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IT Technical Lead

Zoek Pin West Bromwich, Sandwell, England

£50000.00 - £50000.00 PerAnnum

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 41 days ago

IT Technical Lead Salary: Circa 50,000 per annum depending upon experience Permanent Location: Head Office, West Bromwich (remote working at present) We take staff welfare extremely seriously; we are and will continue to ensure we comply with government guidance during this difficult time The Society is currently recruiting for an IT Technical Lead to oversee the delivery of the Societies technical streams, including Azure DevOps operations, Design & Build phase and technical application / infrastructure implementation.

If you want to know about the requirements for this role, read on for all the relevant information.

This is a new and exciting role where the successful candidate will be working in a cross functional agile team working closely with Project Managers, IT managers and Architects to ensure our processes are both meeting business needs whilst also moving in the right technical direction Key Responsibilities •Provide a strong technical direction which involves establishing a technical vision, resolving technical disagreements and managing the technical quality of team deliverables •Create best practice guidelines and recommend changes to streamline release & deployment operations •Motivate team members and know how to efficiently make important decisions •Ensuring current applications are updated and align with the implementation of new applications and infrastructure.

•Analysing project & business needs; and selecting solutions to meet those needs.

•Create and implement risk mitigation processes and conduct security audits to determine weaknesses in applications and infrastructure.

•Play a key role in the adoption of automation technologies.

•Lead with the scheduling and running of knowledge sharing sessions with core project stakeholders to help promote new technologies.

•Accountable for the delivery of the technical implementation and quality assurance of all the agreed applications to be installed.

•Designing and building digital and technical processes to meet the needs of the project.

•Support project managers and project support staff in producing quality management reports, procedures and documentation.

•Lead to deliver technology solutions that solve business problems in line with the technical strategy of the department, ensuring we drive the provision of scalable, maintainable, and performance systems.

Skills & Attributes •Experience of coordinating and deploying IT solutions as part of a larger project.

•Technical & Process design skills with previous responsibility for the technical direction of projects, contributing and overseeing the production of detailed technical designs.

•Proven ability of embedding Security in every layer of solution deployment.

•Detailed knowledge of Microsoft Windows server products.

Accreditation preferable.

•Detailed knowledge of migrating / implementing solutions into Cloud Infrastructure, Azure platform with accreditation preferable.

•Detailed knowledge of VMware Virtualisation products.

Accreditation preferable.

•Knowledge of Network Infrastructure technologies.

•Ideally minimum of 2 years working with Azure DevOps technologies .

•Experience of database systems, ideally in the relevant database technologies such as MS SQL Server and Oracle.

•Proven experience of RedHat Linux.

•Proven experience automating processes using scripting languages (Powershell, Linux shell).

•Ability to quickly research and absorb information and disseminate to technicians and management alike.

•Good communication and troubleshooting skills.

•Experience of working in fast paced working environments •Strong prioritisation and time management skills What’s in it for you? We wholeheartedly believe that our people are our greatest asset, that’s why in addition to your salary you will be rewarded with a wide range of other benefits: •Generous annual leave starting at 25 days 8 bank holidays, (pro rata) •Pension scheme where we will augment your contribution by % (Up to %) •Social club membership – dozens of discounts available for a wide variety of family days out and events •Corporate health plan with the option to include family members •Discounted travel cards •West Brom staff car scheme Why choose the West Brom? We are proud of our heritage and absolutely believe that the West Brom is a great place to work.

Check out our careers page to find out more about our culture and benefits.

At the West Brom you’ll have every opportunity to take the next step and keep moving: we’re well known for providing excellent development support and always promote from within wherever possible.

Inspired by the Society’s Vision and Values, it’s not just what we do but how we treat our colleagues and customers that makes the people at the West Brom really stand out from our competitors.

Please note – We reserve the right to withdraw our adverts earlier than the original published expiry date, therefore if you are interested please submit your application as soon as possible At the West Brom we appreciate that our employees are unique individuals with differing needs depending on their specific circumstances and stages in life.

When we say our people are the West Brom’s biggest asset that doesn’t mean just viewing them as employees.

We also recognise they have a life outside work, one that has responsibilities and rewards which the Society respects and supports in ways that aim to bring the best out of them.

If you are interested in applying for a role with us and have a need for flexibility within your working schedule please discuss this with our recruitment team when making an application as wherever possible we’ll be open to a flexible working pattern.

Head Office: 2 Providence Place West Bromwich B70 8AF.

.uk The West Brom is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority.

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‘the West Brom’ is a trading name of West Bromwich Building Society.

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