Principal Windows System Team Lead

Principal Windows System Team Lead

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    Birmingham, West Midlands

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    £52000.00 - £58000.00 per annum

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    Taygen Ford

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    7 months ago

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Principal Windows System Team Lead (Hybrid) 1-2 days in office £52,000-£58,000
Gleeson are working alongside an incredibly established client who have a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Team Lead to initially lead a team of 3 within the Windows team with future plans to join the Cloud & Desktop teams and overseeing them. As much as the client are looking for an experience team lead / principle, the expectations aren't set for the successful candidate to be able to do everything.

You will need to:

  • Be a Subject Matter Expert within the Windows server and associated technologies
  • Have a great understanding of current and future Windows technologies and providing strategic direction, consultancy to IT, projects and the business.
  • Possess advanced knowledge, understanding and capability in the relevant Windows technology to enable you to support and guide a team
  • Ensure best practice security models are adopted
  • Have strong problem-solving attributes to support/solve complex inter-department data platform problems.
  • Manage costs related to the team's budget and associated costs for example, overtime, cross-charging, licensing and capacity management
  • Manage support and cover for the department and associated service hours

You will need:

  • Degree qualification or equivalent experience (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related Batchelor of Science degree).
  • Advanced knowledge of administrating and supporting Microsoft Windows technology across physical and virtualised platforms.
  • Advanced knowledge of backup and recovery techniques.
  • Advanced knowledge of performance tuning techniques to ensure SLAs are met.
  • Advanced knowledge of running Windows in a virtualised environment across both VMware and Hyper-V.
  • Advanced knowledge with the Azure Data Platform.

If interested, please apply below!

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