London Prism Digital Ltd 1-2 Paris Garden London SE1 8ND
IT Manager 2023-11-02 IT Manager | Hands-on & People Manager | Entertainment Tech Our client is currently looking for an experienced and hands-on IT Manager to join their engineering department. Penpole 2023-12-02

IT Manager

£60,000 - £75,000

London or Manchester
Rosh Khan

60000 DAY

£60,000 - £75,000


IT Manager | Hands-on & People Manager | Entertainment Tech


Our client is currently looking for an experienced and hands-on IT Manager to join their engineering department and lead the IT Team. This would be a great opportunity to manage various, modern cloud-based infrastructure and network technologies, supporting internal operations. This is an ideal role for someone hands-on and looking to grow their managerial skills in a fast-scaling environment.


You will be responsible for line managing within the IT Team, consisting of 2 Infrastructure and 2 Helpdesk Engineers. The team supports 222 remote workers across 3 offices (London, Manchester, and New York) and growing. You will also support the Security Lead in key cyber security initiatives and occasionally be required to participate in various cross-departmental teams for initiatives such as hybrid working or office moves.


**This is a newly created role as the current manager is progressing to a new role**


Depending on your locality, the role can be based out of Manchester or London.


Experience in these technologies would be highly beneficial:

  • Next Generation Firewalling and endpoint security solutions - able to configure a network environment for multi-offices
  • Microsoft Server, Active Directory, Azure Active Directory
  • Google Workspace / Office365
  • Azure Cloud (Virtual Machines, Virtual Networking, Infrastructure as Code) OR AWS
  • PowerShell and/or an interest in Automation (our client also uses Bicep as an IaC tool)


Some projects planned for the next 12 months include:

  • ISO 27001 Certification (there is a team to support you with this)
  • Modernising Infrastructure (moving to Cloud-native)
  • Endpoint Management Deployment
  • Windows 10 to Windows 11
  • Optimising helpdesk experience


Key requirements from the IT Manager:

  • Prior experience managing, building, and maintaining internal IT infrastructure technologies - Cloud, Network, and business productivity tooling
  • Strong understanding and recent hands-on experience with Networking/Firewalls Essential
  • Previous experience in Automation, scripting, and source control
  • Experience managing a team of 3 or more, focusing on facilitating team members' career development by providing opportunities
  • Comfortable with budgets, forecasting for internal IT operations, and supplier management.
  • Be comfortable with network and server infrastructure concepts
  • Access Management/IAM


The salary on offer is £60,000 - £75,000 and great benefits, including:

  • 10-20% in office flexible working
  • NHS top-up scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity, Adoption & Shared Parental Leave
  • 35 days paid leave, inclusive of annual leave, bank holidays, and a Birthday day off, all able to be used flexibly.
  • 2 volunteering days per year
  • Office demo, drinks, and celebrations every Friday
  • A varied range of regular socials (virtual and in-person)
  • Cycle to Work & Season Ticket Loans
  • Travel allowance when commuting to the office


IT Manager | Hands-on & People Manager | Entertainment Tech

Job reference: #11167