Senior Corporate IT/Admin/IT Director

experienced IT director, security solutions, network security
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

KoolSpan is seeking a Director of Information Technology.  Candidate must have a strong background in IT management and security, and experience with both Linux and Windows-based systems.  This position will be responsible for providing hands-on IT leadership, management and direction.
Seeking full/part time contractor or temp to perm employee.
  • Responsible for management of the company’s IT operations and security, at or above the ISO 27001 standard
  • Assess and anticipate technology projects and recommend appropriate action and resources
  • Develop and update IT policies and procedures
  • Work effectively with little direct supervision
  • Manage a small team of more junior IT/IS staff
  • Highly conscious of security and attention to detail related to making systems secure and reliable
  • Part of rotational pool of “Pager Duty” monitoring staff
Required Experience:
  • At least 10 years of progressive IT management experience
  • Recent hands-on IT admin and network security experience
  • Ability to identify essential tasks, break them down into stages if necessary, prioritize competing demands, and execute.
  • Strong knowledge of network architecture and information security systems, such as firewalls, antivirus, intrusion detection, VLANs, routers, subnetting, etc.)
  • Passion and excitement for security, staying on top of recent threats and mentally prepared to deal with zero day attacks.
  • 3-5 years managing Linux in a hosted or cloud environment
  • 2+ years’ experience managing/supporting users on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems
  • 3-5 years managing Windows Servers in a hosted or cloud environment, with working knowledge of Windows Server 2012
  • 1-3 years’ experience with Cisco Firewalls and Routers
  • 1-3 years working with virtualized systems on VMWare with vSphere
  • 1-3 years working with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Expert in working on the command line, writing scripts
  • Working knowledge of Windows Server management in a small/medium corporate LAN setting (Active Directory)
  • Experience documenting procedures and tasks using Wikis or other online, interactive tools
  • Experience with good IT business practices, including backups, password and account management, patching, etc.
  • Must be completely comfortable speaking up about any perceived IT/IS/security issues, ensuring they are known by all stakeholders, and addressed appropriately
Desired Experience
  • IT Certifications are a plus, ex: CISSP, AWS, VMWare, Cisco, etc.
  • Experience obtaining and/or maintaining a certified enterprise and managed service environment. ISO 27001 experience is ideal; SOC, Fedramp, PCI also excellent.
  • Experience performing penetration tests and mitigating issues.
  • Experience configuring and managing Voice over IP (VoIP) systems (Asterisk, Cisco, etc.)
  • Familiar with quirks and nuances of troubleshooting connectivity with globally deployed mobile devices
  • Familiar with setup and management of software development infrastructure, including version control tools (Git, Subversion, Perforce, etc.), configuration management tools (Chef, Puppet)
  • Experience configuring monitoring software to proactively catch problems
  • Experience with configuring and managing XMPP, SIP or other distributed messaging system.


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Francesca Aquino

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Position Id : 062012
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