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Senior Infrastructure Engineer



£41000 - £60000/annum + Benefits

Corsham, Wiltshire


Permanent | Full Time




Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Net Consulting is currently looking for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer based in Corsham. We are a leading IT consultancy specialising in Cyber Security, Performance Management (Network & Application) and Managed Services. The main purpose of the role is to provide 3rd line infrastructure support to an established managed service providing ITSM and Performance Monitoring capabilities to the customer.

The successful Senior Infrastructure Engineer candidate’s key responsibilities and duties will include:

* Building & maintaining ESXi & Windows Domain Controllers / servers & putting processes in place to allow SMEs to self-provision VMs

* Designing and configuring Active Directory group policies, maintaining user accounts and implementing security restrictions

* Managing supporting infrastructure including switches, routers, SAN storage, tape storage and UPS systems

* Manage VMWare configuration of vSwitches, VMotion and resource allocation

* Manage patching and anti-virus updates

* Maintain interfaces to external data feeds (e.g. CMDB feeds)

* Manage backups and facilitate Disaster Recovery data synchronisation

* Respond to service desk tickets in an appropriate manner & timescale

* Proactively manage a Continuous Service Improvement Plan, identifying better methods of building, deploying or maintaining systems

* Collaborate with Application Performance Monitoring team members to help troubleshoot issues or assist in rapid deployment of equipment where appropriate

* Assist in managing the Load Balancer configuration and operation as required

* Perform rack installation & patching of equipment and update SCIDA documentation as required

* Interface with 3rd party hardware vendors to arrange support or part replacement as required

* Maintain relevant interfaces with other delivery partners, including Exchange GAL export and transfer of data extracts for the CMDB

* Maintain up-to-date Reference build platforms

* Provide development and training environments

The ideal Senior Infrastructure Engineer candidate will have the following experience, skills and expertise;

* 10 years of working with High Availability Systems Infrastructure

* Good experience with Enterprise infrastructure platforms, mainly VMWare ESXi, vSphere, vMotion, virtual switches, Windows Server 2008 / 2012, Active Directory & WSUS patching. Also, McAfee ePO anti-virus management

* Knowledge of other enterprise Infrastructure systems such as SQL Server & replication, Exchange, Cisco & Dell switches, Dell blade server technology, iDRAC & SANs

* Hands on experience of leading IT infrastructure implementation projects to include Virtualisation, Network and SAN Storage infrastructure

* Must hold or be prepared to undertake and achieve security clearances.

* Experience with backup / business continuity tools such as Veeam & Backup Exec

* Experience in working across multiple security domains

* Good team player who can adapt to changing priorities in workload

* Proactive, with strong attention to detail

* Adaptable and able to learn the use of new tools

* Troubleshooting experience and packet analysis is beneficial

* Experience with installing, configuring and maintaining Linux servers an advantage

* Demonstrated ability to produce technical documentation an advantage

* Industry qualifications an advantage

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Benefits

25 days holiday per annum (pro rata, excluding Bank Holidays)

Benefit options (Contributory pension scheme, Private Medical Insurance, Life Assurance, Health & Wellbeing)

Brilliant opportunities to take on more responsibility and long-term career prospects