Service Desk Manager

Agency: two jay
Location: manchester, United Kingdom
Seniority: manager

Posted: Jan 4, 2019 / Status: Open for applications

Job description

Salary: d.o.e

Start date: ASAP

Who are we?

We are an eCommerce development agency and have built a strong reputation as one of the UK’s key Magento Enterprise Partners. Leading the way in terms of innovation and experience, our passion is helping businesses transition to their next stage of growth.

If you’re dynamic and passionate about eCommerce, Two Jay is a place to collaborate and grow your talents.

Purpose of the Service desk manager role

You will be the first point of contact for any deviation from expected site performance across our client base. You will be an excellent communicator, building strong relationships with client stakeholders. Over time you will gain the client’s trust in your ability to oversee a team who are striving to deliver an industry leading support function.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Manage support tickets to ensure progress in line with SLAs

  • Communicate progress on incident resolution with client stakeholders and internal management team when required.

  • Monitor incidents and work with the wider team to formulate holistic responses for identified trends.

  • Collate, review and issue Incident reports after any critical incidents.

  • Own the security of client websites including coordinating the application of security patches and responding to any suspected/confirmed security related incidents.

  • Proactively review available monitoring tools to identify and create support tickets to investigate potential degradation of service or sources of outage.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills required:


  • Proven ability to coordinate a distributed team delivering support service including out-of-hours on call for critical incidents.

  • Able to manage relationships with internal team members and external stakeholders.

  • Experience implementing support methodologies - e.g. ITIL.

  • Performance & availability monitoring and alerting of website stacks.

  • Experience of delivering software fixes within an Agile process.

  • Able to take ownership of and manage critical incidents.

  • Experienced with Service Management Tools - ideally JIRA.

  • Triage incidents and categorises for actioning via support or diverting to the continuous delivery process.

  • Able to identify trends in support incidents.


  • Experience working in an e-commerce agency environment.

  • Experience of supporting the Magento v1 and v2 frameworks.