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Information Technology Specialist
Kelly IT Resources • Colorado Springs, CO
Posted 25 days ago
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Information Technology Specialist
Duration: Direct-Hire (perm)
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
The Information Technology Specialist will work to ensure the company has adequate information systems that provide updated software technology, communication, data manipulation, and reporting functions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides information processing, systems counseling and guidance to management personnel throughout the company.
Conduct annual internal review of hardware and software systems and forecast future needs / capital.
Establishes IS policies, practices and security measures to ensure effective and consistent information processing operations and to safeguard information resources through risk analysis, backup management/testing, and staff training.
Primary support for resolving user technical issues.
Troubleshoot hardware, software and network problems and document problem resolution.
Act as a resource and train users on computer use and applications as needed.
Responsible for corporate phone system administration.
Analyze system logs to identify potential issues and for system performance tuning.
Apply operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes.
Install updates for applications residing on servers or workstations.
Act as technical liaison to vendors for all system applications.
Setup and maintain testing/training environment for Global Shop Solutions.
Configure and connect new workstations and load all required software.
Configure and maintain servers, firewalls, wireless access equipment, switches, routers and backup devices.
Configure and maintain system backup software.
Maintain SQL database.
Maintain log and/or list of required systems maintenance.
Maintain accurate inventory of technology hardware, software and licenses.
Maintain documentation on system configuration and network maps.
Maintain a change request log for system and user profile changes.
Maintain and document user logins with appropriate permissions for network and applications.
Responsible for company's IT disaster recovery plan.
Reviews all software purchase requests for compatibility with the server, backups and hardware.
Keeps up-to-date on information and technology affecting functional area(s) to increase innovation and ensure compliance.
Maintains knowledge of developments in the area of systems and hardware and incorporates new developments into the future systems of the company.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Associates’ degree in Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related science or technology field.
Minimum 2 years’ experience managing a system network of at least 2 servers and 15 workstations.
Two or more years’ experience in maintenance and support of SQL databases.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Exchange Server Administration.
Understanding of VMware.
Configuration and Maintenance of Firewalls.
Network knowledge of TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, Remote Access, Network Cabling.
Understanding of DNS, DHCP, Windows Server, Command Prompts, Windows Registry, Scripts, Group Policy, Active Directory.
Understanding of best security practices and system vulnerabilities.
Ability to respond to computer issues after hours.
Exceptional people skills.
Ability to train with patience.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Attention to detail
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related science or technology field.
Five or more years' experience in all aspects of IT - Systems Administration, Help desk, and Networking
Microsoft Certification in Desktop and Server.
Prior experience working with an ERP program, preferably Global Shop.
Manufacturing background a plus
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.