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Proactive Maintenance Lead

Hybrid Working
Maidstone, Kent
Salary: Up to £36k, Depending on Experience

Does Proactive Maintenance interest you?

Would you like to progress your Cyber Security Skills?

Would you like  a role that will progress to managing  your own small team?


We are looking for a Proactive Maintenance Lead. As the cornerstone of our proactive maintenance team, you will ensure the optimal performance, reliability, and security of our IT systems. This role involves a unique blend of high-end 2nd line and 3rd line technical support, leadership, and strategic planning capabilities. You will drive initiatives to identify and mitigate potential issues before they affect our operations, lead a small team of engineers, and contribute to the continuous improvement of our IT landscape.


Key Responsibilities:

–  System Monitoring and Maintenance: Conduct regular checks on IT systems to proactively identify and address issues.

–  Performance Optimisation: Develop and implement strategies to enhance system performance and reliability.

–  Incident Management: Take the lead on complex technical issues, offering expertise in troubleshooting and resolution.

–  Team Leadership: Mentor and guide a team of IT professionals, promoting a proactive maintenance culture.

–  Process Improvement: Evaluate and refine maintenance processes and procedures to enhance efficiency.

–  Security Oversight: Ensure the integrity and security of systems in compliance with industry standards.

–  Project Management: Oversee projects related to system upgrades and enhancements, from planning to execution.

–  Stakeholder Communication: Liaise with IT teams and stakeholders to ensure maintenance activities align with business objectives.


Essential Skills and Experience:

–  Strong background in proactive system maintenance, with proficiency in high-end 2nd line and 3rd line support.

–  Comprehensive knowledge of network infrastructure, server environments, virtualization technologies, and security protocols.

–  Skilled in Microsoft Windows environments, Active Directory, and cloud technologies.

–  Proven track record of leading and developing technical teams.

–  Exceptional problem-solving, analytical, and decision-making skills.

–  Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.

Desirable Qualifications:

–  Certifications in CompTIA, ITIL, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), or related fields.

–  Experience in managing IT projects and driving process improvements.


Additional Requirements:

–  Experience with SSL certificates, domain renewals, and backup and replication software (Veeam preferred).

–  An enthusiastic approach towards automating tasks and self-study on the latest technologies.

–  A keen interest in all areas of Cyber Security, with a desire to develop expertise.

–  Willingness to liaise with third parties, including attending conferences around the country, albeit infrequently.


This role offers an exceptional opportunity to play a critical part in maintaining and enhancing the IT infrastructure, ensuring its performance, reliability, and security. If you are a dedicated IT professional with a passion for proactive maintenance and continuous improvement, we would love to hear from you.

If you are interested in this role please email a copy of your CV and Cover Letter to