IT Infrastructure & Security Engineer Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Erin Associates
Sutton Coldfield
13 Apr 2018
12 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Infrastructure & Security Engineer – Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham
This role is initially 6 months fixed term contract which they would like to go permanant

This advanced software house based in Sutton Coldfield with good links to North Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield, Walsall etc are looking to add an Infrastructure Engineer to their technical services team. The successful Infrastructure engineer will be joining an established infrastructure Support team to provde 2nd & 3rd line support. You will work closely with the team of Infrastructure Engineers and Information Security analysts ensuring the ongoing performance and availability of the company’s Internal IT and Telecoms Systems.

Key Responsibilities for this Infrastructure & IT Security engineer role;
  • Managing the systems, servers and other network components together with telecoms used to deliver their internet-based 24 / 7 service
  • Resolve problems reported by end users for LAN & WAN networks, desktops, networking equipment (switches, routers, etc.)
  • Monitor and measure the performance of the network; reports problems to appropriate individuals/teams
  • Understand the need for good documentation, control and system procedures
  • Encourage an innovative culture that embraces change and experimentation while appreciating the need to provide a resilient service for their customers
  • Promote best practices and build security into the existing platforms

Essential skills for this Infrastructure & IT Security engineer role;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within industry in a similar role, including experience of working with high-availability systems.
  • First class troubleshooting skills, with an ability to demonstrate this as part of the recruitment process.
  • Network management and performance analysis
  • In Depth understanding of Core Microsoft on-premise products (Windows Server, SQL Server, Exchange) and also their cloud based offerings (Office 365, Azure)
  • Knowledge of one or more Scripting Languages (e.g. PowerShell, VBScript, JavaScript, Python, etc)
  • Good understanding of telecommunications
  • An exposure of network security and server hardening.
  • Prior experience leading a small team.
  • VMWare Virtualisation and Shared Storage Practices (VCP or above)
  • Understanding of Cisco Nexus and IOS (CCNA or above)

The successful Infrastructure & Security Engineer / Support Engineer will help to motivate the team working towards company objectives. This is a superb opportunity to join an established player operating in a niche industry.

Please send your cv for consideration. You will also be required to participate in an on-call rota, being on-call one day on, four days off.

Keywords; Infrastructure engineer, Support Engineer, Security engineer, VMWare, Citrix, HyperV, 3rd Line Support, PowerShell, Cisco, CCNA, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent.

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