Senior IT Technician

Harrogate & District NHS Foundation Trust
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior IT Technician
Information Technology

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Band: 6
Salary: £26,565 to £35,577 pa plus attractive pension package

Essential Requirements: Degree in a relevant subject or equivalent experience

A fantastic opportunity to join this forward thinking and technology savvy Trust as a Senior IT Technician and to be a part of our continued success. The Trust not only provides excellent services to its local population, but to patients across North Yorkshire and the North East.

About the role:

Working within the IT Server and Network Team, the role covers maintenance and support of our IT systems. The systems infrastructure runs on a VMware vSphere 6 environment, multiple SAN’s and load balancers.

You will report to the Network and Server Team Leader and work alongside other teams, including the IT Support Team to deliver a first-class IT support service to the Trust.

You will act as an escalation point for all technical issues and to take ownership of those issues through to resolution, working closely with team members and Network and Server Team Leader. You will also participate in the change control process to ensure all changes are applied to the live environment are in a controlled manner.

As a candidate you will need to be able to demonstrate strong technical skills including knowledge and experience in the following areas:

oHP servers and storage

oVMware server virtualisation

oMicrosoft technologies including Windows OS, Active Directory

oMicrosoft Exchange email infrastructure

oCyber security solutions including antivirus and web filtering

oMobile Device Management

oCisco based LAN and WLAN network infrastructure

oWAN connectivity using a variety or technologies (IPVPN etc.)

oNetwork security including firewalls

oVOIP telephony

About you:

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic, experienced and ambitious IT Senior Technician to drive improvements in the IT team while maintaining the current excellent service.

You will already be operating at an advanced technical level within an ICT environment and therefore have highly technical and relevant experience in the similar role. You should be educated to appropriate degree level or have suitable equivalent experience.

Certified to VMware, MCSE or MCSA qualification or equivalent experience is essential, with other relevant certifications being highly desirable.

For more information please contact Mick Nodder – Network and Server Team Leader on 01423 553477

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