Reporting to the General Manager – Networks, Servers & Data Centre – the IT Technical Specialist will take a leading role in the delivery, development and operation of the Dart Group European I.T. infrastructure.
The IT Technical Specialist will identify and define architecture and technology relevant to the business, providing strategic and technical expertise. They will manage and deploy software and firmware patches as well as researching and developing new solutions and services. This role involves managing several infrastructure engineers and multiple complex IT projects. The specialist will ensure that platform security and integrity are maintained, developed and evolved, provide documentation and manage relationships with stakeholders and 3rd party suppliers.
The successful candidate will have experience in managing a team in an ITIL based environment. Ideally worked on high availability eCommerce and critical operational systems as well as geographically dispersed data centres. Experience with SAN storage systems (EMC) Is essential as well as systems management and automation (system Centre Orchestrator/Puppet) and virtualisation (VMWare/Hyper-V/Docker). You will have worked with Window Server environments (2008 R2/2012/2012 R2/2016), Linux administration, HP server operations, active directory, security platforms, Elastic search, Microsoft SCCM 2012, Citrix, Platform baselining and backup platform technologies.
You will be a pro-active self-starter who will use their initiative to solve problems and the ability to lead and coach others. Previous experience in Project & Programme Management. Organisational and planning is essential as well as excellent time management and prioritisation skills. It is pivotal to have experience of high pressure 24/7 IT Operations background with demonstrable experience in architecting long-term & robust solutions.
In return, we offer an excellent salary and benefits package with fantastic opportunities for progression in a growing business.
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