Senior Infrastructure Engineer, Servers, Security, Hyper-V, SAN

Applause IT
40000.00 GBP Annual
03 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

Senior Infrastructure Engineer, Servers, Security, Hyper-V, SAN

Near Lichfield and Burton on Trent - Commutable via Derby, Tamworth, Stafford, Cannock, Stoke on Trent etc. Semi-rural Location - own vehicle essential.

GBP40,000 - GBP50,000 per annum + Great Benefits. Part home working option on offer. West or East Mids based candidate preferred.

Established Medical Software Managed Software Systems company with attractive semi-rural office base requires highly experience lead / Snr Grade IT Infrastructure Engineer to provide highly specialised technical infrastructure support services to internal and cloud based clients implementations. In most cases this would require one to work against pre-defined SLAs. The role focuses on Servers, Virtualisation, Networking, Storage, Messaging and Security.

Required Skills and Experience:

Strong background in Microsoft Infrastructure Support and project work (Certified Microsoft Systems Administrator level certification or equivalent preferred).

Good knowledge of a range operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux and Apple OSX required

Knowledge of network principals such as TCP/IP, Routing, Firewalls and wireless technologies including Bluetooth

Clear methodical thinker able to work under pressure

A good foundation in ensuring Microsoft SQL Server Availability

Excellent communication skills

Hyper-V (2012 / 2016) OR VMWare experience

Any exposure to SQL Cluster (2005 - 2016)

Experience in SAN management (IBM & Dell preferred though will consider ant similar industrial storage tech experience).

Any Azure experience

You will have a wealth of knowledge in IT industry, specifically being able to mentor/assist other people in team, having worked up through 1st, 2nd, 3rd tier support in your career


Palo Alto Security Suite experience though Cisco ASA just as good on the way in

Any skills with Citrix, AWS, Jira and SharePoint are also desirable

CCNP Certification

Linux support experience: Redhat, Centos, or Ubuntu experience of interest

Health based systems experience and any knowledge of the NHS and/or wider health sector also of interest but not essential

The Role:

Providing support and mentoring the Infrastructure team to further their knowledge and experience to grow both individuals and the team

Ensuring the day-to-day running and management of the operational Problem Management process

Ensuring the underlying causes of IT incidents are fully investigated, identified and accurate improvement plans are implemented

Planning and delivering service management tool improvements

Design, setup and support of business-critical ICT components such as: Office 365, Virtual Desktop Environments, Application publishing server, Local and Wide Area network, Communication tools such as VoIP, Other infrastructure components such as Firewalls, Routers, Servers etc.

Dealing with internal and external clients on support related issues including fault rectification

Installation of new equipment and upgrading of existing system and training internal clients on new systems or software applications and adding to knowledge base

Enforce all support related policies and to ensure that all company equipment is operable at all times during the working week

Genuine career development and big company benefits package awaits: Pension, health, life, share save scheme, 5 weeks leave, subsidised gym and other staff discounts, study allowances, child care vouchers and more.

Please send CV now and call Tim Morris on

Senior Infrastructure Engineer, Servers, Security, Hyper-V, SAN

Near Lichfield and Burton on Trent

To 50K + Bens