IT / Director

Recruiter
B C T Resourcing
Location
Manchester
Salary
£120,000 - £150,000 per annum
Posted
12 Apr 2017
Closes
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
IT Director

The IT Director will take over the infrastructure and development oversight of all technical operations. They will be a hands-on professional who enjoys rolling up there sleeves and working with the team to achieve goals, eliminate security risks and increase customer and business satisfaction. The IT Director will be a change management expert and extremely knowledgeable about ecommerce infrastructure and operations. You will be responsible for the development and systems administration team and will report directly to the CIO.

Challenges

* Develop reliable metrics for hardware, software and storage while ensuring capacity planning
* Identify security vulnerabilities and eliminate them with strategic solutions
* Identify and recommend new technology solutions that we can implement
* Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, PCs, operating systems, telephones, software applications, and peripherals
* Manage IT teams, including hiring, training, evaluation, guidance and discipline
* Develop the IT teams to meet the changing needs of users, groups and offices; new projects and technologies; and varying staff strengths
* Develop standard operating procedures and best practices, including providing written protocols and guidance to IT staff and to end-users
* Ensure the creation and maintenance of all written documentation, including system and user manuals, license agreements, and documentation of modifications and upgrades
* Negotiate and administer vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and service agreements

Skills required

* A strong IT Service Delivery expert
* Broad technical understanding
* A software Development Background - preferably open source
* A flexible and pragmatic approach
* 8+ years IT management experience
* 3+ years' experience working with ecommerce systems