Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent, Full Time Job, 37.5 hpw
Salary circa £55,000 negotiable based on skills and experience, plus brilliant benefits
Supporting the business through technology and innovation. That's when it hits home
We have fabulous opportunity for you to join our awesome team. Working within the IS technical delivery team as our Systems Engineer, you'll collaborate with internal stakeholders and external vendors to implement great technical solutions for the business.
In this great new role to the team you'll be our expert in Application development and Technical delivery. You'll guide us into a new technical phase of developing, collaborating and delivering technical solutions on Cloud ?as-a-service? services such as Microsoft Azure. With a focus on being flexible to Home Group?s technical needs, you have a combination of skills as which are closely aligned to those of Technical Specialist and Application Developer skillsets.
Working in collaboration with our IS Architecture colleagues you will design and implement quality, commercially sound and robust and resilient technical solutions for the business across a number of platforms such as Microsoft Azure, SharePoint Online, Microsoft Dynamics and Microsoft Power Automate.
You?ll join our large team of sociable and friendly Improvement professionals, working for Matt, our IS Technical Delivery Manager. He?s a lover of hiking in the lake district and camping in his VW T5 Van, Matt loves hard rock and heavy metal and is already planning his next gigs and festivals when we are finally allowed to socialise again! Matt is also responsible for ensuring that we deliver the IS Services the business needs to succeed, driving continual service improvement and ensuring IS adds real value.
You have experience and skills as an Application Analyst and/or Application Developer, as well as having Technical Specialist knowhow. You?re able to critically assess current technical practices (systems and processes), and make recommendations for improvement and innovation, as well as overseeing the implementation your recommendations.
You?re a domain expert in your technical disciplines and work closely with the business to understand their requirements and how our technical portfolio can support and deliver business benefit. You also have an understanding of the design, implementation and migration of datacentres, including virtual networking and security.
It would be great if you had the right certificates for the job at hand, however we appreciate that you might have some great transferrable skills and the desire to work towards getting certified. Ideally, you will hold an ITIL V3 foundation certificate. You?ll also have experience in the following technologies: VmWare, Cisco, Microsoft (inc Azure), SCCM, Citrix SharePoint, Microsoft Power Automate and Powershell Scripting. You?ll also have experience or transferrable skills in working with modern integration platforms.
You have a strong customer focus, seeking out ways to provide a high-quality outcomes for your customers. You?re an excellent communicator adapting your message to the group or audience and ensuring that your understanding is always clear. You combine these skills with excellent negotiation and relationship building skills, allowing you achieve the best outcomes.
You are highly committed to continuous improvement, for yourself, to processes and for the business. You have experience of working on both technical projects and support, preferably in a systems administrator role.
Be yourself at Home
Home Group is committed to tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but for our colleagues too! We?re super proud of our internal Diversity Networks and allies (Multicultural, LGBTQIA+ and Disability) which support colleagues from different backgrounds to be their true selves. We recognise and celebrate our differences, together we make Home Group a great place to work!
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