The Kurt J. Lesker Company is a dynamic, rapidly growing global manufacturer and distributor of thin film deposition systems and components for the vacuum technology market. Our products and technologies are used for various research and production applications that include: semiconductor manufacturing, automotive coatings, advanced optical technologies, aerospace applications, medical devices and light emitting diodes.
We are seeking a forward-thinking IT Manager to help drive our Information Technology team forward. Information Technology is key to our operational and commercial success. This person will be responsible for the coordination, implementation, problem solving, communication, and training of technologies and processes, as they are developed and deployed into the business. Lead and supervise the daily activities of IT employees who are responsible for existing and new hardware, helpdesk, COTS software, network, data and voice communications.
Key Job Elements:
Manage IT team members Including, coaching, development, and performance management.
Work with management in establishing a technological vision focused on customer service, continual improvement, cost control and efficiency.
Monitor help desk, staff assignments for load balancing and timeliness.
Provide Level-3 support for user and system issues.
Lead resolution of multiple system production issues including 24/7 on-call triage.
Assess user requests for new hardware, software, communication equipment, and security changes.
Maintain Vmware virtualization private cloud infrastructure, cisco security devices, HP and Juniper networking equipment, and nimble storage area Network, windows server infrastructure, other direct attached storage systems, and inventory and licensing records.
Direct the development and deployment of systems and software to meet the tactical needs of the business.
Coordinate high level design efforts of system modifications. Document system standards and compare to best practices.
Gather performance and usage statistics for planning and reporting
Audit systems and recommend modifications to maintain performance requirements of the organization.
Coordinate with external consultant resources.
Assist in development of department budget creation and review variances.
Computer Science or Information Systems Degree or Equivalent Experience
Minimum six years’ experience in multiple IT roles and responsibilities.
Demonstrate experience of managing projects: planning, budgeting, controlling timelines, allocating resources, and executing deliverables
Prior Management Experience of Projects and People at department level or above
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications.
Experience in managing overall IT infrastructure
Advanced Technical Degree
Kurt J. Lesker Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disability