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ID:  120872
Location: 

Arlington, VA, US

IT Manager

APL, one of the worlds leading ocean carriers, offers more than 90 weekly services and call ports in over 50 countries worldwide. We provide container transportation through our international shipping network which combines high-quality intermodal operations with advanced technology, equipment and e-commerce. APL is part of the CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping group founded in 1978 by Jacques R. Saade. CMA CGM has a global presence thanks to its numerous vessels calling various ports all over the world. CMA CGM has grown continuously, and has been constantly innovating to offer its clients new sea, land and logistics solutions. Headquartered in Marseilles, the Group has employees all over the world in hundreds of agencies. With over 160 years of experience, APL has the knowledge and the expertise to help our customers grow their businesses and negotiate in an increasingly complex and ever-changing global marketplace - whether that is venturing into new territories or growing in already developed markets.

Job Description

At APL Maritime we rely on our IT systems to power the solutions that help consumers around the world. The Information Technology Manager is responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and support of the data and voice network infrastructure and hosted systems throughout North America.  This position manages a Team of Network Engineers, System Engineers, System Administrators, and Desktop Support Specialists.  This Team provides design, implementation, and support services for the data and voice networks and the hosted systems that utilize them. The Team also provides day to day end user hardware and software support via the IT Help Desk.  The IT Manager coordinates all system and infrastructure related activities and allocates the appropriate resources to resolve IT issues.

Objectives of this Role

  • Maintain essential IT operations, including operating systems, security tools, applications, servers, email systems, laptops, desktops, software, and hardware
  • Own projects, solutions, and key responsibilities within a larger business initiative
  • Handle business-critical IT tasks and systems administration
  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies, hardware, and software
  • Track and maintain hardware and software inventory

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Analyze department needs, identify vulnerabilities, and boost productivity, efficiency and accuracy to inform business decisions
  • Ensure network components meet needs and work together seamlessly, using the full range of capabilities, and stay informed about new features and competitive solutions
  • Continuously analyze current process, technologies, and vendors to identify areas of improvement
  • Prepare cost benefits analysis reports when upgrades are necessary, continuously analyzing vendors to ensure they offer the best possible service and value for company needs
  • Train employees on both software and hardware, troubleshoot, and provide technical support when needed
  • Develop and execute disaster procedures, and maintain data backups

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certifications preferred: MCSA, MCSE, CCNA, CCNP,
  • PMP.5+ years experience in IT management
  • Experience with or knowledge of programming languages and operating systems (MS Exchange, Active Directory, and other Windows-based systems), current equipment and technologies, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, and system performance monitoring
  • Expertise with implementing, configuring, and testing solutions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven leadership skills
  • Strong creative and analytical thinking
  • Professional certifications

 

APL is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

Alternative application methods are available for individuals who are unable to use or access our online application system.    For assistance, please contact us at Applicant_Assistance@apl.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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