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Applications Manager - Datacentre & Application Hosting

Applications Manager - Datacentre & Application Hosting, Scotland, c£65-80K + £5.4K+ Car Allowance + 10% Bonus + bens.

You must have experience as a Technical Platform Manager responsible for Application Services, internal and 3rd party Datacentres & associated hosted entvironments comprising Operating Systems, Storage, Servers, Databases and Applications Mid tiers.



About The Role:

The Technical Platform Manager is responsible for the Application Services internal and Third Party Datacentres and associated hosted Environments comprising Operating Systems, Storage, Servers, Databases and Applications Mid tiers.


, Ensures Datacentre and Application Hosting facilities are provided and maintained to agreed service levels
, Ensures environments are procured and managed through the software development lifecycle in line with production, support, and project requirements
, Manages a proactive Technology Maintenance Plan for all hosted Operating Systems, Servers, Databases and Applications in the Applications Services estate and aligns to the Technical Architecture Roadmap
, Responsible for the management and maintenance of all production and non-production databases and mid-tiers, including the provision of 2nd and 3rd line database support and 24x7 call out for business critical systems
, Provides assurance that all data centre facilities, operating systems, storage solutions and hosted applications remain compliant with company security requirements
, Ensures that standards, policies and procedures are well defined and embedded throughout the Technical Platform function

Acts as an ambassador for Application Services - promoting the operation both within Application Services and amongst customers


What you'll be doing:

, Database incidents and service requests are resolved within agreed SLAs
, Environment incidents and service requests are resolved within agreed SLAs
, Security Incidents are resolved within agreed SLAs
, Environment Plans remain up to date - key patches / upgrades/maintenance/security patching plans are appropriately scheduled and incidents minimised relating to the state of environments
, Ensuring transparency to the wider function of all 'in-flight' and planned activity for the team
, Up to date and clear documentation on the key processes within the team
, Clearly documented and up to date Team risk log together with appropriate control measures
, Ensuring that key technology roadmaps are documented and up to date e.g.

Oracle, Service Now
, Knowledge transfer plan in place for every instance of a contractor / third party holding key/critical information (not held by Application Services internally)
, Personal development plan exists for each team member
, Active support for, and behaviours in line with the Application Services culture and values

Who we're looking for:

, Proven experience of Environments management
, Proven experience in the management and maintenance of IT databases, along with their installation, configuration, upgrading, administering and their monitoring.
, Awareness of key emerging technologies and market trends
, Proven ability to make customer oriented decisions
, Strong commercial focus and awareness
, Proven experience of motivating and inspiring a team to perform
, Ability to stretch individuals so they can reach their full potential
, Comfortable to challenge and be challenged and manage conflict
, Experience of identifying and embedding industry best practice into current ways of working
, Experience of managing budgets
, Focused on achieving results
, Experience of managing ambiguity and undertaking forward planning
Experience of managing suppliers e.g.

work packages delivered to a high quality standard

This Appications Manager - Datacentre & Application Hosting position is based out of Motherwell, Scotland and is paying c£65-80K + £5.4K+ Car Allowance + 10% bonus + Bens.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £65000 - £80000 per annum + £5.4K Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
  • Location: Scotland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Definitive
  • Tel: 01895 457 455
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  • Posted: 2022-03-06 17:56:52 -

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