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Infrastructure Specialist

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £34451 - £41342 per annum

  • Job ref:

    88521

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-27

  • Startdate:

    2019-08-16

  • Client:

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Infrastructure Specialist 

Salary: £34,451 - £41,342 per annum 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 per week 
Location: South Manchester 
Benefits: Competitive pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with service, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loans for public transport plus much more. 

About the role: 

Reporting to the Infrastructure Manager, the Infrastructure Specialist will be enthusiastic, driven and highly technical around Great Places core Infrastructure; Citrix and VMware. 

The Infrastructure Specialist will deliver ICT network, server, storage infrastructure projects for Great Places Housing Group and provide BAU technical support. You will assist with implementing and managing network infrastructure projects to ensure the core network is stable and is developed according to the needs of the business. 

To be successful in this role you will have exposure to VMware, Citrix and Microsoft, any certifications would be beneficial. As well as this you will be qualified to minimum GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and maths with a familiarity with using a full range of Microsoft Office. You will hold a full UK driving license. 

Key Responsibilities: 

- Complete daily check, project reporting and BAU Support 
- Successfully deliver Infrastructure projects (Server, Storage, Network and Cloud) 
- Citrix XenApp Infrastructure 
- VMware 5.5 and 6.5 Environment 
- HyperConverged Infrastructure Understanding 
- Dell EMC and NetApp Storage 
- Understand Cisco Nexus Networking 
- Windows Server 2008 and 2012 
- Ms Exchange 2010 and above 
- Avaya VoIP IP Office Telephony 
- GDPR and Security awareness on Infrastructure 

About You: 

To be successful in this role you will be VMware Certified VCP and Microsoft Certified Professional MCP. As well as this you will be qualified to minimum GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and maths with a familiarity with using a full range of Microsoft Office. You will hold a full UK driving license. 

You may have experience of the following: Infrastructure Specialist, Infrastructure Engineer, Infrastructure Manager, Project Manager, IT Manager, IT Infrastructure Specialist, IT Infrastructure Engineer, Network Engineer, Systems Engineer, IT Support Engineer, Systems Analyst etc. 

About our company: 

Great Places Housing Group is not your average housing association. We are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in our 19,000 homes across the North West and Yorkshire. 

Our work doesn’t stop at our customers’ front door. The surplus we make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs. 

We are extremely proud of our dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live our values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for us you will be part of something special and in return, we offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential. 

REF: 88521