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Our IT department will play a critical role in our development as an international multi-brand retailer. Joining our IT team means you’ll get the chance to shape it – and we've a huge variety of roles available in our Head office in Shirebrook.

Lee Brown – IT

My name is Lee Brown, I'm the IT development manager responsible for the internal development team and I've been working for Sports Direct for the last 13 years.

I started my career in the IT workshop fixing broken hardware returned from the stores before moving on to the helpdesk. Whilst in this role I was free to spend my spare time developing systems to help automate common helpdesk problems as well as enhancing and customising our EPOS systems.

My interest in this area led to me moving to development, where I was able to build up a wide range of IT skills with access to many leading edge technologies. As the company has grown and the IT department expanded, I’ve recently moved into a management role for the development team responsible for all the in-house applications used throughout the company.

About you

You will need to have the relevant qualifications and experience to undertake the role you are applying for. Key skills in this area include attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and intelligent and confident to your work with a strong interest in computing, networking or programming.

You will need to be flexible and adaptable and respond to the needs of the business, however you working week will be mainly Monday to Friday.

The application process

You will need to fill in a few details online including your contact information and career history, you will also be asked to upload your CV.

If selected you will be invited to attend an interview process that may vary dependant on the role or department applied for.

Working in IT

Working in IT you need to be passionate about computing, networking or programming and if you are why wouldn’t you choose a career in this field that matches your passion.

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