Senior Infrastructure Specialist


Posted: 19/01/2018

  • Salary: GBP 55000 per year - GBP 58000 per year
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Reference: MSSISMBA

Senior IT Infrastructure Specialist sought after by a leading accountancy firm in Central London.

This role will ensure the resolution of advanced/complex issues arising from line of business core desktop, server applications, systems infrastructure, hardware and software. Lead installation of new infrastructure and application solutions.

Core Responsibilities

  • Business as usual work which consists of ticket based responses.
  • Monitoring the server and storage infrastructure.
  • Creating new virtual machines based on prerequisites.
  • Amending existing server specifications.
  • Working with vendors to build and manage solutions.
  • Taking the lead on day to day tasks.
  • Taking the lead on small works and projects.
  • Contributing to the development of the 'Cloud' Strategy at the company.
  • Keeping abreast of advancement in cloud solutions and offerings and recommending change where required.
  • Responsible for ensuring all compliance and risk issues are understood and highlighted to senior management as they arise.
  • Providing 3rd line support to the support desk and taking calls when escalated to 3rd line.
  • Taking personal responsibility to ensure solutions to incidents are evaluated, planned, tested and the solution meets the requirements of the end users.
  • Ensuring line of business critical system and/or software upgrades and maintenance are carried out, when required according to assigned portfolio of applications or systems.
  • Ensuring software and license renewals are reviewed as required.
  • Developing project plans, ensuring projects are completed by deadline in order with ITIL & Prince2.
  • Preparing and testing technical knowledgebase articles as well as systems documentation.

Essential Experience

  • Working on Windows 10, Windows Server 2008/12/16.
  • Administration of Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Hypervisor technology; VMWare 5.x/6.x and Hyper-V.
  • Hands on with physical server and storage infrastructure.
  • Azure, Office 365 and any other cloud solutions will be fundamental.
  • Microsoft Office 2016 and proposed new versions for these tools.

Benefits include: Pension scheme, life assurance cover, private medical insurance, performance bonus, discounted gym memberships, season ticket loan, range of lifestyle benefits to personalise your remuneration package.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.