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Infrastructure Engineer

Posted 5 January by Hilton foods UK Featured Ended

MAIN PURPOSE: The key elements of the role will involve ensuring that the HFG IT Infrastructure runs securely & efficiently, driving forward new technologies. You will implement new systems and support existing ones whilst producing support documentation and instructing 1st and 2nd line IT colleagues. You will also be expected to maintain a technical awareness of technologies and innovations whilst investigating their suitability for HFG use.

The IT Infrastructure Services Department

The department is responsible for supporting and maintaining HFG’s Infrastructure and IT systems and for providing efficient support to local IT support teams. The department is responsible for resolving any IT-related faults quickly and efficiently, enhancing and developing the IT provision within the business.

Core technologies:

  1. Microsoft server and client

  2. Microsoft System centre - management, ticketing, monitoring and automation

  3. VMware

  4. Cisco LAN, Wi-Fi, WAN

  5. Veeam

The position

Your core responsibility is to build and Support the infrastructure underpinning the organisations Microsoft and Cisco IT infrastructure environment. You will be responsible for the end to end delivery of new virtual and physical commissioned servers and technologies.

Responsible to

This role reports to the IT Infrastructure Services Manager.


Essential Skills - Technologies

  • Proven experience of VMware vSphere 6.0 and upwards is essential

  • SAN (storage) technologies - knowledge of HP P4500 and VSA is an advantage

  • Server maintenance, AV updating, auditing, security compliance

  • Backup and disaster recovery

  • Active Directory and Group policies

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2016.

  • Experience with Server 2012R2/2016

  • Diagnose, analyse and resolve software and hardware issues related to core Microsoft infrastructure.

  • Experience of Liaising with other IT teams, Architects and Project Managers.

  • Being able to apply hardware and operating system configurations to meet design specifications is essential.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Have experience of providing recommendations to improve existing operational processes and procedures.

Beneficial skills

  • O365, Exchange, SharePoint, Azure AD

  • Certificate services

  • Cisco LAN and ASA firewall

  • System Center CM, SM, OM, administration/configuration

Advantageous Accreditation's

  • VMware Certification

  • MCSE

  • CCNA

  • ITIL V3


  • System Centre Service Manager

  • Exchange Server 2013

  • Symantec Backup Exec

  • Networking fundamentals Cisco/Microsoft Networking

Other Attributes

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a "handson" role within an exciting and ever changing environment.

You will be working in a partnership with local site IT Teams:

  • Advising them how to use new IT solutions in order to meet their business objectives or overcome problems.

  • Improve the structure and efficiency of IT systems and IT infrastructures and enabling major business processes through enhancements of IT.

  • Provide guidance during selection and procurement as well as providing highly expert technical assistance, and may be responsible for user training and feedback.

Required skills

  • Backup
  • 3rd Line Support
  • Configurations
  • System Center
  • Infrastructure Services

Reference: 34144310

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