Position title: IT MANAGER
We have a fantastic opportunity for a hands-on professional IT manager to take over responsibility for the oversight of all daily IT operations and build out the infrastructure required for the rapid expansion of our company at a time when we are moving to enlarged premises in the UK and building our team in the US. Our enduring vision is in enabling the sustainable prosperity for everyone.
it MANAGER Duties
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer
Develop the IT strategy in support of the Company’s mission
Managing the full lifecycle and support of all IT systems - operating systems, servers, PCs, software apps, telecommunications.
Providing expert advice and support for system upgrades, new installations, software infrastructure and maintenance.
Lead & support the development and enhancement of systems and integration projects.
Responsibility for data and IP protection, including security, from an IT perspective.
Responsibility for researching global trends, evaluating and proposing new IT technologies in a company where innovation is encouraged.
Build awareness of current & future business direction and develop IT system designs for greatest user experience.
As we grow our organisation manage the recruitment and development of IT staff.
Develop and implement policies, procedures and standards for IT and telecommunications.
Ensuring written documentation is created and maintained, to include inventory, user and system manuals, licence agreements and all documentation relating to modifications and upgrades.
IT MANAGER Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in computer science/ related field
At least 5 years in a senior IT professional role with proven track record
Experience of working in Agile, DevOps or similar environment
Administration of Microsoft Windows, Windows Server, Exchange and Linux Servers (primarily debian, centos, ubuntu)
Sees big picture and how IT infrastructure contributes to achieving company mission
Hands on people person, eager to earn end user satisfaction
Discerning, strategic, hunger to learn
Efficient and effective with intrinsic drive achieving outcomes
Without ego, always happy to bridge gaps
Team player, reliable
Innovative and creative, does not hesitate to take initiative
Open minded problem solver
Decisive – when making judgements on priorities
Confident and authoritative – when liaising with internal and external people
Efficient – with time management
Effective – in delivering outcomes
Polished – in appearance and delivery of communications
Thorough – in addressing details to deliver outcomes
Up to GBP60k per annum commensurate with skills and experience and level of hire
Edinburgh with travel to Washington DC as required