IT Infrastructure Manager

Boulder, Colorado | Freelance | Job ID #48867 |
Posted Last Week

Onward Search is looking for an IT Infrastructure Manager for our agency client in Boulder.


  • Expert knowledge of AD topology & administration.
  • Working knowledge of DPM, Hyper-V, Ops Manager *(one or more).
  • Expertise building, racking, administering, troubleshooting & deploying Intel-based server platforms with Win Server and Linux.
  • Expertise in configuring, managing and troubleshooting virtualized environments such as Hyper-V.
  • Experience with SAN and storage solutions.
  • Solid understanding of networking: LAN, WAN, IDS / IPS, Layer 2 /3 VPN, network security and load balancing, firewalls and wireless networks.
  • Experience with network monitoring tools.
  • Security-focused with a deep understanding of IT security practices and ensures key system controls are adhered to.
  • Good understanding of database applications and servers (i.e., SQL Server).
  • Solid experience in rack, environmental, power and capacity management within Data Centers, Server Rooms. MDFs and IDF’s.
  • Project Management Skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral & written).
  • Strong leadership skills, ability to perform under pressure.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, organization, and self-motivation.
  • Experience in developing and streamlining processes.


  • Manage a team of strong Engineers maintaining a stable and secure environment across all offices.
  • Manage external IT vendors
  • Manage and personally assist in driving technical issues towards a resolution.
  • Both lead and be an active participant in IT projects, tickets, RFC’s and tasks.
  • Implement solutions, enhancements, and fixes that are in line with IT security best practices.
  • Act as an escalation point for technical issues. Help with troubleshooting critical issues and be an effective leader to ensure that problems are resolved as quick as possible.
  • Function as the Global IT Change Manager and lead weekly Change Management Meetings.
  • Meet IT financial objectives by assisting in forecasting requirements; participating in annual budget meetings; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Abide by Sarbanes Oxley controls and assist with server/security audits where
  • applicable.
  • Leads team to maintain and orderly and organized working environment across all Infrastructure activities.
  • 10+ years in the IT field, ideally in a medium-sized company environment.
  • Experience as point-of-escalation for technical issues.
  • Experience in project management practices, both as lead and resource.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 



  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.

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