IT Manager - Hands-on Windows Server & Network - Household Name

Prism Digital
Hemel Hempstead
18 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Manager - Hands-on Windows Server & Network - Household Name! - Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.

My GLOBALLY RECOGNISED client is looking for an infrastructure manager to sit under the group head of department. Your role will be very much a hands-on management position being 70% hands on and 30% man-management/operational.

You will be expected to build, migrate, and implement server/network infrastructure changes in a hands-on capacity. You will be leading from the front and showing best practice.


  • Windows Server 2008R2-2012
  • 100+ Servers mix of physical and virtual
  • HyperV for virtualisation
  • Networks; Cisco, Kerio (Checkpoint), Juniper, ASA
  • Navision / Dynamics
  • Some AWS for a bespoke application host


  • Consolidation of two centres into one
  • 100+ man office move
  • Asset management programme
  • New backup strategy
  • Virtual machines project
  • Azure OR AWS on-prem to cloud migration

Here's the scale:

  • You will be managing a team of 6, growing to 10
  • The whole IT function is 15 strong at the moment growing to 30
  • Looking after 350 sites across the UK
  • 4000 end users
  • 200 people based in your office

Attributes you must have:

  • Looking for very experienced man-manger with a strong personality
  • An individual that will instil culture and change
  • Solid experience of day to day running and operations of an infrastructure team
  • ITIL and Prince2 strong advantages
  • An individual with lots of autonomy that does not need to be micromanaged and is happy to take responsibility for the infrastructure domain
  • Excited to engage in new projects
  • Staff training, development
  • Offering new ideas and guidance around new technologies

There is a raft of project work on the cards for your future team. Please apply ASAP as this is an urgent role. Very generous remuneration and benefits package on offer here!


  • 25 Days' Holiday + 1 days bonus
  • Pension 5%
  • Life Assurance
  • 5% Bonus
  • Dentist and basic health

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.

IT Manager - Hands-on Windows Server & Network - Household Name! Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.