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IT Infrastructure Engineer

Location:
Horsham
Type:
Permanent
Salary:
Negotiable
Start date:
ASAP
Reference:
MV/1081

description

IT Infrastructure Engineer (MS Windows 2012 to 2016, AD, GPO, TCP/IP, VMWare) required to work for a leading Wealth and Investments and technology platform provider based in Horsham, West Sussex on a permanent basis.

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the administration, provision, security and availability of the group infrastructure and systems. This role also provides infrastructure support to other teams within the business

RESPONSIBILITIES

This is not an exhaustive list of the duties to be performed. Job descriptions do not limit the tasks that an employee may reasonably be requested to perform. Changes in job descriptions may be necessary as the needs of the Organisation change over time.

– Work with service desk team to resolve escalated tickets, prioritising as necessary, resolving them within agreed timescales.
– Monitor & test server/network performance and provide statistics or reports to the infrastructure manager.
– Cover desktop support during absences or illness.
– Help and support the desktop support team in deploying and rolling out internal software applications.
– Perform daily routine monitoring and patching on key systems.
– Manage and audit an inventory of all IT Assets as directed by the Infrastructure Manager.
– Maintain the company servers, active directory, Office 365, LAN and WAN connectivity.
– Monitoring and support of telecoms and conferencing collaboration systems.
– Work with the information security team to ensure that the company complies with regulatory standards and best practices. Also help oversee IT related verifications, audits and due diligence.
– Evaluate, develop and implement policies and procedures related to computer systems operation and development.
– Aid in the development of business continuity and disaster recovery plan.
– Ensure all critical systems and data is backed up; kept in a secure state and recoverability tests are periodically performed.
– Deliver IS projects to completion and suggest improvements to systems.
– Travel to other sites occasionally to coordinate efforts and configure or install systems.
– Provide Adhoc out of hours resource for network/system changes and patching of servers

ESSENTIAL SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE

– High level of experience of managing Microsoft Windows (2012 – 2016), active directory and group policy.
– Good knowledge of TCP/IP Networking (inc WAN, LAN, DNS, VLANs, routing, switching and firewalls).
– An excellent working knowledge of VMWare virtualisation technologies along with management of shared storage technologies (SAN/NAS).
– Administration of Office 365 email or Exchange 2013/2016 system.
– A strong understanding of scripting using Powershell.
– Excellent interpersonal, time management and communication skills- both written and oral.
– Flexible and willing to work outside core business hours as required.
– –Experience in writing technical documentation and reports

Please note your CV will not be submitted for this or any other role without your prior approval.
SQ Computer Personnel Limited acts as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business.
Contact:
Maria Ellisdon
Contact Email: Mariae@sqcp.com
Tel:
020 8463 0555

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