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Lead Infrastructure Engineer

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Specialisms:
IT & Technology
Rate/Salary:
£55,000
Location:
Buckinghamshire
Job Type:
Permanent
Start date:
ASAP
Sector:
Housing
Qualifications:
 
Contact:
Wasem Sharif
Fax:
0207 747 4948
Reference
WS/LIE

The role of the Lead Infrastructure Engineer is to create an environment based on stability, integrity and the efficient operation of the organisations in-house IT Infrastructure that ultimately supports the core organisational functions. This can be achieved as a result of planning, implementing and supporting all infrastructure areas including computing, storage, network and key related services and applications. In addition, the role will seek to support and maintain all technical services for the Group’s infrastructure, applications, data protection and telephony system.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure smooth and reliable operations of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes
  • Design a strategy for new applications, enhancements to existing applications, software and operating systems after gauging effectiveness of existing systems
  • Deploy company LAN/WAN and wireless networks, including servers, virtualisation, storage, routers, firewalls and other related hardware
  • Provide technical expertise to the IT Team, covering all areas of technology, with a particular focus on networking security and desktop support
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures for network administration, usage and disaster recovery

Experience/Qualification Required 

  • Certified Citrix professional
  • Microsoft Certified professional
  • Proven experience in overseeing design, development and implementation of infrastructure components
  • Working knowledge of AD, DNS, DHCP, SAN, LAN, WAN, Networking, WLAN, Exchange, Systems Centre, Veeam and Meraki WIFI
  • Considerable experience with systems planning, security principles and network capacity planning

What’s on offer

  • Salary circa £55,000
  • Attractive DB/DC Pension schemes
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Flexible working arrangements

This is an exciting time to join the IT team as they will be leading the digital transformation programme and you will also play a vital role in supporting us in achieving the vision for the organisation.