Manager, IT Infrastructure Projects

Job Locations US-IL-Elmhurst
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/5/2018 4:33 PM)
Requisition ID
Information Technology


Manager, IT Infrastructure Projects

Elmhurst, IL



The Boyd Group is seeking an IT Infrastructure Projects Manager to assist with various IT projects and integration of acquisitions. You will be a part of the IT Infrastructure Team that is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, and highly available infrastructure to support business objectives and defined SLAs.



  • Take the necessary actions to meet daily/weekly/monthly goals and objectives.
  • Effectively communicate to all peers and supervisor.
  • Supervise low-voltage cabling vendors performing any IT related cabling
  • Provide support, documentation, and guidance to vendors to ensure they are meeting their goals.
  • Maintain accurate tracking of project related spending and control vendor costs.
  • Assist in the development and deployment of PC installation policies and standards. Ensure vendor and employee adherence to standards.


  • Ensure that the values, objectives and quality standards of the Company are achieved/met.  
  • Periodically work with Director of IT Infrastructure to review and audit vendor work.



  • Ability to handle multiple complex projects simultaneous with overlapping deadlines.
  • Work with PMO and IT Infrastructure Director to perform standardized project tracking and reporting.
  • Ability to orchestrate mass network changes through a combination of industry tools and scripting.
  • Work within a change control environment to effectively communicate, document, and implement change.



  • Ensure that all injuries are immediately documented and called in to Human Resources Department.  
  • Participate in on-going safety training.  
  • Ensure that work areas are kept clean and safe and that employees operate under safe working conditions.
  • Comply with any safety directives when working in production environments.


  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook.  
  • Maintain a good rapport with all employees of Gerber.  
  • Take responsibility in your area of employment with Gerber for reporting, making recommendations and correcting situations adverse to the Company’s best interest.
  • 60% travel possible.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Indirectly manage the work of vendors to ensure proper quality, cost, and timeliness of work.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, training certification and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Good decision making ability; sound judgment.
  • Ability to use a computer screen and keyboard to run daily business
  • Proficient at operating general office equipment.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time.
  • Ability to effectively interact with customers.
  • Ability to effectively function and contribute in a team setting.
  • Easily adaptable to a fast-paced environment.
  • Good oral and written communication skills; able to speak English fluently.
  • Solid understanding of the OSI and TCP/IP models.
  • Knowledge of low voltage cabling requirements and how to perform a cabling site survey.
  • Familiarity with wireless coverage requirements and how to perform a wireless site survey.
  • Understanding of cloud environments such as Azure and AWS.
  • Understanding of virtual environments and associated networking (VMware, Citrix, etc).
  • Intermediate knowledge of end-user devices (printers, phones, and Windows PCs).  Ability to install and configure any of these common devices.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field preferred.
  • A+ or Network + certifications highly preferred.
  • Project+, PMP, or other project related certifications highly preferred.
  • ITILv3 Certification or experience working in an ITIL environment preferrred.
  • Experience with Windows system administration is a plus.
  • At least three years working as a Project Manager or other IT leadership role.


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