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Information Technology Director
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott • Pittsburgh, PA
Posted 21 days ago
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Eckert Seamans is seeking a highly motivated technology leader experienced in strategic and operation management of an information technology department, preferably in a legal environment. This hands on management position will lead an information technology team responsible for network and application infrastructure, operations and support.
Develop and implement strategic plans firm-wide to maintain and evolve systems, infrastructure, physical and virtual servers, enterprise applications, security, cloud, mobile initiatives, training and future growth to support the business objectives and success of the firm.
Create, maintain and enforce standard procedures, written documentation and best practices.
Hands on management of day-to-day information technology functions in support of operations and infrastructure.
Manage a successful network infrastructure including LAN and WAN hardware, Internet and wireless connections, circuits, routers, switches and firewalls.
Working knowledge of large desktop deployments including design, engineering and support of the desktop, desktop applications, desktop images, encryption, endpoint security and the associated systems of application delivery such as SCCM and group policies.
Monitor and evaluate risk and security measures to prevent threats to systems and data including audits, risk assessments, security tests and penetration tests.
Track and report on key performance indicators such as system and application up times and service level agreements to ensure key business objectives are being met.
Evaluate the hardware, software, cloud and mobility solutions available to attorneys and staff for potential upgrades and problem resolution.
Maintain a reliable disaster recovery plan, back-up procedures, anti-virus/spam solutions and controls for all systems.
Strong leadership and proactive communication abilities to manage the team and performance levels within the department in order to maintain excellent service and standards.
- BS in Computer Science or Information Management or equivalent experience.
Storage and information security background in line with industry standards including general principals of standard security audits and certifications.
Ten plus years of high-level and working knowledge of technology infrastructure and servers with progressive management expertise to effectively support and maintain an enterprise network.
Demonstrate ability to develop and cultivate a dynamic and progressive technology environment.
Skilled in conceptualizing, analyzing, developing and implementing creative solutions to enhance productivity, efficiency and effectiveness of operations, systems and procedures.
Strong process and project management skills.