Infrastructure Engineer

11 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
thebigword is a global, technology enabled language solutions provider, that delivers translation (written word) and interpreting (spoken word) services. thebigword employs 500 people based in 13 offices in 11 countries, working with more than 12,000 linguists worldwide.

At the centre of thebigword approach is delivering customer focussed solutions, of the highest possible quality and making the global communication process smooth for over 2,500 public and private sector clients.

We are currently looking to recruit an Infrastructure Engineer to join our team in the Leeds office who will ensure the smooth running of our server and storage infrastructure. You will work within the 3rd line support team having primary responsibility for the support, administration and maintenance of server and storage infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities include:

Actively contribute to the design and implementation of all Server & Storage infrastructure, owning the documentation for these systems.
Plan upgrades, updates and migrations of Server & Storage infrastructure where necessary.
Ensure system configuration and data is backed up as per the backup policy.
Ensure adherence to appropriate ITIL and Prince2 processes and ISO operating procedures.
Key knowledge, skills and experience required:

Implementing and administering server operating system including Microsoft Windows 2008 / 2012
Experience of working in an ITIL environment and of managing successful projects.
Implementing and administering VMware environments (vSphere 5.x, vCentre)
Experience of enterprise monitoring solutions.
Implementing and administering HP servers / blades and Hitachi (HUS) storage hardware or similar experience in other vendors technology.
We offer a full training and support program with competitive rates of pay and the opportunity to be part of the most prestigious and fastest growing language service organisations.

If you are interested in this position and believe you have the necessary requirements to fit the role, then please click the" apply online" button

Please note: Due to the nature of our business, all successful applicants will be required to complete a basic criminal records disclosure.

thebigword is committed to encouraging diversity and opposing all forms of discrimination in our working environment. Our aim is that our workforce will be truly representative of all sections of society and each employee feels respected and able to give of their best. As an international company that operates worldwide and due to the nature of our industry we are a multicultural company. We have a large diverse client base which demands diversity amongst our employees to be able to service our clients effectively, thus meaning we employ people from different cultures and we do not discriminate against people on grounds of race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, religion/belief, age, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage, civil partnerships, pregnancy, maternity or disability

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