Senior IT Technical Specialist

Ideal Personnel and Recruitment Solutions
15 Apr 2018
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client has two vacancies for Senior IT Technical Specialist reporting to the Service Delivery Manager. The role will primarily involve designing, documenting, implementing, supporting and enhancing IT and network platforms.

We have a permanent position and a 12 month fixed term contract.

The role:

  • The delivery of IT and communication services design

  • Advising on technological issues and presenting options for management to consider how to resolve those issues

  • Documenting and implementing technical architecture most appropriate for the business

  • Designing and/or approving technical design of applications and systems developed

  • Ensuring that Service Delivery and User Support are aware of all changes, additions and removals from the technical infrastructure and that they have sufficient documentation, skills and knowledge to run and support the technical infrastructure on a daily basis

  • Arranging and carrying out disaster recovery testing to meet operational requirements

  • Establishing support processes and capability for technical problem resolution.

The successful candidate will already meet level 6 of the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF) which is equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree. It is also a requirement of the job that the jobholder already has or is prepared to study for a relevant IS qualification

The successful applicant needs to have:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ technical programming experience

  • Awareness of business dependencies on technical infrastructure

  • Ability to build relationships with external and internal suppliers

  • Experience in cloud based technologies

  • Experience in migrating from on premise hosting to cloud based hosting

  • Experience in migrating from Exchange on Premise to Exchange online

  • Well-developed communication, analytical, organisational and administrative skills

  • Awareness of emerging technologies and how they might be of use to the business in achieving its key objectives through the use of IT

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.

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