Senior Infrastructure Engineer

City of London Permanent
  • Design, develop, maintain and support the IT infrastructure
  • Enhance the organization's investment in technology.

About Our Client

Financial Services organisation within commodities trading.

Job Description

  • Ensure vendors and contractors are engaged and plans are adhered to with budgets and timescales being met and within budget.
  • Support head of IT infrastructure across the range of responsible functions within the IT team
  • Work with, compliment and mentor the support services team globally.
  • Manage the operations and activities associate with the companies computer network. Escalated support requests, hardware and software installations and maintenance and servicing all networks and computers
  • ensure full and up to date documentation is maintained.
  • Assist in the design, planning and development of computer networks and systems globally.
  • Develop and implement effective programmes and strategies to ensure all domain services and computers are available when needed by users/customers
  • Prepare technical requirements for maintenance of computer systems, networks, devices and services
  • Act as programme/project manager as assigned
  • Provide 1st - 3rd line cover for the support team
  • Other duties where required.

The Successful Applicant

  • Good understanding of investment bank telecommunication related technologies and market data feed requirements are an advantage
  • In-depth understanding of Microsoft server technologies including Active Directory, Exchange, SQL, File & Print, DFS and SCCM
  • Good understanding of PowerShell to automate tasks
  • In-depth VMware visualisation
  • Good knowledge of Citrix technologies including VDI, Virtual Apps & Desktops and NetScaler
  • Good understanding of storage technology (Dell EMC & Nimble)
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office and other desktop productivity applications
  • In-depth understanding of data backup strategies and technologies (Commvault and Veeam)
  • Understanding of Business Continuity Planning
  • Understanding of firewalls and other security based technology and industry best practices for all aspects of IT infrastructure security (Palo Alto, Symantec)
  • Good understanding of network technology (Cisco) ideally comfortable with Cisco configuration work up to CCNA level.
  • Understanding of Office 365 and Azure
  • Self motivated problem solver
  • Delivery driven mentality and willing to take on project roles as the work requires
  • Able to work to strict deadlines
  • Procurement and vendor management including managing licensing and contracts.

What's on Offer

  • Salary: £75K - £80K
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Pension
  • Holiday
  • other benefits to be discussed during interview stage.
Kirsty Tutton
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+44 207 645 1430

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