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IT Support - Service Desk - Technical Team Leader

United Kingdom, England, Chichester£28,000 - £35,000 per yearManaged Services

Job description

We’re proud to be ranked #24 in the MSP501 list of IT Managed Service Providers in EMEA. This puts us as one of the UK’s leading independent providers of IT Services, IT Support & Cyber Security. Not only this, we're  a Microsoft Gold Partner which ranks us in the top 5% of all Microsoft Partners globally.


We've grown a lot since we got started back in 2010. From our humble beginnings of our CEO working out of his bedroom as a teenager, we're now one of the most respected and successful IT Managed Services companies in the UK. But we're not stopping there (even though our mums, partners and friends reckon we should have a rest). We have big ambitions and can only make them happen if the people who work at LMS Group have big ambitions too. So if you're the kind of person who rolls up their sleeves and gets stuck in, LMS Group might be just the place to kick-start or further build your career.


In order to meet our ambitions, we are now recruiting for a Technical Team Leader within the Managed Services team.


The role of the Technical Team Leader is to lead, manage and hold accountable the direct reports within their team, and to ensure the continued development of the team whilst delivering a high level of service and IT Support to our clients. This includes ensuring that all processes and procedures are followed, updated, and developed to adhere to our continuous improvement framework. The Technical Team Leader will work closely with the Service Delivery Manager to ensure that the optimum efficiency of the team and to review, develop and act on key KPIs / metrics to ensure business and team goals are achieved. When required, the Technical Team Leader will be the primary point of contact for client escalations and providing solutions to problematic technical issues.


This role is a fantastic opportunity for the appointed candidate to take the next move and step-up in their career progression, likely from a hands-on technical role, to a role that is both technical and yet also involves elements of people-management. This role would likely suit a 2nd Line candidate from another MSP / IT Company who's looking for not only career progression, but to also be part of a high-growth, high-opportunity and high-energy company. 


Benefits:

  • Increasing Holiday with length of service
  • Flexible, Hybrid Working
  • Annual Pay Reviews
  • Company Tesla Fleet
  • Modern Air-Conditioned Office & Fun Environment
  • Tiered Pension Scheme
  • Company EV Scheme
  • Company Pub with lunchtime activities- bar billiards, pub games
  • On-Site Parking (Free)
  • Microsoft Surface Laptop
  • Awesome Company Uniform
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Mileage Allowance
  • Training & Career Planning
  • Birthday & Length of Service Rewards
  • Referral Bonus Scheme
  • Regular Funded Social Events & Company Quarterly Event
  • Funded Xmas Party

Job requirements

    Responsibility and duties:

    • Provide exceptional and first-class remote, on site, and telephone based technical IT support at all times, building a rapport with existing and potential clients and ensure this is reflected among the support team.
    • Management of technical queries from clients and ensuring all such queries are handled in line with the Service Level Agreements – progressing customer complaints if required and providing a point for complaint escalation.
    • Manage supporting administration and documentation ensuring it is accurate and timely. Ensuring all client system information and technical notes are logged onto the ticketing system along with also technician reports for on-site works.
    • Ensure ownership is taken of client technical issues and that these are seen through to completion.
    • Build and develop upon existing SLA’s and KPI’s within the business to further enhance the support and solutions offering of the company and enhance existing reports, live reporting, metrics and KPIs.
    • Ensure Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are met, monitored, and reported on. Ensuring that all tickets are up to date at all times.
    • Implement methodologies to improve, triage, dispatch, incident management, resolution and manage customer expectations whilst building strong relationships.
    • Coordinate the identification and resolution of service incidents and problems and where required escalate to and coordinate resolution with third party vendors.
    • Allocation and prioritisation of staff, skills, and resources to ensure a high level of service is provided to clients.
    • Work closely with the Technical, Professional and Account Management teams to evaluate and prevent problems.
    • On-going review of technical systems and developments to maintain expert technical knowledge. This will help facilitate the identification and implementation of best practices, to enhance and build a robust and effective operation to assist LMS maintain our competitive advantage.
    • Contribute to the change management process; in particular represent the interests of the customer when assessing risk and impact. Help to identify, specify and deliver changes required to LMS clients. Monitor changes completed and update documentation as required.
    • Responsible for picking up and resolving out of hours calls
    • Ensure office environment so it is kept clean, well maintained and is consistent with LMS brand values.

    Absolute Requirements:

    • Minimum 3 years IT experience in a support-based or MSP environment
    • Strong people management skills with previous people management experience
    • Active Directory Administration including DHCP, DNS and Group Policy
    • Office 365 Administration
    • Knowledge of Office 365 product suite & licenses – including Teams, SharePoint and Azure security features (MFA, EMS, Intune, Conditional Access).
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Server operating systems (2012 through to 2019)
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems (Windows 7 through to Windows 11)
    • Networking (TCP/IP) knowledge and troubleshooting experience
    • Experience implementing, supporting, and troubleshooting backup solutions (Examples: BackupAssist, Veeam, Azure, SkyKick)
    • Experience of virtualisation; VMWare/Hyper-V configuration and troubleshooting
    • Experience with VOIP configurations, vPBX / 3CX
    • Strong written and verbal communication at all levels
    • Full UK driving license
United Kingdom, England, Chichester
£28,000 - £35,000 per year
Managed Services

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