Infrastructure Engineer

28.00 - 32.00 GBP Hourly + GBP28.00 - GBP32.00/hour
02 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Infrastructure Engineer / 3rd / 4th Line - Warwickshire - 3 Months initial

A global organisation based in Warwickshire are looking for an Infrastructure Engineer / Windows Administrator to join them on a contractual basis.

The primary responsibilities for this role will be the Infrastructure elements of this function.

This role will be responsible for the support of the IT Infrastructure including Windows Servers, HP Blade Chassis, NetApp Storage, Linux Servers, Azure, telephony (fixed and mobile), video conferencing, printer, firewall, IT security, wide area network and local area network. It will also manage expansion and upgrade plans, as well as ensuring that all existing equipment is fully maintained, patched and upgraded as required. Providing fast and effective problem resolution on all telephony, video conferencing, print, IT security and data services.

The role would be for an initial 6 months, with the strong possibility of extension.


* Windows Server 2008R2 - onwards
* HP Blade Chassis
* Hyper V- Physical & Virtual
* Active Directory - DHCP, DNS, DFS
* Windows OS
* Storage: NetApp
* Azure Cloud Services experience would be beneficial
* Fundamental Knowledge of LAN / WAN
* Previous experience with HP Servers including the DL And BL range

Responsibilities and tasks

Primary Functions

* To work with the Infrastructure Manager as a technical design authority to design, review and approve all changes which have an impact on the Wintel Environment
* Responsible for ensuring optimum performance of the Windows Server estate - monitoring, tuning and patch management
* Technical project lead on all Wintel related projects
* Provide daily BAU support and work through user tickets which involve basic to complex troubleshooting
* Maintain dependent services including DNS, DHCP, RADIUS
* Troubleshooting complex issues surrounding the Windows Server estate at both software and hardware levels
* Provide support and daily assistance to 2nd line functions
* Follow IT processes to ensure OLAs are met

Secondary Functions

* Manage the HP Blade Infrastructure
* Manage and maintain the Windows Hyper-V environment
* Manage and maintain the Windows and Linux Guest Hosts
* Manage and maintain Unix Hosts
* Manage the Azure based hosts
* Manage the Local and Azure Active Directory

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