Infrastructure Engineer - Central London - £40,000-£50,000 p/a

Just IT Recruitment
City of London, London
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a talented IT Professional with Linux and VMware experience looking for an exciting new role? Want to take your technical skills to the next level?

We are looking for an ambitious and experienced Infrastructure Engineer with lots of Linux experience for a rapidly growing wealth management business. You will be responsible for providing 3rd level support to the core compute and storage IT infrastructure. You will be part of a diverse organization with huge opportunities and significant opportunity for continuous learning and progression.

With various technologies to work with, this is a role which will never get boring.
Principle Duties:

VMware Support:
Implementation and troubleshooting of VMware VCenter and ESXi 5.5/6.x hosts
Manage Memory, CPU, I/O, Performance tuning and optimisation
High Availability, VMotion, DRS, Site Replication Manager
Upgrading and Patching of VMware hosts, VCenter and VMware tools
VMware Site Recovery Manager(SRM) setup and maintenance/testing of SRM recovery plans
Powershell script maintenance and creation to assist with automation of admin tasks

Linux Server Support:
Maintain optimal performance of both physical and virtualised Linux servers and associated infrastructure
Maintain consistency and security patching of installed software and libraries required for in house and third-party applications
Performance tuning and optimisation
Clustering, high availability and load balancing
MYSQL Database operations. DB backups, DB restore and optimization.
Microsoft Active directory integration of Linux servers
Maintain adequate backups of all Linux infrastructure
Enhance Linux automation by implementing/using Puppet or CHEF applications.

Windows Server Support:
Implementation and troubleshooting of Microsoft Servers (physical and virtual)
Manage Memory, CPU, I/O, Backups, Performance tuning and optimisation
MS Server OS Patching
NTFS file server permissions

Storage Management:
Administration and maintenance of SAN and network storage, data protection and recovery, and BCP protection.

You will have strong knowledge of and possess the following key competencies:

*VMware ESXi/SRM (VCP beneficial)
*Linux CENTOS (Linux+ or RedHat Certified System Administrator certifications beneficial)
*Microsoft Server OS (MCP Certification or higher beneficial)
*Backup Software (Eg: Symantec Backup Exec and Unitrends Backup Software)
*iSCSI and SMB SAN Storage (Eg: TINTRI SAN systems and HP Store Virtual P4000)
*Basic TCP/IP Networking and routing understanding
*Monitoring Tools (Eg: Nagios and Solarwinds)
*HP Rack Mount DL series servers
*Experience in the Financial industry preferred


As an Infrastructure Engineer, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing 3rd level support to the core compute and storage IT infrastructure

The focus of this role will be to provide 3rd line support for VMware infrastructure, Linux servers (virtual) and Microsoft servers (physical and virtual). The person filling the role will also be expected to provide maintenance to SAN and Backup environments, as well as being a technical lead on projects.


I am currently recruiting for a leading wealth management business, supporting 90 commercially independent practices that represent a mix of private client investment managers, stockbrokers and investment focused financial planners located throughout the UK. Their diversified business model and commitment to client service has seen them deliver extremely high-quality work to their clients. My client works with a diverse range of customers and technologies so has a lively environment full of new challenges. No two days will be the same.

Based in Central London, this college has an enviable location as you will be working in the heart of London with great facilities and opportunities abound.


£40,000-£50,000 per annum

Generous holiday allowance

Investment in training

Career Progression


Great opportunities like this don't last long. Submit your CV now at . Alternatively, give Emmanuel a call on to discuss whether this role is right for you.