IT Manager

Dattner Architects Dattner Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Jun 18 '21Posted on:

Dattner Architects is an award winning, 100-person architecture firm based in New York City. We have a passion for the city, and for designing socially impactful spaces. We maintain a vibrant working environment – one that nurtures learning and professional growth through mentorship and daily collaboration. Our firm fosters diversity, community engagement, and live-work balance.

Technology plays an integral part in our firm’s daily operations and vision, and we are committed to the exploration and implementation of new technology. We are currently looking for an IT Manager to join our practice. The selected candidate will manage all IT equipment and infrastructure, coordinate with external vendors and contractors (including our MSP), and troubleshoot IT-related issues for a hybrid in-office and remote workforce. We are looking for a thoughtful, responsive, and effective professional who can juggle numerous initiatives simultaneously to ensure that technology supports business success.


  • Manage and support the business technology infrastructure to ensure optimal performance and scalability
  • Collaborate with MSP on maintenance and strategic technology role outs
  • Manage daily operations of the IT infrastructure to prevent downtime
  • Able to prepare executive feedback sessions in non-technical terms
  • Assess infrastructure on a regular basis to ensure it continues to meet necessary demands
  • Develop new strategies and IT procedures to increase efficiency and process, enhance workflow, and improve user experience
  • Identify short, mid, and long-term technology goals
  • Coordinate the needs of remote employees, vendors, and contractors
  • Help curate training guidelines for employees on how to use IT resources
  • Protect customer data from outside infiltration through encryption, secure data storage, and other necessary means
  • Offer suggestions for possible upgrades and changes within the IT department
  • Install and configure software and hardware; set up accounts and workstations
  • Collaborate directly with the Digital Design committee, project teams, and firm leadership

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years, hands-on systems and networking administration experience in a Microsoft Windows-based organization.
  • Microsoft technology knowledge (AD, Domain Services) 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure (Office 365, Azure) 
  • Hardware specific knowledge (such as Dell Server and Storage, EqualLogic Storage, SonicWall Firewall, HP Switches)
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills with an ability to work collaboratively with various departments
  • Industry standard certifications (MCSE, CCNA, Security+) a plus
  • Experience with scripting (PowerShell, Python, etc.) tools a plus
  • Experience in the AEC industry a plus
  • Authorization to work in the United States

To apply, submit your cover letter and resume through our application portal: IT Manager

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