Position Description

IT Manager
Job Code 3041
Employment Type REG
DEA Location Washington, Vancouver
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DEA’s Marine Services division is currently searching for an IT Manager to work in our Vancouver, WA office.  The Marine Services division is a recognized industry leader in accurate, high-precision hydrographic and geophysical surveys for nautical, environmental, engineering, and scientific applications.  The IT Manager role will purchase and maintain software and hardware, support large project deliveries, manage data and data transfers, and be a liaison to the corporate IT group.            

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Support remote employees, remote offices, varied project sites which may include moving vessels, and shipboard computers
  • Management and administration of large dynamic data sets
  • Management and administration of disparate network systems and communications
  • Advanced knowledge of network servers and equipment, data backups, software maintenance, break-fix, computer builds, and desktop support
  • Analyzes and resolves problems related to network hardware, software and communication links
  • Oversee meeting conferencing software and setup
  • Manage the IT budget for the Marine Services division
  • Limited travel
  • On Call for emergencies


Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 years’ experience in Windows Enterprise management or 5 years of experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems or related degree
  • Experience with management of:
  • Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Microsoft Windows Server operating systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7 and 10 Workstations
  • Enterprise storage appliances
  • Enterprise backup system software
  • Firewalls and routers
  • Managing vendor relationships and agreements
  • Computer building
  • Telephany and Audio/video management
  • Experience supporting remote users and devices
  • Experience managing yearly internal budgets


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with management of:
  • Dell KACE
  • VMWare
  • Cisco VoIP
  • Teradici
  • Legacy computer device connectivity



  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
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DEA Inc. is proud to be an AA/EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable local, state or federal law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information or sexual orientation.