The position for Senior IT Engineer/ Birmingham £35-£37.5k in Birmingham is no longer available
Senior IT Engineer/ Birmingham £35-£37.5k
Senior IT Engineer - Birmingham £35k-£37.5k
Are you a Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer looking to enhance your career in a vibrant and fast paced working environment?
Multi platforms / Linux / Windows / VMware / Citrix / SQL Server
I am looking to recruit a permanent Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer to provide a high level of infrastructure hardware/software support. A good level of IT infrastructure knowledge and experience is essential as the primary responsibility of the position is to provide an excellent level of support to internal users and other team members. Project implementation and management experience is also essential as the position will involve the delivery of IT projects in a technical lead or project management capacity.
Duties will include,
To be a key resource on the implementation of new technical IT infrastructure for customers and internal IT requirements.
To design and plan technical solutions with IT Project managers.
The provision of 3rd Level support of the IT infrastructure and all internal systems and services as defined by the IT Projects Manager.
To provide guidance and expertise in support of business specific, divisional and group-wide IT projects and assist with 3rd Line IT support calls where required.
Provide significant input to IT infrastructure projects, co-ordinating with colleagues across the business as necessary.
To assist with the planning of all projects prior to implementation.
To highlight any cost concerns arising from potential projects.
To highlight any technical risks or concerns on projects to the Project Manager or IT Projects Office Manager.
Independently implement a wide variety of advanced IT infrastructure from start to handover.
Work within a team of technical staff to implement larger projects
Report the status of projects and tasks to Project Managers or IT Projects Office Manager
To participate in feasibility studies as and when directed.
Work with the IT Projects Office Manager to develop standard operating environments, system specifications and application packages for streamlined deployment
Communications of project status to the IT Project Manager, customers and / or Internal employees.
Problem and risk escalation within the IT department as required.
Keep up to date with new relevant technologies as they are emerging.
Assisting IT Projects Office Manager with the investigation, planning and implementation of on-going projects as directed.
Writing and maintaining documentation, such as handover, technical procedures and diagrams as requested.
Provide technical and other 3rd line support to all IT staff members as and when requested.
Any other duties as may be reasonably requested by the IT Projects Office Manager.
Project management may be required for smaller implementations where a dedicated project manager is not required. Experience needed,
Minimum 5 years' experience working in a similar senior IT support role
MCSE/MCITP: Enterprise Administrator / CCNA or other appropriate IT professional qualifications. (MCSA:2003 Minimum )
Sound knowledge of Implementing high availability using Microsoft , Cisco and VMware technologies
Experience of implementing Microsoft architecture and management technologies including Active Directory, Exchange Server, ISA Server, Operations Manager, SMS
Detailed understanding of Cisco networking including firewalls, switching, routing and load balancing
Understanding of Storage Area Network (SAN) Technologies
Good working knowledge of virtualisation on VMware ESX
ITSM / ITIL / Prince2 or equivalent desirable Advantageous IT Professional Qualifications and experience
CCNP Cisco Certified Network Professional
VMware VCP 4 or 5
SAN essentials, NetApp, HP, DELL storage
Knowledge of Unix and Linux based operating systems This is an excellent opportunity, offering any candidate the opportunity to work in a highly technical environment, using the latest technologies where you can bounce ideas off the other technicians in the team. The salary can be anything up to £37,500 + benefits depending on experience, but this is definitely an opportunity not to be missed, so please send me your CV now!