Hands-on Windows 2012 / VMWare IT Infrastructure Manager

Qualserv Consulting Ltd
London (Greater)
£50-60K plus benefits
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Hands-on Windows 2012 / VMWare IT Infrastructure Manager

This is one of those rare opportunities where you will get to manage the IT services / infrastructure for a significant, growing and award-winning company whilst retaining a strong element of hands-on skills !

This high-regarded company within their own sphere are now looking for an IT infrastructure manager who can successfully combine team management and hands-on infrastructure project work / BAU support work where required.

The role will involve :

Man management of a team of 4 support engineers / systems administrators

Strategically defining future IT infrastructure initiatives

Overseeing high level IT support for the user base

Looking after the services relating to desktop, server, networking , storage and AV infrastructure

Overseeing the management of IT storage and infrastructure security systems

Team mentoring and guidance

Supplier and purchasing management

Ensuring all patches and upgrades are applied to the infrastructure expediently

Hands-on (when required) server admin and support on Windows 2008-2016 based systems

Hands-on (when required) maintenance of the VMWare environment

Plan and manage IT infrastructure projects as and when they are required

To be considered for the role you will need the following attributes :

A reasonable amount of experience gained man managing support and sys admin resources in a FORMAL management, supervisory or team leading capacity (your previous job titles must indicate or imply this)

Strong man management skills

Strong hands-on skills troubleshooting and working with Windows 2008-2012 server and AD / GPO

Strong understanding and technical application of virtualisation via VMWare products

A solid understanding of storage, backup and infrastructure security systems

Solid understanding of routing, switching, VPN and wifi technology

Experience leading small-team infrastructure projects and dealing with 3rd party suppliers

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Any Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop skills would be a bonus

Any SQL Server or Exchange support and troubleshooting skills would be an advantage

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