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IT Network Infrastructure Manager

Our direct client in Long Island City is seeking an experienced IT Network Infrastructure Manager to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the IT infrastructure of the client’s manufacturing facility. The ideal candidate will have strong technical skills, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to lead a team. The IT Network Infrastructure Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the network infrastructure is operating efficiently and effectively, while also staying up to date with new technologies and industry trends. This position is a hands-on, stakeholder facing role and requires the establishment and management of expectations within the business and driving the IT team to achieve those expectations to a high standard. This position requires a mature level of knowledge of business and operational processes, systems and database technologies, IT cloud infrastructure and security. 

This position is on-site Monday-Thursday. 

Salary: $135,000- $145,000 
Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the IT department 

  • Ensure the stability, security, and performance of the IT infrastructure 

  • Lead a small team of technicians and provide guidance and support 

  • Develop and maintain IT policies and procedures 

  • Implement and maintain IT security measures, including firewalls, antivirus software, and intrusion detection systems 

  • Monitor and manage virtualized environments using VMware 

  • Configure and manage Cisco switches and firewalls 

  • Provide desktop support to end-users as needed 

  • Manage vendor relationships and contracts 

  • Develop and manage IT budgets 

  • Conduct regular audits of the IT infrastructure to identify areas for improvement 

  • Keep up to date with emerging technologies and trends in IT 

  • Provide technical guidance and training to other IT staff and end-users on network-related topics. 


  • At least 5 years of experience in IT Network Infrastructure Management supporting 200+ users 

  • 3 years+ as a People Manager leading an IT Team 

  • Strong technical knowledge of Cisco routers, switches, wireless and firewalls, and  

  • Ability to jump into desktop support and network protocols, technologies, and products such as TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, wireless networks. 

  • Hands-on experience with network infrastructure design, implementation, and maintenance. 

  • Experience with network security technologies and practices such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, access control, and encryption. 

  • Experience with network monitoring and troubleshooting tools such as Wireshark, Nagios, and SolarWinds. 

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment is preferred, but not required 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field is preferred, but not required 

  • Certification in VMware, Cisco, or other relevant technologies is desirable, but not required 

Job ID: 5227

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