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Infrastructure Engineer

  • Job reference: DEIT411
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Infrastructure
Job description: My Client, a housing association in Hampshire, is currently looking for an Infrastructure Engineer to work on an initial 6 month contract basis.

The purpose of this role is to assist in the management of the technical IT infrastructure so as to enable the organisation to achieve its business objectives. The main activities of the role are to ensure that:

* IT and communications systems are correctly maintained.
* Security and integrity of the IT systems is maintained to the agreed standards.


Main Responsibilities:

* To be a part of a technical support function that will provide second & third line support to users and the IT department.

* Ensure SLA targets are measured and met.

* To be a part of an infrastructure support function that will administer and support the organisation's: -
oServer hardware
oWAN / LAN infrastructure
oData storage
oData centres and Comms rooms
oSystems backup processes
oTelephony systems

* To be part of an O/S and application support function that will administer and support the organisation's: -
oOperating Systems
oActive Directory
oOffice
oCitrix infrastructure
oVmWare Installation
oSQL databases
oVirus protection
oApplication loading


Qualifications

* Educated to degree level or equivalent
* Comprehensive education (A-Levels or equivalent)
* Evidence of continued development of IT skills


Knowledge & Understanding

* Show a comprehensive awareness of existing and developing technologies and how they can be applied to the business.
* Understanding of Microsoft based network infrastructures
* Understanding of virtualised and cloud based server provision.


Skills

* Be a fluent and effective communicator.
* Excellent administration and documentation skills.
* Skilled negotiator able to develop relationships to obtain win-win outcomes.


Experience

* Previous experience in a similar role
* At least four years' experience of working within a structured IT department.
* Hands on experience of:
oLAN infrastructure
oServers, PCs and Thin Clients
oSystems backup and DR
oTelephony systems
oSystem monitoring
oOperating Systems
oActive Directory
oCitrix Environment
oVMWare Environment
oMS Exchange
oApplication upgrades/installation
oServer Updates & patching
oVirus protection