IT Manager
Job Details
Management
Main Location - Los Angeles, CA
IT Manager

American Trading International, Inc (ATI) is currently seeking an experienced IT Manager to join our team in Los Angeles, CA.  

ATI is a 25+ year old Los Angeles, CA based export trading company specialized in USA food & beverage products, both branded and private label.  We are currently seeking to fill a new position in our fast growing, dynamic work environment.  ATI is a 60+ employee / $80+ million operation exporting to over 80 markets worldwide.  We take pride in our state-of-the-art facilities, resources, friendly atmosphere, with a multi-cultural / multi-lingual staff speaking more than 30 languages.  Please feel free to visit our web site at:  www.american-trading.com to learn more about us and this exciting opportunity. 

Position Summary  

The IT Manager manages the hardware, network infrastructure, and IT Systems vendor management of the company. The primary duties are the management of the company’s computer systems and electronic data, development and implementation of customized systems and overseeing all computer and tech equipment-related activities.  

Must have experience in Web development, virus removal, cleaning infected hard drives and stripping hardware after a security breach occurs which are the vital skills of an IT Manager. Strong candidates must also have knowledge of or experience in cloud architecture. Other valuable experience includes leading and managing large IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies. Experience with databases, database storage systems and phone systems are required as well. 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Equipment inventory management 

  • Set up of new employee and transitioning employee computers 

  • Onboarding and training for employees on everything tech related 

  • Management of conference room audio visual and tech needs 

  • Desktop infrastructure support 

  • Supervising daily operations of network and server infrastructure and make recommendations for improving the IT infrastructure.   

  • Aligning IT infrastructure with current and future business requirements and goals 

  • Monitor performance of information technology systems to determine cost and productivity levels, managing IT budgets, forecast, handling cash flow and enforcing cost-effectiveness 

  • IT Systems vendor management to include: Microsoft 365 apps, VoIP SIP phones, all hardware and email server configuration. 

  • Assessing and purchasing new and replacement hardware, updates and upgrades 

  • Testing, troubleshooting and adjusting information systems to operate effectively 

  • Develop & implement IT policy and best practices including security of the network, data and its storage and communication systems 

 

COMPETITIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PROGRAM:  

Health Insurance (HMO & PPO Options Available), Dental Insurance (HMO & PPO Options Available), Vision Insurance, Optional Life Insurance/Short-Term Disability/Accident Insurance, Business Travel Insurance, 401K, Flexible Spending Account, Generous Holiday, Sick, and PTO policy. 

COMPANY HOME PAGE:  www.american-trading.com   
JOB TYPE:  Full Time  
START DATE:  Immediately  
JOB LOCATION: West LA  
WAGE / SALARY / TITLE: Depending on Experience 

Minimum Requirements 

 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems or Computer Science is preferred. 

  • Must have two to five years’ experience in IT operations or two-plus years of IT department supervisory experience.  

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft 365 apps administration, Azure contact management 

  • Service desk and network administration is also necessary for the role  

  • Proven record of problem-solving and project management skills  

  • Patience with education and troubleshooting employee tech needs. 

 

Preferred Requirements 

  • Web development and/or network administration experience is a bonus  

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