Senior Infrastructure and Security Engineer

Fresh Recruits
Christchurch, UK
15 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Infrastructure and Security EngineerJob Type: Full Time, 3 Month FTC - Immediate Start!Location: ChristchurchSalary: DOE

Fresh Recruits are looking for a highly accomplished IT professional to join our client immediately for a 3 month fixed term contract.


As a Senior Infrastructure and Security Expert, reporting to the ICT Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that the company's IT infrastructure is secure, compliant, performant and highly available.

This role will be required to carry out both operational and Business as Usual work as well planning and implementing future ICT projects.

The post will ensure that the services provided meet any Service Level Agreement (SLA) that is in place. This includes receiving, prioritising, documenting and actively resolving system generated and end-user help requests, using ITIL based methodologies and the incident tracking software designated by the company.

The role will support, monitor and implement the requisite IT security controls, including the Security, Incident, Event Management (SIEM) tools used to detect potential threats and will ensure mitigation measures are in place to combat the threats.

The role will be partly accountable for all aspects of the day to day running of the ICT infrastructure including performance, capacity planning and maintenance, 3rd line support and systems backup/restore.

  • Provide 3rd Line Support for ICT infrastructure and internal staff based in the UK, USA, Japan, Ireland and Mexico.
  • Design, plan and implement ICT infrastructure and security projects, as per the ICT roadmap.
  • Ensure the requisite security controls and supporting policies are in place
  • Assist with technical and InfoSec due diligence and RFP requirements
  • Assure the development and maintenance of an agreed system patching policy and processes to ensuring all systems and software identified by the policy are patched and maintained
  • Cyber security incident management, informing IT Directory or incidents and or near miss events that may have impacted the business
  • When required, provide 1st and 2nd line support
  • Act as a mentor and technical lead to less senior members of the ICT team.
  • Carry out such other tasks as may reasonably be required by the line manager, commensurate with the grade of the post
  • Keep up to date with the latest development trends in the technologies used to deliver the company's systems
  • Participate in the rota for out of hours support
  • Other tasks may be required from time to time to fulfil business needs.

  • VMWare
  • Windows server
  • SQL Server
  • Exchange Server
  • Internet Information Services
  • Windows Clustering
  • Active Directory Administration (user creation, group policy etc.)
  • Networking
  • SIEM Administration
  • Vulnerability scanning and remediation
  • Network/Server Hardening
  • Active Directory Administration (user creation, group policy etc.)
  • Must hold a driving licence and have access to a car
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • SOC Experience
  • Email Security (Gateway antispam/antivirus, DLP)
  • ISO 27001 - Risk Management
  • Office365
  • Azure
  • Veeam
  • Powershell
  • SSL Certificates
  • Sonicwall Firewalls
  • Documentation

Ref: 9143

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