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Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Ref #: ScoopSeniorInfrasEngin
Alan Parker 13/01/2022
Location: Brighton, Remote Not Disclosed Brighton, Remote Brighton
Salary: £48,000 £
OTE: Package of approximately £52,000 with on call allowance, plus excellent benefits package and bonus
Type: Permanent
Seniority: Mid/Senior Level
Date: 13/01/2022
Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Brighton/WFH/Remote

£48,000 - Package of approximately £52,000 with oncall allowance, plus excellent benefits package and bonus/Brighton, West Sussex - lots of working from home options

An amazing financial services company that not only reward you with great benefits, they make the working environment somewhere you want to come to work.

Core skills for the Senior Infrastructure Engineer position:

  • Windows Server/WinTel.
  • Azure (Cloud; O365; Remote).
  • VMWare.
  • VDI.
  • Communication skills.
  • Any HP Storage/Blade experience a bonus.

This dynamic organisation seek an experienced Senior Infrastructure Engineer to join their IT Team on a permanent basis in the heart of Brighton. This role is pivotal to the team and will be the foundation of support to other engineers, as both a mentor and leader within a busy and developing environment - you will have the opportunity to work on building a better/newer infrastructure environment.

About the Senior Infrastructure Engineer role:

If you are an enthusiastic self-starter with desire to succeed as a team and willingness to mentor junior colleagues - please read on.

At a high level, your day to day work as the Senior Infrastructure Engineer will include but not limited to:

  • Setup, build, configure and deploy technical solutions fit for the business requirements.
  • Research, design and deliver infrastructure solutions and systems as part of formal project teams or working independently on small change requests.
  • Translate High Level Designs (HLD's) into cost effective, tangible, secure, resilient and robust IT systems and services for use by internal and external clients.
  • Create Low Level Designs (LLD's) which detail, document and describe the specific setup and configuration of the solutions.
  • Protect infrastructure, systems and data assets, adhering to corporate governance rules, security policies and Industry best practice.
  • Ensure a timely and efficient handover of any newly built solutions into Business As Usual (BAU) Operations.
  • Ensure their Infrastructure and team's processes are formally documented to agreed standards, including but not limited to maintenance of a Knowledge Base.

Key accountabilities for the Senior Infrastructure Engineer:

  • Responsible for making changes to production systems, having accountability for the availability, security and performance of those systems.
  • Ensure the delivery of quality project solutions, tasks and milestones in line with agreed project timelines and budget.
  • Manage own workload of Incidents, Requests, Small Changes, Project Tasks and other objectives to SLAs and agreed timelines.
  • To provide handover, knowledge transfer and documentation to team/department upon completion of significant new solutions or changes.
  • Understanding of the implications/restrictions of software licensing.
  • To be available to implement changes outside of normal business hours including evening and weekends to meet business needs.

Technical snapshot for the Senior Infrastructure Engineer role:

Technical Skills:

  • Microsoft Windows Administration in Server Operating Systems Windows 2003 -2016.
  • Microsoft Windows Desktop Administration in Windows 7 - 10.
  • Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy Administration.
  • VMware vSphere Operating System Virtualisation.
  • Storage Area Network (SAN) concepts and familiarity - HPE 3PAR preferred.
  • Enterprise Backup Solutions - EMC Networker preferred.
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity - Zerto preferred.
  • Networking Concepts and familiarization - Cisco Switches & Palo Alto Firewalls preferred.
  • Knowledge of monitoring and alerting technologies - Splunk, Netcrunch preferred.
  • Knowledge of several Microsoft Server Application products eg SQL Server 2008-

2016, Microsoft Exchange, IIS7 & SharePoint.

  • Knowledge/Experience of incident management - LANDesk Management Suite


  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service

(PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS).

Microsoft Cloud Portfolio (Azure, 365, etc..).

  • Scripting (PowerShell)
  • Formal Service Management Methodologies (ITIL)

Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Brighton/WFH/Remote

£48,000 - Package of approximately £52,000 with oncall allowance, plus excellent benefits package and bonus/Brighton, West Sussex - lots of working from home options.

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