IT Infrastructure Team Leader – Nottingham

Full Time
Nottingham HQ
Posted 4 weeks ago

The Opportunity

Join a rapidly growing Managed IT Services provider offering exceptional professional development opportunities, free training, a modern and relaxed working environment, and a friendly, people focused culture.

With a reputation for delivering unprecedented service quality to a wide variety of household name clients, in both the private and public sectors, Littlefish is increasingly disrupting the Managed IT Services (MSP) and IT Outsourcing (ITO) market. Enjoying strong, sustainable growth and guided by an accomplished and highly experienced leadership team, Littlefish is the perfect place to grow your career and make a real impact on a dynamic and continually evolving business.

 

The Role

Littlefish are seeking an IT Infrastructure Team Leader to successfully manage a team of Infrastructure engineers across multiple sites who provide remote technical support to Littlefish contract customers, for server, network Infrastructure and desktop/laptop issues.

You will report in to the Head of Infrastructure and we expect that you will spend approximately 75% of your time on team management and 25% on more technical internal and external stakeholder liaison, to include supporting Change Advisory Boards, Customer Transitions and general Projects from an infrastructure standpoint and involvement with customer and problem management technical issues.

 

Application Closing Date: Friday 20th December 2019

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • The day to day management of a team of infrastructure and operations engineers who provide high level technical support services to Littlefish contract customers.
  • Monitoring workloads and performance against SLA and KPIs
  • To prioritize, assign and monitor progress to resolve for technical queries and service requests assigned to individuals in your team, in accordance with standard and customer specific service level agreements
  • Participating in transition and project meetings to provide technical input
  • General team management, carry out 1:1 meetings, create development plans, carry out disciplinary processes were necessary, recruitment and selection.
  • Working with the SMO and SDM on Incident, Problem and Change management
  • Act as a managerial/technical escalation for Customers, Service Manager, Service Desk Manager on escalated issues
  • Assist with the creation/completion of technical documentation (service transition, wiki updates, knowledge base, known error database)
  • Participate in change control both for our customers and internally
  • Creating and maintaining a culture of high performance in the team
  • Attending CAB meeting and representing change requests
  • Participating in transition and project meetings to provide technical input
  • Working with Professional Services during acceptance into live support

 

Essential Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • Three years minimum experience in a similar role
  • Working knowledge of MS platforms with focus on SCCM, Intune, AD and Windows networking up to enterprise class.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in an ITIL process environment
  • Working with service management tools to manage changes, incidents, problems and requests
  • Ability to create and maintain a high performing culture within a team
  • 5+ years working in a MS server/ AD environment
  • Team leadership – knowledge of HR policies, processes and procedures.
  • Windows server, AD, SCCM, networking LANs and WANs, (switches and firewalls), backup technologies.
  • Able to work autonomously as a manager
  • Understand the business landscape to enable them to quickly identify, prioritise and escalate issues where needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Good customer facing skills
  • Be comfortable working under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Able to manage the demands of numerous tasks
  • Self-motivator and able to motivate others
  • Diplomatic when faced with issues

 

Essential Security Checks

  • Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) pre-employment checks
  • Security Clearance (SC)

 

Working At Littlefish where #PeopleMatter

Littlefish is a recognised and fast growing credible alternative to the ‘usual suspects’ in the IT Outsourcing (ITO) and Managed IT Service (MSP) market. And our reputation for providing industry-leading services as well as exceptional IT Careers is growing fast too.

In the past few years we have more than quadrupled in size, dramatically increasing both our revenues and workforce, and we’ve got no intention of letting up. With an impressive customer base, a strong pipeline of new business, and a proven track-record of growth, we’re interested in hearing from, and finding, the best talent, to join our award-winning business and to be part of our continued success as we create new IT jobs in Nottingham, Manchester and around the UK.

Our focus is to create a supportive, inclusive and collaborative culture in a great working environment, which contributes hugely to the happiness, positivity and general well-being of our people. Our culture fosters a laid back and friendly, yet professional and capable approach. We provide breakout facilities within our office offering the latest in gaming technology, table tennis and lots of space to eat your lunch, socialise or just get away from your desk. We have a casual dress policy to make sure people are as comfortable as possible as they go about their daily tasks, and we provide year-round fruit and refreshments that are freely available to everyone. In addition to the year-round free fruit and refreshments, we have subsidised vending machines, Pizza Fridays, frequent social evenings, charity events, a mid-summer all-staff family BBQ and, of course, the obligatory Christmas party!

We care strongly about the ongoing personal development of our people and created the Littlefish Academy, a structured training and development program that rewards you as you progress. The Academy provides you with the power to increase your salary (outside of any annual pay awards) through technical accreditation, and a focus on continual quality improvement. Plus, all Littlefish employees have access to LinkedIn Learning, an online educational platform which provides access to over 10,000 expert-led courses to help you discover and develop business, technology-related and creative skills.

We also run a variety of bonus schemes including an initiative called Starfish, that rewards those who go ‘above and beyond’ in their interactions with of our customers, with monthly prizes on offer for those who receive the most nominations.

Through employing the best people, and creating optimal working conditions, our customers get the best service. In a crowded market, often playing against much bigger competitors (think David and Goliath), we constantly need to stand out to continue growing. We have a very successful track record, working with a plethora of leading organisations.

So, if you feel like you can make a tangible difference, apply today and join us on the journey.

  • We put our people first– every time and without hesitation
  • Attractive salary & benefits packages– we offer attractive salary packages to attract the best people
  • Training and development– the Littlefish Academy rewards you as you progress & learn
  • Bonus schemes– ‘Starfish’ and team bonuses reward those who go ‘above & beyond’ and exceed customer targets
  • Friendly culture– casual dress policy and breakout facilities with table tennis and gaming
  • Complimentary food & drink – unlimited fruit & refreshments, Pizza Fridays, company social events and more

Job Features

Job CategoryTechnical