Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer

City of London
£50000 - £60000 per annum + generous benefits!
28 Oct 2013
25 Nov 2013
Yasemin Gunal
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and experienced IT infrastructure engineer to architect and manage the network and server infrastructure of a growing recruitment group with 3 UK offices, 200 employees and more than 10,000 clients. The individual must be a self-starter who can lead projects and solve complex issues from start to finish with little supervision. Working as part of a small dynamic IT team in a fast-paced environment, the Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer will report to and work closely with the Head of IT, helping mentor other staff and working closely with 3rd party partners and suppliers.

The Role:

You will be expected to complete the following duties:-

*Supporting and managing the company's existing networking of 50+ VMWare based servers and network across three sites (London, Birmingham, Manchester)
*Architecting, supervising and participating in the implementation of technologies and platforms supporting a complex corporate data and voice infrastructure
*Troubleshooting and remediating 3rd level issues impacting the operation of the corporate voice and data infrastructure
*Managing and monitoring the existing server infrastructure based primarily on Microsoft, HP, VMWare and a variety of SAN, Firewall and Routing technologies
*Supporting the internal SQL Developer and offshore C#/ .NET software development partners
*Project management of the whole development cycle, including communication to internal business stakeholders
*Advising on functional requirements, and turning them into technical specifications

About You:

You will display the following essential key skills and demonstrable experience:-

*BSc in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or MIS preferred, education requirement can be substituted with demonstrated commensurate experience
*Extensive experience designing, implementing and maintaining TCP/IP networks using Cisco or other enterprise-class equipment.
*Broad and deep knowledge and experience of implementing and managing Microsoft networks using MS Windows Server 2003 - 2008R2, Windows Terminal Services (RDP), Exchange Server 2003-2010, SQL Server 2003-2008R2 (2012 Server, SQL Server and Exchange Server knowledge desirable).
*Exposure to multiple hardware vendors of servers, desktops, laptops, networks, SANs.
*Good working knowledge of virtualisation, thin client (RDP and XenApp), VDI and cloud (private, public, hybrid) technologies and roll-outs.
*Solid Networking knowledge: WAN, LAN, WLAN, DNS, DHCP, QoS, VLAN, Switching, Routing, Firewalls (knowledge of NetASQ, Fortigate, MicroTik desirable), Data Centres.
*Excellent communication skills and experience effectively communicating with technical and non-technical audiences.
*Demonstrable efficient and effective use of problem-solving and task prioritization to solve complex network challenges.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person, as there is a large amount of scope to increase both your technical abilities and experience to grow within the company.

If you feel you are ready for your next challenge, then please don't hesitate to apply today!

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