Infrastructure Specialist - O355, Azure, Security


Company 

Akkodis

Location 

Leeds

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£60,000 - £67,500 Per Annum

Job Requirements/Description

Infrastructure Specialist

Akkodis are currently working in partnership with a leading professional services provider to recruit an Infrastructure Specialist to join their global IT team.

The Role

As an Infrastructure Specialist you will work within the infrastructure team and help develop, maintain and support a global IT Infrastructure supporting 9,000+ staff across 100+ locations. As an Infrastructure Specialist you will have the opportunity to proactively improve, optimise, converge, and develop the infrastructure with future capacity in mind, managing multiple projects and responsibilities. You will provide advice and guidance on maintaining the cloud, server, network and security environments, to plan and instigate hardware and software upgrades as required, and to ensure that planned processes have been completed satisfactorily.

The Responsibilities

  • Monitor, support and maintain the global on-premise and cloud infrastructures.
  • Manage the ongoing global migration from on-premise IT infrastructure into a cloud managed environment.
  • Develop, manage, and implement infrastructure projects to deliver business wide initiatives.
  • Respond to 2nd / 3rd line Help Desk calls and manage such items through to resolution and other regular support activities and provide technical cover and mentoring.
  • Perform regular preventative maintenance checks, check logs and servers to ensure they are properly patched and implement corrective actions to resolve any issues.
  • Manage the security and integrity of data and IT systems. Educating staff on good working practices.
  • Management of external suppliers and support agencies for the ongoing support and maintenance of the global infrastructure environment.
  • Take ownership to ensure that all work and changes are performed in such a way as to minimise all disruption to existing business use.
  • Be proactive in designing and documenting infrastructure processes, procedures, and standards and to maintain or prepare system and software documentation as directed.
  • Work with the Global IT team and collaborate on any global initiatives and rollouts.
  • Manage the technical aspects of office moves and changes.
  • Testing and rolling out updates to software with a particular emphasis on security updates.
  • Ensuring that adequate backups of data are kept both on and off site and that backup and restore processes are regularly tested.

The Requirements

  • Enterprise working knowledge and support of the Microsoft 365 environment and Admin centre
  • (Microsoft cloud technologies, M365, AzureAD, Defender ATP, EndPoint Manager, OneDrive, etc).
  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Technologies, Windows Servers (2012, 2016 & 2019) Active Directory and Group Policies.
  • Comprehensive Experience with VMWare, vCentre, & ESXi.
  • Good understanding of Storage, SAN, NAS & Backup Technologies.
  • All round IT infrastructure specialist with at extensive hands-on experience.

If you are looking for an exciting new challenge to join a leading global service provider, please apply now.

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

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Company 

Akkodis

Location 

Leeds

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£60,000 - £67,500 Per Annum

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