IT Operations Manager

Posted 31/05/18

IT Operations Manager Required immediately.

The role involves:

  • Working with 3rd party support company to manage and support critical servers and systems, including:

-Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012/2016
-Microsoft Exchange 2010
-Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2014
-VMWare Virtualisation
-Veeam Backup Solution
-Network infrastructure, switches and cabling.

  • Using your technical knowledge and the available resources to accurately diagnose problems across a wide range of operating systems and business applications, resolving Network and Server issues.
  • Troubleshooting and fixing hardware equipment across a range of PC’s, Laptops, Printers, Multi-Function printers, and other devices
  • Resolving IT technical issues for users based at Dovenby and supporting users in the Poland Office.
  • Active Directory Management – Creation and management of AD Group Policies, setting up user accounts, security groups, mailboxes, distribution lists
  • General Networking - DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP
  • Working with 3rd party support company to develop future IT strategies.
  • Continually evaluating new technologies to propose potential new uses for the IT environment.
  • Managing 3rd Party Maintenance Agreements.
  • Maintaining the IT Software and Hardware Asset Register
  • Purchasing all IT resources, including laptops, desktops, printers, peripherals, software, software licence renewals.
  • Preparing costing and reports for IT infrastructure purchases, both hardware and software.
  • Managing IT infrastructure changes from conception to completion.
  • Liaising with 3rd party suppliers and ensuring faults are logged and that SLAs are met.
  • Periodically reviewing Security Policies to ensure full compliance with current legal, regulatory and company requirements.

The ideal candidate should:

  • 5 Years minimum IT engineering experience and hardware knowledge working in a business to business environment.
  • Must be able to accurately diagnose and repair desktops, laptops and Servers.
  • Experience with VPN and remote work on machines.
  • Extensive working knowledge of networks and Microsoft Windows operating systems and applications, in particular Exchange and SQL.
  • Knowledge of VMWare and Veeam Backup Solution.
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory, DHCP, DNS.
  • Experience with network switches and SonicWall firewalls.
  • Experience with network printer installs and configuration.
  • Microsoft accreditation desirable.
  • Ability to work at a senior engineer level within the team to identify and develop processes.

The role requires a consistently high level of performance and quality in a highly pressurised and time sensitive environment. The role would suit a self-motivated team player with an enthusiastic and positive attitude. Experience of leading a small team would be beneficial although not essential. A flexible approach to working hours is required.

Deadline: 13th July 2018

How to Apply: Please fill in an M-Sport Ltd application form by clicking here CV's will not be accepted.