Senior IT Systems Engineer

Douglas, Isle of Man IT Permanent

The role: Senior IT Systems Engineer

We are looking for a Senior IT Systems Engineer to join our busy and diverse team based in our Isle of Man service office!

Collaborating with the Systems team lead you will develop, maintain and supervise our global corporate IT systems infrastructure. You will work closely with IT operations teams to ensure stability, integrity and high levels of availability are achieved from the company’s IT systems.

Why we need you:

You’ll provide senior level technical expertise in the design and engineering of corporate IT systems. You’ll also manage full-stack and hybrid environments, as well as manage on-prem and Azure Active Directories.

We expect you to support group-wide technology initiatives. You’ll supervise our IT systems infrastructure and respond to faults. You’ll also be performing collection and analysis of requirements for new system deployments and expansion. IT system security hardening and SOC response will also be part of your daily tasks.

You can apply agile principles to manage planned and unplanned work. You’ll build, review and share documentation. You can handle global voice systems. Occasionally, you’ll perform out-of-hours escalation and maintenance duties

Who are we looking for:

  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Strong technical proficiency with Microsoft operating systems and technologies.
  • Relevant data centre level certification from VMware or Cisco.
  • In-depth technical knowledge of virtualisation technologies.
  • Experience managing SAN implementations.
  • Experience managing virtual desktops environments.
  • Experience managing Microsoft Azure and O365 offerings.
  • Able to prioritise and work within tight time scales to meet deadlines.
  • Strong service skills and excellent customer facing demeanor.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong multi-tasker and great teammate.
  • Available to travel and work extra hours if the needs of the company require it.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience so whilst we are not able to provide such details at this stage, we can prove that we offer an excellent salary and benefits package.

Our benefits include a discretionary annual performance bonus, premium health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (providing you all live at the same address).

As an advocate of work/life balance, we offer an annual personal interest allowance where we encourage personal learning outside of working hours; e.g. driving lessons, cookery classes and circus training (to name a few that our people have used this towards). To support you in developing your skills and career, we will provide ongoing training. We offer many more generous benefits such as an annual travel loan, subsidised massage sessions, free drinks, snacks, hot beverages and fresh fruit every day.

What happens next?

We will seek to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Isle of Man service office in the IT Ops department.