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IT Systems Manager
CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent
HOURS: 37.50 hours
Our client provides 71 care homes over six counties. They strive to remain at the forefront of innovative practice and care delivery
The successful IT Systems Manager will be required to:
*Effectively manage the servers (there are over 100) and application estate, troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software errors liaising with team members, business colleagues and 3rd party product vendors as necessary.
*Liaising with IT Service Desk.
*Oversee and implement application and OS patches and upgrades according to a defined schedule.
*Management and configuration of cloud-based services such as Office 365.
*Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
*Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
*Lead on server hardening, capacity and availability planning. Report on and proactively improve server performance, availability and capacity.
*Assist in network/infrastructure improvement projects and regular security monitoring activities.
*Contribute to group activities to research, advise and implement new server technologies.
*Assist and participate in Change Management processes, highlighting technical risk ahead of senior assessment.
*Shared responsibility for Active Directory and Group Policy usage and improvements
Our client is looking for a strong IT Systems Manager applicant with the following experience:
*Proven and demonstratable experience in core areas of Microsoft OS, application and Office 365 management and troubleshooting
*Experience in the management and implementation of OS patching and data Backup
*A strong understanding of cloud-based systems and IaaS technologies
*Excellent knowledge and proficiency in at least 4 of the following technologies: Windows Server 2008/2012, Windows 7-10 Desktop, Microsoft Active Directory, DNS, Group Policy, or Office 365, Virtualisation Technologies (Hyper-V / VMware) and Citrix.
*Knowledge of key backup systems and methodologies (Asigra / Veeam).
*Demonstrable ability to actively monitor and fault find within a domain environment.
*Good knowledge of IT security principles, including firewall configuration, VPNs, and DNS management.
*Good knowledge of Networking, TCPIP, Firewalls, Routing, Switch Management and Virtual LANs
*Knowledge of the configuration, setup and management of network devices, including: routers, switchers and Wi-Fi devices.
*Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex issues
ALTERNATIVE JOB TITLES:
IT Manager, Systems manager, Networks Manager, IT Business Systems Manager, Systems coordinator, IT Project Manager
This role is commutable from:
Newark On Trent
Mana Resourcing is a specialist recruitment company working within the Engineering, Sales, IT and Commercial sectors. We are established to service and support the recruitment requirements of modern businesses and candidates alike. This particular role includes people with experience in: IT Manager, Systems manager, Networks Manager, IT Business Systems Manager, Systems coordinator, IT Project Manager.
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