EMEA Infrastructure Manager / Technical Specialist

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
14 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Infrastructure Manager / Technical Specialist / Technical Manager / e-commerce

EMEA Infrastructure Manager / Technical Specialist
Leeds City Centre
Up to £80,000 + bonus & benefits

Can you lead a high performing team of first class infrastructure professionals, delivering high availability 24 hours a day, 356 days a year across Europe for one of the UK's fastest growing, and most technically progressive companies?

Based in a truly excellent working environment, you shall be instrumental in supporting and guiding the strategic elements of significant infrastructure capital investment, alongside providing leadership to operational teams.

In return, you shall receive an excellent package, including highly competitive base, bonus, pension and sector leading benefits.

What are the deliverables?

  • Delivering best-in-class always-on infrastructure across systems, storage and networks, including virtualisation, and two enterprise grade eCommerce platforms.
  • Providing technical expertise to the business, architects and the wider IT division to define, identify, procure, and deliver technology relevant to the business.
  • Managing the deployment of software and firmware patches, alongside researching and developing new solutions and services.
  • Leading infrastructure engineers across multiple complex IT projects.
  • Ensuring platform security and integrity are maintained, developed and evolved.
  • Managing relationships with stakeholders and 3rd party suppliers.

What skills are needed?

  • Experience managing a successful team in an ITIL based environment
  • In-depth technical knowledge of high availability systems - ideally eCommerce - critical operational systems, and geographically dispersed data centres.
  • Understanding of SAN storage systems (EMC) is essential, as is systems management and automation (system Centre Orchestrator/Puppet) and virtualisation (VMWare/Hyper-V/Docker).
  • Hands on familiarity with Window Server environments (2008 R2/2012/2012 R2/2016), Linux administration, HP server operations, active directory, security platforms, Elasticsearch, Microsoft SCCM 2012, Citrix, platform baselining and backup platform technologies.
  • Significant track record in high pressure 24/7 IT Operations with demonstrable experience in designing and delivering long-term & robust solutions.

What to do now
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