Lead Applications Platform Engineer - Manchester / Agile
DWF is currently looking to recruit a Lead Applications Platform Engineer into our IT - Applications & Development Team. This role will be performed in an agile way, working from our Manchester office as well as remotely.
Reporting directly to the Applications Delivery Manager you will have overall responsibility for the improvement of site reliability and performance by applying a software engineering mind set to the IT Applications portfolio (more than 90 applications). You will work within the ITIL framework as the Application Lead for problem management.
Your remit will as such involve the problem management, identification, prioritisation, resolution, control, review and reporting of BAU issues, including incident management, risk reduction, management of service desk escalations etc.
The main duties of this role
You will have an intuitive problem solving ability with a diverse foundation of knowledge, skills and experiences. You will be passionate about listening to the customer, user experience and adoption and possess strong interpersonal, written & communication skills.
Skills & Experience
If you want to build an exciting future with one of Europe's most innovative legal businesses, apply below as we're interested in hearing from you!
Benefits package and flexible working:
We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers and a buy as you earn share scheme. You will also have access to additional wellbeing programs such as an online GP and an Employee Assistance Programme.
We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible or [partly] agile role. We are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.
DWF is a leading global provider of integrated legal and business services, operating across eight key sectors in over 30 global locations with over 4,000 people. Our purpose is to deliver positive outcomes with our colleagues, clients and communities. The legal market has changed profoundly in the last decade and the speed of change continues to increase. There is a clear and growing desire for legal services to be delivered in an easier and more efficient way. So we’ve listened to our clients and designed a range of services to meet these needs. Our vision is to deliver integrated legal and business services on a global scale through our three offerings; Legal Advisory, Mindcrest and Connected Services. Our ability to seamlessly combine any number of these services to deliver bespoke solutions for our clients is our key differentiator. This Integrated Legal Management approach delivers greater operational efficiency, price certainty and transparency for our clients. Without compromising on quality or service.
Note to recruitment agencies
We hire the majority of our talent directly by our resourcing team or via referrals. On occasion, we will look for external support and will release vacancies to our recently reviewed Preferred Suppliers List. Speculative CVs sent by other agents or outside of the agreed process will not be accepted and no recruitment fee will be applicable.