Senior IT Operations Manager

Reference: SrIT-OPs-Man
Sector(s): IT e.g. SDLC
Salary: Salary negotiable
Salary Details: Plus package
Town/City: London
Contract Type: Permanent

Senior IT Operations Manager

London (with WFH);

Salary: Negotiable based on experience

This is a senior manager role to assist in the design and growth of the clients’ network of hosted environments, in a number of countries supporting client facing applications.  You will be responsible for identifying areas of growth, and designing solutions to meet those growing requirements.  You must have the ability to manage multiple projects and track progress through to completion.  You will manage the team of IT Support Engineers at (two locations; circa 4 staff) who support employees across EMEA. This role involves a mixture of hands on and strategic work.          


Primary Duties:

Designing, implementing and supporting the clients global hosting infrastructure e.g. Local Area Network, Wide Area Network, Internet and Remote Access systemsManage, develop and drive team members to support an environment of building accountability and a commitment to service delivery ; meeting objectives and setting parameters for continuous review.Assist in IT Budget preparationOversee IT Capital projects across jurisdictionsAssist in the fine tuning information security policies, standards, procedures and checklistsPerforming network capacity planning, performance tuning, monitoring and troubleshootingManage and maintain network monitoring systemsAssist in the strategic planning of Information Technology infrastructure


Additional duties:

Install, configure and maintain network and host based intrusion prevention systems, firewalls and other security devicesRespond to and analyse security system alerts and incident reportsAssess and report on potential items of risk and vulnerability in terms of the LAN/WAN networkEnsure network procedures and processes are clearly and accurately documented and implementedServer, network and storage hardware design and implementationImplementation, configuration, and maintenance of Fibre Channel and iSCSI SAN environmentsAnalyse storage utilisation and design creative solutions for storage of data as it passes through the storage lifecycleMonitoring, review and reporting on network health to include availability, down time, utilisation, capacity planning, etc.Monitor systems and provide information and statistics relevant to system capacity limits on data storage, system utilisation, etc.Monitor system and storage backups and identify areas for efficiency and recovery improvements

Experience & Skills

Required Skills:

Microsoft Windows 2019 and 2016 serversRedHat Enterprise LinuxMicrosoft SQL ServerEnterprise Backup Applications (HP Data Protector a plus)IP routing protocols including BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, IP Multicast and MPLSProficiency working with VLAN, VRF, HSRP, Port Security, Traffic Shaping, Priority Queuing and Class Of Service (COS)Server RAID technologiesFibre Channel and iSCSI SAN storage experienceExperience with 3PAR storage a plusPrior managerial experience required, along with the ability to work effectively within teams and across a matrix structureExcellent analytical and problem-solving skills, work ethic, attention to detail.Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

About Brimstone Consulting: We specialise in finding highly qualified staff in the following areas:
Forensic Accounting & Fraud - (AML/CTF, Investigation, CFE’s etc.); Legal and LegalTech (E-Discovery, Digital Forensics, EDRM); Big Data and Data Analytics  - (MI/BI/CI);  InfoSec and Cyber Crime; Audit;  Accountancy and Finance; FinTech (Payments etc.);  Risk - (Credit, Regulatory, Liquidity, Market, Analysts-SAS, SPSS etc.);  Compliance/Corporate Governance ;  IT  - (full SDLC- BA’s PM’s , Architects, Developers etc.);

Brimstone Consulting acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a free and confidential service to candidates. Brimstone Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Due to time constraints we can only reply to applicants that match our clients’ specifications. We may store applications in our cloud storage facilities that may include dropbox.

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