• Location: London, England
  • Date Posted: 24th May, 2021
  • Reference: JS98726NFI

Job Description

Plan, organise, define, lead and oversee the overall operation to ensure the stable operation of The Groups IT infrastructure. This includes developing, maintaining, supporting and optimising key functional areas (Network Infrastructure, Server Infrastructure, Data Communications, Backup Strategies, Disaster Recovery and Telecom systems).

Looking after The Groups mixed server estate - roughly 80 Windows Server VMs + 20 Linux VMs. Working closely with the Networking and Security team, focusing on core aspects of both internal and client IT systems, while supporting the first line team as required.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for The Groups mixed server estate - roughly 80 Windows Server VMs + 20 Linux VMs

  • Take part in IT strategic planning activities that reflect the vision of the Company

  • Research and recommend solutions that circumvent potential technical issues

  • Provide high levels of customer service

  • Collaborate with the team and other internal departments to design infrastructure improvements and changes to troubleshoot any issues

  • Execute, test and roll out innovative solutions to, keeping up with our evolving industry and ensuring we're ahead of the curve

  • Oversee deployment of systems and network integration as required

  • Continuously improve and optimise all aspects of the IT infrastructure and security operations including development or related IT security policies and other relevant processes and standards

Skills & Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in IT infrastructure and security protocols

  • Key infrastructure services including AD, DNS, DHCP

  • Strong working knowledge of VMware (circa 15 hosts)

  • Experience of Linux to support a growing open source environment including homegrown video streaming based on LAMP, Tomcat and Nimble

  • Configuration management through Ansible or similar

  • Good working knowledge of AWS and Azure including AAD, another area of growth in our business

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