IT Infrastructure Server Team Leader

Hinton Spencer
South West London, London
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a world leading architectural and design practice are looking for an experienced Infrastructure Engineer to join their IT Team in the London office. This role is a key position in the company's fast paced and dynamic IT Infrastructure team. The team are responsible for the design, implementation, support and maintenance of key IT services that form the backbone of the IT environment. The members of this team work closely with other functions in the IT department and maintain direct relationships with key suppliers such as Microsoft and VMWare.

Good team work, communication skills and an ability to work to deadlines are essential. We are seeking people with experience in some or all of the following areas:

Active Directory, VMWare, Windows Server, Systems Centre, ExchangeO365, Data Centre Operations, Networking, Firewalls, Proxies, IT Security.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to -

- Management, maintenance and support of Windows server environment in UK and international offices
- Management and administration of Active Directory and domain controllers.
- Management, maintenance and support of VMware Infrastructure
- Maintenance and Support of Microsoft System Centre (SCOMSCCM)
- Data Centre operations/environmental management
- Management, administration and support of Microsoft Exchange and Office365
- Maintenance and support of license and SQL database servers
- Management, maintenance and support of LAN networking (BrocadeAvaya).
- Management, maintenance and support of Aruba wifi networking.
- Understanding of Proxy technologies (Bluecoat).
- Understanding of Firewall technologies (Checkpoint).
- A good understanding of security principles
- Supplier management of managed services.
- Planning and implementation of disaster recovery services for key systems
- Prepare specification, design and test plan documents
- Undertake capacity planning and input into IT budgeting process
- Monitor and respond to incidents and requests in the workflow management tool
- Work on an out of hours support rota to address business critical support issues

Essential skills and experience required –

- Legally able to work in the country in which the position is based
- Willingness to travel on company business as appropriate
- Able to work independently and as part of a team
- Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally
- Good interpersonal skills
- Able to work as part of an effective team assisting and supporting team members

Essential Technical Skills:

- VMWare Infrastructure management
- Microsoft Server operating systems Win2008 - 2012
- Active Directory
- Server hardware
- Print server management
- Networking experience