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Infrastructure Engineer

Warrington, Cheshire
Remote Working
Remote Working
£30,000 to £36,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Job Title: Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Homebased but you will be required to travel to either Warrington, Cheshire, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire or Maidstone, Kent on occasion and will be expected to go into the office, customer site or data centres on occasion (prior notice of 1-2 weeks given)

Salary: up to £36,000

Hours of work: 7.5 hours a day, Monday to Friday - Core Hours are 10am to 4pm, so you could work from 7.30am to 4.00pm OR 10.00am to 6.30pm

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: LH10401

The Technical Operations Team are responsible for the design, installation, and support for all hardware & software to internal and external customers, this includes Operating Systems, Databases and Applications.

The successful candidate will be provided with on-the-job & industry training for all supported hardware, operating systems, databasespplications - however they should have previous experience and knowledge of Windows Server, Virtualisation Technologies. Storage, and Networking.

We are looking for an experienced and talented individual to work alongside fellow consultants in the Technical Projects Team (currently 8 team members). You will help deliver internal and customer projects and will need to have a thorough understanding of MS Windows infrastructure and Application Deployment. Although much of the work will be carried remotely there will be occasions when you will need to attend a company office, customer site, or one of the datacentres - this will include occasional out of hours (paid) work.

Skills & Experience:

Candidates should have experience in many of the following areas

  • A Minimum of 3 years in a Technical Role working with Active Directory, Building Servers, Working with MS Products, Storage, networking / plug-in to systems
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Installation / Administration of Windows operating systems
  • Administration of Microsoft applications & services for example AD, DNS, DHCP, IIS, Group Policy, Certificates
  • Experience administering & deploying Virtualised Technologies in an Enterprise environment including storage & backup.
  • Appreciation of networking concepts and terminology
  • Server Hardware
  • Anti-Virus Technologies
  • An understanding of NLB device management and configuration
  • Scripting and task automation using appropriate tooling i.e., PowerShell
  • Good interpersonal and written skills and ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical personnel at all levels both internally and at Customer locations.
  • Ability to organise personal workload to meet agreed timescales and working under pressure
  • Well-developed presentation Skills
  • Team player

Any experience in following would be advantageous but is not essential

  • ITIL knowledge - principles and application
  • Knowledge of ISO27001 and 9001 Certification
  • Change Management processes
  • Relevant Vendor certifications
  • Exposure with Nutanix would be highly desirable

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Deliver Technical Projects (Internal and External) to support the companies software solutions
  • Deploy Technical Infrastructure to support both Managed & Hosted services
  • Offer Technical support and advice to other members of the team and the wider company
  • Maintain & Update Technical Documentation
  • To work as part of the team as well as being self-motivated and self-sufficient
  • Adhere to company and team policies as well as working practices
  • May be required to work at other Company Sites, Customer sites or Datacentres as required
  • Potential participation in a 24x7 On Call Rota in the future (Paid Extra) - you will not be part of this rota for at least 9-12 months, even then this is not an essential requirement of the role

Wilde Associates is working in the capacity of an Employment Agency for this role

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  • Job Reference: 706199872-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Wilde Associates
    Wilde Associates
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £30,000 to £36,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent