IT Infrastructure Engineer – Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

IT Infrastructure – Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham
Salary – £35k plus benefits 
This advanced software house based in Sutton Coldfield with good links to North Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield, Walsall etc are looking to add a IT Infrastructure Engineer to their technical services team, the successful IT Infrastructure engineer  will be joining an established IT Support team, where you will work closely with the team of Infrastructure Engineers and Information Security analysts ensuring the ongoing performance and availability of the company’s Internal IT and Telecoms Systems.

Key Responsibilities for this Infrastructure & IT Security engineer role;

  • Managing the systems, servers and other network components together with telecoms used to deliver their internet-based 24 / 7 service
  • Resolves problems reported by end users for LAN & WAN networks, desktops, networking equipment (switches, routers, etc.)
  • Monitors and measures the performance of the network; reports problems to appropriate individuals/teams
  • Understand the need for good documentation, control and system procedures
  • Encourage an innovative culture that embraces change and experimentation while appreciating the need to provide a resilient service for their customers
  • Promote best practices and build security into the existing platforms
Essential skills for this Infrastructure role;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within industry in a similar role, including experience of working with high-availability systems.
  • Network management and performance analysis
  • In Depth understanding of Core Microsoft on-premise products (Windows Server, SQL Server, Exchange) 
  • Knowledge of one or more Scripting Languages (e.g. PowerShell, VBScript, JavaScript, Python, etc)
  • Good understanding of telecommunications
  • An exposure of network security and server hardening.
  • VMWare Virtualisation and Shared Storage Practices (VCP or above)
  • Understanding of Cisco Nexus and IOS (CCNA or above)
 This is a superb opportunity to join an established player operating in a niche industry. Please send your cv for consideration. You will also be required to participate in an on-call rota, being on-call one day on, four days off.
Keywords; Infrastructure engineer, Security engineer, VMWare, HyperV, NoSQL, 3rd Line Support, PowerShell, VBScript, JavaScript, Python, Cisco, CCNA, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent.

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Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Employment: Permanent

Salary: £32000 - £35000 Benefits