IT Manager

The goal at XR Games is to be the best developer of VR games in the world. 


We are an award-winning game development studio based in Leeds who are on a journey from start-up to fully fledged SME. We have a fantastic team of creatives who truly love what they do and as part of our continued growth we are upgrading our office and expanding our support functions.


We are now looking for an IT Manager to join us on a full-time basis. In this role you will be responsible for the management of our IT team, be the main decision maker when it comes to our IT structure & systems as well as playing a key role in facilitating our move to a larger premises (still in Leeds).


Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide 1st to 3rd line end user support 

  • Managing third party service providers 

  • Review and maintain documentation and diagrams of IT infrastructure, underlying services, and systems.

  • Support and promote developing use of technology throughout the organisation

  • Project work current projects IT Asset Register / Upgrades, back-up strategy, anti-virus strategy, document sharing strategy e.g., SharePoint

  • Change Management

  • Software licences & account management

  • Hardware purchasing & inventory management

  • Office network & VPN setup and maintenance

  • Direct line management of 2 IT Technicians


The right person for this role


  • Highly experienced (10+ years) in IT support

  • Will have been instrumental in securing and maintaining ISO27001 Accreditation previously

  • Will have experience of managing IT systems for developers and software engineers

  • A strong decision maker, with confidence and gravitas to be able to explain and implement best practice

  • Experienced working with external auditors

  • Ability to prioritise and organise multiple tasks effectively 

  • Strong experience with Google Workplace

Due to the direct managerial nature of this role you will be based from our studio in Leeds and we will not be able to accommodate remote working in this instance. We will however assist financially with relocation for those who would be looking to do so.

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