About Us

Steel Root is an IT services company that specializes in cybersecurity. We’re a startup in high demand, looking for an assertive, organized IT project manager to join our team. We’re passionate about contributing daily to our positive culture, with a commitment to professional development and social responsibility. We’re headquartered in Salem, Mass., steps from the commuter rail and right in the center of Salem’s downtown culture.

About You

You’re a hands-on IT generalist with 3+ years of experience managing IT projects. You love designing and building systems and are confident in your ability to deliver. You work hard to understand project requirements, and your technical aptitude and creativity allows you to steer the project to completion and make the right decisions along the way. Your attention to detail is what allows you to drive several projects at once. People like you and you know how to get them to follow your lead.

Job Description

Your primary role is to own client projects from scoping through completion. You’ll work directly with the client to understand the deliverables, then manage our tech team to exceed expectations. Example projects include: build and deploy a new network for a small business, set up a Windows domain using Hyper-V, migrate email/data to Office365, audit permissions on an on-prem file share and clean up AD/Group Policy.

Required Skillset

Highly-adaptable, creative problem solver
Proven track record of managing team projects
Windows Server administration
Network design and troubleshooting
Backup and disaster recovery
Independent, self-motivated and dependable
Able to travel to Boston and surrounding area

Desired Skillset

Experience/familiarity with the core technologies we deploy:
Networking (Ubiquiti UniFi, Sonicwall)
Windows Server (Hyper-V, Active Directory/Group Policy)
Backup/DR (Synology NAS, Acronis, Infrascale, Carbonite)
Security (ESET, patch management, Proofpoint, Varonis, etc.)
Cloud architecture (Azure, AWS, Digital Ocean)


Competitive benefits package
Hone your skills in the hot cybersecurity market
Opportunity for flexible hours and flexible commute
Play with cool tech, work with customers that love us, and get in on the ground floor of a startup in growth mode

How to Apply

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