IT Manager

Permanent

Job Reference
IT Manager - Capital Investment firm
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Area
Central London Marble Arch
Salary Details
45k to 60k DOE
Start Date
ASAP
Key Skills
hands-on IT management. City finance client background. Small user base 30. Technical hands-on ability, 3rd party management
Consultant
Nick Gordon
nick.gordon@deerfoot.co.uk
023 8081 7150

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Job description

We have been retained on an exclusive basis by a niche investment capital fund company to hire an IT generalist to both manage a third party IT services provider and ensure assist with assessing and transitioning some IT services back in-house.

Presently our client has no internal IT function and the IT environment (Servers, desktops, applications etc) that support a user base of c. 30 individuals is provided by a third party IT services company.

This is an exciting opportunity that will give you ownership of the IT function within a profitable niche financial institution.

Having hands-on technical ability covering IT infrastructure support, network support, IT applications support, and IT Security will be highly beneficial in this role.

Duties:
Overall management of IT Services
Assess the IT requirements of the business and users.
Ensure robustness of IT services
Working with the MSP, ensure IT Security / network security
Information Systems planning
Vendor management
Disaster recovery planning
IT process improvement
Upgrade planning
Systems migration
In-sourcing initiatives

Technical Environment:

Microsoft Windows / Wintel
Win10 - Office 365
Windows Server 2016 - Active Directory
Exchange Server 2016
Skype for business
Bloomberg
Paladine
Hazeltree
Backstop
Citrix
Security
DarkTrace
MaaS360
Cisco firewall

The ideal candidate may have experience managing IT services for a relatively small user base but one that is business critical within a city financial services sector.

This role is likely to suit a versatile individual who may have held job titles such as: hands-on IT Manager, Technical Service Delivery Manager, IT Consultant, Lead IT Support Analyst. Lead IT Support Engineer.