Ricardo: Information Technology Manager

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Information Technology Manager

  • Role type
  • Full time

  • Location
  • Troy, MI

Job Description

Ricardo Defense is seeking an experienced IT Manager to oversee our multi-state operations.  This IT Manager will work out of our Troy, MI facility.  This IT Manager will oversee  the department, staff, and resources associated within the department.  This IT Manager will be responsible for the management of vendors, and purchases for hardware and software.  In addition provide IT Financial Accountability for budgets, controls, procurement, and capacity planning.


Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all network operations, continuous operations/disaster recovery and domain controller
  • Implements and maintains policies, plans and goals that support the organization's IT needs
  • Ensures proper functioning of the information processing system and oversees necessary upgrades
  • Helps project leads utilize information systems to improve efficiency
  • Ensures computer equipment, hardware, and software are updated to meet organizational needs
  • Ensures security of data, network access and systems are backed up 
  • Overseas all help desk activities and assists with escalated help desk issues
  • Oversees the administration of the company's WAN
  • Provides leadership of company’s cybersecurity related efforts, including NIST 800-171 compliance and eventual CMMC certification of the IT system


  • Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science, MIS or other related field from an accredited college or university
  • Eight or more years of experience with increasing roles of responsibility
  • Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation
  • Up to date on NIST and other cybersecurity requirements
  • Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems
  • Must possess good customer service skills
  • Experience with project management, network administration and cloud computing/virtualization is a plus
  • Experience in SharePoint development and continuous integration knowledge with Git, BitBucket, Jira, Jenkins, UML is desired


Ricardo Defense offers an impressive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life, AD&D and Disability
  • 401k & Company match
  • Paid Holidays, Sick time and Vacation


Ricardo Defense is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ricardo Inc. established as a separate limited liability company in 2015 and structured under a Defense Security Service ‘Special Security Agreement’. Ricardo Defense provides engineering, technology, product innovation, sustainment, and field support services for our customers in the defense industry. We are committed to providing outstanding value through quality engineering solutions focused on class-leading product innovation and robust strategic implementation. We are guided by our corporate values of respect, integrity, creativity & innovation and passion. Ricardo, Inc. is the US subsidiary of Ricardo plc. For more information, visit www.ricardo.com.


Ricardo Defense provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all qualified applicants for employment without regards to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, or status as a protected veteran.