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IT Systems Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 8am-4.30pm Monday- Thursday, 8am-1.30pm Friday.
Salary: £38,000- £43,000
Benefits: Pension, 25 days annual leave, 8 days bank holiday, life assurance- death in service, flexible working
Are you currently working as an IT Systems expert?
Do you want to be part of a positive transformation change, within a great organisation?
Can you see yourself wanting to make a positive impact and having strategic input and carrying out system implementations?
We may be the team for you……
We are investing in various areas of the business including our IT division. Over the next 12 months, there will be various strategic implementations and projects put in place in order to get better infrastructure. As such you, as our IT Systems Manager, will be heavily involved in these projects and transitions.
Being part of our small IT team, you will be one of our subject matter experts and will be very much onsite hands-on based. Reporting to our Group IT Manager, you will be involved in the day-to-day reactive onsite support issues for users and your expertise will be invaluable in a strategic implementation where you will be supporting larger projects, involving upgrades and changes.
We are growing and going through a positive transformation, so here, you will have the opportunity to really make an impact and a positive difference in how we operate as a business.
Why Join Us as our IT Systems Manager?
Because you will be joining a successful business, that is growing and moving forward. With the investment we are making, here you really will have a voice and can genuinely make a difference.
Here, you will have support and autonomy and training where needed.
Your experience and knowledge will be invaluable in contributing to strategic plans, and implementation to our infrastructure.
Because, you will be joining a friendly, supportive environment that is on an exciting journey to positive transformation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Being the IT Systems Manager, you’ll be based in Wrexham and traveling between our local sites. You will be working autonomously, within our close-knit team. You will be busy being hands-on with day-to-day reactive issues as well as being involved in various IT projects including administering and improving existing technology and processes such as Capacity Management, Network equipment and Phone systems.
Other duties will include but not be limited to:
Supervising daily operations of network, server infrastructure and manage maintenance schedules
Administration and management of IT systems, including backup, business applications, Microsoft 365, email, and security-related applications.
Assist in IT Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity processes
2nd and 3rd line support for escalation of tier 1 support issues
Analyse existing infrastructure and improve administration and monitoring and automation
Plan, strategise and implement action to meet specific system requirements
LAN and WAN management and administration
What can you offer us?
Our ideal candidate will be highly experienced within IT and be someone who has a background in 2nd and 3rd-line support. Being a great people person, you enjoy interacting and being visible within an organization. You will be able to work on day-to-day reactive issues and with your knowledge and expertise, with support where needed, you will be comfortable in implementing and putting processes in place.
You will have experience in:
Microsoft Server - 2008 R2 up to 2019
Microsoft Active Directory
Microsoft O365 and Exchange
Microsoft SQL server
Backup and DR
Virtualisation – VMWare and Hyper-V
Founded in 1982, we are an SME size Group of companies. Leaders in our Industry, we support the Aerospace, Defence, and related industries, on a national and international basis. The group encompasses 7 sites, of which 4, including the Head office, are located in Wrexham, 1 in Barnstaple, 1 in Yeovil and 1 in Ilfracombe.
As a business, we are growing significantly. We are good at what we do but we recognise we can be better, therefore, we are currently on an exciting journey of positive transformation and are investing in our processes and infrastructure
We are a friendly and supportive bunch with a family feel. We have a positive culture and believe in engagement and visibility at all levels within the organisation. We believe everyone should be inclusive and have a voice.
If we sound like a journey you want to be part of, then apply and lets have a chat