Solutions Delivery Specialist

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Job Sector:
£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Dependent on Experience
Skipton Building Society
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Job IntroductionOur IT department is looking for a Solutions Delivery Specialist who has extensive experience of delivering large IT projects. The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge across IT Infrastructure. This would include SAN, Server Provisioning and VMware.  Knowledge of the Microsoft Application stack would also be an advantage.This is an excellent opportunity to become a key member of a project delivery team helping to shape the future of Skipton Building Society via the delivery of a variety of large scale and complex IT infrastructureprojects.Our culture is built around a strong emphasis on behaviours. Simply put this means making it happen, understanding and respecting each other and working together.The IT department underpins the operations of Skipton Building Society and allows us to utilise technology more effectively to better serve our customers.Main ResponsibilitiesThe role will see you working on the full life-cycle of projects and you will be a key part of their planning, delivery and handover into operational IT areas.You will be responsible for producing detailed designs aligned to business and technical requirements as well as delivering high quality solutions to timescales and cost. This will be done in accordance with the Society’s IT project management processes and methodology, working closely with the Project Management team to plan, test and implement projects as prioritised by the Business.All solutions will be accompanied by supporting documentation allowing support teams to maintain the service for the life of the solution.Ideal CandidateWe are looking for a candidate who not only has very strong technical skills and project delivery experience but more importantly would be a perfect fit at Skipton Building Society. They would have a track record of experience working with HPE 3PAR and UCS Infrastructure, alongside VMware and IT Infrastructure in general.  Experience of working across the Microsoft Application Stack would also be beneficial.As part of the IT Solutions Delivery team you will work closely and build relationships with other IT areas and the wider business to provide new solutions for the benefit of the Society and its customers.  Fostering and enhancing strong working relationships with stakeholders, suppliers and colleagues will be crucial for the role.Possession of a broad technical understanding of IT Infrastructure and a track record of designing and delivering Projects would be major asset.Experience of working within an ITIL Service Management environment (and holding ITIL qualifications) would be highly desirable as would appreciation of the importance of transitioning solutions seamlessly from project delivery to operational support.Development and support will be provided by the IT Solutions Manager as well as a Professional Development Leader to ensure you are given the correct training and the ability to develop within Skipton Building Society.About Skipton Building SocietyAt Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team whichreflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.Package DescriptionIn return for all your hard work and commitment, you will get the support and recognition you deserve. You can expect a structured training and development programme tailored to your needs. You will also be eligible for the following:Competitive Employer pension contributionPrivate medical insuranceCompany paid life assurance schemeCompany paid Group Income Protection scheme25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and the opportunity to participate in the annual Holiday Trading Scheme to buy/sell extra days)Annual discretionary bonus schemeVolunteering daysColleague discounts at a range of UK wide retailers, including holidays, restaurants, fashion, days out and more. Accessible via an online platform and mobile app.Discounts/cashback on selected products and servicesEmployee Assistance ProgrammeDiverse cultureSkipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

Contact Details:
Skipton Building Society
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Emily Reynolds

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