Infrastructure Engineer, Cirencester £50,000

  • Cirencester, Gloucestershire


I'm on the lookout for an Infrastructure Engineer specialist with a strong background in cloud services and modern IT infrastructure management, specifically within the Microsoft ecosystem to join my client based just outside of Cirencester. and easily commutable from Swindon. Their office is in a beautiful location with lovely lunchtime walks on your doorstep and is modern and bright with on site free parking

You will ideally be comfortable working in the office three days a week, with the potential for flexibility around this for the right person once established.

The company is well-established and financially very secure. You'll become part of a technology team numbering around 20, embedded within a compact infrastructure unit currently comprising another infrastructure engineer and a helpdesk support engineer. This team is dedicated to supporting an internal user base of roughly 100., and they are now seeking an additional Infrastructure Engineer to join them.

They are currently transitioning from a hybrid to a cloud-centric infrastructure so experience working with cloud based technologies and Microsoft intune is essential. In this role, you'll be responsible for providing both 2nd and 3rd line engineering support, tackling technical incidents and issues across the company's IT network, servers, and desktop infrastructure. Your skill set should encompass the entire Microsoft 365 Suite and MS Azure, along with a good knowledge of email security platforms, vulnerability management, and IT networking techniques as they currently work towards their Cyber essentials plus certification.

They are in the process of upgrading their systems from Windows Server 2019 to the newer 2022 version, and expertise in networking - particularly with switches, routing, DNS, etcwould be useful.

Your role will also involve contributing to key decisions about their infrastructure architecture, aiding in the development of a secure, modern workplace. They are embarking on a range of exciting projects, including the decommissioning of a whole host of legacy infrastructure and the adoption of new private cloud solutions.

The perfect candidate will have several years of experience as an Infrastructure Engineer working with cloud services, with opportunities available to progress into more senior roles and training available around AWS. You'll need to have solid experience of working with tech like Microsoft 365 suite, AzureAD, Azure Enterprise Application, Exchange online, Teams, M365, Defender, Intune, Microsoft Always on VPN, Entra ID. Any experience with Sophos, Mimecast, Meraki, AWS would be useful but isn't essential.

Salary is anywhere up to £50,000 depending on experience along with bonus, amazing pension, 25 days holiday, health cash plans and death in service.

If you'd like to hear more please apply to Sam Miller at SR2 - Socially Responsible Recruitment.


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