FNZ

Infrastructure Engineer

UK-Edinburgh
ID
2017-2407
# of Openings
1
Department
Infrastructure (INF)
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time

Role Description

This role is technical in nature and is responsible for providing high quality and timely IT infrastructure support to ensure the availability, stability and performance the FNZ platforms and corporate systems.

 

  • Windows Servers and Storage Area Network hardware
  • Vmware ESX server estate
  • Active Directory domains
  • Email systems including Exchange
  • Backup systems
  • Antivirus
  • Internal applications including Finance and HR systems
  • Corporate office systems including printers and faxes

Availability: Ensure that uptime SLA's are met every month for systems that you are responsible for by managing and resolving issues logs; performing scheduled maintenance to minimise disruption; managing third party support contracts where required to provide support levels.

Performance: Ensure that performance SLA's are met every month for systems that you are responsible for by monitoring system performance, capacity and growth; suggesting and implementing performance improvements and hardware/software refreshes.

Information Security: Ensure that the FNZ network and systems are internally and externally secure by following existing policies and procedures and documenting for audit purposes as required by AAF/ISO27001; implementing security projects; completing risk assessments and build guides for new and existing systems.

Business Continuity: Ensure that FNZ-held data is secure and backed up by: ensuring that regular backups and made and are tested; participating in yearly BCP & DR tests; ensuring that any new build is in line with company requirements and departmental policy for resilience and availability; documenting resilience and backup plans for all new builds.

Training: Develop professional and technical knowledge and skills. Provide technical advice and mentoring within the team.

Project Work: Implement new projects to meet project timelines and deadlines Budget: Recommend changes to the IT manager that could reduce costs in your areas of responsibility

Experience Required

  • Degree qualified or equivalent industry experience
  • In depth knowledge of Multi-tiered websites and web based Microsoft .NET applications
  • IIS or Java troubleshooting experience is required
  • Knowledge of Splunk, Nagios or other monitoring tools would be advantageous
  • General infrastructure skills and knowledge of Microsoft Server products such as Exchange are also desirable
  • Knowledge of Automation scripting in PowerShell an advantage
  • Experience chef, puppet or other automated configuration management systems desirable
  • F5 experience highly regarded
  • Keen interest in and knowledge of latest server and storage technologies
  • Successfully implemented Infrastructure projects
  • Good team player with the ability to work independently and able to take initiative
  • Superior problem solving capabilities
  • Able to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Excellent team communication skills, confident in dealing with internal and external clients

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