Manager, Information Technology

The Lacek Group, a specialty agency of Ogilvy & Mather, is a fast-growing customer engagement agency. We work at the intersection of brands, data, and creativity to help industry-leading companies build and strengthen relationships with their best customers.

We currently have a great opportunity for a Manager, Information Technology to join our team. In this role, you’ll ensure the overall health and efficiency of TLG’s networking systems, compliance with client data handling policies and procedures and positioning for continued technological growth.

Responsibilities:
•     Oversees information technology team
•     Manage, monitor and implementation of servers and server software including but not limited to Linux, SQL Server, QEMU/KVM (virtualization), and J2EE servers
•     Develops scripting to facilitate daily security and administrative tasks
•     Researches future and current technologies to ensure appropriate positioning for technological growth
•     Design and implement long-term strategic goals and short-term tactical plans for managing and maintaining corporate systems and servers
•     Ensure that proposed and existing systems architectures are aligned with organizational goals and objectives
•     Assist in day to day system design/administration as well as directing and assigning workload of other team System Architects
•     Prepares documentation for audits and client security requests
•     Issues penetration tests to ensure security strength
•     Interacts with client security groups for compliance and an advocate for security awareness

Qualifications:
•     Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or a related field and 8 years of systems administration experience or an equivalent combination of education/experience
•     Excellent detail orientation and follow-through skills
•     2-3 years previous supervisory experience
•     Excellent technical writing and communication skills
•     Advanced knowledge of Windows and Linux server configurations, system performance monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting
•     Advanced SQL Server 2000/2005/008 administration skills including tuning and support
•     Experience administering IIS servers running multiple secure websites in load balanced environments
•     Demonstrated ability to script and code in a variety of languages: VBScript, HTML, bash, python, PHP
•     Some knowledge of real coding languages including C, C++, and Java

You’ll love working at The Lacek Group – smart people, great environment, engaging culture, comprehensive benefits and fantastic growth opportunities. Your confidential inquiry is encouraged.

Please apply online at: https://lacekcareers-ogilvy.icims.com/jobs/3770/manager%2c-information-technology/job

The Lacek Group
900 2nd Avenue South, Suite 1800
Minneapolis, MN 55402

The Lacek Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer