Technology Lead (Technology & Change)

North Yorkshire
£39,880 to £43,857
20 Apr 2021
03 May 2021
Contract Type
Full time

Grade M

Hours: Full Time, permanent

Location: Flexible with expectation to attend offices in North Yorkshire when required.

Here at North Yorkshire County Council our Technology and Change Department plays a vital part in improving and developing services across the whole Council for the benefit of our customers and staff. Our Team is responsible for a wide range of technologies including endpoint management, VDI, email, firewall/ADC, networking and telephony.

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Unified Communications, Endpoint and Security Team within Technology and Change. We’re looking for an experienced individual who can help shape the technology strategy and transition our existing product set to meet the demands of a changing workplace. As well as providing 3rd line technical support for many of these technology areas, you will need to mentor and train other staff within the team.

What you will bring

Specific vendor experience in the technology platforms we support would be beneficial; these include PaloAlto firewall, Citrix ADC, Trend security suite, Aruba networking, Microsoft Azure/365 and Mitel/Teams telephony.

As Technology Lead, you are responsible for specialist technology areas (domains) within T&Cs’ ICT infrastructure. You will lead a supportive, specialist team, ensuring the continued availability and performance of key products and components. You will also research and develop in line with emerging technologies as well as plan and implement new and changed products and components. As subject matter expert, you will contribute and maintain Technical Architecture standards.

For a detailed outline of the role, please see attached the job specification.

As an organisation, we strongly believe in promoting a work life balance, with flexible working opportunities and modern technology. You may also benefit from homeworking with the occasional requirement to work from the office. You will have access to some great benefits via our everybody benefit’s scheme such as shopping discounts, home technology and green car salary sacrifice schemes, financial wellbeing and health assured and our employee assistance programme to assist with your health and wellbeing. You will also have access to our local government pension scheme, a generous plan for your retirement with the option to increase your monthly contribution if you so wish. For more information on the benefits we offer, please see our Total Rewards Brochure. 

If you would like more information about our vacancy please contact Andrew Lambert on 01609 533354.

To apply click on apply or alternatively send your CV to quoting TL by midnight Monday 3rd May

Key dates:

Closing date: Monday 3rd May

Interview date: Week commencing 10th May

Please note all interviews will be held by Microsoft Teams.