Team Lead, IT Systems

Job Type:
Douglas, Isle of Man

The role:

We are looking for a Team Lead, IT Systems to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Isle of Man service office.

Why we need you:

As a Team Lead for our IT Systems team, you will be responsible for the daily operations of the team. There will be a specific focus on meeting team KPIs and supporting shared goals across the group companies. The team’s main responsibilities are the delivery, maintenance, and monitoring of our global enterprise IT infrastructure. It will be necessary to work closely with colleagues at Sky Betting & Gaming in order to deliver high-quality unified solutions to the combined business.

You`ll lead a team of IT engineers and strive to improve team operational efficiency and effectiveness. You`ll translate group technology strategy to actionable plans. You`ll provide senior level technical expertise in the design and engineering of IT systems. You`ll have a pivotal role in the management of Microsoft enterprise services and server-side applications.

You`ll monitor core IT systems infrastructure and respond to faults. You`ll lead the collection and analysis of requirements for new systems deployment. You are going to be responsible for system security hardening and SOC response; incident logging and management; project, process and task management. You`ll own process of creation, review, and distribution of documentation. You`ll perform out-of-hours escalation and maintenance duties. You`ll manage global voice systems.

Who are we looking for:

You have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role. You have the ability to lead from the front and by example. You have excellent technical competency with modern Microsoft platforms and technologies. You have in-depth technical knowledge of virtualisation technologies. You have experience in managing virtual environments. You have the ability to prioritise and work within tight time scales to meet deadlines. You have strong service skills and excellent customer facing attitude. Our environment is dynamic and agile and it`ll be good if you had exposure to such working atmosphere. You are a strong multi-tasker and great teammate. As part of a multinational company, you`ll able to visit some of our other exciting service offices. Occasionally it might be required to work extra hours. On this position, you`ll have to be flexible with working hours to accommodate business scheduling and meet ongoing system maintenance requirements.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:-

You have experience with Microsoft Azure and O365 offerings. You are qualified VMware Certified Professional.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we can provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to the Isle of Man.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you can join our company pension scheme. You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 GBP as congratulations.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

In addition, there is free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks.

Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview

The Company

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry-leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Isle of Man office in the IT Operations department.