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    Windows Server Manager

    £85000 - £95000 per annum

    Job Description

    Windows Server Manager

    A Financial Services company in London are seeking a Windows Server Manager that has previous experience in managing Wintel environments in a leadership position to transform and automate the server estate.

    This person will have knowledge of legacy and cloud systems with experience of on-premises, virtualization, and cloud-based environments, while also focusing on managing and leading the Windows team.

    You will be:

    • Overseeing the maintenance of the on-premises Wintel infrastructure, which will cover Active Directory, Windows servers, and virtualization platforms
    • Ensure the availability and reliability of all Wintel services.
    • Plan and roll out system upgrades, patches, and maintenance activities.
    • Create plans to migrate legacy systems to the cloud, and ensure their seamless integration.
    • Manage the team that provides 24/7 support.
    • Be a point of contact for the team to guide other members.
    • Coordinate lifecycle management through delivery of roadmaps and 3rd party support agreements
    • Be able to resolve technical production issues as needed.
    • Effectively use Risk assessment and risk management methodologies or processes
    • Allocate work and ownership to team members in projects as well as operations
    • Drive automation and efficiencies across infrastructure services
    • Supporting the implementation and management of cloud-based solutions, such as Azure and AWS.
    • Monitor and optimize cloud resources for performance and cost-efficiency.
    • Manage backup and disaster recovery plans for critical systems.
    • Lead the team and ensure a collaborative and supportive environment.

    You will have:

    • Experience in both legacy and cloud environment, using technologies such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, or GCP.
    • Exceptional experience in a Windows environment, while managing a team.
    • Experienced in technologies such as VMWare Virtual Centre, Citrix XenApp/Xen Desktop, and SCCM.
    • Been in a lead/management position previously, and have excellent management, prioritization, and delegation skills.
    • Good problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skills, able to determine the approximate impact of issues quickly
    • Strong relationship management skills with ability to liaise confidently with senior internal stakeholders and outsourced providers.

    This is a permanent position based in London, operating on a hybrid work set up.

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