Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Job title: Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Altrincham, England
Salary: Good
Reference: BH-126369
Contact Name: Amanda Bury
Phone Number: 01619422117
Job Published: 9 days ago

Job Description

Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Permanent - Altrincham

Essential:-  Experience of working & managing a small team of 3. Assist in the design & then delivery of the Infrastructure roadmap. Either a good solid AWS - EC2, S3, VPC, RDS, IAM, CloudFormation background or alternatively a strong background in Virtualisation. Experience running an IT networking & infrastructure department. Network/Security. VPN, subnetting, routing, VLAN, Cisco, HP. MessageLabs, vulnerability scanning, patching systems, Firewalls, Web protection. Desktop &

The candidate will be working with an IT team of 3 engineers. The candidate must demonstrate strong & broad technical capabilities to lead the team & maintain the company infrastructure working to industry standard best practices.

The candidate will be expected to be able to work with autonomy & demonstrate strong management capabilities as well as be technically hands, producing regular feedback of the assigned projects & department performance.

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

  • Management of Infrastructure team
  • Reporting directly to the Head of Technology
  • Assist in the design & then delivery of the Infrastructure roadmap
  • Project Management of Infrastructure initiatives
  • Management, security & ongoing performance of the company network
  • Meeting industry compliance levels & accreditation (PCI, GDPR)
  • R&D of new technologies
  • Improve the reliability & durability of existing systems
  • Develop & implement performance management strategies & toolsets
  • Document deployment, support & DR procedures
  • Manage 3rd party relationships with suppliers
  • Monitor key suppliers service levels & highlight where Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are not being met
  • Mentoring the infrastructure team, establishing annual objectives & personal development plans
  • Management of the company’s hosting environments
Senior Infrastructure Engineer Essential Technical Skills

    • AWS - EC2, S3, VPC, RDS, IAM, Cloud Formation
    • Experience running an IT networking & infrastructure department
    • Network/Security 
    • VPN, subnetting, routing, VLAN, Cisco, HP
    • MessageLabs, vulnerability scanning, patching systems, Firewalls, Web protection
    • Desktop & Server Virtualisation – VMWare preferable
    • Back up technologies – Veeam etc
    • Linux & Windows server administration
Senior Infrastructure Engineer Desired Technical Skills

    • Configuration Management – Puppet
    • Change Control - GitHub
    • Experience of Office 365 & enterprise level architectures
    • Experience of administration & configuration of Telephony systems, particularly VOIP & unified comms
    • Scripting – PowerShell, Python, Bash
Senior Infrastructure Engineer Personal Skills / Attributes Required


•          Graduate calibre with MCSE, VCP & CCNA certification highly desirable

•          Proven experience of working in a dynamic IT environment

•          Able to prioritise tasks effectively & adapt to changing priorities

•          Excellent communication skills, able to communicate at both a technical & a non-technical level

•          MUST be willing to work out of hours if required


Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK

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