Platform Manager

Johnson Matthey Plc
Stockton-On-Tees, UK
13 Aug 2019
28 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Vacancy: Platform Manager Location: Teesdale
A little about us

Johnson Matthey is the global leader in sustainable technologies, applying our cutting edge science to create solutions with our customers that make a real difference to the world around us. Our science and research helps to reduce pollution, relieve pain, restore hearing and boost crops.

Behind all of this, we're an international business made up of many extraordinary parts. We have been in business for over 200 years. From a single office in London in 1817, we've built a global presence with significant operations in more than 30 countries. We support our customers' needs from 43 major manufacturing sites all around the globe, providing consistency and quality wherever they are.

We are actively seeking a Platform Manager to be based in our Teesdale Office on a permanent basis.

The role is accountable for delivering platform services for Johnson Matthey, globally:

·Managing a global team of experts (APAC, EMEA, US)

·Managing a multiskill team (Windows server, VMWare, Cloud)

·Ensuring JM has sufficient server capacity, working closely with other teams within GIS (AD, IT Engineering, DB, Datacentre), and outside GIS (Network, Service delivery managers, business...).

·Support high priority project initiative

·Engage with third parties: Contractors and suppliers

Key responsibilities

·Operation to green: Ensuring all incidents, requests, problem tickets are closed within agreed SLA

·Project support: Ensuring relevant resources are allocated where and when needed. Participate to resource recruitment for specific project

·Develop the team: build a plan with team members

·Implement a global team spirit

·Set team objectives

Are you the ideal candidate?

You will have/be:


·Experience working with physical and virtual infrastructure and managing backups

·Holder of a recognised IT qualification or has significant IT experience

·Experience with managing (Server) Operating Systems, e.g. Windows


·Hold either a MCSA or MCSE (preferred) in Server Infrastructure

·Experience with working with virtual environments, and cloud (AWZ, Azure)

·Awareness of ITIL principles

·Relevant industry experience

How to apply:

If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online

Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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