Lead Infrastructure Engineer


City of London, London

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£60000.00 - £70000 per annum

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Darren Brown

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced infrastructure engineer to join our ground breaking technology client based in central London on a permanent contract. You will help to support our clients business in two areas: The scale-up of cloud service and, secondly, to head up their own internal IT function. We're looking for candidates who enjoy getting hands-on with technology, building new infrastructure and who take pride in delivering high-quality solutions.


Cloud service, the job will entail:

  • leading the infrastructure design that will allow our client to scale up their existing service to provide secure browsing to hundreds of thousands of users
  • deploying and maintaining infrastructure across the globe
  • setting budgets and delivering against them

Global deployment of hardware appliances plus supporting infrastructure (routers, switches, firewalls, AWS/Azure services, logging, monitoring etc).

Internal IT function, the job will entail:

  • leading our internal IT department
  • providing a performant and reliable IT service to employees and partners
  • selecting appropriate technologies
  • meeting our security standards
  • responding to changing requirements as the business grows
  • building a team and mentoring employees
  • being "hands on" with the build, maintenance and support of the infrastructure

About you

  • Minimum 5 years' experience working in IT infrastructure, including hands-on work and senior responsibilities
  • Experienced in building and maintaining infrastructure using the following technologies:
    • Cisco and Juniper switching
    • Microsoft Active Directory and Windows Server
    • Azure AD
    • Office 365
    • Windows 10
    • VMWare
    • Veeam
    • AWS/Azure
  • Results oriented: you enjoy pushing projects through to completion and designing solutions that have a real impact
  • You enjoy building teams
  • You are great at prioritising and making decisions, and not afraid to say no
  • You are passionate about quality and take pride in your work

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