IT Infrastructure Engineer

Posted 01 September 2023
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum
LocationNorthampton
Job type Permanent
DisciplineInfrastructure ​
ReferenceZJ-39-28
Contact NameZak Jones

Job description

Job Title: IT Infrastructure Engineer
Location: Northampton, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
Salary Range: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum (DOE)

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated IT Infrastructure Engineer to join our dynamic team in Leicester. As a key member of our IT department, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining a wide range of cutting-edge technologies to support the organisation's infrastructure. If you have a passion for Microsoft platforms, networking, virtualisation, cloud services, and IT security, along with hands-on experience in automation (ideally PowerShell) and Cisco technologies, this role is for you!

Responsibilities:
  • Utilise your comprehensive understanding and experience with Microsoft platforms, including Exchange Server, Active Directory, SharePoint, and Windows Server operating systems, to design and maintain robust and scalable solutions.
  • Demonstrate a strong knowledge of Storage Area Networks and backup systems to ensure data availability and disaster recovery readiness.
  • Develop and maintain IT disaster recovery plans and business continuity solutions to safeguard against potential disruptions.
  • Showcase your excellent and demonstrable knowledge of PowerShell automation to streamline and automate various IT processes.
  • Configure and maintain Cisco network equipment, investigate complex LAN / WLAN / WAN issues, and resolve networking challenges promptly.
  • Implement and manage servers in clustered VMware or Hyper-V virtualised environments for optimum performance and efficiency.
  • Apply your comprehensive understanding of IT security across network, server, and application layers to safeguard the organisation against potential threats.
  • Experience of working with both on-prem and cloud environments - migration experience from on-prem to Azure would be great.
  • Demonstrate experience in implementing and managing cloud-based platforms and services, particularly Azure, to leverage the benefits of cloud computing.
  • Utilise your experience with Cisco Unified Communication VOIP platform to enhance and support communication solutions.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide technical solutions and support various infrastructure initiatives.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and best practices to continuously improve and optimise the organisation's infrastructure.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer or a similar role with hands-on experience in the technologies mentioned above.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft platforms, automation (ideally PowerShell), Storage Area Networks, backup systems, Cisco networking, and virtualisation technologies.
  • Strong understanding of IT security principles and best practices.
  • Experience of working with both on-prem and cloud environments - migration experience from on-prem to Azure would be great.
  • Experience with implementing and managing cloud-based platforms such as Azure.
  • Familiarity with Cisco Unified Communication VOIP platform is highly desirable.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to diagnose and resolve complex IT issues efficiently.
  • Relevant certifications in Microsoft, Cisco, VMware, or other related technologies are a plus.

Why Work with Us:

  • Competitive salary within the range of £40,000 - £45,000, depending on your skills and experience.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement in a fast-paced and innovative environment.
  • Engage in exciting projects that leverage a wide range of cutting-edge technologies.
  • Collaborative and supportive team culture with a focus on work-life balance.
  • Modern and comfortable office space located in the heart of Leicester with easy access to public transport.
  • Additional benefits package, including health insurance, pension, and generous holiday allowance.
If you have a comprehensive understanding and experience in Microsoft platforms, networking, virtualisation, cloud services, IT security, and Cisco technologies, along with some type of automation skills, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and be a part of shaping the future of our IT infrastructure solutions.

How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please send your updated CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you believe you are a suitable candidate for this role. Feel free to email your application to zak@digitalwaffle.co