IT Infrastructure Manager, £65k

KYNA Associates Ltd
£55000 - £65000/annum Bonus and Benefits
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Infrastructure Manager, Lead Infrastructure Engineer, Linux, Cisco, PostgreSQL, Network Operations Centre, Kanban, Reading, Berkshire, £65,000, Bonus, Benefits

Are you an experienced IT Infrastructure Manager looking for a new change or challenge? Or are you a Lead Infrastructure Engineer with management experience looking to step up into a more senior position? Either way, Kyna Associates ever growing client based in Reading, Berkshire could well offer you the position you are looking for. Our client is a market leader in their field and are growing in an ever growing market. The role is hands on and will be working with Linux, Cisco and PostgreSQL, but as well as being hands on the role will have management responsibility for a small team of engineers. This position will also be key in supporting the IT Director and is a great opportunity to learn and develop from them. Kyna Associates have been working with this client for many years and have seen the company grow from a small outfit to where they are now and have been instrumental in supporting them in their growth, as a result we know many of the people that work there and the feedback is always positive.

Key skills and experienced required by the IT Infrastructure Manager, Lead Infrastructure Engineer include:

- Experience of rolling out Kanban
- Management of company`s infrastructure
- Previous experience of working in in a lead Infrastructure role or team management including direct line management
- Experience working and managing in an Agile environment
- Systems administration (Linux) (RedHat/CentOS)
- Networking (Cisco Switches and Routers, Firewalls, VPN, Security)
- Experience in working in a High Availability environment
- Experience scaling up an infrastructure
- Orchestration technologies such as Mesos or Kubernetes
- Working knowledge of Cassandra
- Experience working in a Java development environment

Day to day activities of the IT Infrastructure Manager, Lead Infrastructure Engineer include:

- Take ownership of the company`s infrastructure, including development support and production, with the capacity due to grow over the next few months
- Team management of infrastructure engineers, including daily task setting, appraisals and target setting
- Network architecture, including switch and router configuration, firewalls and secure VPN connections
- Implement and improve Disaster Recovery (DR) process and communicate this with Senior management and staff
- Ensure High Availability of systems 24 hours a day
- Clustering, design, build and management
- Ensure delivery of infrastructure projects through design, build, delivery and management

If you are a IT Infrastructure Manager or Lead Infrastructure Engineer and are looking for a new change or challenge and would like to have the opportunity to work for a market leading organisation based in Reading, Berkshire paying up to £65,000, Bonus, Benefits, then please send your CV to Kyna Associates.

Key words: Linux, Cisco, PostgreSQL, Network Operations Centre, Kanban, Java, Mesos, Kubernetes