Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer

Zoek Pin London, Greater London, England

£60000 - £500000/annum 5-10% Bonus, Paid overtime, trainin

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 9 days ago

Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Option to work fully remote - approx one day on-site per month (to a data centre near south/London, or the occasion office visit)

Company: A group/portfolio of highly specialist market leading companies.

Reporting to the Group Head of Infrastructure, you will be a key contributor and hold significant responsibilities for the design, configuration, technical support, monitoring and on-going maintenance of critical IT infrastructure & services, supporting 800+ users globally, across the group of companies.

This will be a hands on technical role - you will be a decision maker, key in influencing the group strategy. You will also be able to mentor the more junior infrastructure engineers on the team (4-5 engineers).

You will have a proven track record (10 years minimum) in a senior support role, maintaining and supporting enterprise IT infrastructure & cloud services, in a similar size environment of (Apply online only) users; or more.

Essential skills & experience:

Excellent problem solving and analytical skills; a real eye for accuracy and meticulous detail.
Strong interpersonal skills and team working capabilities.
Collaborate effectively with technical peers and colleagues on direction of travel, automation and best practice.
Be motivated, ultra-reliable & highly organised, with a proven ability to work well under pressure and with tight time scales.
Managing and maintaining servers, networks and core infrastructure both on-premise and cloud hosted.
Diagnosing and resolving technical issues on-site where required, occasional visits to branch offices and datacentre co-location sites.
Supporting infrastructure growth projects.
Documenting and auditing existing infrastructure, making recommendations for improvement and ensuring a smooth transition of solutions into service.
Project management for all implementations where a project manager has not been assigned.
Transition of projects from implementation phase to BAU, including definition and delivery of technical documentation.
Provide high quality, customer centric communication throughout a project Skills & Experience

Virtualisation solutions (Hyper-V & VMware) design, implementation, maintenance & support
Networking - routers & switches, firewalls, LAN/WAN, VLANs, TCP/IP
Server, storage & associated network hardware
Microsoft Active Directory & Azure AD Services
Microsoft Office 365 / Exchange Online - including hybrid topology
Microsoft Exchange 2003 to 2016 or 2019
Cloud Technologies - AWS and/or Microsoft Azure
PowerShell Scripting
Microsoft Remote Desktop Services - RDS farm technologies
Microsoft Group Policy Management
Microsoft Server Stack 2008R2 to 2019
Microsoft Windows 7 to Windows 10
Security Products - antivirus platforms, SIEM, Mimecast TTP
Backup technologies & disaster recovery solutions, Veritas / SRM
Full UK driving licenceDesirable Skills

Citrix XenDesktop or XenApp
Microsoft Teams / Teams Phone System / Hosted Telephony Solutions
Microsoft Intune / Endpoint Manager
MDM Solutions / AirWatch
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft IIS
Hyperconverged Technologies
Linux / RHEL
ISO27001 Auditing & ComplianceDesirable Certifications & Qualifications

Microsoft Azure
Microsoft MCSE: Core Infrastructure
Microsoft MCSE: Windows Server 2012
Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016
Any legacy MCSE (2003 / 2008R2)


Up to 62,500 plus bonus (5-10% ), Guaranteed paid overtime ( salary on a Saturday, 2x on Sunday), Paid training/qualifications etc.

If interested please apply or send your CV over to (url removed)

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