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IT Systems Manager – Scotland, £55,000

A leading Regional Law Firm in Scotland is looking to recruit an IT Systems Manager to join the firm. In this role you will be responsible for managing a team of 8 people within various areas of the IT systems team.

The role will be diverse in a number of areas that involve IT Systems and this will include:

Project Management of large software projects
Manage and prioritise developer resources for the Case Management and Systems development pipelines
Work closely with the IT Team to maintain, manage and support the firm’s software estate
Maintain the current systems, including the planning, testing and implementation of software upgrades
Analyse and identify new software and versions of existing systems that may be of use to the Firm
Update and maintain change control logs for major work on the systems Documentation of systems configuration
Information Security: Ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information throughout the development life cycle and in the maintenance and administration of Systems.

This position is a critical hire for the organisation and ideally you will have the following skills:

Project Management experience and skills required; associated qualifications desirable
Proven line management skills required, including team development and handling personnel issues
Analytical skills, ability to translate business requirements into technology solutions
Proven software analysis and troubleshooting skills
General knowledge of computing hardware and networking
Excellent communication skills are required for this role
SQL Server administration skills, including SQL Server 2005 administration, T-SQL scripting, maintenance plans, back-ups would be desirable
Good general knowledge of Microsoft Office Products required
Knowledge of a Practice Management/Finance System highly desirable
Knowledge of a Document Management System desirable
Knowledge of a Case Management System desirable
Detailed knowledge of project management tools such as Microsoft Project desirable

The role is to be based from Edinburgh but you could also be based from other regional offices in Scotland. This position pays a salary in the region of £48,000 to £55,000. To apply contact Mark Lennard at Lewis Paige on 020 7871 9909 or email