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IT Operations Manager

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    US$95000 - US$120000 per annum

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    William Barclay

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    about 2 months ago

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Title: IT Operations Manager
Location: Richmond, VA (On-Site)
Type: FTE, Direct Hire
Salary Range: $95,000-$120,000k

The IT Operations Manager will be crucial in managing the organization's IT functions on a daily basis, ensuring the efficient and uninterrupted flow of technology services - working in close partnership with peers, external experts, and service providers from a variety of fields.

This position requires a 'jack-of-all-trades' type profile, with a robust technical foundation combined with the ability to pivot & be adaptable to organizational changes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the upkeep of the organization's network infrastructure, ensuring the optimization and continuous improvement of the technology environment.
  • Lead the execution of essential IT processes related to manufacturing and probe into any IT deviations occurring within manufacturing operations.
  • Foster and manage relationships with internal stakeholders, establishing a communication strategy to keep relevant parties informed about ongoing projects and their impact.
  • Exhibit exceptional analytical and problem-solving capabilities in addressing and resolving issues.
  • Take full ownership of problems until they are resolved, involving the right team or team member as needed.
  • Oversee the installation and updating of hardware and software, collaborating with IT colleagues to set up and adjust these technologies.
  • Supervise system performance, proposing actionable insights and recommendations to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Guarantee the delivery of high-quality service, system reliability, security measures, and recovery solutions.
  • Generate reports and maintain documentation of operational levels or service agreements with internal clients.

Skills Needed:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in IT Operations within dynamic and complex organizational settings.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Information Technology, Operations Management, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Network-related certifications are highly valued.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven capability in supporting IT infrastructure within strictly regulated sectors.
  • Proficient across a range of technologies including Network switches, routers, wireless access points, firewalls, both Server and Client operating systems and hardware, and infrastructure cabling.
  • Effective time management abilities with a proven track record of meeting deadlines.
  • Capable of working autonomously as well as collaboratively within a team.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office 365 and Virtual Desktop infrastructures.
  • Experience in managing, maintaining, and supporting Audio Visual systems.
  • Acquainted with industrial control systems/operational technology components and systems (e.g., PLCs, DCS, process automation systems, MES, etc.).

To be considered for the role please apply online or email an updated Resume to William Barclay at Oliver James -

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