Barnsley Council’s IT service plays a crucial role in supporting the organisation’s Future Council Strategy and Corporate Plan along with its Digital First Strategy. Opportunities are available for an ICT Officer in the System Management team.
We currently have a vacancy available to support and develop some of our critical information systems within System Management. The post-holder will play a vital role in ensuring that critical IT systems remain operational, supported and compliant. The successful candidate will be required to plan, analyse, and provide technical support for some of the council’s critical IT systems responding to service incidents on a day to day basis.
We and are looking for a candidate with good knowledge and experience of working in a fast paced IT environment, excellent organisational skills and an ability to problem solve complex situations to a successful conclusion. Knowledge of SQL, PowerShell and managing software applications would be an advantage.
Information and Communication Technology will be crucial to making exciting changes happen in Barnsley. With analytical skills and a flair for shaping technical solutions, you’ll be instrumental to developing and supporting the systems and tech that will underpin all kinds of improved services.
Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities. We’re now more innovative, more efficient and provide better value for money. The changes are clear to see - from new businesses and jobs, to improving school results and to museums being recognised for their community engagement.
Shape a better future with us
We’re thrilled to have achieved Investors in People (IIP) Gold status for how we lead, support and develop people. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.
Your role in our journey
As an ICT Officer, you’ll provide vital detailed technical support across a range of Information and Communication Technology services. Crucially, at this time of change and beyond, you’ll play a role in developing, testing and deploying new ICT systems, solutions and infrastructure as well as supporting existing key line of business applciations. We will look to you to assist in making sure our systems comply with best practice, policies and procedures, and are fully monitored and controlled. From troubleshooting and fault finding, to information gathering, data analysis and reporting, a wide range of people will rely on your expertise and dedication.
What you’ll need
To join us, you’ll need a relevant Level 2 qualification. You’ll certainly have need to have experience of delivering technical ICT services.. Familiar with a range of different systems, development applications or infrastructure platforms, you have the collaborative spirit and interpersonal skills to communicate clearly with experts and non-experts alike, at all levels.
A lot to look forward to
Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.
For further information or an informal discussion regarding the role please contact Craig Massey via email – firstname.lastname@example.org or phone – 07540 809488