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Tech Lead

22 Feb 2021
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

Order:                               53894

Location:                         Basildon, Essex - likely some travel to London (currently likely remote working)

Contract duration:         Initially approx. 12 months 

Day Rate:                         Negotiable (to be classed inside IR35)

Hours:                               Full-Time – Standard 37.5 Hours Per Week

Job Title:                           Tech Lead


Position Description:

** Tech Lead **

As the Tech Lead, you will maintain and improve the technical systems of the lab to ensure all employees have the technology they need to complete their work. You will promote digital security, provide technical support and ensure systems are running effectively and efficiently. As a Tech Lead you will –

  • Install and update company software and hardware as needed.
  • Maintain and provide general support for the IT infrastructure of the lab.
  • Troubleshoot MacOS, network and storage related issues.
  • Manage licenses and purchase/renew software.
  • Understand and help with IT procurement.
  • Ensure the operational health of the SharePoint online environment including security, availability, performance, interoperability and reliability.
  • Ensure access to computer resources (data, equipment and facilities) is reasonable and restricted to authorised individuals.
  • Monitor and implement security certificates and company compliance of requirements.
  • Help onboarding new employees including installing and configuring laptops, software, telephone, network printing, etc.
  • Provide the team support and training for software (Office365, Cisco Webex, Slack, Outlook etc) and hardware.
  • Introduce new/emergent tools, define trialling process and promote adoption.
  • Collaborate with the Business Lead and Design Ops Lead to ensure operational security, maintenance and governance.
  • Collaborate with IT Specialists from other departments to keep up to date with the wider IT infrastructure and protocols.
  • Have a hands-on `no job is too small’ mentality and enjoy working in a fun, dynamic and creative environment.


A bit about us – We are in the midst of the biggest change the automotive industry has ever seen. Just as cars changed the world over the last century - creating the driver, highways, gas stations, and malls - self-driving cars, electric powertrains, and connected vehicles will radically reshape how we live, work, and play, our cities and society themselves, in the next hundred years. We are at the heart of creating that future. You will be at the cutting edge of our most strategically critical work, designing people and society’s needs into the heart of our next generation of products, services and experiences. We also design at scale. Every day, our vehicles and services support millions of people around the world. So, we are not just inventing the future, we are operationalizing it, to help all those people move through their lives, better.


YOUR QUALIFICATIONS Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • Strong experience of information technology across a breadth of relevant operation systems and software.
  • Excellent organisation, time management and task prioritisation skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Office365 and Sharepoint administration.
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting for MacOS.
  • Experience of working on highly collaborative design teams, or other multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced start-up environment with changing priorities.
  • Passionate about the automotive and transportation industry.
Do not miss out on your chance of interview – APPLY NOW!
Our Clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 General Visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply!
Caresoft Global Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency. 
We are an independent highly-experienced recruitment consultancy dedicated to specialist markets within the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction Industries. 
No terminology within this advert is intended to unlawfully discriminate on the grounds of age, sex, race or disability and we welcome all applications.

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