Infrastructure Engineer

Updated: Jan 21

Location: Milton Park.

Salary: £45k plus Benefits.


Our Clients aim is to provide the best-in-class technology & IT Support solutions to support businesses in Oxfordshire and surrounding localities.


We have a keen eye for innovative solutions that benefit our clients, accompanied by a wealth of experience with both small and large businesses. Our team of experts have customers spanning a range of industries including; Healthcare, Education, Legal, Financial, Engineering, Manufacturing, Distribution, Telecommunications, Architectural, Design & Public sectors.


In every engagement we strive to tailor each IT solution individually for the business needs, maintaining our values to deliver the best customer experience.


About the Role

The role of Infrastructure Engineer is based in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, however as clients are based UK wide, travelling is a requirement of this role. This role will offer a variety of projects nd challenges with each customer being unique and expecting excellent levels of service. Projects will include, but not limited to, network refresh, wireless deployments, implementation of firewalls and other security products and migrations to Office 365.


As part of this role you will need to:

  • Develop a detailed scope of works

  • Lead and assist with other IT project, as well as dealing with 3rd line escalated issues as required

  • Work with other departments, ensuring that everyone is kept up to date

  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks

  • Provide remote and on-site Project and IT Support

  • Keep up-to-date with developments of Planet IT’s portfolio of products and with wider technology trends

  • Interacting, Supporting and Presenting to new and current IT Service customers


The Candidate

If you have previous experience as an Infrastructure Engineer, have a passion for IT and want continuous career development, this is the right role for you. As an Infrastructure engineer you will be joining a growing and experienced team in delivering and supporting a wide variety of technologies. This is a customer facing role, candidates must be highly presentable and possess excellent face to face communication skills when needed.


The ideal candidate will have most if not all the skills and experience listed below:

  • Previous experience as an Infrastructure Engineer or a similar role

  • In depth knowledge of ADDS, green site deployment of ADDS, multisite deployments

  • excellent grasp of group policies

  • Experience with Microsoft windows RDS

  • Office 365 – Experience with hybrid migrations, ideally being the technical lead on the project(s)

  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange - 2007-2016

  • Experience with VPN’s, site to site links and remote working solutions

  • Strong grasp of Networking principles, understanding of the OSI model and proven experience resolving medium to complex networking problems

  • Experience with “bare metal” configuration of Firewalls and Switches, ideally Cisco, Dell, HP or HPE switches

  • In depth understanding of TCP/IP services: DNS, DHCP, NTP SMTP etc

  • Experience working with cloud technologies- Azure or AWS

  • Virtualisation Experience- VMware and Hyper V, bare metal deployments of ESXI hosts is essential

  • Experience deploying and managing enterprise storage solutions (SAN’S)

  • Maintain security of systems and networks within a business

  • Experience developing HLD and LLD design documentation

  • Experience deploying and optimising wireless solutions

Certifications:

  • CCNA (Desirable

  • MCSE (Desirable)

  • MCSA (Desirable)

  • Any major vendor certification (Essential)


The right candidate will have the attributes below:

  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Great work ethic

  • Attention to detail

  • Great team player

  • A drive to succeed

  • Confident in their ability to lead Great time management

  • Driving license essential


Compensation

  • Training and progression

  • Team events

  • Annual increments are subject to achieving performance management targets.

  • Private Health care after a year of service

  • 25 days Annual leave per year.

  • 35k – 40K depending on experience