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Head of Infrastructure and Security

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5 Sep 2022
My client are an expanding and well financed IT MSP provider. As a result of growth they require a new role of Head of Infrastructure and Security to be filled. The role requires the following skills and competencies: Technical Design / Support Review and recommend new systems building business cases and following the process through design, build and implementation that improve the end user experience, de-risk future service strategy and increases ROI Reviewing internal systems / architecture and ensuring that those systems function together in the most automated way. Technical representative at Operational Reviews for the Target Operating Model Quality Gates Provide 3rd Line technical support to the engineering team as and when required to support the Incident management processes. Participate in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc as requested) technical DD Take planning and technical lead on any acquisition ensuring that systems are integrated, process is defined, and employees are trained. Analysing the threats and risks that face the organisation and developing solutions for them Acting as the focal point for any security breaches/investigations, recommending the best course of action in consultation with Head of IT Security Oversee enterprise security system Implement new strategies, monitor activity, and target potential cyber threats Establish and maintain network performance. Pre-Sales Support Support the sales team to meet with customer representatives and assist the customer in identifying and assessing its business and system requirements. Assist sales team in writing, preparation, and delivery of solution proposals, RFIs, and RFPs to the customer. Ensure the design of effective, consistent, reusable and fit for purpose solutions. Provide technical expertise to understand requirements and translate to designs. Participate and lead technical workshops with the client. Provide technical direction to sales force on the design, implementation, and upgrade technologies. Competencies Comes from a Technical/ IT background but now working in a more operational/strategic role Experience in Managing 3rd party vendors/ MSP Several years of technical experience in the IT and communication sector Experience in the technical delivery of Cloud (Azure and AWS) Ideally CE+ accredited Auditor Benefits 25 Days Annual Leave (Plus Bank Holidays) Pro-Rata One additional Holiday Day for your birthday Ability to take an additional 5 days unpaid Annual Leave Length of service awards Company Pension scheme Free on-site parking Funded Personal Training & Development Plan including Study support Company Team Building and Social Events Free tickets to a range of Sporting events including full hospitality Modern and efficient IT Equipment including your choice of Smart phone Proven path of career progression in a fast paced and dynamic team environment Application Response Policy To apply, please submit your CV by clicking on the relevant links. If successful you will be contacted by one of our consultants within 3 working days. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we expect to receive, if you do not hear from us within this time you should presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Recruitment & Diversity Statement Grassroots Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency and a recruitment business in respect of this vacancy. Grassroots Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and recruiter. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, race, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion or disability
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  • Job Reference: 704625290-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Grassroots Recruitment Ltd
    Grassroots Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £60,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent