Infrastructure and Networks Manager

Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Guildford, Surrey
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client based in Guildford, Surrey is currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity for an Infrastructure and Networks Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.

The ideal candidate will have managed a large team championing a 'one team’ feel. You will have a good technical background and a strong technical knowledge of networks, servers and storage so that you are able to monitor work force performance.

You must be flexible to travel to various sites on a weekly basis as teams are split between different locations.

*** As part of this role you will be required to go through an extensive background check including a CRB and credit check ***

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage a large team of multi skilled technical personnel, including team leaders to ensure service delivery and to implement a centre of excellence
  • Manage core competencies within the business covering networks, servers, storage and infrastructure.
  • To motivate the team and be present in the office to support individuals. Including 1 to 1’s, appraisals and learning and development structures
  • Gain team trust and sit with team members to discuss / be open and responsive to new ideas
  • Standardise and streamline working processes across technical teams
  • Liaise with the business to understand how the IT function can support the rest of the business and promote what the technical teams can do for them
  • Assess and improve the IT strategy by contributing to strategic roadmaps and drive the IT strategy forward
  • Technical resource planning with project teams

Key Skills & experience:

  • A strong technical background covering networks, servers, storage and infrastructure is essential. Ideal technologies are (not limited to):

- Windows Server 2008 - 2016

- Storage solutions (ideally SAN Storage)

- VMware

- HyperV

- Cloud experience would be advantageous

- Active Directory

- Cisco firewalls

- Cisco switches & routers

  • Proven track record and excellent leadership skills including managing a large team of all technical levels and seniority is essential
  • Proven track record of bringing teams together to work to streamlined processes
  • ITIL experience would be advantageous

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic organisation. To discuss your suitability for this role further, please contact Georgia Harris at Clearwater People Solutions or simply apply as directed.

Please note: If you have not been contacted regarding your submission within 2 weeks your application has been unsuccessful for this role only.

Keywords: Network / Networks / Infrastructure / Storage / Manager / Technical Manager / Sussex / Surrey / Guildford / Woking / Farnham / Leatherhead / Dorking / Reading / Bracknell / Slough / Basingstoke / Epsom