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IT Infrastructure Engineer

About the role

The role

You will be responsible for supporting the deployment of applications, as well as configuring and maintaining the infrastructure required to support them. You will show enthusiasm for systems administration, keeping up to date with the latest operating systems, tools and techniques. You will be required to design, manage and develop all aspects of the IT networks and be conscious of security and will work closely with internal stakeholders and end users to design and ultimately manage changes and improvements to the network/computing environment.

 The Client

The client is recruiting for a Systems & Network Engineer with confidence to perform in a fast-paced business environment and the desire to deliver excellent solutions and service. You must have experience of supporting operational teams and development teams.

Responsibilities

  • Be proactive in day-to-day management of the estate.

  • Installing and maintaining LAN/WAN/Wireless networks and devices, conducting circuit and traffic analysis, troubleshooting any issues for firewalls and routing

  • Developing new internal processes and procedures as required and reviewing existing processes and procedures for accuracy, consistency and relevance

  • Conduct proactive maintenance and administration of network services

  • Perform service interruption recovery and conduct root cause analysis

  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge on network technologies and features as well as potential integration and added value with other services

  • Define, implement and test regular business continuity procedures to confirm own areas are ready in the event of an unplanned outage or major incident

  • Participate in projects as an infrastructure resource, providing recommendations and performing tasks as required.

  • Establish and monitor the VPNs and network tunnels, define and maintain IP addresses

  • Support users with system issues (Operating System, Hardware and Software)

  • Support Junior IT Engineers with complex IT issues

  • Monitor Systems and Network using monitoring tools

  • Support the business out of hours (on a rota basis)

Essential experience

  • Building and configuration of infrastructure estate

  • Configuration and maintenance of the network and associated devices

  • Monitoring capacity and reliability of the systems

  • Computer networking, administration and installation

  • Experience of back up options, configuring computer networking and troubleshooting

  • Experience in network design

  • Expert knowledge of network security and platforms

  • An understanding of Active Directory and Group Policy and its functions

  • Good understanding of PowerShell

Essential skills

  • Exchange Online

  • Microsoft 365

  • Windows 10/11, Server 2016/9, Terminal Services, Azure/AAD, Intune

  • Performing backups

  • Estate hardware knowledge

  • VMWare

  • DNS and DHCP management

  • VPN management

  • Renewing SSL certificates

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Confident, self-disciplined and autonomous

  • Ubuntu Linux

  • Confident Administering Ubuntu Linux Servers

Desirable skills

  • Understanding of database design principals

  • Ability to proactively identify, troubleshoot and resolve live database systems issues

  • Ability to identify and resolve complex network related issues

  • Good MySQL, MSSQL skills

  • Hands-on experience on database administration and performance optimization

  • 365 Security

  • Visio

  • Cisco

The Benefits 

  • 25 days holiday

  • Yearly bonus (subject to company and personal performance)

  • Flexitime

  • Onsite gym

  • Free parking

  • Wellbeing support

If you are interested in this role click 'apply now' and a member of our team will be in touch.

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