IT Manager

Posted 06 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameMargaret Smith

Job description

Here at Aardvark Swift, we’re working with a mobile studio who are looking to bring in an IT Manager to play a key role in the continued success and support for the delivery of their highly successful and widely respected mobile games.

For this IT Manager role, you should be well versed in general IT management and operations, including networking and security, and comfortable wearing multiple hats and managing the entire IT function end to end as part of a thriving creative studio of 35 people.

You’ll be using your excellent knowledge of Windows and Mac desktop environments, but you will also have and want to expand your exposure to cloud-based infrastructure with a company that is very much cloud first.

The role will see you highly engaged with the latest trends in IT infrastructure, architecture and security and you’ll be hands-on, managing the day to day whilst also thinking strategically and supporting your colleagues proactively and collaboratively.

Your responsibilities…

  • Manage and support the studio’s Windows and Mac desktop environments

  • Manage Windows Server configurations, including Active Directory, DNS, IIS, onsite and Azure backups

  • Manage Azure cloud-based environment, including virtual infrastructure, SSO configuration, Entra AD and PID facilities

  • Provide PC hardware setup and diagnostic experience

  • Manage Microsoft 365 stack, including Office, Teams, Exchange, Defender / Entra AD set up

  • Manage device assets, including Windows device automation and iOS / Android device management

  • Monitor and control Networking, Firewall, VPN and multi-WAN management within a UnifiOS environment

  • Advise and implement cybersecurity and compliance best practice and policies

  • Provide general software management and troubleshooting support, including Adobe, Slack, Atlassian and Perforce Admin, as well other SAAS used

  • Manage IT related building security, including CCTV, Access Control

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…

  • Cloud based technologies particularly Azure, but also AWS 

  • JIRA, Confluence or similar workflow tracking, reporting and management tools

  • Asset device management

  • Perforce or similar version control technologies

  • Networking, Firewall, VPN management tools

  • Cybersecurity processes and technologies

  • Some PowerShell/batch scripting knowledge

  • Highly adaptable in an SME environment

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant IT related field

Perks and benefits include…

  • Relocation support

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave

  • Flexible core hours

  • Zero-overtime approach

  • Excellent bonuses

  • Healthcare

  • Free gym

  • Pension

  • Club-Wembley football tickets