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Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Job Title: Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Burton on Trent
Industry:
Salary: £35,000
REF: ASH1607503KC_1500906079
Contact Name: Katy Corr
Contact Email: kcorr@ashdowngroup.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

A highly successful manufacturing business in Derbyshire is looking for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to provide 2nd/3rd line support to their Head Office near Burton on Trent (commutable from Tamworth, Derby and Loughborough).

Reporting to the Business Systems Manager the Senior Infrastructure Engineer will become the company's technical lead for the on premise Microsoft Windows and Exchange environments whilst also providing a support escalation point to the Business Systems Analyst for all aspects of the IT infrastructure including servers, desktops, networking and telephony.

Assisting in the continual development of the IT infrastructure the successful applicant should be capable of recommending suitable technologies and their application within the business.

In addition, the role will involve project work such as managing the upgrade of the existing Exchange environment and contributing to the development of a robust business continuity strategy.

Excellent communication skills and experience of working in a similar environment would be extremely advantageous, as well as strong knowledge of the following:

* Windows Operating Systems (including Windows Server 2008)
* Exchange 2010
* Active Directory
* Group Policy
* Troubleshooting and administration of Windows Server
* Installation, configuration and testing of new computer equipment
* Maintenance of telephony systems
* Routers, switches and firewalls

In addition, knowledge of Hyper-V/VMWare and/or Skype for Business as a PBX would be advantageous, as would an understanding of computer systems validation.

Working in a busy and varied environment, this role would suit a bright, confident and proactive person with a positive, 'can do' attitude.

In return, you will join a friendly and supportive company, where opportunities for growth and a positive work life balance are encouraged.