IT Infrastructure Support - Banking / Financial Services

Proactive Appointments
Canary Wharf, UK
18 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Banking client is looking for an experienced IT Infrastructure Support Engineer to be based their office in Canary Wharf. Ideally you will have a roven track record in the Financial services industry. You will be responsible for working with suppliers to develop extensive systems knowledge, whilst assisting in Infrastructure projects including; analysis design, implementation and maintenance of systems. The role will require an understanding of desktop and server/ systems support in order to provide training to other members of the organisation, whilst contributing to the improvement of IT service delivery and utilising internal/external parties as required

The successful candidate will undertake research into Infrastructure technologies advancements, conducting evaluations, stress testing and overall assessment of the IT function technologies, in order to enhance its function. You will be involved in disaster recovery, prepare detailed test specifications based on requirements and scenarios and produce regular MI and KPI metrics.


• Strong experience of providing infrastructure support.

• Possess a strong business background in banking with analytical and IT skills.

• Experience of using a structured approach to incident and change management of critical production systems.

• Overcomes obstacles and adapts approach to achieve outstanding results.

• Understanding of processes and procedures including end of day routines.

Skills / Attributes (Desired)

• Familiar with production systems infrastructure, network and applications.

• Knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, FTP protocols.

• Aware of telecommunications, including LAN/WAN, routers, data communications, and connectivity.

• Perform basic Active Directory administration including group policies.

• Willingness to learn about servers, cyber security, networking and telephony.

Our client prides themselves on hiring the best in the industry, in return they offer a salary of somewhere between £40,000 - £45,000 (Dependant on experience) plus a competitive benefits package, all within a structured environment where the opportunity to further develop both your skill set and career is endless.

IT Infrastructure Support ref - 16576

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