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US IT Manager

US IT Manager 

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RUAG International is an international technology group focusing on the aerospace industry and employs more than 6000 employees worldwide. 67 different nationalities work at RUAG to produce innovative solutions to today's and tomorrow's challenges. Our business segments Aerostructures and Space are supported by the functions; Human Resources & Communication, Finance, Legal Compliance & Governance, IT & Procurement and Strategy & Corporate Development.


The US IT Manager will be a representative of the global IT Team for RUAG in the US and to the US Leadership team.


Main tasks:

  • General administration and management
  • Coordinate local IT staff on US matters (matrix organization, staff has direct reporting lines into global Infrastructure and Application teams)
  • Be the key RUAG contact for Provider in the US
  • Analyze business requirements by partnering with key stakeholders across the organization to develop solutions for IT needs
  • Consult and advise business functions in IT related topics
  • Manage local IT Demand
  • Manage Projects (locally / globally)
  • Monitor performance of information technology systems to determine cost and productivity levels, and to make recommendations for improving the IT infrastructure
  • Part of a global team to design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures
  • Consult Business and IT in matters of DFARS and CMMC
  • Help define IT strategy, architecture, and processes
  • Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems (GCCH Environment)
  • Audit systems and assess their outcomes
  • Preserve assets, information security and control structures
  • Handle annual US IT budget and ensure cost effectiveness
  • US IT Vendor Management (in alignment with global procurement)
  • With a suitable candidate, role cold be expanded to include IT Security Architect (global) as well


Requirements / Skill set:

  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or similar field
  • Proven working experience as an IT Leader or relevant experience
  • Must have strong knowledge and certifications the area of IT Security
  • Strongly preferred knowledge of DFARS and CMMC
  • Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems
  • Expertise in data center management and data governance
  • Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation
  • Ability to manage personnel



RUAG Space USA must comply with federal vaccine mandates, therefore all employees must be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation approved prior to starting work.


Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).

RUAG Space USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

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Huntsville, AL, US

Job Experience Level:  Professionals
Job Category/Job Family:  IT / Telecommunication

RUAG International is a Swiss technology group focusing on the aerospace industry. Based in Zurich (Switzerland) and with production sites in 14 countries, the company is divided into four divisions: Space, Aerostructures, MRO International and Ammotec. With its strategic focus on the Aerospace business unit, the company will consist of the two divisions Aerostructures and Space in the medium term. RUAG Space is Europe's leading supplier of products used in the aerospace industry. RUAG Aerostructures is a global first-tier supplier in aircraft structure construction. RUAG International employs around 6’000 people, two thirds of whom work abroad. 

Nearest Major Market: Huntsville

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