Technology Lead

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A leading Law Firm in UK and Europe is seeking a Technology Lead to manage the technical Infrastructure and Applications teams delivering operational activities, change and support the Head of Technology (HOT) deliver the IT objectives.

This role is paying circa £85,000 and is hybrid (2 days work from home and 3 days in the central London office near Farringdon station). The firm offer very good benefits including private healthcare and pension.

Responsibilities:

  • To lead and develop a high-performing technical team of 7 across Infrastructure and Applications, focusing on training and development through regular reviews and consistently looking to improve team performance continually.
  • Providing technical support and guidance to the team and unblocks issues to improve processes, systems, and code quality.
  • Proven people management and stakeholder management skills
  • Project management of new system implementations and assisting other teams in project-related activity when needed.
  • Ensure compliance with quality and industry standards for IT and information and cyber security.
  • Manage technical debt and architecture by keeping current and moving ahead with new trends
  • Lead process of issue identification and resolution.
  • Evaluate risk, develop network recovery and backup processes and own the IT risk register for the respective team.
  • Provide regular reporting on key progress and issues from the team.
  • Support the Head of Technology in delivering its strategy and operational needs and act as deputy in the absence of HOT.
  • Ensuring alignment within IT by working with the Head of Technology, IT Service Delivery Lead, IT Trainer and Communications Lead.
  • Foster partnerships with fee earners, Firm management and business support staff to support the delivery of solutions.

 

To be suitable for this role you will be/have:

  • At least 3 years' experience in a relevant/managerial Technology/IT role, ideally in a Law firm or professional services firm
  • Efficient and well organised
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Able to plan workload and activities to meet deadlines in a timely fashion
  • Able to work autonomously and use initiative
  • Responsible and dependable
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong writing skills and eye for detail
Salary:
£85,000
Type:
Permanent
Location:
London - North
Sector:
IT Management
Ref:
22670
Contact Name:
Will Cusack

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