Lead Infrastructure Specialist

Celesio UK
03 Oct 2017
18 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Infrastructure Specialist

Full Time / Permanent

Location: Coventry, CV2 2TX*

£Competitive Salary / Bonus Scheme / Private Healthcare


Celesio UK is looking for a new Lead Infrastructure Specialist to play a key role in the design and delivery of innovative developments to the company’s IT infrastructure estate.

As one of the largest healthcare and pharmaceutical businesses across UK and Europe, CelesioUK helps people live life to the fullest every day through its family of brands that include LloydsPharmacy, AAH Pharmaceuticals, and Online Doctor.

As the Lead Infrastructure Specialist, you will join a team of talented IT specialists to develop and support the infrastructure technologies that underpin a wide variety of business applications and operations. Technologies include servers, routers, switches, mobile devices, telephony.

You’ll work closely with our enterprise architecture team and the individual business areas to turn enterprise-level concepts into more detailed, component-level designs. There will be a focus on developing innovative ideas with the latest technology offerings while supporting some of our more legacy systems, and providing mentoring and guidance to more junior members of the team.

To succeed in this role, you will need broad technical knowledge across a variety of infrastructure technologies, with the ability to interact with the business on a commercial level, focussing on benefits-led proposals and designs.


The ideal applicant have a proven track record of supporting large, complex infrastructure estates and developing solutions-focussed designs from high-level conceptual ideas.Detailed working knowledge of the Windows stack – eg. Active directory, SQL, ExchangeCertification in 2 or more of the following areas:o MCSE / MCSAo ITIL v.3 Foundationo CCNAo VmWare CertificationsStrong communication skills, with the confidence and ability to liaise with internal stakeholders and 3rd parties.Exposure to a large, matrix-structured organisations is desirable.*Infrequent travel may be required within the UK to our retail sites and/or distribution hubs.

The closing date for applications for this vacancy is Monday 16th October. However, if we experience a high volume of applications for this post, it may be necessary to close applications prior to this date. We would therefore encourage all applicants to apply as soon as possible.

Wherever you work within Celesio, you will enjoy a uniquely rewarding career. You will be challenged but well remunerated, assume real responsibility but be well trained and developed to undertake it. You’ll work hard but be recognised for your contribution and be able to keep a healthy work/life balance. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a valuable benefits package which includes generous holiday, pension scheme, professional support and relevant training, childcare vouchers, option to buy additional holiday and an employee discount scheme. What’s more, we regularly review our rewards package and it is improving all the time.

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