Technical Lead

What’s the Opportunity?

A Technical Leader at Solid Systems is a strategic thinker. You continually absorb and analyse information and help the team make better decisions. Always keeping the best interest of our clients at heart.

You have the ability to take an idea and transform it into a reality within your team. You continuously keep the team focused and provide mentorship.

You have a growth mindset not fixed!

You ensure that there is follow-through on escalations; as this maintains our client’s satisfaction. Client satisfaction is key in the lead role and you seek out to improve our client’s experience by ensuring that our clients are frequently engaged.

The goal is to ensure that information technology adds the maximum value to our clients so as to facilitate the success of our business.

What will I be doing?

  • Technical project architect; high level and low level
  • Technical project leader and primary resource; high level and low level
  • Senior point of escalations for all technical departments
  • Ensure adoption of ITIL Framework – Incident, change and problem management
  • Effective problem management by identifying root cause analysis and problem resolution
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions to resolve

What skills do I need?

  • Previous experience with strategic planning, problem solving and supporting Microsoft environments.
  • Azure Virtual Machines and virtual networks, platform as a service (PaaS) for IT Pros, using PowerShell for automation and management, and migrating from on-prem to the cloud
  • Skills to power the next generation of cloud-optimized networks, applications, and web services. Which include  virtualization features, networking management, storage capabilities, and more.
  • Experience with installing, maintaining and troubleshooting networks – LAN and wireless networks, firewalls, DHCP, DNS and TCIP
  • Experience with Office 365, Active Directory, SQL, Azure and Microsoft Exchange.
  • Great understanding of the ITIL Framework
  • Brilliant with a support ticketing system and guiding a team in beating SLA targets
  • The ability to guide and up-skill team members by sharing knowledge.

However, great support takes more than tech skills, so we also need you to have:

  • Excellent with problem-solving and strategic thinking to enable the support team to perform at its best.
  • Brilliant communication skills with the ability to explain complex topics in easily understood, concise language to our customers. [English]
  • Ambition, eagerness to learn and improve, passion for tech and the future of the technology industry
  • The personality of a Christmas Tree – colorful, pleasant and the ability to make people smile!

Bonus skills & attributes

  • Experience with Autotask or Nable
  • Microsoft Certified Professional – MCSE, MCITP, MCTS
  • Certified Meraki Networking Architect, Certified Meraki Network Operator
  • Sophos Certified Engineer

Included in your package

We are a well-treated bunch, with awesome benefits! For some of the awesome benefits check out our perks 

Above all you need to be human. To have self-respect and respect for others. It’s that simple. It won’t hurt if you have a special skill like licking your elbow or juggling keyboards while working out the square root of -934. We could use some fresh entertainment over lunch.