June 6, 2017

IT Team Lead – Richmond

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 Richmond, VA 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. The IT team lead will consider the abilities and expertise of the team members to assist in dispersing assignments. Local candidates strongly preferred.


  • The IT Team lead will be responsible for leading a team of virtual and onsite employees to complete daily tasks as needed
  • Product research and acquisition
  • Licensing management for commercial products across the entire company
  • Regular vendor relations and makes recommendations for future upgrades
  • Supports team manager and performs management duties when manager is absent or out of office
  • Assists with day to day operation of Cloud Environment
  • Reviews assignments for accuracy and quality
  • Develops and executes company policies
  • Attends meetings, trainings and seminars to stay current on technology in the field
  • Maintains system efficiency, network and system security, the integrity of the network and server deployments


  • Have superior analytical and organizational skills, as well as a detail oriented work ethic
  • Must be a good listener and communicator having experience communicating with all levels of management
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience leading teams of 5 or more
  • Flexibility to handle multiple diverse scenarios simultaneously, as well as, handling quick deadlines and prioritizing tasks appropriately
  • Proven track record of effective coaching and mentoring skills
  • Must have first-rate negotiating skills
  • 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 huge plus
  • Lotus Notes experience a plus
  • Relevant Microsoft and Cisco certifications a plus
  • Experience supporting application developers using java and .net technologies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, or similar field a plus

Please mail, fax, or email your resume to:

Shaw Systems Associates, Inc.
Employment Opportunity
808 Moorefield Park Drive, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23236
Fax: 804-272-1727
Email: resumes@shawsystems.com