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Senior IT Specialist

Beaumont, TX
Sep 15, 2023

Senior IT Specialist

Position Title: Senior IT Specialist

Summary Objective

The position of Senior IT Specialist must have 5 years or more experience in a senior IT role in a professional organization.

Experience should include coordinating, planning and leading network and computer-related activities as well as telecommunications and other electronic support systems related to company operations.

Responsibilities for Senior IT Specialist

• Lead IT projects, including the design and deployment of new IT systems and services

• Monitor performance of information technology systems to determine cost and productivity levels and to make recommendations for improving the IT infrastructure

• Help define IT infrastructure strategy, architecture and processes

• Help develop comprehensive IT policies and procedures including cybersecurity, disaster recovery, best practices for hardware and software handling

• Assess vendors and develop test strategies for new hardware and software

• Break Fix / Troubleshoot hardware and software issues

Qualifications for Senior IT Specialist

• Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field or equivalent experience

• 2-5 years of experience working in IT operations

• Experience leading and managing small to large IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies

• Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and data storage systems, phone systems and other electronic systems for business support

• Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills

• Excellent project management skills and strong ability to prioritize

• Firm grasp on IT infrastructure and operations best practices

• Excellent communication skills at both technical and non-technical levels