Would you like to join us on our journey? where striving for zero carbon isn’t just aspirational but a reality as part of our ‘Leading the North West to Zero Carbon’.
At Electricity North West, we thrive on being part of a customer focused team that likes to put their people first. We are committed to building our teams to represent the local communities we serve and promoting the importance of inclusivity at work. Our aim is to always encourage, support and develop our people to ensure everyone reaches their full potential.
We currently have an opportunity for an experience Infrastructure Operations Engineer to join the team for a 12 month period.
As an Infrastructure Operations Engineer your primary responsibilities will be to administer and maintain the infrastructure systems in our data centres and in the cloud.
This role requires a broad experience of data centre technologies and specific experience of Windows and VMWare services to monitor critical systems, resolve incidents and problems. Additionally, you will be responsible for planning and implementing new infrastructure solutions to support our significant capital programme.
Day to day you will be responsible for administration including systems checks, security checks, and service tickets and well as system management, patching, change and build on the following technologies:
Core data centre services such as AD, Group Policy, DNS, VPN, AV, MFA, WSUS, SCCM, monitoring tools etc.
SAN storage and backup.
Multi Factor Authentication.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
An M365 Enterprise Administrator Expert – Certified or demonstrable experience; Specifically, able to configure and troubleshoot:
Identity and role-based access control
Windows Server 2012/2016/2019 MCSE or equivalent experience;
Azure administration (desirable);
Unix/Linux administration skills (desirable);
VMWare Certified Professional Data Centre Virtualisation, or equivalent experience;
Azure administrator certified, or equivalent experience. Understanding of IaaS and JSON templating;
Experience managing Citrix farms and published content;
Experience or fundamental understanding in:
Patching using WSUS.
Active Directory Domain Services and Group Policy administration.
Anti-Virus console and client (any vendor)
Proven experience working in infrastructure/data centre operations;
Detail oriented, with a concern for quality, documentation, and security;
Flexibility in the face of changing business priorities;
A Driving license.
WHAT WE ARE OFFERING
The opportunity to work for an innovative and dynamic organisation. Competitive annual salary (depending on experience) plus benefits including bonus scheme, 25 days annual leave, private healthcare and contributory pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 14%.
If successful in your application, we will require additional information in order to complete a number of pre-employment checks before the offer can become unconditional. Any unconditional offer of employment with Electricity North West is subject to satisfactory checks. Due to the nature of this role the checks will be full BS7858 checks.