Infrastructure Analyst

Recruiter
White Stuff
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Introduction

White Stuff is a multi-channel brand with a strong heritage and values. Established in 1985 we have now grown to over 100 shops and concessions in the UK and internationally, selling women’s and men’s clothing as well as beautiful accessories and home ware. Our original prints, intricate details and considered design touches reflect our personality and make us subtly distinctive.

We’re a sociable, talented and like-minded bunch here at White Stuff, proud to be part of such a great brand, and passionate about our customers. We believe people are at the heart of our business, so we’re committed to building and sustaining a sense of community and togetherness, where everyone feels like they’re part of something special. Creating responsibly is at the heart of everything we do and each of our Shops supports one of its local charities through the White Stuff Foundation.

Role Summary

White Stuff requires an Infrastructure Analyst to work within a small team, taking responsibility for supporting the White Stuff IT estate. Reporting to the Infrastructure Manager you will play a key part in ensuring the IT Services continue to experience high availability and stability.

This role requires a technology enthusiast with strong technical, organisational and analytical skills. You will be expected to troubleshoot and resolve third line incidents and problems across the IT architecture. You will play a key part in delivering improvements across our Infrastructure as well as BAU.

The position is based at White Stuff’s Head Office – Oval, London. Occasional travel will be required to our Distribution Centre, Contact Centre and shops.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

  • Respond to and resolve 3rd line technical incidents raised by the internal service desk
  • Own and resolve problems by identifying and implementing root cause fixes
  • Proactively monitor the infrastructure environment resolving issues before they become business impacting
  • Supporting and maintaining the overall IT infrastructure across approximately 130 sites including; networking, storage, servers and applications
  • Administering and managing the VMWARE ESX virtual estate
  • Supporting and maintaining the Windows server environment
  • Managing Active directory and group policy
  • Automating daily tasks using Powershell
  • Maintaining the backup solution
  • Supporting the network environment
  • Maintaining the desktop and server images
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues in the department to deliver technical solutions to rapidly evolving business requirements
  • Following best practice guidelines for PCI and SANs standards
  • Ensuring PCI processes and procedures are followed and evidence provided
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation
  • Working with the Infrastructure Manager to progress a number of projects including

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Experience administering and supporting Windows Server (2012/2016) based Infrastructure and Windows 10
  • Active Directory and Group Policy management
  • Understanding of managing and implementing Office365 (including Exchange Online)
  • VMWare ESX 5.5/6 administration and maintenance
  • Management and Administration of Storage technologies (HP 3PAR)
  • Server and workstation hardware diagnostics and repair
  • Desktop PC deployment experience
  • Experience managing and configuring Backup infrastructure and disaster recovery plans
  • Network support/management including experience with routing, switching and VLAN / VPN configuration (either Cisco or HP based)
  • Comprehensive understanding of existing and emerging technologies and related practices
  • An understanding of Infrastructure Security best practice (exposure to the PCI-DSS or other standards preferred)
  • Ability to author technical documentation


Other experience we’d love to see:

  • Experience managing small IT infrastructure projects
  • Exposure to EPOS systems would be beneficial
  • Exposure to Checkpoint and Cisco ASA firewalls
  • Experience with cloud technologies, specifically Azure
  • Resilient, proactive and positive attitude and approach

Ideally you’ll have a degree in an appropriate discipline, relevant IT certifications such as MCSE, MCITP, VCP, CCNA, etc. and an ITIL v3 Foundation qualification, or relevant working experience.

Benefits
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