Infrastructure Manager

Location: St. Peter, MN
Date Posted: 04-03-2018
NorthShore Resources has an opportunity for an Infrastructure Manager in St. Peter, MN!

The IT Infrastructure Manager is a critical role that designs, implements, secures and supports the core infrastructure to include servers, networks, virtualization, storage, data center and PCs.  This is an exciting opportunity to create a broader impact to the organization and directly contributes to Client’s mission.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Provides leadership in designing and maintaining a highly secure and functional IT infrastructure
  • Responsible for managing the infrastructure and helpdesk team, planning work, assigning tasks and supporting the team
  • Leads organization wide security management, planning and execution
  • Plans, designs, implements and tests the disaster recovery program
  • Participates in incident management identification and recovery
  • Responsible for working with vendors to execute security assessments and to remediate findings
  • Designs the infrastructure
  • Supports and configures hardware including servers, storage and networks
  • Seeks continuous improvement opportunities to streamline business or IT functions and builds standardization into the environment
  • Creates and maintains detailed and current documentation on all aspects of infrastructure
  • Maintains backups and failover strategies for disaster recovery and business continuity of all servers and virtualized environments, and related infrastructures
  • Monitors system performance and recommends improvements/optimizations proactively
  • Creates standards of the system environment and processes to ensure efficient execution
  • Manages vendor relationships and SLAs
  • Maintains 24X7 availability of client facing systems
Required Skills & Experience:
  • 5+ years in IT systems administration
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows Server 2008, 2012 r2, Linux systems including Red Hat, and Ubuntu, and knowledge of interaction and interoperability with desktop operating systems variations, version control, and system patching for security measures
  • Knowledge of security standards
  • Experience with virtualization of physical servers, scalability strategies and maintenance, backup, replication, and failover of virtualized environments
  • Experience designing and implementing networks including switches, routers and firewalls
  • Experience with shell scripting and automation principles
  • Experience with management of a LAMP stack
  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange/Outlook
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office tool suite of products
  • Experience managing 3rd party vendors including cloud based services
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate options and present recommendations based on financial, risk and opportunity assessments
  • Preferred: Red Hat virtualization (RHEV), Oracle administration, VOIP systems, centralized logging and ITIL experience
Why work for NorthShore Resources?
NorthShore Resources is a Minneapolis-based IT consulting firm, whose focus is to provide superior quality and unparalleled customer service in all aspects of our business. We offer great local jobs to local people, allowing us to build solid, long-term relationships with our clients and consultants.
While working as a consultant for NorthShore Resources, you’ll receive benefits such as medical, dental, and 401(k) with company matching. You’ll also receive one of the best benefits an employer can offer – support! Our staff is here to help you every step of the way, ensuring that all of your questions are answered and that you’re placed on a path to success.
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