Head Of IT

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Job description – Head of IT
The Head of IT will work for an award winning Architecture Practice based in London, with 200 users across 3 sites.
Our client is looking for a strong allrounder, who is equally comfortable contributing to company management meetings as they are rolling up their sleeves to configure or troubleshoot a new firewall.
A proven track record of technical knowledge, budget management, analysis and data production and IT road map development are essential to be successful in this role.
Essential Experience – Head of IT
* Experience with Active Directory and either Exchange or o365
* Administration of accounts
* Creation of management of group policies
* Understanding of multi-sit AD domains
* Experience with Windows server and Microsoft SQL (administration)
* Understanding of DNS and DHCP
* Creation of new virtual servers
* Migration of servers including 3rd party applications
* SQL administration, such as creation and monitoring of backup jobs
* Experience with telephony, storage and network infrastructure configuration and troubleshooting
* Provision new SANs, including physical cabling, iSCSI initiator configuration, setting up volumes and monitoring
* Provision or refresh of existing networks including:
* Network design and configuration of switches
* Firewall configuration including site-to-site and client VPN’s, firewall rules
* Wi- Fi network design and configuration
* Troubleshooting of performance issues
* Management of a small IT team
* Understanding of security and business continuity solutions and best practices
* Experience within a company operating out of multiple locations
* Experience of leading projects including the hands-on rollout of various IT technology products and infrastructure
* Stakeholder management
Preferable – Head of IT
Familiarity with the AEC industry and related software, such as Autodesk Revit and Adobe creative cloud products
Proficient with PowerShell or any scripting language
Some experience with Microsoft Azure or other cloud providers
Experience implementing or running a monitoring solution
Responsibilities – Head of IT
* Manage a small IT team consisting of helpdesk and system administrators
* Manage all 3rd party contracts and relationships
* Manage the IT budget and strategy
* Drive innovation and change
* Devise, establish and maintain all IT Policies and systems to support the needs of the business
* Manage the entire IT infrastructure and software estate, across all offices
* Work with the rest of the business and management team to identify and provide the support and technology solutions required for the smooth running of the business
Certifications (preferable / not required) – Head of IT