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IT Manager (Banking)

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  • Sector:

    Financial Services

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  • Contact:

    John Montanaro

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry:

    20 Nov 00:00

  • Client Details:


  • Consultant:

    John Montanaro

A leading Financial Institution is seeking to recruit an IT Manager to join its IT department and collaborate with the Head of Information Systems.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Managing the day-to-day operations of the IT Units including; Infrastructure, Software Development and IT Security
  • Overseeing the day-to-day administration of the Core System, which currently resides in IBM environment, including: DR & replication software management, Start of Day (SoD) and End of Day (EoD) operations and other system maintenance tasks and system configurations as required, not excluding core system product development; and that of the IT Infrastructure, including Networks, Servers, End-User devices, DR site, Data backups and Server Replication, as well as, other potential cloud services
  • Leading the IT Helpdesk system and liaising directly with support contractors, whilst acting as a technical lead of incident/problem resolution 
  • Working closely with business analysts to guide ongoing internal development projects using Microsoft software development technologies
  • Planning, implementing and administering the IT business continuity plan

Job Requirements:

  • IT degree, specializing in either IT Infrastructure or Engineering 
  • Minimum of 7 years' work experience in IT with 3 years team lead experience 
  • Strong IT Systems/IT Infrastructure implementation and maintenance skills; 
  • Team-player with a problem-solving aptitude, as well as, having the ability to work independently, adhere to established time-frames and within budget and share knowledge with other team members
  • Support the IT team outside of normal office hours when required. 
  • Systems and network administration, including: Wireless Networks/Network Cisco Switches/Firewalls (Cisco ASA) And Cisco Routers
  • Microsoft Server 2012/2016 and desktop environments Win 7/8/10 is a must. Other non-Windows environments such as Red Hat Linux and other variants of this OS will be considered as an asset
  • Microsoft Active Directory, SCCM, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange Server, DHCP, DNS and IIS 
  • Microsoft Azure environments including Microsoft Office 365 and suite of products (Word/Excel/Outlook) as well as Microsoft Teams, One Drive and Microsoft SharePoint
  • Symantec End-Point Protection ideally with knowledge of other cloud service add-ons like Web Services Security (WSS)
  • Virtualization solutions (VMWare ESX), Veeam Backup and Replication and Symantec Backup Exec
  • Scripting languages, particularly Windows PowerShell 
  • Networks and systems monitoring tools like (Manage Engine - Log Analyzer/Audit AD+)