Manager of Systems Administration
Reston, VA

Rare and Amazing opportunity

Do you want to be a part of a firm that embraces new technology? Looks at everyday as a new adventure? Offers a fast paced environment with diversity of technology? This is the firm for you!

One of America’s most awarded and a dynamic employer with headquarters in Reston, VA seeks a Manager of Systems Administration. This firm believes their people are their present and future successes and treats you as such.

Come manage this bright team of 11 stars concerned about delivering the best IT experience to our internal and external customers who are forging ahead with a converged voice and data network. Truly see the fruits of your labor first hand and work side by side with top system administration talent, while leading the System Administration group.

You will demonstrate your superior management and technical skills by leading an established System Administration. Direct a team of 11 iSeries (AS400) and pSeries (AIX) system administrators providing services and support for the firms call centers nationwide. Work closely with the internal service community to understand business needs and cooperatively identify solutions to meet those needs. Reporting to the fantastic, knowledgeable and empowering Director of IT Operations, you will be responsible for some personnel actions, vendor management, budget compliance, integration activities with other IT departments, and appropriate management reporting. In collaboration with local Software development, LAN, WAN and Telecom teams provide central leadership for both the rollout of enterprise-wide applications, OS/Application patches and ongoing operation issue management.

You must have a minimum 3 years previous management experience AND must have 5 years’ experience managing an IBM Power systems environment. Someone with a background in Healthcare, Health insurance, financial or legal services is a great plus

You should be familiar with AIX (5.x, 6.x, 7.x). iOS (5.4, 6.x, 7.x), WebSphere 6.x, 7.x, 8.x), TSM 6.x, BRMS, TKLM 6.x, ITDS 6.x, as well as other vendor applications such as Oracle Financials, Hyperion Reporting, and Oracle DBS.

Please be a skilled communicator with the ability to distill technical issues into communications that are easily understood by internal customers from the staff to the senior executive level. Please demonstrate competency in use of standard office applications with particular focus on MS Excel, MS Project and MS PowerPoint.

Please have a management style is that is staff empowering, motivating and team building and possess personal initiative and accept the challenge of working in a rapidly changing environment.

A Bachelor’s degree or higher is greatly prized but, the firm realizes that mane great technology people have equivalent technical certification/experience without a degree and they embrace that as well.

8 – 5, some travel 4-6 times a year to regional offices and roll outs, free parking, amazing benefits for self plus dependents/family, 401k,stock options, wellness program, great raises and bonus potential $105,000 – $115,000 with relocation allowance if needed.

To Apply

Please email your CV/resume for immediate consideration to .