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Infrastructure Engineer

Advertiser
Worldwide Clinical Trials Ltd
Location
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Rate
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SUMMARY: The Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for implementing and managing infrastructure for Worldwide, including servers, networks, and backup systems. In addition, this position plays a key role in leading and participating in global IT projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Install and maintain all infrastructure equipment at Worldwide locations and data centres such as network equipment, servers, telecoms, phone systems, computer hardware and software in use at Worldwide.
  • Perform server and network administration on Windows and Linux servers, Active Directory (DNS, DHCP, Group Policies, OU structure), DFS, IIS, Apache, SQL, VMWare ESX, Citrix, firewalls, backups, LAN/WAN and firewall equipment.
  • To be jointly responsible for system software maintenance for Linux systems, and to install and maintain commercial application packages.
  • Establish and manage user, system, and administrator accounts on the network, ensuring compliance with policy and procedures for backup, archiving and data restoration.
  • Provide Tier 2 support for day-to-day management of infrastructure solutions, both internal and external (cloud), including firewalls, storage, servers, switches, network connectivity (WAN, LAN, Internet), SAN and backup.
  • Implement IT Infrastructure projects, keeping milestones on target and providing regular updates, communication and guidance to teams and upper management as appropriate.
  • To author in-house software for general and system admin purposes. To undertake the backup of systems as required.
  • Provide Tier 2 support for day-to-day management of infrastructure solutions, both internal and external (cloud), including firewalls, storage, servers, switches, network connectivity (WAN, LAN, Internet), SAN and backup.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Flexible, adaptable and able to work under pressure
  • Knowledge of Computer System Validation (21 CFR Part11, GxP)
  • Ability to effectively prioritize, multi-task, and participate in a wide variety of global projects
  • Technical expertise in enterprise systems administration
  • Proficiency in all MS-Office applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, and Power Point.
  • Self-starter with the passion for IT infrastructure with a high level of flexibility, commitment, and a sense of ownership

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years of administration experience in a Windows Server and Windows desktop environment including Windows servers, Windows 10 and other enterprise systems such as Cisco, Aruba, FortiGate, VMware, Citrix, HPe, Veeam or similar backup technologies, LAN/WAN and/or IDS/IPS technologies. 3+ years' experience acceptable with a Bachelor's degree in IT, Engineering or Sciences.
  • Proven experience with various Linux systems (RedHat / Ubuntu) and technologies including Web services (Apache / Nginx / Tomcat)
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP, VPN, SSL/TLS, NetBackup or similar technologies and firewalls and related technologies.
  • Strong troubleshooting capability for complex enterprise technical issues.
  • Solid understanding of Infrastructure services such as Active Directory, LDAP, DNS, DHCP, IIS, SMTP; experience in managing or the administration of Windows systems or knowledge of systems architecture.
  • Willingness to manage network and Data Center maintenance or emergencies during non-business hours, evenings and on the weekend.
  • ITIL familiarity or certification a plus.
  • MCSE, CCNA, RHEL or similar certifications a plus.
  • Promotion to the next level is not automatic based on years of experience. Personnel are evaluated on proven competency, level of responsibility, and ability to work independently.

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