June 6, 2017

IT Team Lead – Houston

Shaw Systems Associates, Inc., an established software development company with a rapidly growing cloud offering, is seeking a motivated IT Team Lead who is a highly organized and reliable team member to work full time in our corporate office.  The ideal candidate will have experience in vendor management, purchasing, licensing management, server administration, Exchange, virtualization, storage systems, colocations, networking, firewalls, and cloud computing.  The candidate will also require the skills and abilities to coordinate and delegate the responsibilities of IT team members on a daily basis. Leaders also conduct training sessions with employees so that they can be equipped with new knowledge and skills to remain current. They also train entry-level employees that will allow them to be on the same level as the team.

These leaders consider the abilities and expertise of the team members to assist in dispersing assignments. Local candidates strongly preferred.


  • Product research and acquisition
  • Licensing management
  • Vendor relations
  • Supports team manager and performs management duties when manager is absent or out of office
  • Assist with day to day operation of Cloud Environment
  • Review assignments for accuracy and quality
  • Delegate responsibilities
  • Develop and execute company policies
  • Attend meetings, trainings or seminars
  • Maintain system efficiency
  • Make recommendations for future upgrades
  • Maintain network and system security
  • Identify user needs
  • Maintain integrity of the network, server deployment, and security


  • Have superior organizational skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Be a good listener and communicator
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience leading teams of 5 or more
  • Flexibility to handle multiple diverse scenarios simultaneously
  • Proven track record of effective coaching and mentoring skills
  • Have first-rate negotiating skills
  • Be able to handle work pressure
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-Starter
  • Experience with VMware technologies including vSphere 5.0+, vCenter, Windows 2008 R2, 2012, SQL Server 2014, Exchange Server 2013, Windows 10
  • Minimum of 5 years of Exchange Administration, Active Directory/Group Policy, Cisco firewalls and routers
  • Cloud experience a plus
  • Lotus Notes experience a plus
  • Relevant Microsoft and Cisco certifications a plus
  • Experience supporting application developers using java and .net technologies
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines and priorities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, or similar field a plus

Please mail, fax, or email your resume to:

Shaw Systems Associates
Employment Opportunity
6200 Savoy Drive, Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77036
Fax: 804-272-1727
Email: resumes@shawsystems.com