What we’re looking for:
At Direct Line Group, we’re shaping the future. With a mission to make insurance easier and better value for our customers, we embrace change in all its richness and variety. It’s not just what we do; it’s how we do it!
Across our diverse brands – including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege and Green Flag – change takes many forms. We appreciate the knowledge and skills that each one of us brings to the business. It’s hard not to be inspired by the things that make us unique. Boldness, curiosity and enthusiasm go a long way. And they’re helping us transform the industry we lead.
We have a rare opportunity for an EUC Desktop SME to join our team of expert engineers based out of our Head Office in Bromley (just 20 minutes direct from London, Victoria). If you love to experiment with and drive technology whilst delivering results at pace then this opportunity is not to be missed.
Who you’ll be working with:
We are committed to R&D and invest heavily in emerging technologies including growing a healthy relationship with Citrix, AWS and Azure (our virtual desktop environment). Pushing the latest and greatest technologies whilst empowering our colleagues along the way is second nature to us.
This is a key engineering role within a multi-disciplined/skilled team of 10 engineers who are accountable for providing technical assurance, governance and expect technical guidance to the build, delivery and operation of our core productivity, collaboration and associated Microsoft components supporting 14,000+ users across DLG!
What you’ll be doing:
Engage with business and turn requirements into technical solutions using Office 365 services
Act as an escalation point for major incidents or problem management
Technical design, technical governance and oversight of our core productivity, collaboration services
Driving the development of emerging desktop solutions underpinned by Citrix Cloud, Azure, AWS and other providers
Providing advanced windows 10 diagnostic, performance, tuning and troubleshooting skills
Supporting the on-going delivery of our Office 365 Client Application configuration and management
Assisting in the optimisation of Active Directory, group policy, SCCM, and App-V
Network troubleshooting including proxy, firewall and load balancer appliances
Defining EUC technical strategies, standards and road maps (aligned to DLG technical standards)
Maintaining subject matter expertise of the external market and emerging technology trends related to EUC
Key skills you will have include :
Office 365 – Exchange Online
Office 365 – Teams
Azure Active Directory
Active Directory Connect
Active Directory Federated Services
What we’ll give you:
Come join us and you’ll find yourself in the middle of one of the most on-the-go teams in the business, with autonomy and exposure to industry leaders on huge household brand names. We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge.