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Systems and Infrastructure Manager

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)

The Lawn Tennis Association is the national governing body of tennis in Great Britain, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. LTA’s vision is “Tennis Opened Up” and its mission is to make tennis Relevant, Accessible, Welcoming and Enjoyable.

22 Jun 2022
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

The LTA is the National Governing Body for tennis in Great Britain, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, and is responsible for developing and promoting the sport while safeguarding the integrity of tennis. The vision for The Lawn Tennis Association is "Tennis Opened Up"; and the mission for all those involved in delivering this vision to grow tennis by making it relevant, accessible, welcoming and enjoyable.

The future of the LTA's digital footprint is at the heart of the business strategy. This is a great opportunity to lead the step-change and drive the focus on developing the substantial technology ecosystem of British Tennis.

The Systems and Infrastructure Manager will ensure the maintenance, management, and development of a robust and scalable technology infrastructure. By providing innovative and reliable technology solutions, this role will ensure excellence in delivery across performance, participation, and major events. Ensuring the good stewardship of IT assets and systems access through strong IT security and governance controls is an integral part of the role.

Job Specification

Key accountabilities

  • Responsible for ensuring a highly available resilient network including the specification and implementation of all network equipment, switches storage and backup, routers and firewalls. Defining the hosting arrangements for the core services, realising innovative, cost effective solutions in the market place and provisioning scalable and future-proof environments.
  • Defining the overall technology infrastructure security strategy, including user PCs, servers, email, web, external network communications, virus and malware protection, password policies, integration methodology
  • Ensuring compliance with information governance, regulatory and mandatory requirements such as PCI-DSS and GDPR


  • Successfully manage multiple technology projects with customers and key stakeholders
  • Maintain and develop enterprise grade alerting and monitoring systems
  • Be responsible for all areas of IT infrastructure; Data Centre environments, Networks, Security, Hardware, Solutions Design, Backups, Data Storage, Virtualisation, Telephony infrastructure, Collaboration tools.

Person Specification

Previous Experience

Enterprise level IT infrastructure and networks, including hosted and cloud environments.


Managing technical 3rd line engineers.


Managing complex technology projects on time, in budget and to expectations.


Procurement, contract negotiation and 3rd party management experience.


Cross team collaboration, working with a wide range of people at all levels.


Knowledge Training & Qualifications

Detailed practical use of Microsoft products and architecture, (e.g. Azure and Azure HCI Stack environments).


Significant experience in support infrastructure of critical high availability design and deployment in large transaction volume environments.


Microsoft 365 experience (management and deployment).


In depth understanding of networking architecture, in particular with the Cisco Meraki ecosystem.


Azure Fundamentals certification.


Knowledge and understanding of the ITIL framework, in particular Service Strategy and Service Design.


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Additional Information

Job Type
Sports Technology
Salary information
from £ 55,000

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