Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Job Title: Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH19848_1564760452
Contact Name: Steph Hoffman
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 02, 2019 16:40

Job Description

My client is a market leading professional services organisation based in the heard of Birmingham and are looking for a Cloud infrastructure Engineer to join their team. This is a hands-on role giving you the opportunity to build, implement, deploy and support on premise and cloud hosted networks.

They are going through a full digital transformation and are looking to drive the growth of their technology and ensure it is being used efficiently and effectively.

Essential experience includes:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to cross skill and troubleshoot network related issues including routing, switching, firewall and load balancer configuration

  • Strong experience of public cloud such as Microsoft Azure services and APIs

  • Strong experience of virtualised platforms, storage area networks and physical servers

  • Strong experience of Microsoft Office365 setup, administration and management

  • Strong experience of Windows Server (including IIS)
  • Strong experience in IaaS, PaaS, SaaS
  • Strong experience of designing and implementing Microsoft System Centre and application packaging and deployment
  • Strong experience of designing and implementing Active Directory and GPO configuration and maintenance
  • Experience of Virus/Malware removal
  • Experience in designing and implementing back-up policies and routines
  • Experience of designing Remote Desktop solutions
  • Experience in managing and deploying Office 365, exchange online and Hybrid exchange
  • Experience in configuring and deploying Anti-virus and device encryption to end devices
  • Experience in configuring and administering policies through Group Policy
  • Experience of Mobile Device Management solutions

  • Experience in managing and configuring hyper converged networks

  • Certification or extensive experience in configuring, deploying and managing Hyper V

On a day to day basis, you will:

  • Provide ongoing maintenance and support for servers, storage and networking

  • Provide technical expertise for project build and implementation

  • Drive continual service improvement across the Infrastructure and Operations function

  • Deployment and administration of workloads within Azure and other cloud environments

  • Administration of Office365 and other SaaS based environment

  • Oversee and assist in Infrastructure project planning and execution

  • Manage configuration and deployment of operating system patches and updates.

  • Proactively design, automate and implement systems monitoring to enable the early identification of potential issues and implementing proactive steps before it translates into system outages

  • Ensure infrastructure resilience and redundancy is tested and operates as designed

  • Responsible for coaching, mentoring and supporting junior engineers and assessing the quality of their work

  • Work with third party support professionals as required to resolve system issues as well as to optimize the infrastructure