • Firewall administration
  • Windows and Linux Server Administration
  • MS-SQL Server Administration
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning
  • Internal and external security monitoring
  • MS Office365
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Windows 10 workstation administration
  • Networking
  • Security and Network Monitoring
  • Task automation and scripting

We'll need your keen eye and ability to solve complex problems and troubleshoot effectively.

Day-to-day, you could be working on researching and evaluating new technologies, assisting in planning coordinating and consulting with vendors and clients for hardware/software purchases or monitoring network servers. Do you consider yourself a multi-tasker with excellent time management skills? Great! Things tend to be fast paced and you'll work on a number of projects simultaneously.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and work with two IT professionals.
  • Coordinate and oversee 3rd party vendor relationships.
  • Network Administration/Server/Workstation support.
  • E-mail/Internet/Systems support.
  • Telecommunications Support.
  • Explain technical concepts in non-technical terms to clients and staff.
  • Work independently and as a team member.
  • Maintain information technology strategies.
  • Research and implement technological strategic solutions.
  • Initiate, coordinate, and enforce systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintain organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining and delivering strategic plans for implementing information technologies.
  • Preserve assets by implementing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures.
  • Monitor network performance.
  • Review activity and security logs.
  • Identify and correct problems.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Contribute to company and team efforts by accomplishing related results as needed.

Requirements, Skills, & Qualifications:

Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in all areas of local and wide area networks management and administration including system configuration, setup, troubleshooting, planning, designing, implementation, and user support; experience installing and supporting Microsoft server technologies; experience supporting telecommunications experience.

Working knowledge of local and wide area networks (LAN/WAN), Internet, e-mail systems, telecommunications and data communications; standard operating systems, software packages, and software utilities; proper records maintenance and storage for local and distributed environments. Specific knowledge in the following areas a plus: Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2008-2016 Administration; Microsoft SQL Server Administration; VMware Virtualization; Security (Policies, Permissions, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection; Anti-Virus); Windows 7 and Windows 10 Workstations; Storage; Backup; and Disaster Recovery.

Skill and ability to plan, design, and maintain data networks and servers; provide technical support to users; administer day-to-day operation of networks and servers; implement LAN/WAN maintenance and management procedures; communicate effectively in both oral and written form; explain technical concepts in non-technical terms to clients and staff; read, interpret and apply technical data processing manuals and related documents; keep current by reading, interpreting, and applying information on technological changes and updates; prepare clear and concise written communications; research technical manuals and guides to respond to user questions; prioritize requests, organize, schedule, and coordinate a variety of activities and projects; ability to learn new software and hardware packages; adapt to changes in technology; work independently and as a team member; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all those contacted during the course of work.

Why We’re Different

Our teams are motivated and talented. We come from various backgrounds and disciplines, and together, we're pretty much unstoppable. If you're stuck on a project, you can always call in for backup to find a solution.

LKCS is a family-owned company that provides a supportive and positive working environment. Our story began as a small print shop over 55 years ago. We've grown since then to offer a range of design and marketing services, including statement processing, graphic design, and web development. Suffice it to say, we're not afraid to invest in new technologies or you.

We work with hundreds of financial institutions and other customers nationwide. Yet, we always remember our humble beginnings that were founded on hard work, integrity, and a "we do that" attitude. Our customers have always counted on us for unrivaled experience, quality and customer service. We hope you can add to our story too.

You’ll Enjoy:

  • Hours: 8-5, Monday – Friday
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Health Insurance
  • Competitive Pay
  • Family-Owned, Professional, Stable Work Environment

Thinking of Relocating?

LKCS is located less than a 100 miles southwest of Chicago. If you have been dreaming of getting a beautiful affordable 3, 4, or 5 bedroom home for your family, check out Peru, LaSalle, and Ottawa on Zillow. Ottawa has an especially vibrant and hip downtown.

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