IT Infrastructure Engineer

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by CV-Library

Brackley, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£35k - £40k Annual
IT Infrastructure Engineer

Are you an experienced IT Infrastructure Engineer and Microsoft certified? Proficient in PowerShell? Our IT team are looking for an IT Infrastructure Engineer to join our IT team based in Brackley

Avara has 10 data centres distributed across 8 UK locations running on modern Server & Network architecture with 20+ WAN connected sites and 2000+ users. Currently, a mixture of on premise and Cloud based services support the business functions from Finance through to our Factory Operations teams 24/7.

We are a leading supplier of Poultry products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. With ambitious plans for the future, there hasn’t been a more exciting time to join us.

Join us as an IT Infrastructure Engineer and you can be a part of the aspiring team that brings Avara Foods to life.

Purpose of the role

As an IT Infrastructure Engineer you will work on projects designed to improve the underlying technologies and platforms, which host the various IT Services delivered to the business. You will be tasked with the design and implementation of new or existing IT services working closely with the Service Desk and Operations team to ensure a smooth transition.

Your key responsibilities will include:

Design & Implement new/updated Infrastructure Services

Capture and document infrastructure requirements

Present project updates during “sprint” reviews

Produce high quality support documentation

Work with IT Service Desk & IT Operations to support new Releases

Augment the 3rd Line support team on “Critical” status issues

Update or add new skills utilising Avara provided online training tools

What we are looking for:

Support & Design of Microsoft platform based services e.g. Windows Server 2012 & upwards, Office 365, Azure, Windows 10

Good enterprise networking skills with HPE or Cisco

Proficient in PowerShell

Experience working with users and senior business stakeholders

Confident at presenting ideas and briefings to colleagues

Microsoft certified

It is desirable but not essential that you have:

Experience of working in DevOps teams

ITIL knowledge and understanding of approach to “Change & Release Management”

Technical Knowledge of Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business, InTune, System Centre Suite, Azure AD, SQL, HCI, Storage Architecture, Network & Security skills (Firewall, SSL VPN’s, VLAN’s, DNS, DHCP Scopes etc)

A little about us:

We are a leading supplier of chicken, turkey and duck products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 6000 people.

The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to our customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.

What’s in it for you?

We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. In the Business Intelligence Specialist position, you will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.

We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. As an IT Infrastructure Engineer you can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:

33 days annual leave

Life assurance cover

Private Medical Cover

6% pension contribution

Various lifestyle benefits

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer

Reference: 210610265

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