IT Infrastructure Engineer - Azure / Windows Server

Derbyshire, England
Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
about 2 months ago

IT Infrastructure Engineer / Specialist - Azure/ Windows Server - Derbyshire - £300p/d 3 months Contract - Initially Home Based

Technologies you will work with in this position - Azure Cloud Azure AD Windows Servers 2012 & 2016, SCCM, VMware, Hyper-V, Office 365, Active Directory, Hosted Cloud Datacentre, Storage Infrastructure, Physical & Virtual Server Estates.

Established and well know company are seeking an Azure Cloud Infrastructure Specialist/Engineer for their Infrastructure Services team

Working as a key player alongside a broader team you will support the Infrastructure Services Team in the development and implementation of Azure, departmental and business wide service improvements, plus the input of planning and technical remediation initiatives.

Including a mix of BAU and Project work, your key tasks will involve planning, scheduling and implementing all Change Requests and Maintenance activities for the team as well as on-going Root Cause Analysis.

Your Key technical expertise will include

  • Windows Servers 2012 & 2016

  • MS Azure Cloud Experience

  • MS Office 365, Active Directory, SQL, Exchange

  • Virtualisation, VMware, or Hyper-V

  • Storage Infrastructure, SAN / NAS

  • Hosted Cloud Datacenter, Physical & Virtual Server Estates

  • SCCM / SCOM,

  • Dynamics 365 (Ideal but not essential)

Your key requirements will include:

  • Experience in the BAU, Shared Services or Commercial IT Services operation

  • Confident in fault diagnosis across technologies & platforms and experience of rectifying faults within strict SLAs

  • Extensive experience in the monitoring and maintenance of internal IT servers, systems platforms of servers and virtual environments

  • Configuring and maintaining monitoring tools and systems

  • Knowledge and experience across maintenance tool sets (e.g. SCCM, WSUS)

  • Experience operating in a change control and configuration management environment

  • Ability to competently act as the technical point contact of escalation for incidents

  • The ability to Investigate potential future technologies and solutions that may benefit the IT and hosting, storage or operating system estate

  • Experience of using Project Management, Time Recording and Service Management Toolsets (e.g. ServiceNow, Remedy, LANDesk, WorkFront, etc)

  • Experience using and reporting with enterprise grade data analysis tools.

  • Experience of managing and maintaining anti-virus servers and solutions.

  • Windows Server experience or certification in areas including AD, Group Policy

  • Knowledge of backup technologies (e.g. OSSV, DPM, Netbackup, Backup Exec)

Professional Certifications or equivalent in the relevant field of expertise


  • Certified Azure Administrator

  • VMware

  • HyperV

  • ITIL

For the successful candidate the client will offer a secure and stable working environment, an excellent salary and benefits package and a progressive career path.

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