IT Manager

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£50,000 - £60,000

IT Manager – Barnsley
SearchDATA is recruiting an IT Manager on behalf of a Yorkshire based online retailer and wholesaler. Following continued success, our client has recently made the move to new and improved office space in Barnsley, allowing them to increase their offering but also a chance to improve their in-house technical capabilities.
As the IT Manager, you will be heading up a small team of technical specialists across Infrastructure and Development, ensuring all business-critical systems and platforms are highly available to keep the business running efficiently. You’ll be hands on with the implementation and support of IT Infrastructure & Networks
whilst providing leadership and guidance to the development function. You will also have overall responsibility for all system improvements and platform developments, a great opportunity to make your mark if you’re someone that likes to get things done.
The ideal candidate
As the ideal candidate, you will have a broad technical knowledge of IT Infrastructure, good interpersonal and proven management skills allowing you to manage multiple small technical functions. You’ll also like to keep hands on with System Administration, whilst also being able to contribute towards the development team with your Project Management skills.
What’s in it for you?
·Westfield health scheme
·Pension plan
·On-site free parking
·Flexible working hours (fulfilment centre open between 6am and 4pm M-F)
·Ability to work remotely as necessary
Skills & Technologies
·Strong commercial experience as a Systems Administrator
·Proven commercial experience as a Manager for small teams.
·Proven ability to manage Linux (Debian 9/10) systems, write shell scripts, etc
·Proven ability to manage Windows systems, powershell, active directory, etc
·Experience of containerisation, specifically docker
·Good understanding of network essentials such as subnet design, routing, VPNs, gateways, firewalls, proxies, Wifi design, etc.
·Experience with end-to-end delivery of projects Preferred:
·Knowledge of standard business systems e.g. ERP/WMS, specifically MS Business Central
·Commercial experience of CS-Cart platform
·Development skills in PHP or an equivalent server-side language
·Knowledge of database technologies, especially MySQL including replication
·Experience of virtualisation systems, specifically Linux KVM and Rancher (Cattle) Docker
·Knowledge of cloud systems, such as OVH, CDN, etc
·Understanding of broader e-commerce ecosystem – including use of tools such as GA /GTM, payment systems, internationalization, SEO, affiliates, etc
·Understanding of FMCG and/or handling of food/perishable products
·Experience with any of the following technologies:
·3CX Phone System, Active Directory, Apache, CUPS Print Server, Draytek/pfSense Firewalls, HAProxy, Proxmox, Samba/NFS, Sucuri WAF,
·Third-party shipping API’s
·Experience architecting and implementing highly-available systems and websites with auto-scaling in a commercial environment.
·Experience with Supermicro, HP and Dell physical servers as well as maintaining MDF/IDF
·infrastructure; including maintaining UPS’, physically swapping drives, etc.
·Experience managing and deploying Unifi Wifi Systems
Key Words: IT Manager / Head of IT / Technology Manager / Head of Technology / Systems Administrator / Barnsley
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