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Head of Service Delivery

Location: Wakefield

Aston Barclay is leading the digital revolution in the Vehicle remarketing industry, with constant innovations and utilisation of latest technical developments.Our new Mega Centre at Wakefield will become a destination of choice for our customers with the latest technology and facilities including a gourmet restaurant and gym, and we are proud to be creating a new home for our award-winning team.

Aston Barclay is leading the digital revolution in the Vehicle remarketing industry, with constant innovations and utilisation of latest technical developments.Our new Mega Centre at Wakefield will become a destination of choice for our customers with the latest technology and facilities including a gourmet restaurant and gym, and we are proud to be creating a new home for our award-winning team.

Aston Barclay is rapidly expanding its IT and Digital Footprint. The core system is Cloud based, connected by a private WAN to our physical sites that are spread across the UK. Our hardware, software, networks, desktop and telephony are all the responsibility of the inhouse IT team. The main applications are written by UK based software agencies.

The Head of Service Delivery will have responsibility and accountability for all IT service management. Working in part as a dev-ops role with the development team.

Specifically:

  • Manage our Amazon Web Services cloud based solution, virtual servers and updates, EC2, S3, SES, RDS, Route53, VPC
  • Admin of PostgreSQL and SQLSVR databases
  • Firewall management, SonicWall, Switches, Wifi, VLANs, SSL, IPSec VPNs
  • Windows Domain (Advanced Admin) – Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, Group Policy, Office365, Permissions, Printers, PowerShell).
  • Operating Systems Admin – Linux, Mac OS X, Windows incl. Windows Server.
  • Provide leadership, ownership, and accountability for the Service Delivery function
  • Drive forward the IT infrastructure to facilitate a digital journey, delivering a 24*7 environment for our customers.
  • SIP/VOIP Telephony Systems
  • Networking Protocols
  • Working knowledge of Anti-virus Client / Server Infrastructure (Panda)

The role will require a person who has an attention to detail, process and documentation as well as a in depth understanding of AWS and Networks.

The person should be comfortable working with people at all levels of seniority who have a varied level of technical knowledge, essentially the ability to “translate” and re-present technical information when required.

The role has a small number of direct reports and will be reporting to the Group IT Director.

The role is based at our Wakefield Centre, however visits to our other sites in Leeds, Shropshire, Derby, Wiltshire and Essex will be required. A company car will be provided.

40 hours per week - Monday to Friday.

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Chelmsford

Drovers Way
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 5PP

Leeds LCV Centre

Hillidge Road
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS10 1DE

Prees Heath

Heath Road
Whitchurch
Shropshire
SY13 2AE

Westbury

Brook Lane
Westbury
Wiltshire
BA13 4EN (For SatNav use BA13 4EP)

Donington Park

Donington Park
Castle Donington
Derby
DE74 2RP

Wakefield

Units 1 & 2 Harvard Way
Normanton Industrial Estate
Normanton
West Yorkshire
WF6 1FL (For SatNav use WF6 1GX)


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