Senior IT Engineer

Position: Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Salary: £30,000
Contract: Permanent
Location: Lincoln

Our client is a recognised and respected charity and hospice that ensures patients receive dignified and compassionate care at a crucial stage of their lives. Ethics are at the core of what they do and aiming high, being courageous, working better together, having heart and doing it right is central to their values.

Job Summary

To support and deputise for the Head of IMT in maintaining the Trust’s internal IMT Systems. In addition to focusing on server and network support, the role will also be required to perform the duties of an IMT Support technician including desktop support and supporting the delivery of all other IT related services including telephony.

The ideal candidate will be able to deliver 3rd line IT & infrastructure support (server & network), will have virtualisation experience and be used to working with storage area networks (SANS).

Key Responsibilities

• Provide 3rd line IT support to ensure the architectural integrity and functionality of the core server infrastructure
• To design, configure and deploy new and existing Server assets.
• Ensuring the Server environment and Operating Systems are fully maintained and secured.
• To ensure the day-to-day maintenance of the Trust server environment to deliver a highly available robust secure server estate which meets the business continuity and KPI requirements of the Trust.
• Integrate, support and maintain core infrastructure components including Active Directory functionality such as DHCP, DNS to ensure a highly resilient Server environment.
• Assisting in the development of automated support and monitoring tools to facilitate the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of core systems
• To maintain and support server based departmental software including fundraising, finance, HR, and clinical systems.
• To ensure optimal performance of IMT hardware and the delivery of 3rd party Server support.
• To plan and carry out essential upgrades and maintenance on IMT software and hardware systems, while ensuring minimal downtime for users and where necessary working out of hours to achieve this goal.
• To maintain data integrity by planning, implementing and testing extensive back-up and disaster recovery procedures using recognised best practices and technologies
• To maintain the security of the corporate network by managing system updates and ensuring network and server devices conform to IMT security standards.
• To ensure that accidents and incidents, including near misses, are reported
• Administration of the IMT Security Policy
• Troubleshoot system and network problems and diagnose and solve hardware / software faults rapidly and robustly, ensuring customer satisfaction
• To plan, advise and recommend on the acquisition and allocation of Server hardware
• To undertake the role of a designated Health & Safety representative for the IT department at a least one nominated site
• To develop strong working relationships with managers and all members of staff and volunteers to ensure the smooth operational running of the IMT services
• To contribute to audit and research activities as required

Essential Skills

• 5 Years’ experience of working within a busy IMT support environment employing a broad range of diagnostic, trouble-shooting and resolution skills.
• Experience of administrating currently supported Windows Server and Client Operating systems.
• 3 years’ experience in 3RD line support role
• Experience of desktop deployment using SCCM
• Experience of group policy including auditing
• Experience of supporting core business applications such as those based on Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Exchange or Office 365
• Experience of supporting IT systems to defined IT Security and Information Governance standards
• Able to communicate well with staff at all levels and promote a good impression to external contacts through the ability to apply tact and discretion at all times.
• Use of independent transport for travel to Trust sites
• Able to demonstrate a good level of understanding of IMT and emerging technologies, including an in-depth knowledge in the following areas:
o Active Directory; Server 2012; Server Core 2012/2016; Linux experience (Ubuntu/Debian); Virtualisation Hyper-V/VMware; Disk Clustering; MSQL; Access Control (Paxton net2); Desktop Image Creation; Group Policy; DNS; VOIP telephony (Mitel preferable); DHCP; ISDN30/SIP; SCCM; WSUS; DPM; WIFI AP configuration; SCVMM; Radius; TCP / IP; VLANs; LAN / WAN; MPLS; VPN

We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis so should you be interested please contact Mohammed Alexander at Select Appointments on 01522 533 778 as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Job Summary

Job Title Senior IT Engineer
Location Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £30k
Last Updated 09/12/2019
Reference SF47705
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