IT Operations Manager

Do you love keeping up with the advancements in technology?

What are we looking for?

Via Wire is looking for an extraordinary IT Operations Manger who is passionate about providing amazing solutions to our customers to help take the services we offer to our customers to the next level.. Our team works cross functionally in IT Systems, Engineering Operations, Security, and others to coordinate work, handle ticket escalations and resolve issues. We on-board new clients, provision new hardware, provide hands-on and remote support and adhere to security standards for all clients. Ultimately we are responsible for supporting our client’s employees throughout the UK and in some cases around the world.

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What you'll do

  • Make a significant contribution to the management of the level of Service across all our customers
  • Be “customer obsessed” and build key relationships with customers, alongside their account manager
  • Proactively manage performance across the board to ensure SLAs and KPIs are achieved
  • Identify and implement service and process improvements, via ITIL Continual Service Improvement
  • Own critical incidents/escalation and ensure you have the resource to fix it – or even fix it yourself
  • Arrange a service review diary, working alongside the Head of Service and Account Manager to provide our customers appropriate reviews and visits
  • Continually review and build new processes
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Location

This role requires attendance at our Helpdesk during normal business hours at our Basildon office. Due to the nature of the role, initially remote-working is not possible for this role and in-office attendance will be mandatory. A flexible remote working option may be available once you are familiar with our systems and clients.

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You will do the following

  • Ensure the right policies and processes are in place to enable & empower our customers
  • Take responsibility for the Helpdesk
  • Line Management of the helpdesk team
  • Ensure our “centralised helpdesk” team are meeting KPIs and SLAs
  • Where you feel it is appropriate – take 3rd line escalations – and if necessary, liaise with the Senior Team/Head of Technical as appropriate
  • Take an overview of our client site helpdesks, flagging issues to the Head of Service as appropriate
  • Identify candidates for automation and either take them on yourself or help to refine for development
  • Manage our SaaS estate, with a focus on SAML SSO, User [de]provisioning, and policies
  • Be responsible for 3rd-Line Escalations from our IT Helpdesk, with a focus on enablement & improving our processes
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Who you are

  • You have exceptional Windows hardware and software troubleshooting skills
  • You are awesome at providing technical support and love solving problems
  • You are always learning and expanding your technical expertise in IT supported technologies
  • You excel at documenting issues and providing updates to leadership, the team and end users
  • You understand the importance of asset inventory and how to maintain an organized help desk
  • You love standards and understand that consistency and an adherence to methodologies helps any organization scale
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Requirements

  • Experience setting-up and managing SaaS tools for business and engineering teams, such as GitHub, Azure DevOps, Slack Google Workspace
  • Experience with support ticket management and tracking
  • Excellent customer service, problem solving and teamwork skills and abilities
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Zero-Trust security principles
  • Understanding of network fundamentals (laptop connectivity, VPN, printing)
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft’s Office365 Services
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Experience with some of the following technologies: nginx, Docker, TLS
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform or Azure – Both would be a plus
  • Network or Systems Admin experience
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How to Apply

The first step is to get in touch and tell us why you think you’re the right person for our team.