Senior Infrastructure Engineer – Milton Keynes

Senior Infrastructure Engineer – Milton Keynes
Location – Milton Keynes commutable from Northampton, Luton, Oxford, Aylesbury etc
Salary - £45-65k plus benefits
AWS or Azure, Linux / Unix, VMWare, Hyper- V, Networking and Storage
The Senior Infrastructure engineer will lead a small team of IT engineers providing pre and post sales client consultancy, together with deploying & managing client IT infrastructure projects. This includes designing, deploying, monitoring, diagnosing and troubleshooting hosted, network, server, telephony, security and infrastructure solutions for multiple clients.
This is a client-facing, hands-on role, based in their Milton Keynes office with some UK travel required.
This role would suit an experienced IT infrastructure engineer with a background of designing & delivering complex solutions for multiple clients in a hand-on approach.

  • Deliver presales technical consultancy including, but not limited to, solution design and project costings.
  • Provide expertise and mentoring around data security, networking, databases, virtualisation, hosting and other areas of IT infrastructure.
  • Manage the Infrastructure Engineers with a focus on delivering client related projects on time and on budget.
  • Provide leadership for multiple client projects across the product portfolio ensuring timely updates and delivery of committed tasks.
  • Deploy and manage hosted platforms to deliver the organisation’s customer solutions
  • Ensure proactive monitoring and support of the IT infrastructure, including effective, regular and well-planned maintenance to minimise down time and impact to clients.
  • Ensure documentation and training is provided for the Support Desk for delivered client projects and internal systems
  • Produce IT infrastructure policy documentation, implementation and governance.
  • Manage third-party and vendor relationships.
  • Undertake activities on client sites as required
  • Strong technical background including presales client consulting and requirements gathering
  • Experience in Linux / Unix, VMWare, Hyper- V, Networking and Storage.
  • Experience with AWS or Azure.
  • Experience in virtualisation and scalability of infrastructures such as server clustering and load balancing.
  • Experience of networking including: Program switches, VLAN’s, spanning tree, multi wan firewalls, IPsec tunnels, wireless networking
  • Previous experience working for a Managed Service Provider (MSP) dealing with multiple clients and products
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot network and server issues such as performance and scalability
  • Excellent standard of written and spoken English, with experience of working with clients at a senior level
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Extensive experience designing, costing and implementing secure IT infrastructure solutions for clients
  • Experience in a Microsoft Windows infrastructure role, with a range of products including all server editions and virtualisation.
  • Experience of Microsoft SQL Server experience including troubleshooting and performance analysis.
  • Experience working with hosting companies and outsourcing platforms including Azure, AWS and Google Cloud
  • Experience of designing, implementing and supporting security products (including SIEM solutions such as LogRhythm)
  • Experience of VDI/Hosted Desktop solutions such as Citrix Terminal Services.
  • Experience leading a team of IT Engineers, including planning and prioritising workload
Ideally, you will have relevant IT Infrastructure qualification (i.e. CCNA, CCNP, MCSA, MCSP) and would be open to gain other certifications in ITIL Foundation v3 Certification or Prince 2 Certification.
The successful candidate will need to be able to work to deadlines, think on their feet, take responsibility and work under their own initiative. An excellent inter personnel manner is essential, always adopting a clear, positive, friendly but decisive approach.
Please send your cv for immediate consideration.
Keywords; IT Infrastructure engineer, CCNA, CSSP, MCSA, MCSP, AWS, Azure, Linux / Unix, VMWare, Hyper- V, Networking, Storage, Cisco, Citrix, IT Security, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Luton, Oxford, Aylesbury
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Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Employment: Permanent

Salary: £45000 - £65000 excellent bebenfits