Infrastructure Engineer – 3rd Line/Projects – Citrix/VMWare 45K

North West


£40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday


Infrastructure Engineer, Senior Systems Engineer, 3rd/4th Line, Project Delivery, Citrix, VMWare, Windows, Netapp, Exchange 2010/2013 – North West 38-44K

Global IT client is looking for an Infrastructure Specialist who can work at 3rd Line level but also take on project delivery responsibility. Role is split 50/50 for production support as well as new projects. Lots of migration projects taking place from upgrading virtualisation (VMWare) through to Messaging & communication systems (Exchange). Greenfield solutions in the pipeline too so plenty of exciting challenges ahead.

Technical skills required: Citrix, VMWare, Netapp, Exchange 2010/2013, Windows Server 2008/2012 as well as networking with an appreciation of Security. Any certifications will be ideal but not a necessity.

Working as part of the Group IT team, responsibilities will include configuring, upgrading and maintaining the company’s server, virtualisation and messaging infrastructure and installing/configuring new systems whilst liaising and planning with other highly skilled infrastructure and network specialists. Specific projects will vary depending on business requirements and focus on policies; procedures; documentation; security and being a team player is key. In this role you will be a member of a small and dynamic team with opportunities to be exposed to new technologies and methods for ensuring reliable and secure IT operations.

This role will have you working with various areas of the business therefore your communication skills must be first class, both verbal and written. You will be working within an ITIL framework.

This will be a fast paced and changing environment so responsiveness and the ability to manage varying workloads is important. The role will require adhoc travel both UK and abroad but there will be plenty of notice of such projects.

Salary/Package: 38-44K base, Pension, Bonus, Modern office working facility, 25 days holiday. Accessible by public transport. Based in the North West, commutable from Manchester, Oldham, Salford and Bolton.

Candidates of all ages and backgrounds will be considered for this role. Ascent People is acting as an employment agency in respect of this vacancy.

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