Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer

Job Title: Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke, England
Salary: Good
Start Date: 2018-04-16
Reference: 80122
Contact Name: Amanda Bury
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 28, 2018 17:11

Job Description

Senior IT Infrastructure Analyst – Permanent – Nr Basingstoke

My client is looking to recruit for 2 confident and motivated  Senior IT Infrastructure Analyst’s that will join the existing infrastructure and desktop support team. The Senior IT Infrastructure Analyst will be hands-on and will work on the latest technologies in a fast-paced business environment in a rapidly expanding company.

Senior IT Infrastructure Analyst will be providing design, installation, configuration and monitoring services for our IT infrastructure hardware comprising:

•             Virtual and Physical servers (Dell)

•             Storage Array (NetApp)

•             Core & Edge Switches (Cisco Nexus & Catalyst)

•             Backup & Replication (NetApp & Veeam)

Plus, my client’s software stack comprising of:

•             VMware

•             Windows Server (2008 R2, 2012 and 2012 R2)

•             Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, SQL Server, Azure

Very strong knowledge and hands-on experience of System Administration for Windows, Exchange & SQL servers, AD, DNS, DHCP, GPO, RDS, in addition to VMware and Veeam is essential. Excellent understanding of networking principles such as sub-netting and routing, VLANs, QoS, and VoIP plus experience with firewalls and security.

As well as supporting the infrastructure, the Senior IT Infrastructure Analyst will be on the escalation point for my client’s busy helpdesk function which supports around 250 users across five UK sites, using a mix of Windows 7 & 10, Microsoft Office and other standard business applications, on a combination of desktops, laptops and mobile devices.

This role requires you to work closely with all levels of the organisation from Board to end user, so you should demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills delivering excellent customer service. You should possess a natural initiative and pro-activeness to your work ethic, be open to new ideas and have a positive outlook. A willingness to work additional hours, out of hours and at weekends when required is essential as and you will part of the on-call rota.

Travel will be required throughout my clients group of offices on a regular basis

Full clean driving license is required

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK