IT Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

4 August 2021
Surrey/Sussex Border
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Job Title: IT Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
TR Ref:  CLDB/TR13522
Location: Hybrid remote/office working, commutable to Surrey/Sussex border
Start/Duration: Starting asap, for an initial 6-month contract

This highly successful software and solutions company has doubled in size over the past 12-18 months, as a result of continued organic growth and several acquisitions, and now has 1,200 staff in 15 global offices.

The IT Infrastructure Engineer is a key role in maintaining the integrity and availability of the Group’s systems and services, and in supporting their continued growth through acquisition and integration.

What you will be doing:

  • Daily management and monitoring of the Group’s global IT infrastructure, ensuring maximum availability
  • Server administration, scheduled patching, support and monitoring in both physical (Microsoft) and virtual (VMware) environments
  • Support and management of the data storage infrastructure
  • Network management and troubleshooting, ensuring efficient and resilient data transfer and routing (HP, Cisco, SonicWall, QNAP)
  • Manage and support the MS Active Directory Domain
  • Work closely with the SysAdmin’s to maintain and strengthen global policies, maintain keys, and all licensing / subscriptions
  • Management of the Microsoft 365 and Exchange hybrid infrastructure
  • Ensure data security, continuity and integrity utilising various strategies and technologies (snapshots, replication, backup and archiving)
  • Work with vendors and service providers
  • Provide support and coaching to other members of the IT team

The skills you will need:

  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience as an Infrastructure Engineer with relevant technical certifications (Microsoft, VMware, CCNA)
  • Cloud Architect experience 2yrs minimum
  • Certifications in Azure and or AWS cloud architect (Desired)
  • Extensive experience in the installation, configuration, support and maintenance of Microsoft server software and of virtualised environments (VMware)
  • Strong understanding of networking technology (including VPN and Internet technologies and large scale replicating SANs)
  • Experience of migrating from on-premise to multi-cloud and managing cloud technologies (Microsoft365, Azure and AWS)
  • Experience with application and operating system hardening, vulnerability assessments, security audits, penetration testing, intrusion prevention systems and other security control systems (PAM, SIEM, IDR)
  • Excellent knowledge of End User computing environments including deployment, patching and automated provisioning and management
  • Working knowledge of a range of diagnostic and remote support utilities
  • Experience working in a global environment covering multiple regions and time zones
  • Responsible for planning own workload and working with autonomy, typically against a backdrop of changing priorities and/or external events
  • MS Office Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio)
  • Hands-on with a positive “can-do” attitude

  • Location: Surrey/Sussex Border
  • Type: ,
  • Day Rate:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Benefits:
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