ICT Senior Infrastructure Specialist / Senior IT Infrastructure
Job Title: Senior ICT Infrastructure Specialist Location: Walsall Salary: £31,914 - £36,740 Job Type: Full Time, 18 Month Fixed Term Closing Date : 2 nd June 2019 This important post will operate within the ICT Technical Services team delivering infrastructure and software support for IT systems. Candidates should possess vision and commitment in achieving excellence in ITIL service provision and experience in the support, development and delivery of ICT infrastructure, related software services and Microsoft cloud. Service delivery will include working with other ICT colleagues, internal key customers and third parties alike. The role will be required to proactively implement improvements and efficiencies to existing services. ICT systems are located at a number of sites, candidates will need to possess a valid UK driving license and may be required to travel and work at these locations as part of their duties. Ideal Candidates will have an excellent working knowledge of the following: Microsoft Server operating systems (Physical and Virtual) Microsoft Active Directory services Microsoft Azure Cloud services Management Microsoft Exchange Hybrid Backup and Recovery concepts and processes Enterprise level Anti Virus software products McAfee (ePo, ENS and Mvision), Microsoft Defender Vmware ESXi and Vcenter server Patch Management (WSUS, Azure patch management using Azure automation) For this role the successful candidates must undergo a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. BPSS is the minimum standard to ensure the identity and integrity of an employee who has access to official information using secure networks linking central government and local authorities. A BPSS check involves four main elements; Identity Check, National and Immigration Status, Employment History (last 3 years) and Verification of Criminal Record (unspent convictions only). The Council is a great place to work. Their workforce are proud to be there, understanding and respecting their values as an organisation whilst delivering effective and efficient services to their residents every day. Their workforce strategy recognises that the success of their organisation depends upon attracting, developing and retaining talent and having the right infrastructure and rewards approach in place in order to do so. If you are passionate about delivering high quality, customer focused service and want to achieve great things in a supportive environment that offers opportunity and challenge in equal measure, apply here to meet your employer of choice. Walsall has much to offer, including extensive regeneration, having recently delivered a newly rebuilt hospital and college, development of the Walsall Waterfront offering new residential accommodation, hotels and leisure facilities and is seeing ongoing investment in its town centre and retail provision. As an employer, they provide an attractive employment package that includes: A generous annual leave entitlement offering (for this role) a minimum 28 days leave per year plus 9 concessionary days and in addition to a flexible working scheme that allows up to a further 12 days leave per year Access to an award winning pension scheme Recent development of the working environment which has created a modern professional space in which to work with improved technology that allows agile working Promotion of training and development opportunities to all their employees to help them progress and gain new skills A genuine commitment to equality of opportunity for their staff and customers - they aim to employ a representative workforce that reflects the communities they serve They advertise vacancies because they want the best talent available. If that's you, we're waiting for your application. Are you looking for a role that makes you proud to be a part of a team? Are you eager to be part of an empowered and appreciated service? Their ICT Service uses the latest technologies, including Microsoft O365, to improve and develop both their services and customer experience. This is creating exciting career opportunities. So they're looking for ICT professionals who are proud of their abilities and eager to work for a proud organisation. Come and talk to them at the Recruitment Open Day on Thursday 23rd May at the New Art Gallery in Walsall. Drop-in any time between 2pm and 7pm. You will be able talk to their Proud Team who can tell you all about the exciting ICT opportunities that the Council can offer. Please click on the APPLY button to complete your application at the Company's careers page. Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of: Senior Infrastructure Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer, Infrastructure Specialist, Senior Infrastructure Support, 3 rd line Infrastructure, Senior Infrastructure Engineer, 3 rd Line Support Engineer, 3 rd Line Support, Support Technician, IT Support Engineer, 3 rd Line Support Technician, Citrix, Microsoft Server, VMware may also be considered for this role.