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IT Lead & Project Support Engineer

Venat Recruitment Group are recruiting for an IT lead & project support engineer for an IT company based in West Yorkshire.

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 1 March 2020
  • Ref: 904457


  • IT Lead & Project Support Engineer
  • West Yorkshire
  • £25000 - £28000 per annum


  • Development of a robust Cloud First Technology Strategy
  • Ensure security and compliance best practices are adhered to and enforced across the business
  • Setup New Starters as per the company procedure & decommission as per company procedure
  • Work through our Spiceworks Ticketing System & assist other members of the team with day to day issues
  • Develop and deliver IT security training to be delivered company wide and then at induction to new starts
  • Assist with the ISO27001 implementation in 2020 working with a 3rd party consultant for delivery
  • Build meaningful relationships with internal system suppliers (HP, Vodafone, Cisco, Dropbox, Microsoft, Ring Central ECS, Ripple etc).
  • Develop client relationships with the innovation team if required and work on client projects as and when required.
  • Be a key decision maker for internal systems with robust case presented for any iterations
  • Proactive on qualifying and implementing new technology to the group with the direction of the IT Manager
  • Ensure a solid reporting process is in place to keep exec team up to date - on IT across all companies.
  • Ensure IT service is clearly communicated through the business, so users understand escalation paths. Develop training material and promote a self-service mentality.
  • Support Technical Operations team on third line escalations as required.


  • Skills required for this role
  • Proven experience developing strategic system architecture plans
  • Meraki & or Cisco Networking Experience
  • Azure & Amazon AWS Experience
  • VMWare Knowledge
  • Office365 Knowledge & Experience
  • Spiceworks Knowledge
  • Salesforce CRM Experience & Knowledge
  • Knowledge around VPN connectivity
  • SIP / H323 Knowledge (Not essential but will aid your application significantly)
  • VC Endpoint & Infrastructure Knowledge (Not essential but will aid your application significatly)
  • Good experience in system and network creation and development
  • Good understanding of information processing fundamentals and best practices
  • Sound understanding of IT security
  • Analytical, conceptual and troubleshooting abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience conducting technology, trends, standards and products research
  • Solid track record in prioritizing and executing tasks when under extreme pressure
  • Experience providing guidance and leadership to novice systems engineers
  • Proven experience identifying, analysing and resolving system problems
  • Familiarity and expertise in a variety of programs
  • Strong focus on Unified Communications
  • Has a flexible approach to working life.

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